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To color match or not ..

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Fightnfire, Mar 12, 2012.

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Color match or not ..

Poll closed Jun 10, 2012.
  1. Yes, white out the door handles and mirrors

    14 vote(s)
    31.8%
  2. No, keep em black

    30 vote(s)
    68.2%
  1. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:03 PM
    #1
    Fightnfire

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    What do you guys think? Should I color match the door handles and mirrors like the Sports or keep it black?

    I'm undecided ...

    I think the black breaks up the white nicely and ties the wheels/tires to the truck, but I also see the clean look of all white.

    Thoughts?

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  2. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:08 PM
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    Fightnfire

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    I also can't speel tonight ... should be "or" in the title.
     
  3. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:10 PM
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    tacoman15

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    Well if you wheel a lot your mirrors are more than likely going to get pinstriped. Just depends. I would keep mine white but that is just me. Save the money and paint your pinch weld first if you are wanting an aesthetic mod.
     
  4. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:17 PM
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    Fightnfire

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    Pinch weld .. never thought of that.

    Anyone have pics of it painted on a super white?
     
  5. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:19 PM
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  6. Mar 12, 2012 at 10:22 PM
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  7. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:29 AM
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    Pugga

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    I think you have a nice black/white theme going. No need to waste the money painting the door handles and mirror covers.
     
  8. Mar 13, 2012 at 6:50 AM
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    mcdowell

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    White em out to match your grille then do the BHLM
     
  9. Mar 13, 2012 at 6:58 AM
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    dexterdog

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    You need to do something with the headlights. Leave everything else alone.
     
  10. Mar 13, 2012 at 7:49 AM
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    BHLM looks sweet on white trucks. You could also paint your fogs yellow. Doing the BHLM, painting your pinch weld, and painting your fogs yellow will probably be cheaper than having your handles and mirrors professionally painted.
     
  11. Mar 13, 2012 at 8:02 AM
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    I went thru this debate with my truck and it will look great either way, but I think it looks good with the contrast, more sporty, and as mentioned no worries of painted mirror damage. Spend money somewhere else. :cool:
     
  12. Mar 13, 2012 at 9:42 AM
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    Leave them black, but color match the rear bumper :thumbsup:

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  13. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:19 AM
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    Thats looking good...:D
     
  14. Mar 13, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    Thanks! :)
     
  15. Mar 13, 2012 at 4:33 PM
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    looks like my truck except bigger!! lol
     
  16. Mar 13, 2012 at 4:37 PM
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    Buy chrome covers off of ebay, sand them down, paint them up, and 3M tape them on. Cheap and effective.

    Super White II 040 paint from autozone.

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  17. Mar 13, 2012 at 4:57 PM
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    I say color match the door handles and leave the mirrors stock. The black handles stick out too much IMO. But the black mirrors are surrounded by the tinted glass and seem to tie in nicely.
     
  18. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:01 PM
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    For me, I can think the money is best spent elsewhere on the truck. Looks good already! :cool:
     
  19. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:03 PM
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    I like the black door handles, it makes a good black white combo. I would do the badges black but you dont have them. Do the mirrors white though
     
  20. Mar 13, 2012 at 5:24 PM
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