(TOY-1947) Toyota Tacoma MX Series Lower Grille Installation Details

(TOY-1947) Toyota Tacoma MX Series Lower Grille

Products : TOY1947B , TOY1947S

Install Step #1:
Here is the 2005+ Toyota Tacoma MX-Series lower grille kit Part# Toy-1947. Available in silver or black powder coat finish. This grille kit will fit the regular Tacoma and X-Runner models as well.
Install Step #2:
Here is our project X-Runner in need of a lower custom grille. Please note on regular Toyota Tacoma models (NON X-RUNNER MODELS) THERE IS NO NEED TO REMOVE BUMPER COVER FOR LOWER GRILLE INSTALLATION!!!
Install Step #3:
Remove upper grille bolts. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #4:
Remove upper grille push clips.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #5:
Removing upper grille.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #6:
Remove push clips located under the front grille shell.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #7:
Remove the (4) bolts located on the under side of the bumper these are located in front of front wheel (2) on each side.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #8:
Remove the plastic push clips located on the under side of the front bumper cover.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #9:
Unplug fog lamp socket.
Install Step #10:
Remove (2) bolts located in fender well location (1) on each side..(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #11:
Remove (2) pl;astic push clips in fender well location (1) on each side. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #12:
Remove front bumper cover. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #13:
On the back side of the bumper cover remove blue colored clips (these hold the lower lip spoiler onto the bumper cover).(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #14:
Remove metal "U" Clips that secure center black plastic bumper trim.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #15:
Remove plastic bumper center trim. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #16:
Place the new grille insert into bumper cover opening. Note the new grille insert is bowed.
Install Step #17:
Press down on the grille frame as shown in photo press down in the location of mounting tabs.
Install Step #18:
While holding grille firmly in place mark mounting tab center hole location as shown.
Install Step #19:
Drill (4) 3/16" holes for the mounting screws.
Install Step #20:
Install grille with the supplied hardware as shown.
Install Step #21:
The plastic bumper trim removed in step #15 will need to be cut and used on the back side of the bumper in order to keep lower lip spoiler fitting snug against the bumper. Measure 2 1/8" from the edge as shown. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #22:
Another look at the trim ready to be cut note arrows this will be the cut line.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #23:
This section will no longer be needed. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #24:
Another view of the cut trim. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #25:
View of the trim ready to be reinstalled.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #26:
Place the cut trim piece in from the back side as shown.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #27:
Attach the blue clips from the back side.
Install Step #28:
A view of the trim clips installed with the trim in placre the lower lip spoiler will now fit snug against bumper.(THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #29:
Here is our X-RUNNER please note we have removed the black center trim by installing it on the back side. There is another option look onto step# 35. THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #30:
Our Toyota X-Runner looks awsome with GrillCraft Grille in place and by removing the center black bumper trim the X-Runner takes on a new look.
Install Step #31:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed.
Install Step #32:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed.
Install Step #33:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed.
Install Step #34:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed.
Install Step #35:
(OPTIONAL) Here is the Grillcraft optional hardware kit Part# TOY-1947-HRD this kit will allow you to install the black plastic trim on the front side of the bumper if desired. (FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #36:
(OPTIONAL)Install rubber trim moulding onto the cut line of the modified plastic center trim. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #37:
(OPTIONAL) Place a few strips of duct tape on the back side in order to keep rubber trim in place is a good idea. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #38:
(OPTIONAL) Here are the clips that will hold the trim to the bumper. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #39:
(OPTIONAL) Cut the center prong in the bumper using a wire cutter as shown. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #40:
(OPTIONAL) Drill 1/4" hole in the center prong as shown. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #41:
(OPTIONAL) Measure 18" from center drille hole. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #42:
(OPTIONAL) Drill 1/4" hole 18" from center prong as shown. Now install supplied push clips this will hold center plastic trim onto the front bumper. (THIS STEP FOR X-RUNNER MODEL ONLY)
Install Step #43:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed. Pictured here using (OPTIONAL)hardware kit to install black plastic center trim onto bumper.
Install Step #44:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed. Pictured here using (OPTIONAL)hardware kit to install black plastic center trim onto bumper.
Install Step #45:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed. Pictured here using (OPTIONAL)hardware kit to install black plastic center trim onto bumper.
Install Step #46:
Tacoma X-Runner with custom upper and lower grille installed. Pictured here using (OPTIONAL)hardware kit to install black plastic center trim onto bumper.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2011 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2009 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2007 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2006 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Base will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.
2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner will also fit TRD edition.