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Paint or vinyl?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by Special_K, Apr 29, 2011.

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Paint or vinyl the fenders?

Poll closed May 29, 2011.
  1. Paint front fenders to match truck

    10 vote(s)
    71.4%
  2. Flat black vinyl front and rear fenders

    4 vote(s)
    28.6%
  1. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:23 PM
    #1
    Special_K

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    I slapped the fenders on last week to see how they fit...should I paint the fenders to match the rest of the truck or do a flat black vinyl over and flat black vinyl on the rear fenders (not the bedsides) as well?

    The flat black would blend with the tires and the bumpers, plus the fenders will likely get scratched up anyway and doing vinyl will cost less than paint. Not sure if it would be enough contrast or just look plain ghetto...

    This is how it looks right now, LT kit's getting installed in the next couple weeks so I'll only have it looking goofy for a bit longer:

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:26 PM
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    pudge151

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    plasti dip
     
  3. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    they are just going to get chipped and scratched anyways... go with whatever is cheapest.

    you could rattle can them a gloss black... i think the flat black vinyl and gloss paint of the rest of the truck would look weird
     
  4. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    Spray can....and keep a can in the bed for touch ups!
     
  5. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:33 PM
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    hmmm yeah might just go the spray/plasti dip route
     
  6. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    Paint! You want your $35,000+ vehicle to look good don't you?
     
  7. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    well i mean even if i plasti dipped it, i could always go back and do paint match if it really looked that shitty
     
  8. Apr 29, 2011 at 5:49 PM
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    BUHAHAHA I was going to say that but it could be a good option for you. Oh and YOU SUCK EDDIE...That is all.
     
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    man i hate you
     
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