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Rebadged tailgate...

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by MT_mudflaps, Oct 26, 2008.

  1. Oct 26, 2008 at 6:59 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    I decided to share this with ya'll because .... well, I haven't seen anybody do this as yet. :eek:

    I de-badged the tailgate on my '06 completely and then got a 1st Gen. "TOYOTA" badge from one of the local dealers and put it on the 'gate by itself. I think it looks rather classy -- kind of a tribute to tailgates past. :rolleyes:

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  2. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:02 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    looks good to me bro.....a for originality!!:D
     
  3. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:04 PM
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    HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    That looks super sharp!

    Me believes you just answered my question to "what am I gonna put there after I screw up the badges on there now"!

    And I could paint it black before I stuck it on. Bonus!
     
  4. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:06 PM
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    MsTRD

    MsTRD hell yes i love my truck

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    that looks really nice, good job!
     
  5. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:09 PM
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    Taco969

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    Very clean, I really like that!
     
  6. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:11 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    very nice. Takes me back to the day when 'trucks' had nothing but the manufacturing name on the tailgate right smack dab in the middle. Fine job dude!:)
     
  7. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:13 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    hey man....i like your user title under your avatar too.............im right there with ya!!:D
     
  8. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:25 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    Thanks ya'll!

    and...

    that's exactly what I was thinking of when I did it!
     
  9. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:30 PM
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    hoosiertaco

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    right on:thumbsup:
     
  10. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:40 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    My favorite tailgate is still the one they had before it was all smoothed out. 3/4 was recessed and TOYOTA was in really big letters right in the middle.

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    I also like the grill before they started with the Toyota logo - when it just said TOYOTA. Kinda like the FJ is now, only better... :)

    Like this one, only not beat to shit.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Oct 26, 2008 at 7:43 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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    that looks really good!! :thumbsup:


    i would paint it black but thats juss the look im going for.
     
  12. Oct 26, 2008 at 8:02 PM
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    MT_mudflaps

    MT_mudflaps [OP] Just playin' on the runways

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    Ha! I caught myself staring at a co-worker's FJ a while back thinking along the same lines.
     
  13. Oct 26, 2008 at 9:12 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    i was thinking of getting some big vinyl letters cut to look something like that old school yota across the tailgate too
     
  14. Oct 26, 2008 at 9:15 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Do it and send pictures. That will tell me how it will look before I do it...... :)
     
  15. Oct 26, 2008 at 9:19 PM
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    I thought this looked pretty cool also.. I gave my friend my BSP tacoma badge and this what he did with it..

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  16. Oct 26, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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    wat?
    that looks VERY clean....A+++
     
  17. Oct 26, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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    LonghornTaco Can you pass the bailout please?

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    That's pretty nice looking!
     
  18. Oct 26, 2008 at 10:39 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Looks great!
     
  19. Oct 27, 2008 at 5:03 AM
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    This is some of sockmonkey's work (not my truck though)

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  20. Oct 27, 2008 at 6:42 AM
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    That is so old school..... I like it :thumbsup:
     
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