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Black on white ! debadge or paint it black?!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by anhnoff, Feb 16, 2012.

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Debadge / black out/ leave it as it

Poll closed Mar 17, 2012.
  1. Debadge and keep it off

    35.1%
  2. Black them out

    60.8%
  3. keep it as is

    4.1%
  1. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:51 PM
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    anhnoff

    anhnoff [OP] Active Member

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    Hey everyone!:D.

    Just another fellow here trying to make his 4cyl tacoma look somewhat decent.:eek: I am trying to try make my taco white on black and need some input from yall. So far I have my tails smoked, window tinted, and just BHLM my front lights today. I am gonna either debadge the car or paint them black and put em back on. here is what it currently looks like. No laughing okay? :p [​IMG][​IMG]

    Let me have it, how does it look so far?
     
  2. Feb 16, 2012 at 9:54 PM
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    4drTaco

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    I recently debadged my white 4dr taco and it looks great! I bought plasti-dip thinking I was going to black out the emblems but I decided to keep her bare. Debadged looks sexy! just black out everything else. :D
     
  3. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:00 PM
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    Khaos

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    Paint it black. Not a fan of de-badging, I like how it breaks up the lines in the vehicle.
     
  4. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:05 PM
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    06TACOFIREMAN

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    plasti-dip them. cheap, easy, and looks good
     
  5. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:09 PM
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    garcm329

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    U should paint it black... it really adds some good contrast to have black emblems check out my pics for some ideas... also look up the plasti dip thread it will help u with painting the emblems with out having to take them off... but the truck looks clean good luck on ur build :-D
     
  6. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:11 PM
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    Derpy Derek

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    Debadge, color-match that front grill and maybe get some different tail lights..


    Just suggestions for the white/black only look..
     
  7. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:14 PM
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    Maverick904

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    take off all badges cept for the front "T" logo, and the "Tacoma" badges on the doors and tailgate, then paint black. If you dont like it, take em off.
     
  8. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:15 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Black them out, im a fan thats why i did mine lol

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    Also have you though about painting your front grill and possibly your back one to??? You could also paint your lower valence if your really looking to and more black....
     
  9. Feb 16, 2012 at 10:18 PM
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    DOUBLE D

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    Not enough
    color match or black out the grille too!
     
  10. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:07 PM
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    anhnoff

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    Yup I was thinking about it ! How did you paint yours?
     
  11. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:10 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    You can call me Susan if it makes you happy.
    Just taped it off and put up newspaper to protect everything around it. Then got my favorite rattle can and sprayed away. Its pretty easy to do a few hours start to finish and everything is dry and good to go...
     
  12. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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    anhnoff

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    Cool, I still have paint left over from doing my headlights :D. How is the paint holding up with the weather? did u apply coating afterwards
     
  13. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 PM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Its been on for a year now and no problems, i dont wash my truck every week though, it normally gets washed when it rains lol. But it couldnt hurt to add a layer of clear coat if you wanted to, if not and it fades, chips etc you could just sand it down some and repaint it...
     
  14. Feb 16, 2012 at 11:31 PM
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    oneshot808

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    had mine debadge. looks dope ever since
     
  15. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:23 AM
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    anhnoff

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    That does look really clean man. Whats up brotha from anotha! :D

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  16. Feb 17, 2012 at 12:28 AM
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    Tacoma206

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    Paint the door badges ("Tacoma") black and then put them back on with the 3M tape, but debadge and leave off the tailgate badges
     
  17. Feb 17, 2012 at 3:40 PM
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    anhnoff

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    Ok guys, Just got done debadging my car. I am liking the look for far! Heres a quick before and after shot!

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    Does it look cleaner?

    Had some left over pain from blacking my lights so Tested a badge out painting it with krylon fusion satin black. Here it is

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Feb 17, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    Derpy Derek

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    Looks great!
     
  19. Feb 17, 2012 at 3:47 PM
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    Aw9d

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    I went black, saw a guy who did white to match his truck and I really liked the look of it. I just don't want to pull mine off and re-do them yet.

    There is a pic on here of white out logos on a white truck and I think it looks awesome.
     
  20. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    Fightnfire

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    Take it all off except the door decals. Paint the TACOMA black and put it back on.
     
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