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Significance in color of mirrors/handles????

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BeeRadd, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:00 AM
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    BeeRadd

    BeeRadd [OP] ANTI-DARK

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    I thought I had this figured out and that it was certain years that they made the handles and mirrors on our taco's black. Then I saw certain 2009+ taco's having black mirrors again but now I see '12 taco's having color matched ones and I'm tripping out.

    Now I'm starting to think that it's with certain packages like say a fully loaded taco will have color matched handles/mirrors....maybe..


    ah anyone know? Why do the taco's with black mirrors and handles have them instead of color matched?


    P.S. I just like to know everything about taco's and that's why this bothers me.
     
  2. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:19 AM
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    400lbGorilla

    400lbGorilla ^Son of a hamster, I smell of elderberries.

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    I have a 2009 Base 4x4 Double Cab, they come with Black Mirrors, Fender Flares, and door handles.
     
  3. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:21 AM
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    myamada1230

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    Only TRD sport models come equipped with color matched door handles, side mirrors, and flares. TRD off road and non-TRD models have black door handles, side mirrors, and flares.
     
  4. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:32 AM
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    400lbGorilla

    400lbGorilla ^Son of a hamster, I smell of elderberries.

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    *Off-roads have color matched flares....Easiest way to tell them apart, a base model has black flares, black bumpers, black grill....sport models have color-matched everything, and off-roads have chrome bumpers, chrome grill.
     
  5. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:48 AM
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    Highland Logan

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    The SR5 package also has colour matched flares, chrome grille and chrome bumper.

    Frank
     
  6. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:51 AM
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    zeekevin

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    Do not forget about the x-runner they are similar to the trd sport
     
  7. Jun 14, 2012 at 5:11 AM
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    PSJ

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    Also this is a very popular mod with many going to the color matched look.
     
  8. Jun 14, 2012 at 5:22 AM
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    the.sight.picture

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    Check the build thread in SIG
    i have a TRD OR. But instead of going color match bumper i painted the chrome black:).

    I do like the color match however
     
  9. Jun 14, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    jamesinkeys

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    I like just a little bling, chrome grill surround, door handles...from a 4runner? You know for the ladies, or just living in Mexico too long.
     
  10. Jun 14, 2012 at 7:14 PM
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    BeeRadd

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    Well thanks fellas I'm storing this away in my little taco memory vault :p
     

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