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Grill and bumper painted in the middle??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by REVHARD25, May 16, 2010.

  1. May 16, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    Has anyone done this to a tacoma??...i am wondering if the grill painted black and the center of the bumper would look good just like this vw???

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  2. May 16, 2010 at 5:46 PM
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    LeadFootCaliKid

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  3. May 16, 2010 at 5:48 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    i think ive seen a x runner with this idea..but i cant find it
     
  4. May 16, 2010 at 5:49 PM
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    ilovetacos

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    I have seen the X-Runner too. I think they call it the EVO mod.
     
  5. May 16, 2010 at 5:52 PM
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    LeadFootCaliKid

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    Here's what I found for the "EVO mod"
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  6. May 16, 2010 at 5:54 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Do you mean the center valance?? Here's mine with the center blacked out :eek:

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  7. May 16, 2010 at 5:55 PM
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    LeadFootCaliKid

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    Wait, here's probably what you're looking for. Looks pretty good to me. I don't know about it being on a regular or lifted truck. Looks good on the X-Runner though.

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  8. May 16, 2010 at 5:56 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    if the center of the bumper were painted all the way up to the top of the grill white..then this would be the reverse negative of what im looking for:D
     
  9. May 16, 2010 at 5:57 PM
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    REVHARD25

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    yes thats it but also the grill surround black too ..i wonder how that would look
     
  10. May 16, 2010 at 5:58 PM
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    I don't know about painting the whole grill.
     
  11. May 16, 2010 at 5:59 PM
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    Those x runners look sick.
     
  12. May 16, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    I want one...keep my current taco aswell! Hmmmmmmm
     
  13. Aug 8, 2010 at 6:44 AM
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    Did you paint it or use vinyl?
     
  14. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:00 AM
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    BoBo did you paint your grill with flat black spray paint?? Or what did you use?it looks so sick. Pleeeez let me know!!!
     
  15. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:11 AM
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    I did mine and it turned out good, all with a spray can![​IMG]
     
  16. Aug 8, 2010 at 8:23 AM
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    I've had mine done for awhile. I used 3M rubberized undercoating. Worked out great. Just need to make sure you sand down the area and clean it really well.
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  17. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:08 AM
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    Not my truck. That was another truck and I was asking if how he did it. But, others chimed in saying they rattle canned it. But, I thought I read some used vinyl which would mean I could save the painting effort - not that vinyl in that location looks to be a trivial application and not sure you can get vinyl in flat black. Since I have the paint equipment and ford black I will do it myself just need some low/no gloss clear for protection of the paint.
     
  18. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:10 AM
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    well you asked for specs..... 06 trd sport speedway blue V-6 4.0 camburg lift spindles extended travel icons total chaos lowers allpro 4" leaf pack 17" xd hoss rims 305/65/17 mickey thompson baja atz Allpro hybrid bumper with 3 kragen HID lights color matched headlights grill craft grill AFE stage 3 CAI wicked flow muffler under cover bed cap inside i have..... wet okole real tree camo seat cover blue oznium dome light stealth sub box with 2 10" kicker comp subs kicker 400 watt amp weathertech floor mats
    what guy is that?????
     
  19. Aug 8, 2010 at 9:12 AM
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    :cool: I like it...alot.
     
  20. Aug 8, 2010 at 10:29 AM
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    That has a cool look to it.
     
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