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black emblems or not?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by blackonwhite, Aug 20, 2010.

  1. Aug 20, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    blackonwhite

    blackonwhite [OP] Well-Known Member

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    How do u guys think truck would look with gloss black emblems instead of chrome? if anyone can photo shop it for me that would be awesome too.

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  2. Aug 20, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    MontanaTaco

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    Do it! That would look sick with blacked out badges. Did mine and think the truck looks much better.
     
  3. Aug 20, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    lose em!
     
  4. Aug 20, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    cjd141985

    cjd141985 Coonass

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    Black em out!!!!!
     
  5. Aug 20, 2010 at 6:52 PM
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    trd7

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    eh I tryed to black them out, but was a little difficult bc the emblem was so far away in the picture.

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  6. Aug 20, 2010 at 7:07 PM
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    SCFirefighter

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    Do it. It will look awesome, but TAKE YOUR TIME. This will take a couple of days. Don't rush it or you'll HATE the results. I love mine:

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  7. Aug 20, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    rdcar

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    Black them out
     
  8. Aug 20, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    jwhelan

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    Go black .............

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  9. Aug 20, 2010 at 8:24 PM
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    blackonwhite

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    thanks for photo shopping them.. like u said to far away to really tell a difference.. i might try to take another pic up closer tommorrow. If i do decide to do it , was there any special process or was just just clean and spray? also, for those who have done it what paint did u use?
     
  10. Aug 21, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    MontanaTaco

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    Couple of days?! It took me half a day
     
  11. Aug 21, 2010 at 11:09 AM
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    nosnikta

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    Ever think about whiteing them out? Could be something subtle and cool.
     
  12. Aug 21, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    Rocketball

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    There was another Super White that had just blacked out the badges about a week ago. They looked great.
     
  13. Aug 21, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    The clear coat should take at least 12-16hrs of drying. Good luck with yours.
     
  14. Aug 22, 2010 at 4:35 PM
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    MontanaTaco

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    Well I didn't use that i used a high gloss paint that seemed to do the trick.
     
  15. Aug 24, 2010 at 1:57 AM
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    2TRunner

    2TRunner Don't give up here just yet

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    Painted my front emblem black yesterday. Simply used appliace epoxy, spray can said something about "hard enamel" and I figured that'd be useful.

    Like the look of the black badging, probably give that a shot soon as well.

    Advice if ya' screw it up: i'd suggest having a bottle of rubbing alchol, a towel and container you don't mind throwing away if you mess it up. Fill container with RA, imerese emblem in fluid, clean with rag.

    ....Wonder how I know that!?!?!?!
     
  16. Aug 24, 2010 at 9:46 AM
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    Canadianboy

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    That looks really good. Is that a dark grey colour painted on? Or Black? Looks kinda off black. Looks awesome though, thats the colour I want to do on my truck.
     
  17. Aug 24, 2010 at 10:00 AM
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    m_taker1

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    it will look sweet black!
     
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