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Color matched grill with black bars?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Zakc, May 3, 2012.

  1. May 3, 2012 at 4:00 PM
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    Zakc

    Zakc [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok, so i have a 2010 prerunner with sport package, so color matched everything! but the truck is white, with black trim, black bars, and black everything else. except one part. the damn bars on the grill are this dark-ish gray color >:/ the guy at the toyota parts desk said they dont come with the surround color matched with black bars, although i could swear i have seen that on a few trucks. Would you guys say my best bet would be to just take the grille to a paint shop and have them do it?
     
  2. May 3, 2012 at 4:11 PM
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    the newer grilles came in that color.
     
  3. May 3, 2012 at 4:13 PM
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    1969novaguy

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    the 2005 - 2008 tacomas had the black center.
    2009 - 2010 had that gray center and the 2011 had a totally different center of the grill which was black.
     
  4. May 3, 2012 at 4:22 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    If your really picky I would save some money and just paint it black yourself. Its not hard to tape off and just rattle can it.
     
  5. May 3, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    ehhh, im not too keen on the idea of spray painting it, id be too worried about it chipping and looking bad after a while. it just annoys me to know end because nothing else on the truck is that grey color!
     
  6. May 3, 2012 at 7:32 PM
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    ahh! mabey i can snag a 2008! i have kindof a white and black theme going , and that grey is throwing it off a bit
     
  7. May 3, 2012 at 7:37 PM
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    Would you do a trade with someone else on here? Since yours is newer maybe even charge an extra few bucks?
     
  8. May 3, 2012 at 7:40 PM
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    Id consider that! My truck is white though, so id only trade with one that had the color matched surround in white.
     
  9. May 4, 2012 at 5:37 AM
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    Yeah I hear yah. Might wanna try and start a thread in the marketplace.
     
  10. May 4, 2012 at 7:47 AM
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    you'd prob be able to get someone to trade with you, if I were local, i would, that black or gray doesn't make any difference to me, but it's not worth the hassle and money of us shipping
     
  11. May 4, 2012 at 7:50 AM
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    I plasti dipped mine just looks like flat black plastic now
     
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