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Got my custom emblem in ... where to turn to get it chromed? (yes I included a pic)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by PreRunner, May 25, 2010.

  1. May 25, 2010 at 2:53 PM
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    PreRunner

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    Also, do I need to prep the surface or something? Its a little rough. Not sure if I'm supposed to fix that myself, or if it's part of the chroming process. Locally nobody chromes here. :confused:

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    Once this is done, I'll be 100% debadged.
     
  2. May 25, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    you should get it power coated black
     
  3. May 25, 2010 at 2:56 PM
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  4. May 25, 2010 at 2:57 PM
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    Some of it will get filled during the process, but I can't tell how bad the pitting is on it.. it may make the skull look more "authentic" by having some of the imperfections in it.

    btw... are you a pirate?
     
  5. May 25, 2010 at 3:01 PM
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    PreRunner

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    Chrome would look the best on my truck i think.

    not currently a pirate, but who knows what the future holds in these uncertain times. there was somewhat of a limited selection of designs, and this was the least repulsive to me. the punisher one is a little juvenile IMO.
     
  6. May 25, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    that looks like crap
     
  7. May 25, 2010 at 3:21 PM
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    Bah... I'm in my 30's and still love all that superhero crap! Anyways, either way you finish it, it will look good, but to get it chromed... be prepared to pay!
     
  8. May 25, 2010 at 3:24 PM
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    Why are you crapping in everyone's thread?


    Bet I can tell why someone keyed your truck.


    :rolleyes:
     
  9. May 25, 2010 at 3:26 PM
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    so can any1 recommend a place to get it chromed? surely one of you went to paint something black, and decided to chrome it instead at some time. I actually think once this is polished up, chromed, and installed it will look pretty badass.
     
  12. May 25, 2010 at 8:45 PM
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    Haha im 100% debadged even though i just put a stupid pirate badge on my truck.
     
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    hahahaha douchebags. jealous much? :rofl:

    also got the weathertech hood protector on, gonna be the baddest looking front end on the site. i expected this. ;)
     
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    I like it. It's different. I'm still figuring out how to mount my decepticon on the mesh.
     
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    just rough it a bit with sandpaper and throw some clear coat on there.
     
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