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Color Choices For 2013 Grille/Headlights

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by VegasTaco08, Apr 14, 2013.

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Which Grille/Headlight Mods? (Select More Than One Option)

Poll closed May 14, 2013.
  1. BHLM

    10 vote(s)
    83.3%
  2. MGMHLM

    1 vote(s)
    8.3%
  3. MGM Grille

    6 vote(s)
    50.0%
  4. Matte Black Grille

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  5. Line-X Grille

    2 vote(s)
    16.7%
  1. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:18 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    I am trying to decide exactly how I want to go about modding my grille surround and headlights. First of all, my grille is chrome, but I want to change it to either matte black, MGM to match the truck, or Line-X it, which I know is a little extreme, but I think it might look cool. Then with the headlights, I either want to do just a straight-forward BHLM, or CHLM using MGM paint, which I again think could look different and cool. Give me your opinions, please! Thanks! :D
     
  2. Apr 14, 2013 at 8:23 PM
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    Jux

    Jux :D

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    Color match it.
     
  3. Apr 14, 2013 at 9:28 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    I just though of something else. How about color matched Line X? Bump.
     
  4. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:37 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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  5. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:39 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I voted color-matched grill and straight BHLM.
     
  6. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:52 PM
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    VegasTaco08

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    Obviously I don't know how close it would be, but what about a Line-X Color Matched grill? Best of both worlds? Or Overkill?
     
  7. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:53 PM
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    Yeah that would work to but why do you want to Line-X it so badly? The rough texture wouldnt really match anything else on the truck.
     
  8. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    I might do the lower valence as well. The rear bumper is getting Line-X'ed this week.
     
  9. Apr 15, 2013 at 3:59 PM
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    I don't like the Line-x idea due to the texture.
    I would say color match both the grill and lights.
     
  10. Apr 15, 2013 at 4:02 PM
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    I would just leave the valence alone and color match the rear bumper. But it seems like you are really set on Line-x for something, then the bumper is probably the best option.
    Just my opinion....
     
  11. Apr 15, 2013 at 4:06 PM
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    I'm not necessarily set on anything. I am set on the bumper being line x for sure, but nothing on the front. Just looking for opinions, and these are good ones. Thanks.

    Also, If I decided to color match the grille, I can buy an OEM one that is MGM right? Rather have one that is factory painted than do it myself, even though I know its much cheaper.
     
  12. Apr 15, 2013 at 4:27 PM
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    +1 for NO line-x on the front. Rear bumper would look fine line-x'ed if thats what you like, but front grill surround wouldn't look right. I'd say either color-match the surround: buy or do it yourself, and you can get a color-matched grille from camelback toyota parts department I believe for somewhere around $180, who sourced the color-matched grilles out of high demand and is a supporting vendor on here.

    I was thinking about matching my grille on my pyrite but somehow the chrome has grown on me (I think chrome goes well on the MGM and pyrites) but I did paint the Toyota grille emblem flat black and really like it.

    And I will paint the rear bumper flat black some day as well.
     
  13. Apr 15, 2013 at 5:08 PM
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    Oh okay so if your going to do the rear bumper then Line-Xing the lower valance and grill might look pretty cool then.
     
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