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Chrome Sucks....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by dmbtiger19, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Jun 14, 2010 at 1:39 PM
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    dmbtiger19

    dmbtiger19 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Opinions?

    Also, since we have established that chrome does indeed suck more than a Hoover, should I just shave the chrome emblems or shave everything except for the Toyota on the tailgate and paint it black?
     
  2. Jun 14, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Well it's entirely up to you. On my last truck I debadged everything except the front chrome logo and TRD Off-Road stickers. Eventually I did flat black the front chrome emblem too. I'm going to debadge my new one too, and satoshi the front. I hate chrome myself, so yea.
     
  3. Jun 14, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    OCTaco

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    Debadge
     
  4. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:05 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    agree chrome is to over played both no badge or black badge look very good.
     
  5. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:08 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    you suck.

    chrome ftmfw. k shoots
     
  6. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:09 PM
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    Manwithoutaplan

    Manwithoutaplan the full Monty

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    that is not very nice:)
     
  7. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    for sure :D
     
  8. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:10 PM
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    HondaGM

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    chrome rules
     
  9. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    alright! i love these open ended never ending opinion threads!
     
  10. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:12 PM
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    Yes because you can build up your Posts number:rofl: :eek:
     
  11. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:14 PM
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    Chrome does suck. I have taken every bit off except the rear bumper and wheels. New tires will get new black rims and the bumper is next. I took all all the badges and painted them black and did the satoshi. I hate chrome.
     
  12. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    Dark_Taco

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    I just got rid of my chrome grille surround. I hate plastic chrome garbage. I will be debadge once I have enough free time to clay and wax the whole truck. I don't mind my chrome bumper though. :rolleyes:
     
  13. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:22 PM
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    You don't really care, do you.
    I don't mind a little bit of chrome, but I have painted bumpers, mirrors, etc so I'm not overwhelmed by it. My grille and wheels are machined to a shine so my chrome badges blend in. It's all personal preference.
     
  14. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    Seabass Chrome won't get you home

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    You don't really care, do you.
    I work with a guy that put pink mod rims on his Silverado. He's straight as an arrow, and says he does it so he can pick fights.
     
  15. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM
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    Chrome is so cooll!









































































    Not
     
  16. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:48 PM
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    Chrome & debaged. If you don't like the chrome parts just trade them. Someone with non-painted part would trade and you you have a clean part to paint.

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  17. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:49 PM
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    Seabass Chrome won't get you home

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    You don't really care, do you.
    My next rims will be made out of round aquariums so I can roll around with live goldfish in them. Solves the chrome issue.
     
  18. Jun 14, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    dmbtiger19

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    I have a sport so the only thing on the outside that is chrome are the emblems and the front grill badge. Wife loves the satoshi look so i will probably go with an older cruiser emblem painted either white of bronze/gold. However, I plan on getting the XD revolvers in bronze and I doubt I will find paint that is close so it'll probably be white.
     
  19. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    Research has shown, time and time again, that people excessively opposed to chrome have also been shown to not bath regularly, and to have unhealthy 'relationships' with farm animals.

    It must be true, in as much as i saw it on Fox news...
     
  20. Jun 14, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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