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Chrome or Black?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tacoluver, Aug 13, 2009.

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Black or Chrome rims

Poll closed Sep 12, 2009.
  1. Chrome wheels

    33 vote(s)
    22.9%
  2. Black wheels

    111 vote(s)
    77.1%
  1. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:27 PM
    #1
    Tacoluver

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    Getting ready to purchase some rims for my TRD Off Road. Need some advise on finish. Chrome is classic but black seems to be the new trend. Should I get chrome with a billet grill or black with a satoshi?
     
  2. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    steveh_2007

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    What color is your truck?
     
  3. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:32 PM
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    bet on black
     
  4. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:35 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Black it up!!!!:D
     
  5. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:39 PM
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    I will tell you this, 99.9999% of all new chrome rims will start to pit and look like shit within a year. Even though I prefer chrome rims, I would go for the black. But why not gunmetal or silver or something else? Everybody does chrome/black.
     
  6. Aug 13, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    I would look at the polished aluminum.

    The black have that south of the border look, like a car missing its hubcaps.
     
  7. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:06 PM
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    Tacoluver

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    Truck is Speedway blue.
     
  8. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    Rangerpeterson

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    No doubt Black is better. Leave the bling bling for the "low ryders" ;)
     
  9. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    You know they make black chrome right? It looks pretty cool in my opinion. If I had a SWB truck, I'd put silver BBS's on it.
     
  10. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    black is the new chrome and is getting played out. I say put some color on them.
     
  11. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    Black with satoshi.
     
  12. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:36 PM
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    dexterdog

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    Man, I must be the .0001% because my 22" Chrome Milannis on my Tahoe went through four Pacific NW winters without any issue. Of course I did not neglect them so that helped.

    I say go for something other than black. Black is so 2008. Go with something fresh.
     
  13. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:37 PM
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    ^I guess I am too because I've owned various chrome wheels over the years and never had a problem. I think 99.9999% of what that dude says is just plain wrong.

    Black.
     
  14. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    Not really there guy. What kind of rims did you have? Because most of the chrome rims that people put on trucks now are cheap and made it China. Gear, Ultra, Pacer, etc. I meant to say new, my mistake.
     
  15. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:43 PM
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    WOW I'm surprised at the responses, thought it would be 50/50! So what about KMC Ambushs' in black?
     
  16. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:46 PM
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    Most of us just aren't big on chrome anymore, particularly on these trucks.

    OK, I would agree with that then.
     
  17. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:52 PM
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    Maybe if you had some pictures of wheels you liked it might be a little more helpful, some wheels that come both black and chrome look good in one but not the other.
     
  18. Aug 13, 2009 at 7:53 PM
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    ^True. Throw up some pics.
     
  19. Aug 13, 2009 at 9:29 PM
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    Never been a big fan of chrome... but its your truck if you like it go for it :thumbsup:
     
  20. Aug 13, 2009 at 10:00 PM
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    With the speedway blue, chrome would look good. But it would be pretty bling bling, look at me! If it was my trruck, I'd put on some black wheels, tint the windows and add a black grill. That would be bad ass
     
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