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should I or shouldnt I

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by armyguy, Oct 30, 2011.

  1. armyguy

    armyguy [OP] 2 in the head and you know their dead!!

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    So i just got this....[​IMG]

    I hate chrome, its the lunar mist metallic, im depationg on color matching all the chrome or blacking it out... what do you all think?
     
  2. Supra TT

    Supra TT Solid Axle FTMFW!!

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    Black it out, looks so much nicer.
     
  3. Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    I say black too since your door handles, mirrors, and flares are already black.
     
  4. oZmonKey

    oZmonKey Big Metal Hubajube

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  5. armyguy

    armyguy [OP] 2 in the head and you know their dead!!

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    Thats kinda the way im leaning, now should I buy the black grill piece from ebay etc or just paint it... I found a set of headlights i want, I think im just gonna smoke out my tail lights myself.

    these are the headlights I want
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/01-04-TACOM...2003|Model:Tacoma&vxp=mtr&hash=item4aaef31b51

    and these are the tail lights i was thinking about if i didnt smoke mine out
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/01-04-TACOM...2003|Model:Tacoma&vxp=mtr&hash=item1e67fe0ea1
     
  6. Apple X C0re

    Apple X C0re Atomic Punk

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    There is a strong "blacked out" cult on these forums, so our opinions my be biased :rolleyes:. My grille surround is color matched and I like it that way. I hate chrome as well, end up always having to polish it. Color matched looks good too. In the end its all up to you man. Nice truck though. :D
     
  7. k9cop

    k9cop if your not the lead dog, the view never changes

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    color match, debadge
     
  8. AeroCooper

    AeroCooper Half the strength of ten (microscopic men)

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    Color match the grill, black the bumper.
     
  9. kidrobot7

    kidrobot7 Well-Known Member

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    black that som'bitch right out
     
  10. Boerseun

    Boerseun Well-Known Member

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    Color match.
    There are a lot of black out guys here on the site. That's 100x better than chrome, but I prefer color match.
    Although after 10 years of owning my silver color matched truck I wanted something different so I added magnetic gray metallic 2-tone.
     
  11. YellowDog01

    YellowDog01 Well-Known Member

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    :notsure:I kinda like my chrome front end.


    [​IMG]
     
  12. meatman

    meatman I deal with dead animals

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    once you go black you never go back or color match either way. just check out the color threads and see what you like the best.
     
  13. ColtsTRD

    ColtsTRD .....

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    this
     
  14. steve o 77

    steve o 77 braaap

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    black everything
    [​IMG]
     
  15. TacoMX

    TacoMX TW's Official anti body-lift pundit

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    the lunar mists look great colormatched...so do that (grill+bumpers)
     
  16. Chriskn1690

    Chriskn1690 Well-Known Member

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    Color match. I'm not really big on the whole black out stuff, although many on tw are. You'll be very happy with your recent purchase. I bought mine October of last year. My only complaint is how small it is. I guess you could say I didn't totally think things through and kinda just went for it. Regular cabs do look awesome though. Congrats :thumbsup:
     
  17. armyguy

    armyguy [OP] 2 in the head and you know their dead!!

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    I think im gonna colormatch the grill, do the bumpers and wheels black and debadge the truck!!! looks like I got another thing to add onto the list to do next weekend...
     
  18. AlphaEcho2k5

    AlphaEcho2k5 Well-Known Member

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    Color match.
     
  19. Captarm

    Captarm Well-Known Member

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    what did you paint it with and how. Looking to Black out a few things myself
     
  20. MightyMouse-SCT

    MightyMouse-SCT Well-Known Member

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    If you plan to wheel it , I'd leave it alone . If not color match I guess .
     
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