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Discontinuing Black?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by AliTheArab, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. Jun 25, 2011 at 8:59 PM
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    AliTheArab

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    So I've been lurking around this forum while I have been in the market for a new truck.

    I am in the market for a 2011 Black TRD Sport Double Cab Taco, but unfortunately I'm told that there isn't one available in California, Arizona, or Nevada by the dealers. When I inquired as to why there were so few black trucks on the ground I am told that the factory that produced the pigments was destroyed by the tsunami and earthquake.

    Has anyone else heard about this or any news if black will be unavailable if they possibly roll out the new gen's for 2012? I am on the fence if I should hold out or settle with Magnetic Gray.


    BTW this site rocks. love all the user friendly mod threads :D
     
  2. Jun 25, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    mjohn617

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  3. Jun 25, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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    Night

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    Magnetic Grey is sick, I own it and I love it, hides the scratches not bad either.
     
  4. Jun 25, 2011 at 11:41 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    " Settle for Mag Grey " ?

    HA

    Blasphemy !!!
     
  5. Jun 25, 2011 at 11:45 PM
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    BMOC

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    get what you want... not what you have to settle for..
     
  6. Jun 25, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    I'd choose magnetic gray over Black any day.
     
  7. Jun 26, 2011 at 12:27 AM
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    Mr. Brown

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    If you really want black, wait and get black. If you settle, you'll always wish you hadn't
     
  8. Jun 26, 2011 at 12:42 AM
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    Grande

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    buy any taco then rattle can it the color you want, lol jk :p


    go with what ever floats ur boat the most
     
  9. Jun 26, 2011 at 12:43 AM
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    OZ-T

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    PlastiDerp it black
     
  10. Jun 26, 2011 at 1:13 AM
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    carcharias

    carcharias Giggiddy what what

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    I'd probably settle for MGM then repaint it MGM 'cause MGM is badass. But if you really want black, then you should go for MGM.
     
  11. Jun 26, 2011 at 1:18 AM
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    KalamaKid

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    same shit as everyone else
    That's the best idea I've heard in a long time :thumbsup:
     
  12. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:19 AM
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    rbeezy

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    i drive by the Toyota dealership all the time on my way to work. 2 blacks on the lot as we speak
     
  13. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:34 AM
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    At 2:19 am, you might want to call the cops on them...could be up to no good.
     
  14. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:38 AM
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    Konaborne

    Konaborne Pineapples on pizza Hawaiian does not it make.

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    :rimshot:

    No color looks better clean then black. But no color is harder to keep clean then black.
     
  15. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:46 AM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    Not enough.
    Buy a black one...and re-paint it black. It would be the most brutal blackest of black trucks evarrr!

    MOT did it :Dlolz


    Guess the band (or cartoon) I'm referencing.
     
  16. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:47 AM
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    Agreed...My Indigo ink was a close second, It scratched so easy. I love my MGM now though.
     
  17. Jun 26, 2011 at 2:50 AM
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    THExBUSxDRIVER Victory is reserved...

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    So it is settled, murdured out trucks are meant to be clean on not for off roading:wink:
     
  18. Jun 26, 2011 at 3:36 AM
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    Gotta love a clean black truck
     
  19. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:12 AM
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    Ya know what they say, once you've had black, you can never go back......

    [​IMG]
     
  20. Jun 26, 2011 at 7:13 AM
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    carcharias

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    Yeah, but they also say "Magnetic Grey wins the day!" Right? Anyone?
     
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