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what will look best?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by colinb17, Mar 17, 2010.

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which one do you think will look best

  1. leave it black

    20 vote(s)
    32.3%
  2. leave it black and paint the AC control part black as well

    15 vote(s)
    24.2%
  3. paint it blue to look the same as it does now (jsut with a new head unit)

    14 vote(s)
    22.6%
  4. rattle can bedliner (or something similar) in black to give it a "rugged look"

    2 vote(s)
    3.2%
  5. do the bed liner idea but also do it to the AC control part

    7 vote(s)
    11.3%
  6. other (please specify)

    4 vote(s)
    6.5%
  1. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:40 PM
    #1
    colinb17

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    so about a year and a half ago i was inspired by the FJ cruiser to color match my dash. i have been very happy with it, but am now getting an aftermarket head unit (thanks johnny taco). the dash kit will be black with the smooth finish (not bumpy like the stock one). so my question is, what do you think would look better with the new head unit?

    1: leave it black
    2: leave it black and paint the AC control part black as well
    3: paint it blue to look the same as it does now (jsut with a new head unit)
    4: rattle can bedliner (or something similar) in black to give it a "rugged look"
    5: do the bed liner idea but also do it to the AC control part
    6: other (please specify)

    here's a picture of what it looks like now with the SWB color match
    [​IMG]
     
  2. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:41 PM
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  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:43 PM
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    Leave it Black.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:14 PM
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    colinb17

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    didn't post this in the first post, but the ac cover pieces will be staying blue (unless you vote to change them to when you choose "other"). thanks for the votes and comments so far, keem then coming :) i'm surprised no one's chosen the bedliner or textured look option yet saying i should be guinea pig lol.
     
  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:24 PM
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    I'll vote for it
     
  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:31 PM
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    i would say paint it to match but im ocd like that
     
  7. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:43 PM
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    that looks terribly ricey. leave it black.
     
  8. Mar 17, 2010 at 9:44 PM
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    colinb17

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    yeah, i've found people either love it or hate it, not really an in-between.

    thanks for the vote :)
     
  9. Mar 17, 2010 at 10:25 PM
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    I clicked other. I would leave the ac part and the vents blue and just stick in the black dash kit the way it is. If that doesn't work with you, I'd paint the vents and ac switch flat black to match the dash kit.
     
  10. Mar 17, 2010 at 10:32 PM
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    thanks johnny. yeah, if i paint anything black, it will deffinately be flat, i love the look of flat paint. first move will deffinately be to pop it in as is and see how it looks. if it looks good, less work for me :)
    thanks for the input
     
  11. Mar 18, 2010 at 12:22 AM
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    I think it looks really good color matched like that. I think you should paint it blue.


    ....and then post pics!
     
  12. Mar 18, 2010 at 12:25 AM
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    Thanks Mr. Brown!

    i'll make sure to post pictures regardless of what color it ends up :)
     
  13. Mar 18, 2010 at 8:31 AM
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    LOL! I'll be between! Not something I'd do, but it looks good.

    I think from the photo's, you did a really nice job on the painting. If that's the way you'd like to go? Then paint the new radio insert the same. It would fit in better.

    If you're going the keep the radio insert black? Then paint the vents bezel balck also.

    Pick a theme and stick to it!
     
  14. Mar 18, 2010 at 8:58 AM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 [OP] If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    thanks toku!

    lunchtime bump :)
     
  15. Mar 18, 2010 at 7:56 PM
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    colinb17 [OP] If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    bump for the evening crowd... mostly becasue i'm bored...but i apreciate the votes and comments
     
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