TMG Quads on a 2002 Toyota Avalon

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I recently picked up a set of TMG quads, looking to install it on my old 2002 Toyota Avalon XLS. The grill is pretty inconvenient for mounting as it is vertically oriented. I could mount them on the bottom, but I think that’s probably too low to get proper protection. I plan on doing this as a DIY install, and would prefer not to have to do any cutting, as I don’t have much experience working with cars. Was wondering if anyone here had some placement suggestions.

Another option would be to buy the grill for the 2003-2004 Toyota Avalon. It costs only ~$80 or so on eBay and seems to be a little better suited for jammers but I might still have to do some cutting. Looks something like this - http://ebay.com/itm/262775373317

I don’t run into the Dragoneye so not worried about that but there’s a lot of TruSpeed S usage in my area, so I want to have good protection against that.


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Yeah that's a tough one for sure... The rear is even easier than the front without cutting. How far is your outer headlight to your gap in the bumper? If you're on board with cutting they would have to go somewhere in this area:

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Also then you would need to measure the distance from where I marked to your fog lights to make sure you got that covered as well. Rear is pretty straightforward:

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Others may chime in with more information as well.
 

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Yeah that's a tough one for sure... The rear is even easier than the front without cutting. How far is your outer headlight to your gap in the bumper? If you're on board with cutting they would have to go somewhere in this area:

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Also then you would need to measure the distance from where I marked to your fog lights to make sure you got that covered as well. Rear is pretty straightforward:

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Others may chime in with more information as well.
The rears might be better if you could space them out more, but good luck with that! We are in the process of modifying my rear plate surround on my Boss 302 for my TMG quads as we speak. My front heads ended up at 31" apart between receiving bubbles and are killing it! The rear heads are a different story, at least so far. They are going to end up closer than my front heads by several inches and seem much easier to blow holes in. We are not finished however and hopefully final placement will yield better results! The custom work that @VariableWave is doing on my rear plate surround is going to be incredible when we are finished!
 

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@Bocephus Distance between the headlights is 32 inches. How far apart should the heads ideally be spaced?

As for the front, I don't think there's any way to get around the cutting. I think I've got a dremel somewhere around the house... the good thing about these old Toyotas is that if you screw something up replacement parts are real cheap.

As for the rear mounting spots, I was thinking the same thing as you... don't really see anywhere else reasonable to put them.
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Is this good, or too close?
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@Bocephus Top of the gap in the bumper is 8 inches below the headlight, and 16 inches off the ground
 
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@Eyeborg314, you want to make sure the horizontal distance between the outer edge of the headlight and the receiving bubble (the bigger one) is no longer than 20 inches. That's the maximum coverage area (as a radius, not diameter!), which is oval shaped, so vertically/diagonally would be shorter...
 

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@Eyeborg314 what @Marty K stated is correct for placement. Use that as a rule of thumb on where to mount the heads.
 

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My mom had that car growing up, that car was definitely legend. They built it really well. Great idea!
 

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