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Black or Silver Grill?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TacomaYAK, Feb 2, 2009.

  1. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    TacomaYAK

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    I'm kicking around the idea of getting a new grill, prob the grillcraft mesh series, but can't decide on black or silver. What do yall think?

    Front.jpg
    Truck.jpg
     
  2. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    betz.steven

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    i say black, because it just looks so sexy on the silver trucks
     
  3. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:36 AM
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    Black... :thumbsup:
     
  4. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    David Tarantino

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  5. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:50 AM
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    TightShirts

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  6. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    TacomaYAK

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    Thanks guys. I was leaning towards black also.

    Did anyone notice the trailer in the neighbor's yard, in front of their house? My parents also have one, but it's in the backyard.

    The neighborhood is still f'd up from IKE...ugh.
     
  7. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:31 AM
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    headhunter247

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    go with the black...
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    Dcrooks84

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    Here is a pic of the grillcraft black on the silver streak mica.
    [​IMG]
     
  9. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:44 AM
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    tacoholic

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  10. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:45 AM
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    brianr

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  11. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:47 AM
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    Evil Monkey

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  12. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:49 AM
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    TacomaYAK

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    i might be confused, but i was mainly talking about the grill surround. not sure if i wasn't specific enough..
     
  13. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:52 AM
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    Evil Monkey

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    The Grillecraft is only the mesh insert. It doesn't include the surround.
     
  14. Feb 2, 2009 at 11:58 AM
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    TacomaYAK

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    ok i was confused, sorry. i like the mesh, but wanted suggestions on the grill surround color.
     
  15. Feb 2, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    well then... color match it to the truck, and make the center of the grill black
     
  17. Feb 2, 2009 at 9:06 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Order the black grille surround, and when you realize it doesn't look good, sell it to me cheap, LOL. Nah, color match it and go with a black insert, it will be pretty bad ass.
     
  19. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:37 AM
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    TacomaYAK

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    Any good places to buy the color match grill from? It seems there are a bunch out there..
     
  20. Feb 3, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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