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Should I Blackout My Badges? Pic

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Landon54, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. Sep 20, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    Landon54

    Landon54 [OP] Canadian Eh

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    Wondering if I should blackout the badges (including the front grill logo) or leave them chrome. What do you guys think?

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  2. Sep 20, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    MyYota05

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    I think it looks good any way you have them, I am thinking the same thing as well. :D
     
  3. Sep 20, 2010 at 1:58 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    I painted the center grill black, but left the emblem chrome
     
  4. Sep 20, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    Blue

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    black would look good IMO
     
  5. Sep 20, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    mannyc

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    You should black it out. I'm popping my tacoworld cherry right now. What is everyone using to black them out? Is there a how to thread anywhere?
     
  6. Sep 20, 2010 at 2:44 PM
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    doubletaco

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  7. Sep 20, 2010 at 2:45 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    blackout.....ftw!!
     
  8. Sep 20, 2010 at 2:47 PM
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    rex99

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    i think you should do whatever YOU want with them...its YOUR truck...
     
  9. Sep 20, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    jtav2002

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    Debadge, and paint the front emblem black.
     
  10. Sep 20, 2010 at 3:23 PM
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    THXEY

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    bag it and throw some 22's on that bitch
     
  11. Sep 20, 2010 at 3:40 PM
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    AlaskaTacoma

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    With a silver Tacoma I think that it would match well, either way chrome or black it still looks good.[​IMG]
     
  12. Sep 20, 2010 at 4:09 PM
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    Priddle

    Priddle And now for something completely different....

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    I have a Desert Sand Mica Tacoma. Painting all the chrome black is on my mod list. That includes the rear bumper, badges, and grill shell. Actually, the shell I plan to paint DSM.

    I got those step by step instructions bookmarked!
     
  13. Sep 20, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    JohnnyGato

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    I have a silver 04 (1st gen) and I added blacked out 2nd gen badges. Check out my build if ya wanna see.
     
  14. Sep 20, 2010 at 4:41 PM
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    toojayz

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    I think they would look really good if you painted them metallic gray metallic! It would still be subtle but look great imho :D
     
  15. Sep 20, 2010 at 4:43 PM
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    I already have the paint and have read the write-ups but after getting the new tires i don't know if I want to do it anymore. ANybody have pics of their silver Tacoma blacked out with stock sport wheels?
     
  16. Sep 20, 2010 at 6:14 PM
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    Eurosport

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    i went the xrunner badges route, ordered from toyota dealer using xrunner vin
    the toyota and tacoma badges for the tailgate in black sand color, looks great...
    the side doors i completely debadged but if wanted to same tailgate black badge is same size so just order 3 instead of 1.
    front grill badge just took off, painted black sand color put it back ;p
     
  17. Sep 20, 2010 at 6:37 PM
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    Everybody has them black. They look good chrome, but it's your truck.
     
  18. Sep 20, 2010 at 7:26 PM
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    yes and no. everyone on TW has them black. i haven't come across many tacomas in my area with black badges
     
  19. Sep 20, 2010 at 7:32 PM
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    You're right. I haven't seen anybody with them blacked out around here, either. lol
     
  20. Dec 1, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    I dedaged my entire truck, painted the badges black and put the two from driver/passenger doors back on. I left the tailgate badges off. Personally I liked it better completely debadged and I will probably remove the black badges from the doors soon. I also blacked out the entire grill. It was simple and I believe there is a post on here somewhere to guide you through it.
     
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