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Should I paint the chrome?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by SRQ TACO, Feb 8, 2010.

  1. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:09 PM
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    SRQ TACO

    SRQ TACO [OP] "You've Got Red on You"

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    I'm getting kinda tired of my chrome front end but the pops says "why the hell would you wanna paint chrome thats ignorant" But should I and what color?

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  2. Feb 8, 2010 at 11:19 PM
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    BakoTruck

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  3. Feb 9, 2010 at 3:16 AM
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    SkyHighTacoma

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    Yes, I hate chrome.
     
  4. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:43 AM
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    If he was in Miami I'd agree. :D I think it looks good as is but if you gotta paint it I think black would look best. That would keep it in the overall color scheme.
     
  5. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:45 AM
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    Gr8WhiteTaco

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    I say color match the grille, and paint the entire bumper black or dark gray so it would all match.
     
  6. Feb 9, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    SRQ TACO

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    Hmm that sounds interesting. I may do that.

    I also do not wanna paint my inserts.
     
  7. Feb 9, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    jonny

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    my cousin has a 00 trd extra cab. we painted his grill surround and chrome front bumper strips. they came out nice. he sanded, then used self etching primer on the chrome bumper. sanded and used adhesion promoter,then primer on the grill surround. good luck
    i think your truck will look way better with ....well... less chrome :p
     
  8. Feb 9, 2010 at 5:41 PM
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    SRQ TACO

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    Hmm now to figure the colors for sure.:rolleyes:
     
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