1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Opinion on my emblem.

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ChrisYoTaCoMa, Nov 11, 2009.

?

Grille Yota emblem color

Poll closed Dec 11, 2009.
  1. Leave it black?

    31 vote(s)
    33.0%
  2. Paint it white?

    63 vote(s)
    67.0%
  1. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:31 PM
    #1
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Should I leave my grille emblem black, or paint it white like the body???

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:34 PM
    #2
    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit Dennis = sinneD

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2008
    Member:
    #7060
    Messages:
    653
    Gender:
    Male
    American Canyon, California
    Vehicle:
    01 Taco 3.4L 5spd TRD
    K&N CAI, HUSKY LINERS, LOW PRO TOOL BOX, GRAY WIRE MOD, OPTIMA RED TOP, GOODRIDGE STEEL BRAKE LINES, FAB TECH LIFT,
    i say white, to offset the black.....
     
  3. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:35 PM
    #3
    cole47

    cole47 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2008
    Member:
    #10400
    Messages:
    1,126
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Cole
    Hickory NC
    Vehicle:
    Ray of Sunshine
    lift, wheels, tires
    no lie man...always loved your truck....done a awesome job with it
     
  4. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:35 PM
    #4
    Hoot

    Hoot As i was sayi...... oooh shiny

    Joined:
    Nov 9, 2009
    Member:
    #25642
    Messages:
    28
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Houston
    Ga
    Vehicle:
    Soon-to-have
    Lookin for a tacoma!!
    i say go white. like above... offset the black a tad. you can always change it back if you dont like it
     
  5. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:41 PM
    #5
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Thanks bro... I appreciate it. Slowly buy surely I am getting to where I want it.
     
  6. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:46 PM
    #6
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    I have been leaning towards doing the white to add contrast in the front. Thanks guys, I am going to do it tomorrow after work and see how it looks. I will add pics when I get it on there.
     
  7. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:50 PM
    #7
    moto932

    moto932 What's the matter, Colonel Sandurz? CHICKEN?

    Joined:
    Apr 9, 2009
    Member:
    #15770
    Messages:
    3,236
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Eric
    Dayton, Ohio
    Vehicle:
    04 TRD Off Road SR5 Impulse Red
    5100's @ 1.25", Scangaugae II, deck plate mod w/AFE Pro Dry S filter, grey wire mod, alarm mod, defrost w/o compressor mod, de-badged, 17" sport wheels powder coated black, 1" B.O.R.A. wheel spacers, 265/70/17 Cooper Zeon LTZ's, sockmonkey beside decals.
    x2
     
  8. Nov 11, 2009 at 5:58 PM
    #8
    Mr.Fahrenheit

    Mr.Fahrenheit Dennis = sinneD

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2008
    Member:
    #7060
    Messages:
    653
    Gender:
    Male
    American Canyon, California
    Vehicle:
    01 Taco 3.4L 5spd TRD
    K&N CAI, HUSKY LINERS, LOW PRO TOOL BOX, GRAY WIRE MOD, OPTIMA RED TOP, GOODRIDGE STEEL BRAKE LINES, FAB TECH LIFT,
  9. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:16 PM
    #9
    kg4ghn

    kg4ghn Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2009
    Member:
    #25149
    Messages:
    136
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    GA
    Vehicle:
    02 PreRunner DblCab SR5
    Nerf bars, JVC CD player
    Where's the option to paint the rest of the truck black to match the front?

    Thats what I want to do to mine eventually...
     
  10. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:22 PM
    #10
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    I am going to paint it hunter green satin, satin black, or pure white.
     
  11. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:25 PM
    #11
    kg4ghn

    kg4ghn Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2009
    Member:
    #25149
    Messages:
    136
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Mike
    GA
    Vehicle:
    02 PreRunner DblCab SR5
    Nerf bars, JVC CD player
    I love the look of a blacked out truck. Satin black would be badass.
     
  12. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:35 PM
    #12
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Yep, and it will save $$$ on wax...LOL

    I saw a Dodge charger with satin black paint, black wheels, black tint. it looked like a frickin stealth bomber. I liked the satin finish and pictured my truck with it, yeah, it will look sweet.
     
  13. Nov 11, 2009 at 6:46 PM
    #13
    gupster88

    gupster88 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    May 2, 2009
    Member:
    #16692
    Messages:
    3,791
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Brett
    Almost Heaven
    Vehicle:
    '17 Inferno DCSB O/R
    STOCK 4 NOW
    i say paint it white to kinda stick out of the black front end while matching the truck
     
  14. Nov 11, 2009 at 7:01 PM
    #14
    Cars0n`

    Cars0n` Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 8, 2008
    Member:
    #9091
    Messages:
    1,430
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Carson
    Edmonton AB
    Vehicle:
    07 2wd access cab base.
    Kenwood DDX-512 Deck, Boston Acoustics G5 Sub in Ported Bassworx Box, Kenwood eXcelon KAC-X10D Amp, Sirius Satellite Radio, Magellan GPS, DDM 55w bi-xenon headlights, 2 HID Hella 500ff's mounted behind grill, 4 pc ebay Billet grill, Fog Lights (my truck didnt have them stock), Pioneer Speakers 6x9's(front) 6.5's(rear) AFE Cold Air Intake, Hose Clamp Mod, Tailgate Strengthen Mod, Removed Gay Mud Flaps, De-Badged, BHLM, 245/45/20 on velocity wheels. VW865a, Extra D Rings In Box, OEM Cruise Added Optima Red Top Battery
    just did a quick photoshop and it looks better white imo.
     
  15. Nov 11, 2009 at 7:04 PM
    #15
    ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

    Joined:
    May 13, 2009
    Member:
    #17177
    Messages:
    17,826
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Scott
    AZ
    Vehicle:
    2005 TRD DCSB
    I think it'd look mean white but thats just my 0.02 :)
     
  16. Nov 11, 2009 at 7:16 PM
    #16
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Here is what I came up with using crappy microsoft paint a minute ago. Yeah, i am painting it tomorrow...

    [​IMG]
     
  17. Nov 11, 2009 at 8:47 PM
    #17
    higherlux

    higherlux Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 5, 2008
    Member:
    #11307
    Messages:
    6,938
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Blake
    middle of S.C.
    Vehicle:
    1998 tacoma 2.7l 4wd/1986 POS
    Mall crawler status
  18. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:58 AM
    #18
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Jealous of my bumper? LOL Why is that? There is about 8 coats of satin paint on there, lot's of prep. And I painted it in May, so it holds up excellent. 6 months no chipping, or discoloration.
     
  19. Nov 12, 2009 at 4:59 AM
    #19
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Well y'all, I painted it white this morning before work, I am going to let it dry most of the day, then I will put it back together and post a pic later.
     
  20. Nov 12, 2009 at 5:00 AM
    #20
    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa [OP] Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

    Joined:
    May 31, 2009
    Member:
    #17828
    Messages:
    581
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Chris
    Estero, Floriduh
    Vehicle:
    00 Taco 4x4 Ex cab 2.7 sr5 AT
    New Pioneer stereo, and all 4 speakers with Infinity components. Sirius satellite radio. Deckplate mod done. Door buzzer silenced forever thank God, tinted windows, vent visors, hood protector(bug guard), ceramic pads and new rotors, dechromed EVERYTHING. 2" Lift front 3" rear. Skyjacker AAL's and replacement leafs(and front spacers) from Fatbobsgarage.com. Skyjacker 7000 Hydro rear shocks, those Bilstein 5100 fronts are coming soon!
    Yep, you won!!!:thumbsup:
     
To Top