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In need of some honest opinions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dirty5Thirty, Mar 3, 2011.

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Are the emblems too gaudy?

Poll closed Apr 2, 2011.
  1. Yes

    187 vote(s)
    68.2%
  2. No

    78 vote(s)
    28.5%
  3. I've got a better idea

    9 vote(s)
    3.3%
  1. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:46 AM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    Been trying to come up with something unique to do for my truck. I figured I'd do the Satoshi grill mod, and am currently talking to metal miller about some custom emblem/logo work. Did some quick mock ups on Photoshop to get an idea of the finished look...

    Yes? or no?


    [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  2. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:48 AM
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    04LTtacoma

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    no. I am not digging the custom emblems. For a second I thought your tacoma was a chick truck. lol Get rid of the custom emblems and get the sotashi mod.
     
  3. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:50 AM
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    That looks very, very ghey. jmo.
    Try the logo in like block letters with the machine screws. Kinda raw like.

    But like everyone says in here " It's not what we like brah, it's your truck. as long as you are happy with it.". Bullshit.
     
  4. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:51 AM
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    The pictures I used are not my actual truck, though its the same general look and color scheme.

    I'm gonna follow through with the Satoshi... but i think the truck is lacking some character with an empty grill and debadged...
     
  5. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:53 AM
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    jjew18

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    Not a big fan and agree with 04LTtacoma, a little bit girly. I like the idea of using script for originality, but not sure that is the right one... but, if you like it, thats what matters most.
     
  6. Mar 3, 2011 at 5:55 AM
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    I don't like the embelem on the grill but thought the one on the door was alright. Def unique. Don't be afraid to try something. I'm wondering if the grill would look better black w/ white outline?
     
  7. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    roughhhh sketch

    black white.jpg
     
  8. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:02 AM
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    My personal opinion is that they look good. The logos on the door are real nice and wouldn't mind having that set up myself. The logo on the front I personally wouldn't do, but it does look good. You got it cuz you liked it, screw everyone else, it's the eyes of the beholder that matters. No one else has anything like that? Then you are the only one, good on ya.
     
  9. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:04 AM
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    This might not be a bad idea for what you already have. Keep the same font, make the emblem smaller and paint it black with white outlining. I think that might make it a little better using what you already have. Also agreed about the door, it doesn't look as bad there.

    Smaller on the grille would make a huge difference!
     
  10. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:05 AM
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    I'm not liking them.
     
  11. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:05 AM
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    Added extra awesomeness to its original awesomeness.
    Now smaller and maybe off-centered.
     
  12. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:06 AM
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    Just to clarify, so as to avoid confusion: Nothing gotten past that mouse and wheel I got my brain. I'm still pondering over ideas and designs with different stuff I wanna do to my truck. Essentially, blacked out emblems with a Northern Cali twist

    All opinions are appreciated
     
  13. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:11 AM
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    Like this?

    Like this.jpg
     
  14. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:13 AM
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    That font is kinda girly....I dig the idea tho. How about a font like your sig......
     
  15. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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    The problem with that is, if I was to use a font like my sig... there are a lot of little blemishes misplaced all over the font. Getting it milled out of metal will make it lose a lot of it's character I suppose.
     
  16. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:21 AM
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    Yeah, I like that a lot better. I still think it would be a little better with a different font. Try this VVVV in my head I can't picture that I would like it, but try it and see.

     
  17. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:27 AM
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    I honestly couldn't even finish drawing it up. It didn't look good at all. Too much of a mess
     
  18. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:29 AM
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    How about getting Sockmonkey (or someone else) do a decal for you, then have a metal backing plate installed on the grill, then install the decal on top of the backing plate. That way you get the detail.

    The fancy script just looks a bit feminine.
     
  19. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:30 AM
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    i like em on the doors not on the grill itself.
     
  20. Mar 3, 2011 at 6:34 AM
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    Selected no by mistake, shoulda put yes... I am not a fan, it is a bit too much for my taste.

    But what YOU like is what is important.
     
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