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Badge color choice

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by dapetik, Aug 6, 2013.

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Badge color

Poll closed Sep 5, 2013.
  1. Color matched (silver)

    7 vote(s)
    17.9%
  2. Semi-flat black

    32 vote(s)
    82.1%
  1. Aug 6, 2013 at 5:58 AM
    #1
    dapetik

    dapetik [OP] Well-Known Member

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    In an attempt to rid my truck of all traces of nasty chrome I will be painting my emblems. I will either color match or paint semi-flat black. I'm stuck and really have no preference.
     
  2. Aug 6, 2013 at 4:43 PM
    #2
    nucktaco

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    i would just remove them all. looks cleaner with no badges in my opinion.

    if you want to keep them i would do a matte black.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2013 at 4:47 PM
    #3
    jtav2002

    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    Remove completely or black.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2013 at 4:50 PM
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    WHPLSH3

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    ^^ this. (Removal) Makes it easier to wash the truck, too
     
  5. Aug 6, 2013 at 7:08 PM
    #5
    ziggynagy

    ziggynagy All Glory To The Hypnotoad

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    Westin step bars, led dome & map lights, tailgate hoseclamp, BluLogic, MetalMiller emblem, 35 tinted front windows, extra OEM d-rings, WeatherTech front/rear
    So whatcha selling?
     
  6. Aug 6, 2013 at 7:25 PM
    #6
    SpruceTaco

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    X2, I did mine black but thinking of taking them off. You could plasti dip them to see how you would like black.
     
  7. Aug 6, 2013 at 8:08 PM
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    wmdpowell

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    "Badges? We ain't got no badges. We don't need no badges! I don't have to show you any stinkin' badges!"

    http://youtu.be/VqomZQMZQCQ
     
  8. Aug 7, 2013 at 6:38 AM
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    1911

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    You had to know that this ^ was coming, it was inevitable. :D
     
  9. Aug 7, 2013 at 1:13 PM
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    dapetik

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    Yes I am! Wish I could move it.
     
  10. Aug 7, 2013 at 3:02 PM
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    SpruceTaco

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  11. Aug 7, 2013 at 3:12 PM
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    jpcasiano

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    just plasti-dip mine. just left the tacomas on. took everything else off. and they look siiiiiiick!! and you can always peel it off. 5 bucks and about an hour of work will do it!
     
  12. Aug 7, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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    TBlack

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    Flat black or debadge. I just did mine and I like it a lot but will probably debadge eventually. Looks cleaner.

    IMG_2067.jpg
    IMG_2068.jpg
    IMG_2069.jpg
     
  13. Aug 8, 2013 at 5:42 AM
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    dapetik

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    Thanks for the pics, I think those look good because you have the black trim elsewhere. I have the sport with the color matched everywhere..... still a tough choice. I may debadge the tailgate and color match the door emblems.
     
  14. Aug 8, 2013 at 5:47 AM
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    dapetik

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  15. Aug 8, 2013 at 6:40 AM
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    SpruceTaco

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    No not a regular thing but every now & then we have meets, last one I went to was in November. There was a camping trip in February I think but I couldn't make that one, I think they do that a couple times a year. there's a thread about it.
     
    Last edited: Aug 8, 2013
  16. Aug 30, 2013 at 1:17 AM
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    runner05

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    Plastidipping them is the easiest route and cheap. Just like what others said, you can easily remove it if you don't like the outcome.
     
  17. Sep 2, 2013 at 12:52 PM
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    Geem750

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    I voted black, color matching i think would look weird, but it would be unique!

    here's mine
    [​IMG]
     
  18. Sep 2, 2013 at 1:06 PM
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    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Colormatch it! That would look sweet
     
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