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Blackout the Front Grille Toyota Emblem?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Snyperx, Aug 27, 2009.

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Should the front grille Toyota emblem be blacked out with the rest of the badges?

Poll closed Sep 26, 2009.
  1. Yes

    95 vote(s)
    70.9%
  2. No

    39 vote(s)
    29.1%
  1. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:11 PM
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    Snyperx

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    So I am in the process of blacking out the rear and side badges, but can not decide if I should blackout the front grille Toyota emblem. Let take a vote!!
     
  2. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:13 PM
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    eordonez

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    I think badges should be blacked out all around, if you decide to black them out that is....
     
  3. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:34 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I honestly think it depends. If you still have your chrome grill surround, I would leave the emblem chrome, but if you have color matched your grill surround to match your truck then yes, black out the toyota emblem. I think it looks kind of weird with a chrome surround and black emblem, but thats JMO.:eek:
     
  4. Aug 27, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    t33gee

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    i agree 100%
     
  5. Aug 27, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    MUDFISH

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    What he said...
     
  6. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:21 PM
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    derekabraham

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    I voted no. When I paint my emblems black, I will be leaving the front logo chrome.
     
  7. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    jdkeller

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    I say do it! I had mine black with my chrome grill before I installed my grillcraft. It looked good.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:34 PM
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    tanktodd

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    I've got a white sport and i have blacked out all the badges except the front. I was gonna paint it white tomorrow...but after reading this not sure on black or white....what's everyones opinion
     
  9. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:36 PM
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    jdkeller

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    Black. White will stand out too much. The black will make the whole grill black. Theres pictures of people on here that have black.
     
  10. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah black for your truck. I painted mine black when I had my stock grill and it looked good!;)
     
  11. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:41 PM
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    tanktodd

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    ww you have one of the best looking trucks on here.
     
  12. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:43 PM
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    T-rev

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    Paint it white! I did mine and I love it!!

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  13. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:45 PM
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    tanktodd

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    Limo tint in back w/ 20% on doors. Removed all badges. Stereo headunit, all new door speakers, 2 amps, and 10' sub...so far Black bullbar MotoMetals and 285/70/17 Duratracs. 3" OME springs in front and aal in back with tsb springs Black UWS tool box 5100's all around Plasti-dipped evo front end Fog light anytime mod OEM steps (for sale) HID fogs 55w 3000k HID heads 35 w 6000k "Cool white" dome & map lights
    that's what i was thinking just not sure with the black bull bar
     
  14. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    Oh and as for the OP, I am really into color matching so I would say try to be original and paint it desert sand mica and get your grill surround color matched as well, I think that would be the best.
     
  15. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    T-rev

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    I think that color matched is the best way to go, and if you dont like it, you can always just repaint it.
     
  16. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    Simon2150

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    I left mine chrome and will paint it later when I get rid of the chrome surround
     
  17. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    think i'm gonna go try the white tomorrow cause it's easier to cover white with black than black with white
     
  18. Aug 27, 2009 at 5:54 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Good choice brotha!!:thumbsup: By the way, truck looks sick!!!:eek:
     
  19. Aug 27, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    Snyperx

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    Anyone have a pic of a truck with the front emblem black and the chrome surround?
     
  20. Aug 27, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    You should black out the front emblem and debadge the rest IMO :)
     
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