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My new teeth project

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Carone, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:15 PM
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    Carone

    Carone [OP] Well-Known Member

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    LOOK HERE!!! 02 TRD xtra cab v6 4x4 white
    Look at my Build
    Ive been slowly working on my new grille.
    Im going to paint it white to match the truck and im putting in a black mx Grillcraft grille.
    Here is the progress so far
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    masked ready to cut

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    cut and cleaned up

    Now im not sure what emblem to put on

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    option 1

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    still option 1 toyota bottem right

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    option 2 Lexus bottem right

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    option 3 Lexus centered

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    option 4 Big ass lexus L

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    option 5 tacoma centered

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    option 6 Black Chrome trd bottem right


    My grille still needs to be painted white hopfully this week. Black mesh is staying. Painting grille and clear corners trim.
     
  2. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:17 PM
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    Brunes

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    Why would you put a Lexus symbol on it?? The Small Tacoma looks pretty good.
     
  3. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    eordonez

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    Its looking good man, grill is coming out nicely done, but i wouldn't put a Lexus badge on a Toyota vehicle, Its like putting Chinese decals on a German car.... but that's just me...keep on the good work
     
  4. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:18 PM
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    NumNutz

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    The lexus symbol is kind of cute but I like option 1 the most.
     
  5. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    eordonez

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    Oh and i like the small Toyota emblem on the lower corner
     
  6. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:19 PM
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    Delmarva

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    Toyota script... no lexus...
     
  7. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:20 PM
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    DanGer

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    The fact that it just got called cute means you should veto it if you are going for manly
     
  8. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:21 PM
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    Jester243

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    small toyota in the lower corner and what's with the Lexus stuff?
     
  9. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:25 PM
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    tacoma centered looks cool imo
     
  10. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:26 PM
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    First off i put the lexus badge on because i had them lying around. and a chinese decal on a greman car is nothing like that. It like putting and Acura emblem on your honda, and although you may dislike it does make since.
    My other option is a throw back "toyota" emblem off a cruiser or somthing but i cant find one i like.
     
  11. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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    I get the lexus/Toyota and Acura/Honda however it still does not make sence to me on the truck.
     
  12. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    Yeah, sorry it wasn't meant like that....it was a exaggerated comparison just to make a point....

    Id say go for the Toyota emblem, i think it looks kick ass on the grille...
     
  13. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:42 PM
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    brianr

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    x2 I wouldn't put anything Lexus on it.
     
  14. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:51 PM
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    Tacoma for sure, I haven't seen that before.
     
  15. Feb 10, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    pittim

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    def do tacoma in the bottom right.


    and people most often put honda badges on acura's to go for the "jdm" look. not acura badges on hondas.
     
  16. Feb 10, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    I like option 1-B, the larger of the 2 Toyota emblems. Whatever you decide, it's going to look great!
     
  17. Feb 10, 2009 at 5:06 PM
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  19. Feb 10, 2009 at 5:32 PM
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    i get the lexus thing
    but no ..... not on a taco any way
    i wpuld go with the toyota in the corner like u have but with he older toyota symbol in the middle of te grille


    and for those who dont know what the older toyota symbol is heres a pic

    79-83 toyota symbol.jpg
     
  20. Feb 10, 2009 at 5:40 PM
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    i vote no emblem at all.
     
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