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Silver or White or Black Truck?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rraabb11, Feb 19, 2010.

  1. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    rraabb11

    rraabb11 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hi guys-I know there are a ton of threads asking "what color is the best", or "what do you have". I am in the position to buy a taco soon. I had a black 99' and loved it, and after a few cars and suv im ready to get back into a pick up.
    heres my situation-i intially wanted a black access cab. after doing some soul searching, i realized a double cab is the most logical setup for me. the problem with black (in my eyes), is that it doesnt appeal to me as much as a dc.
    silver-i had a silver 4runner. i think it looks better on the 4runner with the contrast of all the black glass. i loved how clean it was and scratch free. but everyone has a silver (which isnt an issue) but i think i just got overwhelmed with them and they dont catch my eye.
    white-never thought it would, but its growing on me. at first i thought utility and girly (again-my opinion). but i saw a few trd's and think the black accents and trd stickers make it look sweet. i also hated the hood scoop but now like it oddly enough, but only on the white.

    what i am looking for are guys that were or are in a similar situation. i need help just on these colors-dont care for any other. did you get one and wish you got the other? has one grown on you? what made it easier for you to decide?

    thanks-ive never felt this indecisive in my life!
     
  2. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    1337Taco

    1337Taco Sold all 3

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    I vote white. If I had another chance, that is what I would choose.
     
  3. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:48 AM
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    rraabb11

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    What do you have now?
     
  4. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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  5. Feb 19, 2010 at 8:58 AM
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    Blumpkinson

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    I would go with white, at first i didn't like it either but i has really grown on me with these trucks
     
  6. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    Taco4x4NC

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    Partial here to pyrite mica...you get more than one color...bronze, light titanium, brown, just depends on the sun. Never cared for black, always seems to show swirl marks in the paints clearcoat no matter how careful you are when washing and waxing. Had a white truck once, never again as it only stayed clean for a few hours after a good wash, bugs dig white.

    Silver not bad at all. Was always one of my first choices. I guess I got burned out on it....its your choice. I am digging the P/M due to its everchanging contrast in the sun. The bottom line is what makes you happy. Best of luck!


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  7. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Go with gray or white because if you get a scartch on it you won't really notice it
     
  8. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    krimson

    krimson Nothin

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    Get silver, not just because i own one but that i had a black truck and hated it. It shows scratches and its hot as hell during the summer.
     
  9. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    My brothers got a gray truck and check out my pics on my profile he went off little hill and scratched his truck don't really notice it
     
  10. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    Gray wasn't one of his choices :facepalm:
     
  11. Feb 19, 2010 at 9:41 AM
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    BAMFTACO

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    Alright go with white
     
  12. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:08 AM
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    aficianado

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    i have silver. in my area, it is the most popular color by far. it is the only reason that color sucks. having said that, it is the easiest color to take care off. i went to tuscon, wheeled, hunted..and just washed it. i went months.
     
  13. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:10 AM
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    White ftw!!!
     
  14. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:13 AM
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    04prerunner

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    stay away from black

    go with white. never see scratches or dirt
     
  15. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:22 AM
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    Black_Taco

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    I have black and it's hard to keep up.
     
  16. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:42 AM
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    I'm partial to white b/c I have a one thats a d/c sport. So white gets my vote.
     
  17. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    senor taco

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    My vote goes with silver. If I could do it over again that's what I would of gone with. My paint looks like sh1t and it's only three years old.
     
  18. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:54 AM
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    dog tired

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    See so many silver I am sick of it
     
  19. Feb 19, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    TREY4x4

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    I vote white.

    I've had several black vehicles and I do think they look the best, BUT they are very hard to keep clean, show scratches easily, and are hot in the summer. This time around I chose white and love it!
     
  20. Feb 19, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    Tsenekos

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    white or silver stays cooler easier to maintain but black looks the best imo
     
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