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Sell my chrome tube steps and bull bar and get black?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Orion, Jun 10, 2010.

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Keep chrome steps and bar or change to black?

Poll closed Jul 10, 2010.
  1. Keep it as is looks good....

    7 vote(s)
    12.3%
  2. Sell that chrome and get black...

    50 vote(s)
    87.7%
  1. Jun 10, 2010 at 5:25 PM
    #1
    Orion

    Orion [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I bought my 2009 Tacoma TRD DC with the EFX tube steps and bull bar on. I put on the roof rack and now I am considering going all black by selling the chrome stuff and getting black.

    Not sure what I will do with the wheels but not in the market to change them right now....

    What say you??????

    Think it looks good as is or change to black??

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  2. Jun 10, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    Black......

    I have a Speedway Blue Sport, so for me, the choice was easy. Black, since there's no other chrome on the truck.

    Leave the wheels they way they are, but I'm not a fan of black wheels.....
     
  3. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    Vraptor

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    Black for sure!
     
  4. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    I saw ditch them both and save the money for something else!
     
  5. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Just say No to bull bars , looks like your truck got a chrome Dirty Sanchez
     
  6. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    waynesworld

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    i would take that bull bar off and raise the front end up 2inch 4 now:cool:
     
  7. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    CopDoctor

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    got a black bull bar if you want it. shipping from colorado will be outrageous but your call
     
  8. Jun 10, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    memario1214

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  9. Jun 10, 2010 at 7:46 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    Personally I hate both... would rather have something functional (sliders and a real front bumper like AllPro, CBI, ect). However if you like them but want them black.... probably cheaper to just get them powercoated...

    Note: I voted sell and get black even though I say powder coat here cause.... chrome is horribad and that was the only other option ;p
     
  10. Jun 10, 2010 at 7:52 PM
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    subtleshift

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    x2 for getting um powder coated...

    why waist more money?
     
  11. Jun 10, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    Leadgolem

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    If your budget's tight then you could black them out with a can of bed liner and some sandpaper...
     
  12. Jun 11, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    bdwsrjoe

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    go with black n-fab nerf steps and ditch the bull bar
     
  13. Jun 11, 2010 at 3:54 PM
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    BlueSteel

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    I agree, ditch the chrome steps and get N-Fab or Predator steps in black. I am not a huge fan of chrome bull bars either, they take away the cool lines of the truck.
     
  14. Jun 11, 2010 at 3:59 PM
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    bdwsrjoe

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  15. Jun 11, 2010 at 4:14 PM
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    tinker_troy

    tinker_troy Wo die weißen Frauen an?

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  16. Jun 14, 2010 at 10:05 PM
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    Bullzi511Tacoma06

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    Black! And ditch that sport scoop hood and get a regular one. In fact, if you want to swap with me, I'd more than willing to make the sacrifice. :p:cool:
     
  17. Jun 15, 2010 at 7:30 AM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    Chrome does have a 'flea-market' feel to it:

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    Currently:

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  18. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    Orion

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    Anybody around RI, southern MA or eastern CT that want to buy my chrome steps and bull/brush bar so I can get black??
     
  19. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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    SaltySteve

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    Well put. Black
     
  20. Jun 18, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    I's not so much that the bull bar is chrome or black , it's just that there is one on there at all . Not a bull bar fan at all , they make the truck look like it's riding a toboggan.
     
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