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I need an Opinion(s)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NVR_QUIT, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:31 AM
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    NVR_QUIT

    NVR_QUIT [OP] My goodness, my Guinness!

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    Okay, So I'm deciding if I should go badgeless or keep'em... I photo chopped a couple of pics to get everyone's opinion...:confused:

    IMG_0187.jpg - current

    IMG_0188.jpg - current

    new.jpg - future?

    new 1.jpg - future?

    The first 2 are the way the truck looks now, and the second 2 are the way it could look... Let's hear your answers... Excuse me in the pic...:p
     
  2. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:40 AM
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    SocalMan22

    SocalMan22 Founder Socaltacomas.com Staff Member

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    What Mods!
    What would look sweet is paint them black to match the wheels cause if you do take the badges off might as well take the trd sticker off as well.
     
  3. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:42 AM
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    neontrail

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  4. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:43 AM
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    MsTRD

    MsTRD hell yes i love my truck

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    debadge! or do what socalman22 said, that would look good too!
     
  5. Oct 9, 2008 at 6:44 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I personally like all the badging (sans any 'dealership' crap they try to put on). I have always especially like the TRD logos...
     
  6. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:17 AM
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    hillbillynwv

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    I would leave them on.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:20 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    I think it looks way cleaner without them. Or paint the side ones black and keep all the back ones off
     
  8. Oct 9, 2008 at 7:34 AM
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    Brunes

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    The back ones are go to be gone....Painting the sides black and re-installing would be nice
     
  9. Oct 9, 2008 at 8:15 AM
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    BulletToothTony

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    Paint them black.
     
  10. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:04 AM
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    Agent475

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    Looks like I might have to debadge my red taco too!
     
  11. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:07 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    wonder if that nite shades paint would give them a black chrome look?
     
  12. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:22 AM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    debadge
    or paint them black. looks cleaner
    or get a black trd sport decal from sockmonkey. might go with the black and red theme
     
  13. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:28 AM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    When i was painting mine I used the krylon fuision satin black. the first spray just got the bottom half of the emblem leaving the top half chrome. It looked kinda cool...but went ahead and painted it all... but I sprayed about 5 coats of clear on it so its pretty shinny now!:D
     
  14. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:34 AM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Can you post a pic of it?
     
  15. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:35 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    i say paint them black.....would look really good. thats for the side emblems....leave the tail gate emblems off.
     
  16. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:36 AM
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    lsocoee

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    I think you should replace the TRD sticker with something from SockMonkey
     
  17. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:41 AM
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    NVR_QUIT

    NVR_QUIT [OP] My goodness, my Guinness!

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    Can someone post a picture of what SocMonkey has...?

    I decided I'm going to take everything off... Stickers and chrome emblems...
     
  18. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:45 AM
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    Dark Knight

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    SockMonkey's stuff
     
  19. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:46 AM
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  20. Oct 9, 2008 at 9:49 AM
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