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Racing stripes on a Taco?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Meteorasc32, Nov 7, 2010.

  1. Nov 7, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    Meteorasc32

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    I've been looking for something new to do with the exterior cosmetics on my 08 EC Taco. I was looking into getting socked and getting the retro stripes and that made me wonder if some racing type stripes would look good on a Tacoma. Opinions? or even better pics?
     
  2. Nov 7, 2010 at 8:56 PM
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    kessler89

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  3. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:05 PM
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    Do it then show pics pleaseeee!
    :D
     
  4. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    Plus I heard they increase horsepower so do it!
     
  5. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:06 PM
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    I've seen it, yellow on sport blue. Made me puke in my mouth.
     
  6. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:09 PM
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    colinb17

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    :smack: don't do it.
     
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    Don't do it or everyone on here will make fun of you.
     
  9. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    Hey, it's YOUR truck.
    If you like it, do it!
    Nobody on here is paying the notes for you.
    Personally, I think the retro stripes are better looking, but that just my opinion.
     
  10. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:28 PM
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    I say do it.
     
  11. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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    Race stripes= GAY


    I will have to :smack: if you get racing stripes.:D
     
  12. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    If you do end up doing it, make sure you drop a 1.8 liter V-TEC in it first..
     
  13. Nov 7, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    I have seen one in person, it was blue with grey stripes. It looked stupid. Don't do it... but if you do... post pics. :D
     
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    On an xrunner, maybe. But since you're a prerunner, I say no.
     
  15. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:00 PM
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    If I was worried about HP I would put blue ground markers on. +5HP a marker. Duh.:)
     
  17. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:04 PM
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    ya, then put a wing on it and a rumble bee sticker lol jk
    I found a pick of and x runner

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    In my opinion, if your not a street rod dont do it, but if you do, do complementing colors like that one above minimal contrast looks good imo
     
  18. Nov 7, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    Yeah I think the only way I would ever do it (although I never will) would be to do a matte black on gloss black. Racing stripes on anything but a high end sports car, or a race car just kind of screams cheese. But everyone has their own tastes.
     
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