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What Looks Better: Visors of No Visors?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by dustinuhls, Feb 26, 2009.

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What Looks Better: Visors or No Visors?

Poll closed Mar 29, 2009.
  1. Visors

    62 vote(s)
    55.4%
  2. No Visors

    50 vote(s)
    44.6%
  1. thomasr1950

    thomasr1950 Well-Known Member

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    Does anyone have the Toytota brand visors or another brand? I hear the snap in can cause problems & Toyota won't do warranty work on the windows if you use the snap in.
     
  2. derekabraham

    derekabraham Living vicariously through everybody

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    I vote no.
     
  3. genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Tow package, XM Satellite radio, K & N Air filter, & Channel Vent Visors
    I love my in-channel vent visors. Great when raining or snowing (like today) & you can open the window a few inches without anything coming in.
     
  4. genxer36

    genxer36 Lord of Tomfoolery

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    Tow package, XM Satellite radio, K & N Air filter, & Channel Vent Visors
    I put on the in-channels & not any problems. At first there was some rubbing, but not anymore.
    I bought mine on ebay. 4 windows with shipping around $40. Toyota wanted $100, screw that. It is just a piece of plastic. I don't see any brand being better than another.
     
  5. Delmarva

    Delmarva Mayor of TW

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  6. T@co_Pr3runn3r

    T@co_Pr3runn3r XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  7. 91r100gs

    91r100gs Understand the Voice Within

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    Factory bed mat, TacomaWorld.com sticker, EGR In-Channel Vent Visors, AFE ProDryS drop in air filter
    Have had my inchannels for about 5 months now. Love them especially being able to crack the windows without a big increase in wind noise.
     
  8. gonzo6up

    gonzo6up Well-Known Member

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    tint/ vent visors/ seatbelt chime mod/ DTRL Mod
    i voted to keep them on but i would paint them to match the truck. JMO

    well i didn't notice that they were in-channel, may skip the idea bout painting them since you would have a little black ine there.
     
  9. dustinuhls

    dustinuhls [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I went to check on tinting my windows darker yesterday, and the guy told me 35% is as much as I can go on the front windows in Kansas (which I already have). But, if I put an out of state tag on it he would tint them darker.... don't wanna get pulled over for window tint though.
     
  10. MadMac321

    MadMac321 New Member

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    I picked the visor look but I do not feel strongly either way. I would need to see a zoomed out picture to get a better feel for how the visors look compared to the whole vehicle.
     
  11. MCRANEY

    MCRANEY WARTHOG

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    Visors
     
  12. dustinuhls

    dustinuhls [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I put the visors on. Here's a pic zoomed out so you can see the entire truck better.


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  13. 05PreRunner

    05PreRunner "Living life in the FAST lane..."

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    I like them! Looks good!:thumbsup:
     
  14. Tacoma02TRD

    Tacoma02TRD Well-Known Member

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    I personally don't like the looks of visors so i say leave it be and some how politely return or exchange the gift.
     
  15. Ry1984

    Ry1984 Well-Known Member

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    i vote leave em'. They look good on your truck
     
  16. HerNameIsLucy

    HerNameIsLucy I miss Lucy. :-(

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    RIP Lucy.
    She's gone but not forgotten.
    torn on this one. have them on mine, love them because they're so functional. but honestly i think about pulling them off now and then. looks "cleaner" without them.
     
  17. 91r100gs

    91r100gs Understand the Voice Within

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    Factory bed mat, TacomaWorld.com sticker, EGR In-Channel Vent Visors, AFE ProDryS drop in air filter
    The Old Form over Function Conumdrum :)
     
  18. SRFIVE

    SRFIVE Well-Known Member

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    You might try painting them body color if you are undecided.
     
  19. THXEY

    THXEY Panda Jerk

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    aww life i wanted to hear an argument...:(:p
     
  20. the509inc

    the509inc Member

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    Visors for sure.
     
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