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what color to paint skid plate?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dustinclm, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    dustinclm

    dustinclm [OP] Well-Known Member

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    im considering painting the skid plate and was wondering what color could "livin up" the front of the truck? i have a gold color truck so i may have to stick with black but i kind of like the silver/crome look to some skid plates. any ideas?
     
  2. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:13 PM
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    DrewH

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    Throw a picture up of what it looks like now, make it easier to give opinions.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:15 PM
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    pink.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:20 PM
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    dustinclm

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    haha, i dont have any good pictures of it at the moment but its just the factory dull black. i can see it a little more because of my lift so i think a good color could look pretty good
     
  5. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:24 PM
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    DrewH

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    maybe color match to the truck?
     
  6. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    BrokenTusk

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    Swallow lots of condoments, puke em up, and throw a dart into the pile. what ever it hits, thats what colour you paint it
     
  7. Dec 12, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    dustinclm

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    i was thinking color match would look prety good
     
  8. Dec 12, 2010 at 3:55 PM
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    shitroc

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    personally i like going with rockerguard black just because touchups are easy as hell and that stuff is as tough as nails.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:10 PM
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    BoTacoGA

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    I gave mine to a body shop to put black rocker guard on it. Its the stuff they put on the bottom of the doors so you don't chip it from rocks that kick up from your tires. Hopefully I will get it back tomorrow. I have seen lots of people on TW use bed liner spray too.
     
  10. Dec 12, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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    x2
     
  11. Dec 12, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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    TacomaJPP

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    Black...anything else will look twice as crappy as it gets caked in mud, road grime, etc and you'll be painting it at least once every year to make it look even half-assed decent.
     
  12. Dec 12, 2010 at 6:34 PM
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    tacomakid89

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    paint it with some of that bed liner stuff
     
  13. Dec 12, 2010 at 6:38 PM
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    Gieser

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    thats one way to pick.

    you should color match it though.
     
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