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Black or color matched?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by derekabraham, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:52 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Hello everyone!


    So I've been thinking about blacking all the chrome out on the truck (bumper, grille surround, wheels, emblems, fender flares [Herculiner], etc.), but I've been seeing a lot of color matched stuff lately so I am torn on what to go with! It seems black would be cheaper, but I am willing to pay some money to color match the grille surround and bumper.

    P.S. I am making a Satoshi grille if that alters your opinion.


    What do you guys think?!


    Or should I leave it chrome?


    Thanks everybody!
     
  2. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:54 PM
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    FlawedXJ

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    color matched

    edit: your truck looks great as is though.
     
  3. Apr 20, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    T-rev

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    I think color matched would look alot better, IMO.
     
  4. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:24 PM
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    i think it be cool to color match the grill surround/bumper and black out the rest!:)
     
  5. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    yeah color match the grill and bumper, black out the rest
     
  6. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:31 PM
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    Thanks for the input everyone! Yeah, I'm leaning towards color matching the grille and bumper and blacking the rest out. :)
     
  7. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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    i say keep it all colormatched.
     
  8. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:42 PM
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    dwalden2

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    Color matched would look the best, IMO.
     
  9. Apr 20, 2009 at 10:58 PM
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    If I had a silver truck I would
    Clolor match grille and bumper
    Black out rims and tails and do the blhm
     
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  11. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:00 PM
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    That's my plan! :D



    Thanks guys! Looks like color matched is the way to go!
     
  12. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:01 PM
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    trade it in for a 4x4 :D
     
  13. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM
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    X1 milliion!!!! :D
     
  14. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:02 PM
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    :laugh: Thanks Rick and Tony. :p
     
  15. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:30 PM
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    I say keep the rear bumper chrome but maybe I just like the bling too much :cool:
     
  16. Apr 20, 2009 at 11:31 PM
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    Thanks for your opinion. :)
     
  17. Apr 21, 2009 at 12:00 AM
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    black, brother.
     
  18. Apr 21, 2009 at 12:02 AM
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    I'm going to need to do some more photoshopping.
     
  19. Apr 21, 2009 at 3:56 AM
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    I agree with most people. Color match.
     
  20. Apr 21, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    Thanks to all once again! I think I'm going to be color matching. :)
     
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