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PreRunner bumper build...What color should it be powdercoated at the end?!

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by tacomacntry, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. Oct 27, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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    tacomacntry

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    Hey guys gettin in to buildin a prerunner bumper at a buddys shop in the next couple weeks...just some simple nothin wild..ill take pics as we begin...lookin for some ideas on color...i have a black extended cab...all one color no two tone...i was thinkin just black...or textured black...or maybe something wild like lime green..not sure though..shoot some ideas! lemme know! thanks!
     
  2. Oct 27, 2011 at 3:14 PM
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    black... or a gunmetal grey.
     
  3. Oct 27, 2011 at 3:22 PM
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    Black. I wired my turn signals into my parking lights, may save you some fab time.
     
  4. Oct 27, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    Easy to do also. Just take the bulb/wire assembly, woller out the hole in the corner light assembly, stick it in....done.
     
  5. Oct 27, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    woller out? LOL! it is an easy mod.:D
     
  6. Oct 27, 2011 at 3:38 PM
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    haha, only word I could think if :D

    One of these works well if you dont want to use a file (could take a while)

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Oct 28, 2011 at 6:16 AM
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    Yea sounds good..does your parking light still work? Or did u cut the wire
     
  8. Oct 28, 2011 at 8:45 AM
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    is that what they are called? I've always called them conical drill bits. They are expensive little suckers too.
     
  9. Oct 28, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    :rofl:
     
  10. Oct 28, 2011 at 8:54 AM
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    i say black.

    and woller is something my mom would/has used before.
     
  11. Oct 28, 2011 at 9:15 AM
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    +1..
     
  12. Oct 28, 2011 at 10:01 AM
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    :laughing::laugh: i've never heard of the word "woller", but i automatically knew what he meant as i was reading it, lol.

    op, i vote for matte black or a deep dark gray.
     
  13. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    yeaaa looks as though black would do well...or a gun metal grey! i kind like that...gotta find a pic of a black yota with a dark grey bumper
     
  14. Oct 28, 2011 at 3:42 PM
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    you mean like this? i'm not sure if it's painted, but the color is like a dark gray. this color combo never fails.

    caledrft2-1024.jpg
     
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    Parking lights work as normal but they blink when you use the turn signal.
     
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    Where'd you find that photo? lol
     
  17. Oct 28, 2011 at 4:54 PM
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    i like to save random pics of nice looking tacos. i think this was when i was searching for tube bumpers and the pic came up in one of the threads so i saved it. is it yours? it's a great shot. you can see the guy gesturing that he's #1, lol.
     
  18. Oct 28, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    Hah, It's not mine, but the guy is a local to here, truck is now own by member Yota 4.0 (that is if its the truck I think it is)
     
  19. Oct 28, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    yea thats a good lookin truck, and i do like the gray with the black truck...stilll not sure though...so many options.
     
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    that bumper is raw steel
     
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