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What should I do?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by 45acp, Sep 24, 2009.

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What combination should I do?

Poll closed Oct 24, 2009.
  1. Leave it alone

    12 vote(s)
    18.8%
  2. Paint bumpers/grill AND wheels

    37 vote(s)
    57.8%
  3. Just the wheels

    12 vote(s)
    18.8%
  4. Just the bumpers/grill

    3 vote(s)
    4.7%
  1. Sep 24, 2009 at 12:56 AM
    #1
    45acp

    45acp [OP] Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Another poll for you guys. I'm itching to do something to the truck, but I don't have much money to burn right now so I figured I could try painting. I wanted to know your opinion on what to paint.
    Please excuse the crappy 2 minute photoshop job...

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  2. Sep 24, 2009 at 1:01 AM
    #2
    WhatThePho?

    WhatThePho? Greg Graffin 2016

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    paint all three looks clean
     
  3. Sep 24, 2009 at 1:46 AM
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    4WD

    4WD cRaZy oLdmAn

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    I think the bumper & grill would look good if painted for sure, maybe the wheels....:cool:
     
  4. Sep 24, 2009 at 6:50 AM
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    phynyx38

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    Paint all three it looks cool!
     
  5. Sep 24, 2009 at 12:18 PM
    #5
    Ry1984

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    all three FTW
     
  6. Sep 24, 2009 at 5:24 PM
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    45acp

    45acp [OP] Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    #2 it is then. Thanks for the input, I'll post pics when I'm done.
     
  7. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:01 PM
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    t-com09

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    i think all three will look the cleanest
     
  8. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:05 PM
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    BakoTruck

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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    What about instead of painting it, Line-X the bumper? :D
     
  9. Sep 24, 2009 at 8:07 PM
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    Tsenekos

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  10. Sep 25, 2009 at 10:49 AM
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    monoman

    monoman Time to get dirty!

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    None. Go wheeling instead.:rolleyes:
     
  11. Sep 25, 2009 at 11:01 AM
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    carmellocafe

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  12. Sep 25, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    Werloc

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    I love the black replacing the chrome for sure on the grill/bumper. But I'm not a fan of black wheels, but then again, you have steel wheels not aluminum. So, that being said, what "I" (just MY opinion) would do is paint those too. Then start saving money for new wheels.

    It's just my opinion and what I like.....;)
     
  13. Sep 25, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    nelson18matt

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  14. Sep 25, 2009 at 3:35 PM
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    BlissTaco

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    All three and smoke the turn signals.
     
  15. Sep 25, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    paint all 3....its what i did, and i couldnt be happier.
     
  16. Sep 25, 2009 at 8:37 PM
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    higherlux

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  17. Sep 25, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    SRQ TACO

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    I vote for leave it chrome but the wheels should be painted.
     
  18. Sep 26, 2009 at 2:20 AM
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    slickyd

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    Have you painted them yet?
     
  19. Sep 26, 2009 at 4:32 AM
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    45acp

    45acp [OP] Paint me back in Wyoming again...

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    Not yet, waiting at least until my paycheck comes in. Now I just have to decide if I'm gonna do it before or after my 1,300 mile one-way trip in 2 weeks.:burnrubber:
     
  20. Sep 27, 2009 at 6:31 PM
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    ChrisYoTaCoMa

    ChrisYoTaCoMa Chrome's for Harleys and old farts

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    I would just do it after the trip. Bugs, road crap, etc. better off to clean all that off, then do it. It has to cure for a week or 2, depending on the paint. Wheels don't really matter. You can paint those now or later. What kind of paint are you going to use?
     
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