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Grill and Hood Bulge Replacement

Discussion in '2.5 Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by zlaneb, Nov 25, 2016.

  1. Nov 25, 2016 at 3:27 PM
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    zlaneb

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    Guys
    I can't find a thread with instructions for replacing my stock grill and hood bulge with paint matched HB and a TRD grill. Does one exist? How difficult of a mod is this to do???
    Thanks in advance!
    Zlaneb
     
  2. Nov 25, 2016 at 3:36 PM
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    gdiep

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    It's pretty easy. I've had to remove the grill several times to replace the lights with retrofits. You can google removal of grill and there are youtube videos. The bulge is self explanatory if you open the hood and look at the underside.
     
  3. Nov 25, 2016 at 3:52 PM
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    r4z0r51o

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    yep, there are videos out there on Youtube.com showing how to do it. Doesn't really take much to do and the hood bulge was even easier.
     
  4. Nov 25, 2016 at 3:54 PM
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  5. Nov 25, 2016 at 6:11 PM
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    COMiamiFan

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    Pretty easy. Couple of screws and pops right out. Just be gentle with the plastic pins.
     
  6. Nov 25, 2016 at 10:36 PM
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    joonbug

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    Removing the insert from the surround without breaking tabs is a pain in the pass. But changing the whole thing out with a Pro Grille is a breeze.
     
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  7. Nov 26, 2016 at 9:54 AM
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    Cake work...don't lose your plastic pins though.
     
  8. Nov 26, 2016 at 10:38 AM
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    And pull towards you - not upwards.
     
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    Takes about 40 minutes. Very simple install.

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