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Supercharged Badge

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Greenhatter, Aug 8, 2011.

  1. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:13 PM
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    Greenhatter

    Greenhatter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey guys and gals,

    I posted this in my build thread but I didn't get much traffic over there. I really like how it came out but in the spirit of community, I'm curious what you guys think (and to show anyone else that might be interested in the mod).

    I know many TWers prefer the "secret SC" but I think I passed the concern for thievery when I put on expensive wheels and tires so I'm not worried about it.

    I chose the OEM GM Cadillac supercharged badges. I thought they looked most like the font on the truck. They ended up being much smaller than I thought they were going to be which I am grateful for. I was worried if they were bigger (longer) than the Tacoma badge it would be gaudy and look out of place.

    In the end they fit perfectly above the Tacoma. I thought about placing them on the front quarter panel but after a test placement I thought it was a little tacky and I'd loose the $40 I paid for them (ebay) if I put on Glassworks fenders in the future.

    Ok Pics!


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    My only complaint would be that the clear placing tape that comes on the letters barely stays on them while you try to put it on. Since the letters are not attached to one another I did end up having to adjust them after initially putting them on.

    Now time will tell how sturdy they are.
     
  2. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    rcbs204

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    I like it, i wish i had a SC, so i could do the badge.
     
  3. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:16 PM
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    Styx586

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    looks awesome... fits really well size wise and font too
     
  4. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    chadderkdawg

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  5. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:25 PM
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    horwitzs

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    Looks great. I might have to ditch my Audi badge and get that one instead!
    Is that an eBay find?
     
  6. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    ssmskot

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    Yeah man I like it. Good choice putting it above the door badges. The font matches up well and its just small enough for someone to do a double take, but large enough to be legible.
     
  7. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:40 PM
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    extremachn1

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    I am supercharged and I do not have anything that shows it other than the awesome whine coming from under my hood! I prefer the sleeper look.
     
  8. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:43 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Looks cool....:cool:
     
  9. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:45 PM
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    jberry813

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    Looks good.
    I personally prefer the "shaved" look (no badges....at all....anywhere).
     
  10. Aug 8, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    NFK

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    oooo nice touch!
     
  11. Aug 8, 2011 at 8:01 PM
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    SPENCAF

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    LOOKS BAD ASS!!!!
     
  12. Aug 8, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    Yep got em off ebay. $40

    Thanks for the kind words all! And I can respect you sleepers/shavers, I love that look too and do enjoy knowing something everyone else doesn't :cool:.
     
  13. Aug 8, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    TeamSarcasm

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    i should stick one of those on my girl! :eek::eek::eek: but it looks good :D
     
  14. Aug 8, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    Ouch. Maybe I'll keep the Audi one after all. Got 2 for 7 bucks.
     
  15. Aug 8, 2011 at 9:35 PM
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    Tacomadude89

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    I dig it, looks awesome...just like it was meant to be there.
     
  16. Aug 8, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    Khaos

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    Great idea. Looks awesome. Cool how it fit so perfectly.

    Would look better black :cool:
     
  17. Aug 8, 2011 at 10:27 PM
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    ksj

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    +1
     
  18. Aug 8, 2011 at 11:14 PM
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    I like the shaved look also, I did it to my Yamaha Raider 1900. It pisses a lot of Harly guys off when they are checking it out saying how nice it looks and can't figure out what the hell it is. Then I tell them it's a Yamaha and they walk away. LoL
     
  19. Aug 9, 2011 at 12:33 AM
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    It would look better under the tacoma badge.
     
  20. Aug 9, 2011 at 12:41 AM
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    Dilley

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    looks really good like its factory.. I think a "trd supercharged" sticker would also be better but nice!
     
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