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Grille Color Matched or Stay Chrome?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Taco76087, Jul 23, 2010.

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Which Color

Poll closed Jul 23, 2011.
  1. Color Matched

    51 vote(s)
    48.1%
  2. Chrome

    36 vote(s)
    34.0%
  3. Black

    19 vote(s)
    17.9%
  1. Jul 23, 2010 at 9:44 AM
    #1
    Taco76087

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    I plan on doing a Grillcraft with some hella lights behind it, but should I do my chrome grille surround Color Matched or leave it chrome, or maybe black. Let me know what you think.

    Thanks :D

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  2. Jul 23, 2010 at 9:47 AM
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    ilg

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    Black might work, but having the chrome bumber makes me think you should stick with the chrome.
     
  3. Jul 23, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    krimson

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  4. Jul 23, 2010 at 10:11 AM
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    I voted before I saw your truck. Gen 1 I would leave the chrome. I voted color matched thinking gen 2.
     
  5. Jul 23, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    Hot Sace

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    color match, but only if you do the bumper too. Otherwise leave it.
     
  6. Jul 23, 2010 at 11:07 AM
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    DSully72

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    I'm having the same issues... I got the chrome as well. I'm thinking I may leave it chrome, but sue ur color match is sweet. I wanted to see what itd look like with the whole bumper color matched
     
  7. Jul 23, 2010 at 12:07 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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  8. Jul 23, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    i hate chrome. i want somethin different has anybody color matched the chrome surround on a first gen?
     
  9. Jul 23, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    Tacorunner87

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    To much to list!
    My truck had color matched when I bought it. Hear is a crappy picture but you get the general idea.
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  10. Jul 23, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    2000yota

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    looks good man your truck is so frkin good lookin, ha ive never seen it done on a truck like mine tho like the 2000 body style
     
  11. Jul 23, 2010 at 8:05 PM
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    Ya, I don't remember you saying why you swapped it but it looked better like that.
     
  12. Jul 23, 2010 at 8:10 PM
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  13. Jul 23, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    Tacorunner87

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    To much to list!
    My grill was broken, Didnt like the cheap billet, Then I bought the grill it was the dark grey. i didnt want to paint it, Plus i was originally planning to paint my truck Gun Metal which didnt happen. Maybe When I repaint the truck in a year since current paint job is not holding up for crap.:mad:

    Thanks, A lot of people do the 01-04 conversion when they build a truck cause there basicly replacing everything anyways.

    Anyways. back on the subject.

    I say colormatch
     
  14. Jul 25, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    colormatch the grille and the chrome on the bumper
     
  15. Jul 25, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    I said color match... but do the whole job and do the bumper too. I want to do it to mine at some point
     
  16. Jul 25, 2010 at 4:58 PM
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    [​IMG]

    Looks like I'll be doing color-matched, just have to buy the grille and bumper first lol :D
     
  17. Aug 6, 2010 at 1:26 AM
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    BIG MoFukin SERG

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    I agree with the majority on here, I wanna color match my rear bumper and grille...I hate chrome
     
  18. Aug 6, 2010 at 12:15 PM
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    You could always just colour match the grill, and wrap the bumper chrome in black vinyl. That way the bumper is at least all black. I did my rear chrome bumper a few weeks ago.
     
  19. Aug 7, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    Taco76087

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    What's the cost like on a wrap?
     
  20. Aug 7, 2010 at 3:32 PM
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    I color matched mine

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