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Debadge or not debadge

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by blackwatertaco, Feb 22, 2010.

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What should I do.

Poll closed Mar 24, 2010.
  1. Black badges

    89 vote(s)
    36.3%
  2. Debadge

    103 vote(s)
    42.0%
  3. Keep it the way it is...

    53 vote(s)
    21.6%
  1. Feb 22, 2010 at 4:42 PM
    #1
    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Should I Paint my Tacoma badges, Debadge, Or keep them the way they are.

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  2. Feb 22, 2010 at 4:42 PM
    #2
    Incognito

    Incognito μολὼν λαβέ

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    Debadge
     
  3. Feb 22, 2010 at 4:54 PM
    #3
    brians05taco

    brians05taco Well-Known Member

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    debadge looks alot cleaner, like the rims painted i have the same ones and wondered what they would look like.... nice job
     
  4. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:00 PM
    #4
    RSH904

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    Debadge. Paint the grille black (and satoshi) and add yellow fogs. But I like it now except for the chrome/ I just hate chrome.
     
  5. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:20 PM
    #5
    Tactical Tacoma

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    In the process of doing my emblems black I actually decided to do a speckled black finish on emblems

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  6. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    I debagded for a while. Then painted them and put them back on.
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  7. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:23 PM
    #7
    YellowDog01

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    How do you put them back on? Im scared to take them off haha
     
  8. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:26 PM
    #8
    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Thanks man...It was a pain in the ass...About a 13-14 hour job.

    Also, Im gonna paint the chrome around my grille...I absolutly hate chrome. Also, After me fukking up my BHLM im gonna pay somebody to do my satashi...LOL
     
  9. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:28 PM
    #9
    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    3m Double sided tape at autozone or any auto parts store.
     
  10. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:32 PM
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    SampleFool

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    Dude paint them black, I got mine off right now and it looks clean but the black badges will accent your rims and make your truck look tuff!
     
  11. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:35 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    One fucked up diff. breather mod, 265/75/16 Destiny Dakota M/T Black gulf states rims BHLM Magnaflow 14" muffler with cut off tail pipe. 10" pioneer slim truck sub with JBL 600W amp. PROJECT BLACK OUT
    That's what I was thinking...But I aint very good with a knife cutting the 3M tape out.
     
  12. Feb 22, 2010 at 5:36 PM
    #12
    86ceeten

    86ceeten Well-Known Member

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    Peel em'
     
  13. Feb 22, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    Personally, I think debadging is pretty stupid. But that's just me. I say black them
    out. :thumbsup:
     
  14. Feb 22, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    Simon2150

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    Black it out!
     
  15. Feb 22, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    VixTacom

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    black badges
     
  16. Feb 22, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    BeardedWeirdo

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    What if you color matched them to the body? Like some stealth emblems?
     
  17. Feb 22, 2010 at 9:59 PM
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    JAG

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    DEBADGE!! It helps it look way cleaner!!
     
  18. Feb 22, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    Man, Im at a cross roads...Ahhhhhhhhhhh...LOL
     
  19. Feb 22, 2010 at 10:12 PM
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    BeardedWeirdo

    BeardedWeirdo Junior Mint

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    Look for these guys.

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  20. Feb 22, 2010 at 10:18 PM
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    blackwatertaco

    blackwatertaco [OP] If you ain't stuck, You ain't tryin hard enough.

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    LOL I don't get it????
     
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