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Blacked out Emblems

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Taco76087, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. Jan 23, 2010 at 3:19 PM
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    Taco76087

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    Would you suggest painting the 1st generation emblems? I have only seen it done on 2nd generations.
     
  2. Jan 23, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    humanoid

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    It's totally up to you, it's your truck, if you want to do it then go for it!
     
  3. Jan 23, 2010 at 4:11 PM
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    I guess what i'm trying to ask is if anyone has had success painting the 1st generation emblems.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    There shouldn't be any difference between the 2 gens.
     
  5. Jan 23, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    Yeah, forgot about the tailgate ones. Those would be a PITA to remove and paint.
     
  6. Jan 31, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    mines a 2000 and i had no problems taking them off and painting them
    i used some fishing line and a thin piece of plastic to "saw" them off
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    to be honest i was planning on throwing them away so i wasn't careful
    and they still came off fine
     
  7. Jan 31, 2010 at 9:49 PM
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  8. Jan 31, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    i painted mine only to have um get plucked off! hahaha and then my grill too but it keeps chipping becuase of the fact i drive way to much.

    anyone paint the retaining clips for their lights? the assebly style ones? the chrome ones on the square first gen lights....
     
  9. Jan 31, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    no its like a ring that holds the light in. little chrome thing goes around the light keeps it in the truck. um its rusting and i dont want it looking shitty.
     
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