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tinted tails on the 09

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jhodge83, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. Sep 14, 2008 at 3:58 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 [OP] Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    not the best, but a lot lighter than on the other truck. should be ok for now. makes that chrome in the lights a lot more bearable


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  2. Sep 14, 2008 at 3:58 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    I think it looks good! :D
     
  3. Sep 14, 2008 at 4:07 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    getting there....
    that looks pretty damn good hodgey!!!
     
  4. Sep 14, 2008 at 4:08 PM
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    JimBeam

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    it does look good...just like the clemson flag!

    btw thats a nice *ahem* minivan ya got there! ;)
     
  5. Sep 14, 2008 at 4:11 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    thats the *ahem* wifeys minivan that she needed for our one kid
     
  6. Sep 14, 2008 at 4:12 PM
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    JimBeam

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    hahaha your kid need that much room??

    jk
     
  7. Sep 14, 2008 at 4:54 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    That's a good shade. Just need to clear and wet sand now.

    What's funny is I bought the truck to tote around our forthcoming child (she's 35 weeks tomorrow). The wife drives a tC which is probably more fem than that minivan and I'll probably end up driving that around.

    Even though I'm orig from NJ I am an adopted Clemson fan. Those Cock fans (pun intended) have too much of an inferiority complex for me.
     
  8. Sep 14, 2008 at 6:02 PM
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    jhodge83

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    wat?
    thats after the clear and wetsand and buff. got the darkness tinted...wetsanded...4 coats of clear...wetsanded...then used some shine renewer/rubbing compound...and buffed
     
  9. Sep 14, 2008 at 7:14 PM
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    Must be the angle or something then. Hard to get that to come across in a picture sometimes.
     
  10. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:43 PM
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    HMMM. LIKE I DO! Want some I must.
     
  11. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:44 PM
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    dude i swore your truck was black lol
     
  12. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:45 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    What Mods!
    Those came out good hodge i have been wanting to see what they would looks like with the led's taillights good job man.
     
  13. Sep 14, 2008 at 8:48 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    Hodgey, I don't know if I like it or not. I think it'd look better if they were darker. Of course it may be the clear centers that are throwing me off.

    Either way, good on ya for the overall truck!
     
  14. Sep 14, 2008 at 9:13 PM
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    jhodge83

    jhodge83 [OP] Any dog under 50# is a cat and cats are useless... Moderator

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    wat?
    my 07 was black and i have a ton of pics of that one....maybe thats what ur thinking of...

    i was thinking about darker too, like on the old one, but w/ not going for the whole blacked out theme again, i decided to tone it down a bit for these. all accessories are black, but i didnt wanna overkill it
     
  15. Sep 14, 2008 at 9:21 PM
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    Yeah, it's not that I don't like the job you did, I just think the clear centers are swaying my opinion. I wish there were two sets of tails to compare.
     
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