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Cyclops Light and Front Grill Dip

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Masterchief, May 29, 2016.

  1. May 29, 2016 at 11:26 PM
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    Masterchief

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    Nerfs Bars, lineX, rear sway, tint, window wind visors, 3m vinyl, LED lights.
    I decided I did not like all the crome on my limited grill so I dipped it in black. Once I had it all apart to spray I got the idea to put on some LED's behind the Toyota Emblem on the grill.

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    This was a ~8.5" stainless pot lid i picked up from the local good will for $2. I took my dremmel and removed the handle and then put in my vice. Squeezed it until it was about 5".
    I also removed material from the top and bottom of it in this picture so it would lay flat in the slot of the grill. I also sprayed it with black paint on the outside and then glued it in once I had the LEDs in place.


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    Here is a view from the front. You can see the polished stainless pot lid behind the grill.

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    Here are the waterproof LEDs from SuperBrightLEDS.com. I used the wife's hot glue gun toset the LEDs in place along with gluing the wires in one of the grill channels to run it to the outside.

    IMG_4677.jpg The black grill.

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    Daytime cyclops light!


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    CLOSEUP!
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    And some night time shots.

    IMG_1138.jpg And some night time shots.

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    And some night time shots.
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2016
  2. May 30, 2016 at 4:54 AM
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    jburson250

    jburson250 Pensioner

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    I like it! Nicely done.
     
  3. May 30, 2016 at 5:31 AM
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    chphilo

    chphilo Tundra addict

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    Very nice! Did you install a separate switch or does it come on with headlight/parking light?
     
  4. May 30, 2016 at 6:53 AM
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    PlatinumPro

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    looks sharp man. great job!
     
  5. May 30, 2016 at 6:54 AM
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    csuviper

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    Some Mods :) See build thread for details
    Looks good.
     
  6. May 30, 2016 at 10:42 AM
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    RowdyRon

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    Nice job!
     
  7. May 30, 2016 at 5:08 PM
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    rons23

    rons23 Next Round is on me! Live OBX

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    Sweeeet, nice work!
     
  8. May 30, 2016 at 5:57 PM
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    MotoTundra

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    -TRS Mini D2S Retrofit on TRD Pro Headlights (Apollo 2.0 Shrouds, 35w XB Ballasts, 5500k Bulbs) -Baja Designs Squadron R Sport Aux lights. -TRD Pro Grill -TRD Rear Sway Bar -BakFlip VP Tonneau w/BakBox -Dipped wheels & bumpers -Iron Cross HD steps -Undercover Swingcase -SunTek Paint Protection film -Tinted glass -Bedmat -OEM Towing Mirrors
    Very unique, nice job!
     
  9. May 30, 2016 at 8:00 PM
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    Masterchief

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    Nerfs Bars, lineX, rear sway, tint, window wind visors, 3m vinyl, LED lights.
    Tied it into the running/parking lights
     
  10. Jun 6, 2016 at 9:04 PM
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    aramirez73

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    What wire did u tap into to get power separate switch or what please more details
     
  11. Jun 6, 2016 at 9:42 PM
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    Masterchief

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    Nerfs Bars, lineX, rear sway, tint, window wind visors, 3m vinyl, LED lights.
    Tied it into the running/parking lights on the drivers side and it's the purple wire. No switch. It's on when the trucks on.
     
  12. Jun 7, 2016 at 6:06 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 The Ayatollah! of Rock n Rolla!

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    Great mod thanks for info!
     
  13. Jun 7, 2016 at 8:30 AM
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    Wow great mod, you got skills.
     
  14. Jun 13, 2016 at 10:12 AM
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    Very cool, makes the Tundra look angry.
     
  15. Aug 7, 2016 at 3:01 PM
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    SOCO Tundra

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    There was a year or two with the early mustangs where they were "corralled" and had an light option.
    Brilliant work!
     
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  16. Aug 8, 2016 at 1:50 PM
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    alalmcgrath

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    Excellent! I have been thinking of removing the emblem and replacing with some type of lexan/LED creation.
     
  17. Oct 31, 2017 at 9:14 AM
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    AlexWV

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    Wonder how this would look without the stainless lid background...that seems like the hardest part.
     
  18. Oct 31, 2017 at 9:55 AM
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    That is pretty tight, looks sweet.
     
  19. Nov 11, 2017 at 11:38 PM
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    Good job I've been thinking of doing this mod myself
     
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