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Paint Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bromagen25, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:00 PM
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    bromagen25

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    I was just wondering what you all think the best color is for wheeling as far as showing dirt, scratches, dents and so on.

    And also what color is you your Tacoma?

    Barcelona Red 4x4 2.7 2010
     
  2. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:04 PM
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    JLamb11

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    awful

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  3. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:09 PM
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    loaderman82

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    I had a silver 02 tacoma, and it was pretty good at not showing dirt. I work in a limestone quarry and my now black tacoma comes out looking white everyday! Black sucks for showing everthing!
     
  4. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:11 PM
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    DriverSound

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    I think the silver would hide the dirt, dents and scratches best
     
  5. Oct 26, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    mich3210

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    But it looks so nice when it's clean!
     
  6. Oct 26, 2010 at 7:02 PM
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    skistoy

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  7. Oct 26, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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    toyotatacomaTRD

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    Silver or White are the easiest to keep clean.. Black is by far the hardest. I have owned my last black vehicle...
     
  8. Oct 26, 2010 at 7:27 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    Opps!
    I thought he ment just the wheels - haha

    For the truck, there is no best color. everything shows when scratched or dirty.
     
  9. Oct 26, 2010 at 8:08 PM
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    cortez_a

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    My truck is pyrite sand mica and it almost always looks clean.
     
  10. Oct 26, 2010 at 8:16 PM
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    Black is the best when clean, but when does that ever happen!!:frusty:
     
  11. Oct 26, 2010 at 8:19 PM
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    S.B.

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    Silver is the best for hiding scratches and dirt.
     
  12. Oct 26, 2010 at 8:27 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    super white hands down. just check out my sig. my truck was filthy in that pic, but you cant even tell...
     
  13. Oct 26, 2010 at 8:33 PM
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    rbeezy

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    grey metallic is best!!
     
  14. Oct 26, 2010 at 9:00 PM
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    I used to buy only silver vehicles cause they always looked good. My 06 was silver. My 2010 is timberline and tho I love the color u really gotta keep on top of it to keep it looking good. This is my first dark color vehicle didn't realize the effort it takes :)
     
  15. Oct 26, 2010 at 9:07 PM
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    Silver... I used to wash my old silver Accord that was silver every couple of months and it always looked pretty clean. I wanted one of the BRM tacoma's but ended up getting a silver one because I didn't want to wait 2 months for another to come in.
     
  16. Oct 26, 2010 at 9:12 PM
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    X2
     
  17. Oct 26, 2010 at 9:21 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    man im suprised at all the silver votes. my buddy has a silver tundra and that thing alway looks like shit
     
  18. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:16 AM
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    crazyman

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    Does Plasti-Dip count as a mod ?
    Any color is going to show dirt / scratches etc. Darker colors show it more. It's all about contrast.
    Mine is MGM and shows almost every speck of dust and dirt. Almost as bad as black.
     
  19. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:33 AM
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    inouk

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    I had two silver cars and this color is the one that hides very well dent, scratches and dirt.

    My Tacoma is red and I realized that it takes effort to keep it clean :)
     
  20. Oct 27, 2010 at 4:39 AM
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    sadly, I've only put Husky Liners in it thus far - tend to blow all my cash on my bikes and guitars.
    Flat white or the metallic silver is best for hiding blemish/soil.........I've got the silver and it does very well between baths
     
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