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Gloss or Matte Black TRD Decal? Any examples?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by JMan551, Apr 3, 2010.

  1. Apr 3, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    JMan551

    JMan551 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    As one of my first official modifications I would like to remove the very 'loud' TRD Sport stickers off of the side of my new truck as well as debadge it. I do like the TRD stickers, but maybe in a not so bright color combo.

    Here is my thought: Peel the stickers and replace them with all black ones. I did find a site, tiptopsigns, that sells all black. They have two options, Matte finish and regular Gloss finish. I can see both of these looking nice and cannot make up my mind.

    Does anybody have all black TRD stickers? More specifically on a Magnetic Gray Metallic? I would LOVE to be able to see both matte and gloss. Sock, do you maybe have some samples containing the MGM color?

    Thanks all

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  2. Apr 3, 2010 at 10:39 PM
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    Viet2100

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    I would go with matte foe the MGM.
     
  3. Apr 3, 2010 at 11:57 PM
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  4. Apr 4, 2010 at 12:56 AM
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    JMan551

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    In my head the matte seems to look really good...then I just imagine the gloss look would blend really nice with the gloss of the paint job. That is why I am hoping some people might have some pictures for me!


    JER
     
  5. Apr 4, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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  6. Apr 4, 2010 at 11:36 PM
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    Weird. This is exactly what I was planning on doing with my truck. Same colour as well. Interested to see what it looks like!
     
  7. Apr 5, 2010 at 7:05 AM
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    I went with matte. at work so no pic but if i remember i'll post them up tonight
     
  8. Apr 5, 2010 at 10:37 PM
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    Awsome, Pic would be nice. I think matte would be nice.

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  9. Apr 9, 2010 at 7:05 PM
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    Not to be a pester...but any luck with getting a pic? I'd love to see it!

    Thank you,
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  10. Apr 9, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    The matte would stand out much better than the gloss.
     
  11. Apr 10, 2010 at 2:04 AM
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    I like the gray/black combo...These are from Sockmonkey.

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  12. Apr 10, 2010 at 7:51 AM
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    Not the color your looking for, but matte grey on IIP.
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  13. Apr 10, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    Those are great pictures, thanks! I do like the look of matte colors. I can get a good idea of swapping the black truck and gray sticker.

    I'm having second thoughts about my MGM...I'm in love with Indigo!

    JER
     
  14. Apr 10, 2010 at 6:41 PM
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    Sockmonkey Decal

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