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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Taco Gunner, Aug 6, 2010.

  1. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:21 AM
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    Taco Gunner

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  2. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    Check out metamiller... he does awesome work and has been serving tw for quite a while.
     
  3. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    BSPDX

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    Looks like cleaner work than metalmiller tho... His work is raw and needs a ton of work to be in a finished state, I wouldn't recommend.
     
  4. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:41 AM
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    Pretty cool, I'm looking to install a gauge and some switches, this certainly gives me some ideas!
     
  5. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:44 AM
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    Taco Gunner

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    I hate finding this stuff...I want to start adding random switches!
     
  6. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:48 AM
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    yosh2000

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    metal versus acrylic, fake chrome....no comparison dude.

    i would recommend metalmiller over this plastic crap any day!! plus you are very limited on what they will do...no copyright stuff...
     
  7. Aug 6, 2010 at 10:51 AM
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    David Tarantino

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    x2 ^^^^^^^
     
  8. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:00 AM
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    I did buy his crap once... and only once! I said the plastic looked cleaner... If someone wants to install out of the box and ready to roll this stuff looks like it would work great. If you want to do your own fabrication, sanding, paint, clear or whatever after paying a guy to make an initial raw cut then metal miller may be for you... I was overcharged for a rusty bent up POS emblem that I had to put about 6-8 hours into before it was acceptable. I wouldn't recommend him, but I'm sure plenty would.
     
  9. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    x3
     
  10. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:03 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    He sold you the product exactly as he advertised... I don't see how you can complain about a product you didn't fully research. Sorry you feel that way.
     
  11. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:11 AM
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    My first emblem didn't fit because he didn't cut it properly so I had to send it back & wait a few weekd for him to correct it! Then I had to heat it up a new one with a torch to bend it back, then I had to grind and sand several edges and retap one of the threads as he stripped it, then I bead blasted it & then finally was able to get it powdercoated... It wasn't advertised as that much work... That was unacceptable!!
     
  12. Aug 6, 2010 at 11:12 AM
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    Taco Gunner

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    Ok....can we move on?
     
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