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debating on black powdercoated bull bar or stainless

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by T-NUTTY, Sep 18, 2009.

  1. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:56 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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    im stuck on which would look better on my truck? im probably goin with westin
     
  2. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:57 PM
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    Menametony

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    what color is your truck?
     
  3. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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    heres a pic.[​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    Menametony

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    i would say black and paint the chrome... but thats just me.. im not a big fan of chrome
     
  5. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:02 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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  6. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:07 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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    yea i see what your saying but i already have stainless nerf bars and crome rims. im kinda stuck on what to do. thanks for your imput
     
  7. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:17 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    go chrome to match your other accessories ( wheels, nerfbars and grill) IMO...then put some lights on the bar
     
  8. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:28 PM
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    86ceeten

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    Neither!
     
  9. Sep 18, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    my 2 cents..black out the rims the grill and black westin bull bar.that would look nice:D
     
  10. Sep 18, 2009 at 6:52 PM
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    PSJ

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    X2 on neither - both are worthless and ugly...:D
     
  11. Sep 18, 2009 at 6:55 PM
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    HBtacoma

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    x2! that would look good
     
  12. Sep 18, 2009 at 7:07 PM
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    I guess based on your build :p
     
  13. Sep 18, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    ditto...:D
     
  14. Sep 18, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    I say black.
     
  15. Sep 18, 2009 at 8:14 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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    alright thanks for all your imput i got some different ideas to toss around
     
  16. Sep 18, 2009 at 8:20 PM
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    hey your at vafb..thats not to far from Santa barbara;)
     
  17. Sep 18, 2009 at 8:36 PM
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    T-NUTTY

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    yea im stationed there, but im deployed right now
     
  18. Sep 19, 2009 at 5:37 AM
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    Chrome. Every second Taco is being blacked out, lol :)
     
  19. Sep 19, 2009 at 5:41 AM
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    Black is the new chrome.
     
  20. Sep 19, 2009 at 8:32 AM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    Black, it is so easy to do touch ups.
    sooner or later you will have to.
    I have chrome grill, bumper, but still went black for bull, nerf

     
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