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Blacked out Emblems

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by deadbolt, Sep 29, 2008.

  1. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    Hey guys,
    Just wanted to share some pics of my accomplishments today. I blacked out my emblems. Here are some before and after pics.

    Before:
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    Debadged:
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    Blacked out:
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  2. neontrail

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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    looks great man! nice work
     
  3. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    Thanks. Looks like you got a superwhite tacoma as well. You should do it if your into the blacked out look. unless u dig the chromeness
     
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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......

    they are ALL coming off VERy soon... maybe even this week. I really dig the "clean" look that presents. With that said...I would paint them black if I kept them.
     
  5. tigerfan00

    tigerfan00 BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Staff Member

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    want to mail me yours? :D
     
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    YES....That looks AWESOME!!!
     
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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......

    going to hold on to them. ;)
     
  8. tigerfan00

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    no worries...i dont really need them

    whatcha got planned for them?
     
  9. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    Thanks!
     
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    De-badged, Tint 20%, Blue 48 LED dome-light, .......
    prolly collect dust in a corner somewhere. LOL
     
  11. dtrujillo63

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    Looks super clean! You should write a "how-to". Is there one already on the site? I couldn't find it :(

    For the grill, do you just tape the area off or actually remove the grill?
     
  12. Mz_TazComa

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    Looks great!!!

    There is a DIY thread: http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/detailing/14432-de-badging-painting-badges-re-badging.html

    I started mine today. I took off all the emblems and cleaned them. I only painted the two for the sides. It started getting dark and I didn't want to rush it so I'm going to wait until the morning to put them back on. I have to clean and paint the back ones too. For the back, I'm just debating if I should put all the emblems back or just the Toyota and/or Tacoma one.

    Pics to come as soon as I'm done. Thanks to everyone for posting how to do it. Was a piece of cake.
     
  13. Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    just thought I would share my fun this weekend. I painted my tails and 3rd brake light. Pic is just ot the tails though, Ill get better quality ones tomorrow

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    thats using krylon fusion satin black with several coats of clear over it
     
  14. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    The toyota emblem on the grill pops right off. Open up the hood and you will see it. Hope this helps
     
  15. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    Show us some pics when u get them on tomorrow :thumbsup: In my opinion, leave some of the emblems off. it looks cleaner and makes the ones left on stand out.
     
  16. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    looks good. Not too dark which is perfect.
     
  17. 311offroad

    311offroad Stock Taco For Now

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    Niiiice man!

    When you get completely done plzzz post more pics. I am about to do the same thing on my white taco and want to see some pics of the whole truck, not just the emblems up close.

    Also trying to decide what to do with that chrome around the front grill....

    off topic: what skid plate is that one the front of your truck?
     
  18. deadbolt

    deadbolt [OP] do w3rk!

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    i am not too sure if I will be putting on the side tacoma emblems. I kinda like it debadged
     
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    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    damn you didnt even lay down tape and still made it look straight. looks great
     
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