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painting your grill..yes or no

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tmalley93, Mar 22, 2012.

  1. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:05 AM
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    tmalley93

    tmalley93 [OP] Member

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    im looking into painting my chrome grill black..if so, should i paint the black plastic as well..opinions please.
     
  2. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:07 AM
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    jpoole03taco

    jpoole03taco Well-Known Member

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    I'm doing mine soon. So I say yes!
     
  3. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:09 AM
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    rhion82

    rhion82 El Duderino

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    I'm thinking about doing the same. Idk if I want to color match it or paint it black. I just painted my grille black.
    [​IMG]
     
  4. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:10 AM
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    evh5150

    evh5150 Well-Known Member

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    Color match it, and then get a Grill craft insert with some Hella's behind it
     
  5. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:30 AM
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    tmalley93

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    im thinking about color matching mine to the black of my truck..what about the black plastic ?
     
  6. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:34 AM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    Just bought this colormatch black grille. Dont think i could have painted it to look like this.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    easyeatlanta

    easyeatlanta Artificial Intelligence beats natural stupidity

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    i painted mine was chrome see sig
     
  8. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:35 AM
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    mcdowell

    mcdowell My name is Mudd

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    Oh yeah part number is 53100-04450-C1. The C1 is the code for black.
     
  9. Mar 22, 2012 at 7:40 AM
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    tmalley93

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    thanks guys.
     
  10. Mar 22, 2012 at 8:12 AM
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    GTABurnout

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    Icons, TRD Supercharger, TRD Exhaust, TRD Intake
    I painted my black untill I can get it color matched....
    [​IMG]
     
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