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Pinstripe - Yes or No?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Chad, Jan 15, 2010.

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Take pinstripe off, or leave it on?

Poll closed Mar 16, 2010.
  1. Leave it On!

    22 vote(s)
    12.5%
  2. Take it Off!

    154 vote(s)
    87.5%
  1. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:43 PM
    #1
    Chad

    Chad [OP] Rand Paul 2016

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    I'm debating on if I should take my pinstripe off. If I decide to take it off, what exactly would be the process of removing it. Just use the same process you would use to remove the TRD stickers, with the hair dryer and the goo-gone?
     
  2. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    jandrews

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    Jesus fucking christ off.

    No offense. I just think it needlessly complicates exteriors.

    I would imagine the process is similar to the TRD stickers. Heat and thumbnail. Would wait until summer.
     
  3. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    moto932

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

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    i took mine off, and yes use the same process.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:53 PM
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    Chad

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    Well I was planning on taking it off this weekend, just wasn't sure the exact process.
     
  5. Jan 15, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Here's a summary of the day I got my tacoma.
    1. Picked it up at dealership
    2. Drove 20 minutes home
    3. Removed pinstripe
    4. Continued on with my life.

    Didn't need heat. Just fingernail, and then waxed the area afterward.
     
  6. Jan 15, 2010 at 8:39 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    I thought we were talking about Desert pin stripes :laugh:

    Sorry :eek:

    I accidently voted leave em on :anonymous:
     
  7. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:10 PM
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    amaes

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    x2:anonymous:
     
  8. Jan 15, 2010 at 9:11 PM
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    NorthXNorthwest

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    Be different, put another one on.
    Fight the power man, if you like it go for it.

    Have Sock Monkey make you a custom one, post pics and everyone will want one too.! :)
     
  9. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:11 PM
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    :rofl: +1 :)
     
  10. Jan 15, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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    No pinstripes!!! Take them off or don't put them on!!!
     
  11. Jan 16, 2010 at 12:32 AM
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    sincitytaco

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    not only NO, but HELL FUCKING NO. That is terrible having that.
     
  12. Jan 16, 2010 at 1:08 AM
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    No pinstripes unless you're going old style and if so you might want want to try a vinal roof too, haha. I voted NO WAY!
     
  13. Jan 16, 2010 at 4:55 AM
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    took mine off two weeks ago......i used a "3m eraser" easy as hell. hooked it on my air powered drill and off it went....best $25 ive spent on the taco
     
  14. Jan 16, 2010 at 5:02 AM
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    If left on to long the paint can be slightly different color due to fade....
     
  15. Jan 16, 2010 at 5:21 AM
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    Yankees pinstripes= True! Pinstripes on your p/u= Not!

    Downloads (30).jpg
     
  16. Jan 16, 2010 at 6:22 AM
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    me too:anonymous:
     
  17. Jan 16, 2010 at 6:37 AM
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    Its got just under 5000 miles on it. Should be alright. Was parked in a garage the whole time.
     
  18. Jan 16, 2010 at 6:46 AM
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    Fortunately, mine did not come with them. I only had to remove the dealership advertisements and mud flaps on day#1.
     
  19. Jan 16, 2010 at 7:02 AM
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    i left mine on. it's really subtle and i think it looks pretty sharp.
     
  20. Jan 16, 2010 at 7:11 AM
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    What gets me is I specifically told them when ordering that I did not want one, but you know how stealerships are :rolleyes:
     
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