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Lovin the Impulse red.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TommyTaco, May 30, 2007.

  1. May 30, 2007 at 5:45 PM
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    TommyTaco

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    Hey everyone,

    Couple of questions. I own an 07 inpulse red DC 4x4 SR5 v6. I am interested in a bull bar. Does anyone with Impulse red, chrome grill outline. What do you guys think, chrome bull bar or Black. Also I have no tube steps to match. I would love to see any pics. Also.........

    I see that alot of you have lifts. What is the price range for a 3 inch lift?


    Impulse red unite!!!!!!!!!

    Tommytaco
     
  2. May 30, 2007 at 6:19 PM
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    Panama Red

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    I have an Impulse Red AC TRD OR and I have gone with a chrome theme versus black because Impulse Red is a darker color and chrome will stand out more than black will on this color.
     
  3. May 31, 2007 at 5:21 AM
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    nd

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    I'm gonna go ahead and give my standard repsonse. I always think black accessories look better. I think it's more subtle and makes your truck look mean or pissed off, which is the way a truck should look. Most people don't agree with my stance on black add ons but those are my thoughts on the subject
     
  4. May 31, 2007 at 6:08 AM
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    007Tacoma

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    I agree, but if you have a chrome grill + chrome rear bumper - you may want to stick with chrome.
     
  5. Jun 1, 2007 at 2:38 PM
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    kilo

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    Black all the way!!!!
     
  6. Jun 1, 2007 at 3:12 PM
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    EvilBetty

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    Not a chrome fan but I too have the impulse read and chrome grill / bumper.

    I'd have to say chrome bull gaurd, or black brush guard.
     
  7. Jun 2, 2007 at 6:51 AM
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    Ldytaco05

    Ldytaco05 it's all about me

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    black would be a better choice if you want simplicity and a rugged look, chrome is more flashy and fun looking. that's a woman's p.o.v. on it :)
     
  8. Nov 7, 2007 at 10:21 AM
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    mytacomatruck

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    Just do not buy a Hunter guard. They are junk. They vibrate a lot when you drive. I got their guard last year and it rusts badly just after a few months. They do not honor their warranty and ignored my calls. I do not recommand anyone buying Hunter Truck products.
     
  9. Nov 7, 2007 at 11:46 AM
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    Delrivpilot

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    I also would get the black. I have black nerf bar running boards.(May be taking them off soon). I like the black against the red.
     
  10. Nov 7, 2007 at 12:20 PM
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    jgunccrugby

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    I am a big fan of the stainless steel. Not as bright and shiny as the chrome (minimal difference) but I overall think it looks better.

    I have impulse red and I got stainless steel nerfs & when I get my bull bar it will be Stainless steel. The bars really make the chrome tacoma badge pop out.
     
  11. Nov 7, 2007 at 5:09 PM
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    sataco

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    i have the black side steps and the wife said i could get a black bull
    bar, i'll the chrome grill and bumper do all the flashy stuff. i love the look
    of the black and red
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  12. Nov 7, 2007 at 5:35 PM
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    I like the look of the black.
    I will post a pic of mine if I can ever get home before dark.
     
  13. Nov 7, 2007 at 6:00 PM
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    coreyredken

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    I'd say chrome.. I'd don't like black and never will.. looks dull and unfinished.. I like shiney things.. I guess.. but my opinion
     
  14. Nov 7, 2007 at 6:03 PM
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    rhoppas

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    I will always vote for the chrome/stainless. However, I don't think you can go wrong either way. I think the important thing is to be consistent. Either go all black with your accessories or all chrome, a combination just doesn't look right.
     
  15. Nov 7, 2007 at 6:08 PM
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    I would also like to counter the previous comment about Hunter4x4 products being junk. I have no experience with the brush guard but I have had the Hunter bull bar for a couple months and it has been perfect. It is rock solid with absolutely no vibration and the stainless is in perfect condition.
     
  16. Nov 8, 2007 at 4:08 AM
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    007Tacoma

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    You were easily amused as a child, weren't you? ;)
     
  17. Nov 8, 2007 at 5:40 AM
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    oh yes I was! Still doesn't take much! Guess my life isn't as boring as most.. Hahaha
     
  18. Nov 8, 2007 at 6:14 AM
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    Chrome is for show...black is for...go? I don't have anything to put there that rhymes, but basically, I look at it like this...if you put chrome on your truck, you're showing off, and you'll never want to use it. If you ever will use it, you want black because with proper shielding (of the over-spray) you can always paint away any scratches, etc. If you're buying for looks, go with chrome if you want to...if you're buying to use it, go with black.
     
  19. Nov 8, 2007 at 7:07 AM
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    I noticed that too. That guy signed on and posted twice with the same message (one in an old thread). I wonder what his beef is with Hunter.
     
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