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I need an Opinion(s)

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by NVR_QUIT, Oct 9, 2008.

  1. 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. 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. neontrail

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  4. MsTRD

    MsTRD hell yes i love my truck

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    debadge! or do what socalman22 said, that would look good too!
     
  5. 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. hillbillynwv

    hillbillynwv Well-Known Member

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    I would leave them on.
     
  7. 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. Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

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    The back ones are go to be gone....Painting the sides black and re-installing would be nice
     
  9. BulletToothTony

    BulletToothTony Gold Member

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    Paint them black.
     
  10. Agent475

    Agent475 "Mark It Zero"

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    Looks like I might have to debadge my red taco too!
     
  11. Dark Knight

    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    wonder if that nite shades paint would give them a black chrome look?
     
  12. 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. 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. LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Can you post a pic of it?
     
  15. tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Lead, follow, or get the hell o Staff Member

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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. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Staff Member

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    I think you should replace the TRD sticker with something from SockMonkey
     
  17. 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...
     
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    Dark Knight East Bound and Down

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    SockMonkey's stuff
     
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  20. lsocoee

    lsocoee My hair is all natural Staff Member

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