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Should I paint the truck or not

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by epa4wd, May 18, 2009.

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Should I paint it?

  1. No! Leave it as it is

    14 vote(s)
    7.3%
  2. Yes! Looks 10X better

    158 vote(s)
    82.7%
  3. Looks good either way

    19 vote(s)
    9.9%
  1. May 18, 2009 at 9:51 AM
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    epa4wd

    epa4wd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thats the one!, there is also one exactly like that but extended cab.
     
  2. May 18, 2009 at 9:52 AM
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    Anthony999

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    Not hard at all. Just takes about 20 minutes
     
  3. May 18, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    epa4wd

    epa4wd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Great! Thanks :)
     
  4. May 18, 2009 at 9:55 AM
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    Anthony999

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    I havent seen the extended cab but whipple81 also has your same set up but in black
     
  5. May 18, 2009 at 10:16 AM
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    StandingCow

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    Hell yes dude! That would look sweet.
     
  6. May 18, 2009 at 10:33 AM
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    wbhvacer

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    paint it dude
     
  7. May 18, 2009 at 11:23 AM
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    ilg

    ilg VanCity Taco.

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    Paint them, or even better find someone selling a white set. That way you're getting a factory painted set that you know will match 100%. With all the white Tacomas around here, there must be someone putting on heavy duty bumpers looking to make back a little of what they spent.
     
  8. May 18, 2009 at 11:32 AM
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    epa4wd

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    Yeah that would be a good idea but there a few problems tough, Im not in continental US (Shipping parts would be PITA), and most Tacomas that come with painted bumper also have flares, mine dosen't so their bumper have holes for flares and mine is smooth.

    The place Im going to is pretty good, they matched really great my toredo red ranger. They also painted the roof and hood of my father's volvo (metallic purple), matched great, so Im not to worried about that.
     
  9. May 18, 2009 at 12:29 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    As long as it matches, I think you're good to go. Do it.
     
  10. May 18, 2009 at 12:37 PM
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    senor taco

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    paint it
     
  11. May 18, 2009 at 1:28 PM
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    paint it just like you have it posted with that section of the front bumper black, and do the mirrors imo it would look better that way
     
  12. May 18, 2009 at 1:41 PM
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    epa4wd

    epa4wd [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I thought about it but I don't want it to be like there is to much white I want to keep some white-black contrast, Im afraid that because its a small truck if I do to much white then it will look overdone.

    Edit: Damn now Im not sure about the mirrors :)
     
  13. May 18, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    Kenny650

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    That truck looks soo clean and RAW! You definitely have good taste.
     
  14. May 18, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    that actually looks good "photochop." LOL. My vote is yes... do it!
     
  15. May 18, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    epa4wd

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    with painted mirrors pic:

    [​IMG]
     
  16. May 18, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    w8n4mud

    w8n4mud There's a mod for that!

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    Even better! Paint a hood scoop on there. Just kidding about that one.
     
  17. May 18, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    no brainer...paint all that stuck white
     
  18. May 18, 2009 at 2:57 PM
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    gunner_20

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    Vote for paint. Do the mirrors too.
     
  19. May 18, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    Old Duckman

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    My '09' DC Sport is, by defination, "color keyed" and I like it that way. BTW it is silver.

    However, the white looks good either way IMO.

    Which do you like best? That is the important question...
     
  20. May 18, 2009 at 3:57 PM
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    fixedforbroke

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    oh Hell yeah!
    then do the BHML and black out the emblems and you will be PERFECT!!!!
     
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