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Old 10-27-2011, 02:09 PM   #1
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PreRunner bumper build...What color should it be powdercoated at the end?!

Hey guys gettin in to buildin a prerunner bumper at a buddys shop in the next couple weeks...just some simple nothin wild..ill take pics as we begin...lookin for some ideas on color...i have a black extended cab...all one color no two tone...i was thinkin just black...or textured black...or maybe something wild like lime green..not sure though..shoot some ideas! lemme know! thanks!
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black... or a gunmetal grey.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:22 PM   #3
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Black. I wired my turn signals into my parking lights, may save you some fab time.
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Old 10-27-2011, 04:27 PM   #4
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Black. I wired my turn signals into my parking lights, may save you some fab time.
Easy to do also. Just take the bulb/wire assembly, woller out the hole in the corner light assembly, stick it in....done.
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Easy to do also. Just take the bulb/wire assembly, woller out the hole in the corner light assembly, stick it in....done.
woller out? LOL! it is an easy mod.
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haha, only word I could think if

One of these works well if you dont want to use a file (could take a while)

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Yea sounds good..does your parking light still work? Or did u cut the wire
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:45 AM   #8
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step bit?


annnnnd...............black powdercoat
is that what they are called? I've always called them conical drill bits. They are expensive little suckers too.
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Imma patent one called a "woller bit" tho
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i say black.

and woller is something my mom would/has used before.
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both terms are commonly used..........

Imma patent one called a "woller bit" tho

Sometimes I wonder what people think when I refer to a Hole Hog

i've never heard of the word "woller", but i automatically knew what he meant as i was reading it, lol.

op, i vote for matte black or a deep dark gray.
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yeaaa looks as though black would do well...or a gun metal grey! i kind like that...gotta find a pic of a black yota with a dark grey bumper
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yeaaa looks as though black would do well...or a gun metal grey! i kind like that...gotta find a pic of a black yota with a dark grey bumper
you mean like this? i'm not sure if it's painted, but the color is like a dark gray. this color combo never fails.
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Yea sounds good..does your parking light still work? Or did u cut the wire
Parking lights work as normal but they blink when you use the turn signal.
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you mean like this? i'm not sure if it's painted, but the color is like a dark gray. this color combo never fails.
Where'd you find that photo? lol
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Where'd you find that photo? lol
i like to save random pics of nice looking tacos. i think this was when i was searching for tube bumpers and the pic came up in one of the threads so i saved it. is it yours? it's a great shot. you can see the guy gesturing that he's #1, lol.
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i like to save random pics of nice looking tacos. i think this was when i was searching for tube bumpers and the pic came up in one of the threads so i saved it. is it yours? it's a great shot. you can see the guy gesturing that he's #1, lol.
Hah, It's not mine, but the guy is a local to here, truck is now own by member Yota 4.0 (that is if its the truck I think it is)
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yea thats a good lookin truck, and i do like the gray with the black truck...stilll not sure though...so many options.
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that bumper is raw steel
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