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"Black Valance" POLL

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by DeeKay21, Aug 11, 2010.

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Leave the valance white or paint it black?

Poll closed Aug 26, 2010.
  1. Leave it white.

    92 vote(s)
    53.2%
  2. Paint it black!

    81 vote(s)
    46.8%
  1. Aug 11, 2010 at 1:42 AM
    #1
    DeeKay21

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    Okay TW. I've been torn for a while now whether or not to paint my valance under my lower grill black or not??? I have a black TRD skid plate and a Avidoffroad light bar that is painted black. I originally thought the contrast looked better with the valance being stock white but now I'm wondering if it would look better black?!?!:confused: What does everyone think I should do???? Help a brotha out!!!:frusty:
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  2. Aug 11, 2010 at 1:43 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    do whatever you want... it's a personal choice.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2010 at 1:45 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    No I know. I just want some input and opinions thats all.:eek:
     
  4. Aug 11, 2010 at 1:49 AM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    Get some black vinyl and put it there. If you don't like it you can just take it off. That is what I am going to do when I find the time.
     
  5. Aug 11, 2010 at 1:51 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    You could try just some black construction paper, look at it from a distance, and get a feel for it. The avid bar really kinda throws it off imo (not a fan of them to start with). I'd also worry with that black trd skid it'll make a large gaping hole that looks weird like the new evo's.

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  6. Aug 11, 2010 at 2:23 AM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Get the Black Valance Vinyl from sockmonkey...I painted mine and it chips so easy, even after 6 coats of Krylon Fusion and 5 layers of clear coat!!!! I'm gonna sand all that paint off, clean it and then put one of his vinyls on mine! Its way more durable and it won't chip or fade :) I think it looks cool :eek:
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  7. Aug 11, 2010 at 5:02 AM
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    Jimmyjohn

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    I for one think you should leave it WHITE. It's a good contrast.
     
  8. Aug 11, 2010 at 5:18 AM
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    LEX

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    I wouldn't do it. The combo of the Avid light bar and black valance would make it appear as though you have a "bull bar." I can't stand those things. Bleh
     
  9. Aug 11, 2010 at 5:26 AM
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    SplitDecision

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    I vote to leave it white. The vinyl idea works too so you can remove it when or if you don't like the look.
     
  10. Aug 11, 2010 at 5:33 AM
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    BEEFY_CHEESY_TACO

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    WHITE!!! It would look goofy with the black skid and light bar
     
  11. Aug 11, 2010 at 7:37 AM
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    Jigzor

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    I would use vinyl. I think that's what I am going to do as well. The vinyl will make it easier to change back if I do indeed not like it.
     
  12. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:14 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    i vote Leave it white:)
     
  13. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:45 AM
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    Pugga

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    See how much help we are, tie vote so far. Op, looks like it's back to you being the tie breaker.
     
  14. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    OffroadToy

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    I say leave it white for the contrast. The light bar/skid plate won't stand out with everything the same color.
     
  15. Aug 11, 2010 at 8:50 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Thanks for everyones opinion and input!! Looks like a close one people!!!:eek::D
     
  16. Aug 11, 2010 at 9:25 AM
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    Zombie Runner

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    well i voted paint it but now that i look at it more I would leave it white. there is already a bunch of black going on up front. if the bumper part was black it would all blend together and you wouldnt notice the avid bar or skid as much
     
  17. Aug 11, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    blackhawke88

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    paint it black, it will look like an aftermarket bumper
     
  18. Aug 11, 2010 at 9:39 AM
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    Capita

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    I say leave it as is. It would be too much black up front
     
  19. Aug 11, 2010 at 9:42 AM
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    sockmonkey

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    you know what i'm going to say :D:D
     
  20. Aug 11, 2010 at 9:50 AM
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    rhys

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    haha the poll is just about tied. fire and ice eh? i say leave it. i think itll look wierd black. even though im a fan of blacking things out.
     
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