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to keep or not to keep?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by broken taco, Apr 23, 2012.

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paint it on or take it off?

Poll closed May 23, 2012.
  1. Paint it right there

    8 vote(s)
    11.9%
  2. Paint it on. but move it to the right

    2 vote(s)
    3.0%
  3. Paint it on. but make it wider

    8 vote(s)
    11.9%
  4. No take it off.

    49 vote(s)
    73.1%
  1. Apr 23, 2012 at 5:40 PM
    #1
    broken taco

    broken taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i put a stripe down my truck. (its just a sticker right now) if alot of people like it i will get it painted on and if not to many people like it i will take it off.

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  2. Apr 23, 2012 at 5:42 PM
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    Fightnfire

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    Me no like, ditch it.
     
  3. Apr 23, 2012 at 5:43 PM
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    misterdmac

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    I'm not wild about stripes but I like that, especially with all the black on your front end. Never seen one on a Tacoma before. Put one in the keep column :thumbsup:
     
  4. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:01 PM
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    saundern

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    no bueno imo
     
  5. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:03 PM
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    SnowroxKT

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    I like it if it was a little wider, it is definitely unique. :thumbsup:
     
  6. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:04 PM
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    JdevTac

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    I put a vote in 'no take it off'

    In my honest opinion majority of trucks do not look good with any stripes/racing stripes.

    But I think if you had a new stripe that was maybe wider, and completely straight across the hood (no bend whatsoever) it may look better, but I'd still be hesitant to put that on my truck. I'd do a solid stripe too, no side pinstripes.

    YMMV, so do what YOU want to!

    EDIT: now I can't tell if it just looks curved in the 2nd pic, cause the 3rd and 4th make it look straight across the hood
     
  7. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:05 PM
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    broken taco

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    i love all the support on tacoma world:p jk I WANT THE TRUTH. EVEN IF IT STINGS ALITTLE! :D
     
  8. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    AlphaEcho2k5

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    Seems like you're doing this for all the wrong reasons... do you like it?
     
  9. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:06 PM
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    Taqoma

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    sorry dude it doesn't look right :(
     
  10. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:08 PM
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    SurfInferno

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  11. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:13 PM
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    bubbagumps

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    It's your truck and you should do what you think is best if you like it.

    With that being said, I would give the stripe an A for originality and creativity. It's not the typical double-racing stripes down the middle. It also blends in well with the white color scheme of the truck. It does look a bit lonely, however, off to the side by itself.

    Personally, I don't care much for stripes so my own subjective impressions as to whether or not I like it are not going to be of much value.
     
  12. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:23 PM
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    robbo1965

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    I say keep it.
     
  13. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:24 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Everybody can see the stripe, right? RIGHT? :laugh:

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  14. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:41 PM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    obviously you like the idea of a stripe enough to put a non-permanent one on the truck. IMO, it needs to be wider, but however you like it, and however you want it to look... then just do it.
     
  15. Apr 23, 2012 at 6:46 PM
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    white toy taco

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    i would say keep it, but dont paint it. it will be cheaper if you leave the decal on and it will be alot easier to take off if you ever wanted to. i know i still look at my truck and wish i could undo something
     
  16. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:13 PM
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    Dirty5Thirty

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    :rjallday: keep it
     
  17. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:16 PM
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    TheMrGExperience

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    I vote keep it. Eff the norm
     
  18. Apr 23, 2012 at 7:27 PM
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    Boerseun

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    Keep the sticker, don't paint it. It looks okay, but in the future if you decide to try something different you can remove it.
     
  19. Apr 23, 2012 at 8:26 PM
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    STLharry

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    This.
    I personally wouldn't have one on my truck, but it's your vehicle, man. Do what you want. A lot of people wouldn't do some of the things I did to mine, but it doesn't matter to me. I like mine and you should do what you like.

    As a disclaimer, though, I will poke fun at somebody who does something stupid (like install a BL or DB lift....or both!). :D
     
  20. Apr 23, 2012 at 9:10 PM
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    broken taco

    broken taco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    YES TO ALL OF THOSE. jk obviously not. but i do like other peoples opinions. i dont normally ask about stuff like this unless im not sure about it and im still tryin to make up my mind.

    and i might just keep it as a sticker like someone else said. incase i ever want or need to remove it.
     
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