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What looks the best? (Satoshi w/ Lettering)

Discussion in 'HomerTaco' started by CanisLupus, Dec 12, 2012.

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What looks the best?

  1. White

    93 vote(s)
    35.6%
  2. Magnetic Grey Metallic (1G3)

    113 vote(s)
    43.3%
  3. Black

    44 vote(s)
    16.9%
  4. I couldn't care less.

    11 vote(s)
    4.2%
  1. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:07 PM
    #1
    CanisLupus

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    I apologize to Homer if I shouldn't be posting this in your section but I honestly couldn't think of the right place to put this.

    Anyway, I just got added to the list for Homer's grilles. (Yes, I'm getting ahead of my self already :rolleyes:) I'm getting a color matched, M1 style mesh, thin-lip Satoshi. I also ordered 12'' "Raptor" style letters from JLee (B.A.M.F) to put on my Satoshi whenever it is built. I made up a Photoshop concept of what my grille will look like, shown below. My question is, which looks the best for the color of the lettering?

    White:

    [​IMG]

    Magnetic Grey Metallic:

    [​IMG]

    Black:

    [​IMG]

    Matt
     
  2. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    numbah57

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    Hmmm, white or MGM.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    evanmb31

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    I vote white. I painted my lettering mag gray, didnt stand out enough. So i outlined the letters in white. Then i decided i had no other white on my truck and it looked out of place, so i took the lettering off lol. I am thinking i will add some red accents someday and then see how mag grey lettering with a red outline will look. Check my gallery if you wanna see mine
     
  4. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:19 PM
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    Not to burst a bubble, but just giving you a time frame.

    I was added to Homer's list back in May, he just now shipped it on Monday and should be at my house on the 17th of December.

    I voted white, although black would be sick with some small LED's behind the grill.
     
  5. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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    Jared

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    Your tempting me! Magnetic Grey looks great!
     
  6. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:24 PM
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    CanisLupus

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    Thanks for the input. I am worried that having the white lettering would look out of place as the only white thing on my truck, like you did.

    Yep, I am aware of the substantial wait. :turtleride: That's why I joked around in the OP about getting ahead of myself. ;)
    Matt
     
    Last edited: Jun 1, 2013
  7. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:25 PM
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    MonTaco

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    The white looks BA!
     
  8. Dec 12, 2012 at 8:40 PM
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    Ditto.

    White #1, MGM #2.
     
  9. Dec 12, 2012 at 9:11 PM
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    113tac

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    i like the MGM one but yeah i feel like it may not stand out enough, black is definitely too dark. so i say MGM or white
     
  10. Dec 12, 2012 at 9:33 PM
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    OZ-T

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    I like that emblem in white

    I have Devil Horns in Mag Grey on my MGM truck and that looks good too , but I think the TOYOTA lettering looks better in white
     
  11. Dec 13, 2012 at 4:50 AM
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    idk what it looks like in person but based on what i see here, MGM is a winner in my book :cool:
     
  12. Dec 16, 2012 at 8:29 AM
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    I'd do the MGM #2, more subtle and looks great
     
  13. Dec 16, 2012 at 8:53 AM
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  14. Dec 16, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    You've got the sizing on the letters WAY too small - unless you ordered a sized down version?

    Personally I like the subtlety of the letters powder coated to match the mesh.

    Also - no problem with the thread in here.;)
     
  15. Dec 17, 2012 at 6:47 PM
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    CanisLupus

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    I would absolutely love to have the BHLM, but like some others on here, I am a little hesitant to put my only set of headlights in the oven. :eek:

    Thanks for the input and room in the section Homer. ;) And yes, I did request (and received) the +/- 12'' version of the "Toyota" letters from JLee. I don't love the look of the huge "Raptor" style letters, but I do like the font and everything. The letters are +/- 2'' x 2''.

    Matt
     
  16. Dec 17, 2012 at 6:50 PM
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    No prob!;)
    I may have to pick up a set or two like that... :drevil:

    It took us a while to settle on that font & Jerry had to make a few tweaks to get it the way we wanted it to look. :D
     
  17. Dec 17, 2012 at 7:31 PM
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  18. Dec 22, 2012 at 3:18 PM
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    MGM has grown on me. I used to think white, but now MGM:notsure:
     
  19. Dec 22, 2012 at 5:59 PM
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    I like white.
     
  20. Dec 22, 2012 at 6:14 PM
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    Mrogers33

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    the black doesn't stand out enough. If I was getting custom grilles and letters I would want everyone to see that shit. The mgm does blend very nicely though.
     
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