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Nissan SuperCharged Badging - Stupid?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SManZ, May 24, 2010.

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What do you think of the emblem/decal idea?

Poll closed Jun 23, 2010.
  1. Do both

    7 vote(s)
    6.3%
  2. Emblem in the grille is ok, decal on the bedside isn't

    21 vote(s)
    18.9%
  3. Decal on the bedside is ok, emblem on the grille isn't

    8 vote(s)
    7.2%
  4. The text is Nissan branded - don't do it.

    75 vote(s)
    67.6%
  1. May 24, 2010 at 7:48 PM
    #1
    SManZ

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    Looking for your opinion!

    I'm going to do the Satoshi mod soon and the TRD S/C is supposed to be delivered tomorrow :)

    I'm thinking of getting the SuperCharged emblems off a prior gen Nissan Frontier. The emblem would go in the lower corner of the Satoshi grill iwth a TRD logo. For the decal I would cut '4x4' off the sticker and put the SuperCharged decal under the TRD Sport decal on my bedside.

    One thing I worry about is whether or not the text is generic or instantly recognizable as Nissan. I'm a bad judge because I obsessed over the supercharged Frontier when it came out so I know it when I see it.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. May 24, 2010 at 7:49 PM
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    jandrews

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    Do not want.

    Sleeper is always better. If someone asks what's under the hood, tell 'em they're just going to have to find out the hard way. The warble from the engine bay should tell them all they need to know anyway.

    The only decal I would add is a TRD badge on the grille.
     
  3. May 24, 2010 at 7:51 PM
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    k20me

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    My opinion: Don't do it, and don't use the ones that come with the S/C either. They're pretty tacky.
     
  4. May 24, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    blkcoma32

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    not a fan of either, looks kinda tacky but then again it is from a nissan! but hey man it's your truck!
     
  5. May 24, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    98_Mud_bug

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    i like it.. my buddy has a cobalt ss with the supercharger on it and his tag first tag said screamer and now it says v8 bait. i think it will look good..
     
  6. May 24, 2010 at 7:57 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Do what you want! It's your ride! ---- IMO I would go without... Like a previous post - sleeper is better!:D
     
  7. May 24, 2010 at 8:00 PM
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    ktmrider

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    Im completely debadged
     
  8. May 24, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    High-Gear

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    I've kicked around the idea of having SockMonkey make a TRD sticker for the back with Supercharged incorporated, but now I'm thinking about de-badging all together. Try it out and see if you like it, just make it so you can change it later if your tastes change.
     
  9. May 24, 2010 at 8:07 PM
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    SManZ

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    This is the one that comes with it right? Cuz yeah, thats pretty disgusting.

    [​IMG]
     
  10. May 24, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    epa4wd

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    Get Sock Monkey to do you a set of New TRD bed decals with Supercharged added.
     
  11. May 24, 2010 at 9:22 PM
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    To each is own I suppose!:D
     
  12. May 24, 2010 at 9:27 PM
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    i think you should get the one from the honda elements that are supercharged, its just a "SC" and it looks slick
     
  13. May 24, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Leave it clean...don't put any decals on it..except a TRD one when you finish the Satoshi
     
  14. May 24, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    Why would you want anything from a Nissan on your Taco? Blasphemy!
     
  15. May 24, 2010 at 9:51 PM
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    SC4333

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  16. May 24, 2010 at 10:09 PM
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  17. May 24, 2010 at 10:13 PM
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    just having a supercharger would be b.a.

    let em find out the right way :cool:
     
  18. May 25, 2010 at 3:52 AM
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    SManZ

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    Sounds like you all are definitely fans of the subtle :)

    After looking around, I think I'm going to scrap the Frontier badging idea. I'm going to figure out what to do w/ the grille and go from there :)
     
  19. May 25, 2010 at 5:00 AM
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  20. May 25, 2010 at 6:51 AM
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