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Need Opinions on my grill!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Ragin, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    Ragin

    Ragin [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I just did the black headlight mod and I was wondering if I should:

    1) color match the chrome around my grill to the vehicle color

    or

    2) paint it gloss black like I did the lights?

    or

    3) leave it like it is...

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:28 PM
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    uood8

    uood8 If You Search...You Shall Find.

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    vehicle color
     
  3. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:31 PM
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    MUDFISH

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    Gloss black might look nice, see if you can get it photoshopped to see how it would look...
     
  4. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 Poodoo

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    I'd like to see that in person. I don't have a sugestion. lol.
     
  5. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:36 PM
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    Burgman

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    ive seen the black and id say do it if ur going to do something else black to tie it together or it looks a little out of place, a good color match always looks good
     
  6. Jul 5, 2009 at 4:59 PM
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    neontrail

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  7. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:03 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    black and do the bottom lip thing with the black Sockmonkey vinal
     
  8. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:10 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    I agree w/ ^
     
  9. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:18 PM
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    nasty ned

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    looks awesome leave as is. too many people around here don't like chrome
     
  10. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:20 PM
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    AR_Taco

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    Here's what gloss black looks like, I hated it so I'm back to chrome.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Jul 5, 2009 at 5:47 PM
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    GoBlueFan

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    either color matched or chrome. It'd look like azz black IMO.
     
  12. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    elevin

    elevin Habitual line-stepper

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    I like it the way it is....but if you had to change it go silver...
     
  13. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    Taos1

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    Color match.
     
  14. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:34 PM
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    Burgman

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    makes it look like a doggy, just need some ears hanging off the side
     
  15. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:45 PM
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    jdkeller

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    colormatch. mine is the exact same minus the lights behind the grill. I will be colormatching mine.
     
  16. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:48 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    Color matched might be cool but you'll have to remove all that chrome coating 1st and I heard its a bitch...Black looks really stockish IMO
     
  17. Jul 5, 2009 at 6:56 PM
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    Ragin

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    Thanks for the opinions guys, I think I'm gonna leave it the way it is for now...when I have a lil extra money for paint I'll get my friend to color match it one day. I thought about just trying out the black since I have a can of spray left over but if it doesn't look good, I'm not drivin around with that shit lookin weird.....sooo I'm not.
     
  18. Jul 5, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    bb609

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    Leave the grill alone and paint the middle of the lower bumper black...or vinyl. $.02 deposited...
     
  19. Jul 5, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Color match if you make any changes at all... it looks pretty good as it is, IMO.
     
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