(TOY-1948) Toyota Tacoma MX Series Hood Scoop Grille Installation Details

(TOY-1948) Toyota Tacoma MX Series Hood Scoop Grille

Products : TOY1948B , TOY1948S

Install Step #1:
Our project Toyota Tacoma Hood Scoop in need of a Custom Mesh Grille Kit.
Install Step #2:
To remove the Hood Scoop, you'll first need to remove the (5) 10mm Nuts & (1) Phillips screw holding the scoop to the hood. Some models may not have the fastening Phillips screw.
Install Step #3:
With all nuts removed, the Hood Scoop will easily come right out of position.
Install Step #4:
The removed Hood Scoop should look like so.
Install Step #5:
Locate the 3 Rivets used to hold the factory grille in place. There are (2) Upper & (1) Lower rivets.
Install Step #6:
Using a drill, carefully remove the 3 rivets. Hardware is provided for reassembly.
Install Step #7:
With all rivets removed, the factory grille should come right out.
Install Step #8:
With both pieces removed, pay close attention to the factory grille itself. There is a removable grille screen that needs to be taken out.
Install Step #9:
With the factory grille screen removed, you will have (3) parts in dis-assembly. The factory grille screen will not be reused and can be discarded.
Install Step #10:
Locate your GrillCraft MX Series Mesh Hood Scoop Grille & the included Hardware.
Install Step #11:
Take the grille and install the included U-Nuts onto the grille. Be sure that the flat side of the U-Nut faces the outside of the grille.
Install Step #12:
Here's an image of the U-Nut installed onto the mesh grille.
Install Step #13:
Reassembly will be the reverse of removal. You should now have the Hood Scoop, the Hood Scoop Filler Piece and the Mesh Grille ready to install.
Install Step #14:
You'll first want to place the plastic filler piece onto the mesh grille being sure to line up the pieces perfectly.
Install Step #15:
Take the mesh grille assembly and insert it into the Hood Scoop.
Install Step #16:
Using the included screws, tighten the three pieces together through the previous riveted mounts.
Install Step #17:
A Phillips screw driver should make easy work of assembly.
Install Step #18:
With everything tightened up, the end product should look like so. No gaps should be present.
Install Step #19:
Place the Hood Scoop back into the Hood and tighten the 10mm Nuts holding the two pieces together.
Install Step #20:
The GrillCraft hood scoop fit's like a glove!
Install Step #21:
The GrillCraft hood scoop fit's like a glove!
Install Step #22:
Our project Tacoma here shown here with complete upper & lower grille kit.
Install Step #23:
Our project Tacoma here shown here with complete upper & lower grille kit.
Install Step #24:
Our project Tacoma here shown here with complete upper & lower grille kit.

These installations steps pertain to the following vehicles:


Year Make Model Submodel Fitment Notes
2011 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2011 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2011 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2010 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2009 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2008 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2007 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2006 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Base Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma Pre Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.
2005 Toyota Tacoma X-Runner Will only fit models with factory hood scoop.