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Poll: Debadge or Paint?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by stevomac59, May 7, 2009.

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Debadge or Paint?

  1. Paint Black

    46 vote(s)
    24.1%
  2. Debadge

    102 vote(s)
    53.4%
  3. Leave as is

    43 vote(s)
    22.5%
  1. May 7, 2009 at 8:53 AM
    #1
    stevomac59

    stevomac59 [OP] Is mod CraZy...

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    I already took off the sr5, v6, and Toyota badges from the tailgate. Should I paint the remaining ones black, or should I just take them off. Or leave as is.


    thanks in advance!:D
     
  2. May 7, 2009 at 8:56 AM
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    BSPDX

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    I like the debadge... but, the black out is nice too!
     
  3. May 7, 2009 at 9:09 AM
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    SoCal Tom

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    I think the Tacoma looks great without all the badges.
     
  4. May 7, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    sonjason

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    I painted mine black, then eventually de-badged. Looks cleaner de-badged IMO.
     
  5. May 7, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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    jonny

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    another useless poll.....
    lol
    do what makes YOU happy
    i would say debadge and leave it steve :thumbsup:
     
  6. May 7, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Since you got a black Tacoma, I would de-badge it bro!!!;)
     
  7. May 7, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    TEX357

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    Debadge
     
  8. May 7, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    Outlaw

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    I like black and I like Chrome. Day i bought my truck I took off TRD stickers, dealer stickers etc. Was thinking about debadging...
    Then I bought a sockmonkey decal, and not sure what i like or what I want to do now.
    i like the fact the only place left to identify the truck is the emblem in the grill if you debadge.
    Now I am thinking about trading in for a new truck, so maybe shouldnt mess with the badges. I cant decide anything:confused::confused:
    I say take a look at pictures of trucks on the site and see what you like best.
     
  9. May 7, 2009 at 3:01 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    i want to take off the badges then make it say "TOYCOMA" and put it under the tailgate handle
     
  10. May 7, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    stevomac59

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    After taking in all your opinions...I made mine say AMOCAT

    haha just kiddin'

    I ended up debadging it.. it does look A LOT cleaner for some reason

    Thanks everybody!
     
  11. May 7, 2009 at 3:10 PM
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    ClemsonTacoma

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    :worthless:
    Now you have to put up pics
     
  12. May 7, 2009 at 3:15 PM
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    stevomac59

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    Haha, I will, As soon as I clean it first....it's tooooo dirty with toooo many fingerprints! haha
     
  13. May 7, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    stevomac59

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    JAYE!!!!???!! I haven't seen a post from you in FOREVERRRR!!!
     
  14. May 7, 2009 at 3:40 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah it looks way cleaner!!! When I de-badged mine to re-paint them black, I almost left the badges off but just had to put them back on after I painted them. De-badged does look way cleaner somehow though!;)
     
  15. May 11, 2009 at 6:55 AM
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    Rocketball

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    IMO it really depends on the color of the truck. Some look better debaged, some look better painted black. Having a Sport model also can be a factor.

    I painted mine black last week. They look awesome on my Speedway Blue truck. They were the last bits of chrome left on my truck, so they had to go black.

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  16. May 11, 2009 at 8:18 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah I agree with you on the color truck you have. SWB looks real good with the black emblems.
     
  17. May 11, 2009 at 8:48 AM
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    badguybuster

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    I guess with a black truck, debadged is better. I mean, hell, you won't really notice black badges anyway.
     
  18. May 11, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    Rocketball

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    True, but for a black truck, you could do a color that compliments the wheels, accessories, or interior.
     
  19. May 11, 2009 at 8:55 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Yeah I fully agree with this one. Black looks better de-badged for sure! Unless you got a black/chrome themed truck.;)
     
  20. May 12, 2009 at 4:38 PM
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    Rip them off, make them guess what it is.....
     
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