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What Color?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by eagleswarrior, Aug 11, 2009.

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What color of accessories to use on hunter green?

Poll closed Sep 10, 2009.
  1. Black (looks better dirty)

    32 vote(s)
    82.1%
  2. Chrome (looks better on the streets)

    7 vote(s)
    17.9%
  1. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:33 PM
    #1
    eagleswarrior

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    I've got a 1988 Toyota Pickup that I want to fix up and I'm bout to get a paint job next week of hunter green with a gloss!! I will eventually be getting just a small 3" lift and some Super Swampers after I get my wheels...Question is do I get Black Accessories or Chrome...(tool box, sliders/steprails, bed rails, light bar, and changing my bumpers out also...Also, ya'll can help me build my truck...I'll be doing this piece by piece so if you see any cool parts or already know of some, let me know and I'll check em out!!
     
  2. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:39 PM
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    pittim

    pittim mittip

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    chrome sucks.
     
  3. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:40 PM
    #3
    Incognito

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    I'd go with black, but it's a person preference.
     
  4. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:44 PM
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    BigBawlzTaco

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    Straight piped.

    x2 :)
     
  5. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    derekp

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    Flat black! (personal preference)
    I hate cleaning chrome! (In many cases; those that LOVE chrome, never OWN chrome.)
     
  6. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:46 PM
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    phynyx38

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    Go black :D
     
  7. Aug 11, 2009 at 5:49 PM
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    eagleswarrior

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  8. Aug 11, 2009 at 6:20 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    I hate the hell out of chrome, never liked it, never will.... Look at my Taco, not a hint of chrome anywhere, first thing I did was dechrome it.
     
  9. Aug 11, 2009 at 6:24 PM
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    NotstockTRD

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    fuck chrome...Its sooo bunk
     
  10. Aug 11, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    eagleswarrior

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    those wheels are brushed alloys!! Still wouldn't work on the green with black accessories or should i go black all the way?
     
  11. Aug 11, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    You know what I am going to say....LOL. Check out some of the others members green Taco's with all black. Looks nice. I am doing a color change to my Taco in a few months, I am going with hunter green myself, OR charcoal gray...
     
  12. Aug 11, 2009 at 7:10 PM
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    da0023

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    once you go black...you'll never go back!
     
  13. Aug 12, 2009 at 5:34 AM
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    STLharry

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    x3

    chrome is for mall crawlers which you, my friend, do not have.
     
  14. Aug 12, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    neslerrah

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    go with black accessories.
     
  15. Aug 12, 2009 at 6:40 AM
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    eagleswarrior

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    Alright so this has confirmed that black is the best way to go!! I've always wants a hunter green lifted pickup with black accessories!! Any suggestions on what accessories to add to make it look just right? I mean bed bars in the back with lights on them or a black low profile toolbox?
     
  16. Aug 12, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    Chrome, looks tits from the factory and it looks tits now.
     
  17. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:51 AM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    I say black...(my 2 cents)
     
  18. Aug 12, 2009 at 10:57 AM
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    x3 chrome wont get ya home
     
  19. Aug 12, 2009 at 2:03 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    black all the way dude......bet ya knew i wouldnt pick chrome. dont get a glossy paint job tho...........
     
  20. Aug 12, 2009 at 3:12 PM
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    eagleswarrior

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    Don't get a glossy paint job? Q7T I believe was the paint code I liked...04 Tacoma hunter green...its like a magnetic green metallic or something like that...you don't think the glossed would look better?
     
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