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My Black grill surround with a black grillcraft too much?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by garzanium, Apr 22, 2010.

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Grillcraft or Stock on my truck

Poll closed May 2, 2010.
  1. Grillcraft

    68 vote(s)
    69.4%
  2. Keep it Stock

    30 vote(s)
    30.6%
  1. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:44 PM
    #1
    garzanium

    garzanium [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Painted my grill surround black and I love the look personally, plus I dont have any other chrome on my truck. Would getting a black grillcraft make it look like a big black hole in the front of my truck?? What do you guys say, to grillcraft or keep stock? If I do go the grillcraft route, im thinking about just getting the big oldschool TOYOTA badge lettering dead center.

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  2. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:47 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Not working for me, maybe color match?
     
  3. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    garzanium

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    Hah, not color matching, wasnt the question. I went from a perfectly good color match to this and am way happier with black. Grillcraft was the question.
     
  4. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    ToucanV13

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    It'll look sweet
     
  5. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    two tone, black n gold nice...
     
  6. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:50 PM
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    05TacomaCO

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    have you thought about BHLM?
     
  7. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    2gtacoma

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    i have a desert sand taco too and after i did my satoshi grill i pondered leaving it black but i color matched it and it looks 100% better imo. heres mine
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    garzanium

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    Im not afraid to do many mods, have done quite a few, but BLHM scares me..have had too many older cars with fog in the light! Love the look, but I'll probably check out someone do it a mod day or something before I get around to it.
     
  9. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    Grillcraft is shiny black..Might not match your matte black??
     
  10. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:54 PM
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    Looks good...will look much better if you did BHLM.
     
  11. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    looks good the way it is.
     
  12. Apr 22, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    garzanium

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    Exactly the info I was looking for. Good call,didnt think about that one. thanks.
     
  13. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:13 PM
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    I like the way you have it but the truck is yours so do whatever makes you happy! :thumbsup:
     
  14. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    Why dont you go with grillcraft and spray it matte black to match it.
     
  15. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:26 PM
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  16. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:34 PM
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    Considering you went with the blacked out badges, I think your stock grill painted black with the gold painted logo looks perfect, but I think the colored keyed grill frame might look better with this set up. I think the black grill frame looks good as you stand right now, but without seeing it I vision the color keyed grill would look better overall with this set up IMO.


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  17. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:37 PM
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    dexterdog

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    It's the headlights that make it look off. You need the BHLM. Don't be afraid and just follow the instructions in the "Mods and Tutorials" section.
     
  18. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    JohnnyGato

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    Do the Grillcraft!!!
     
  19. Apr 22, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    THROUGHITALLDUDE

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    i think it looks sick the way it is do the BHLM and youll be looking even better
     
  20. Apr 22, 2010 at 9:35 PM
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    ETAV8R

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    I don't usually care for DSM but yours looks great. No need to change it.
     
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