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Plastic Chrome grill?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by MikeyD, Aug 28, 2009.

  1. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:22 PM
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    MikeyD

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    Im considering painting the chrome around my grill black. I have a 2007 white tacoma. Do you guys think this will look bad? I already have some grillcraft mesh on. If anyone has done this can i see some pictures. Thanks Mike
     
  2. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:23 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    I would paint it white to color match the truck. I think I have seen black on white before and it wasn't very impressive. But thats just my style I guess.:cool:
     
  3. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:25 PM
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    MikeyD

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    The only reason i wanted to do it black is because i didnt think i could colormatch the paint perfect.
     
  4. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    My satoshi grill isn't color matched exactly either. Its hard to tell the difference, but from up-close, you can see the change. You can buy some spray cans of Toyota OEM paint on ebay. Thats where I got a couple cans of mine and painted my eyebrows. Pretty good match! Not perfect but it will never be the "exact" same.:cool:
     
  5. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:29 PM
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    MikeyD

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    Thanks for the info. Good to know
     
  6. Aug 28, 2009 at 3:33 PM
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    Yeah no problem. But good luck either way you decide on going.;)
     
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