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honest opinions......

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by beaver_scott, Aug 4, 2011.

  1. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:48 PM
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    beaver_scott

    beaver_scott [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I painted a new grille to match my tacoma and I got the bhlm. I'm looking for honest opinions on how it looks. should I keep the color match grille (does it even look color match) or go back to my chrome grille and should I keep the bhlm or go back to my original headlights?

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  2. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    CanisLupus

    CanisLupus Well-Known Member

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    Nah man, looks real good. :thumbsup:
     
  3. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    07regtacoman

    07regtacoman Well-Known Member

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    Keep it.
     
  4. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:51 PM
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    HondaGM

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    looks good to me.....
     
  5. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:52 PM
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    babytruck

    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Looks nice red. Matches, too. :)
     
  6. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    beaver_scott

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    awesome, thanks!
     
  7. Aug 4, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    plurpimpin

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    I think it looks great the way it sits
     
  8. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:04 PM
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    Maverick904

    Maverick904 Resident Fishing Expert

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    you should get rid of that shitty light bar tho..id be more than happy to use ermm dispose of it for yah...
     
  9. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    John3

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    ^^ this

    I think color matched looks way better than chrome
     
  10. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Fightnfire

    Fightnfire Recklessly tired

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    Looks great, I just put a white color match grill on and at first thought it wasn't a match. After a few days in the sun it seems to be perfect now ... maybe is was just my eyes.
     
  11. Aug 4, 2011 at 7:41 PM
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    schleygo

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    i agree, keep it.

    Was it easy to do? Any tips or tricks you would like to add other than the ones you read on this site??
     
  12. Aug 5, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    yeah, it was pretty easy to do. I ordered the grille from partsgeek.com for about $30. ordered adhesion promoter, primer, paint and clear coat from automotivetouchup.com for about $40 and they have instructions on their website for painting. just followed their directions.
     
  13. Aug 5, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    beaver_scott

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    oh yeah, the grille comes in two pieces from parts geek so you don't have to mask anything off. when you are done painting you just mate the two pieces together and use a solder iron to melt the tabs to lock the two pieces together.
     
  14. Aug 5, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    eccracer104

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    TheGrinch

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    looks goodd. keep it for sure. im iin the process of just doing a cheap o rustoleum on my surround and painting the billet grille black.
     
  16. Aug 5, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    bridgcat

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    Keep it!! Looks way better than chrome! :cheers:
     
  17. Aug 5, 2011 at 7:24 PM
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    TanSR5x4

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    hahahaha you sound so self conscious about it lol

    but nah man it looks really good:thumbsup:
     
  18. Aug 6, 2011 at 5:58 AM
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    Simon's Mom

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    Honestly, Your impulse red truck looks great!
    Great tip on the two piece grill too. I bought one from a member here & had to dremel off the surround, paint it & solder it back on.
    Great mod w/ blacked out headlight, like it alot. :thumbsup:
     
  19. Aug 6, 2011 at 6:03 AM
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    jpmorrisvb

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    Looks great man .... I went a step further and painted the cross-members as well as the emblem black ....... vice the grayish color.

    Ya .... the red looks great.
     
  20. Aug 6, 2011 at 6:08 AM
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    jjew18

    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    Keep em, looks good to me.
     
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