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Bumper end caps white or black ??

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014-2021)' started by JKlimek283, Jun 15, 2016.

  1. Jun 15, 2016 at 6:24 PM
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    JKlimek283

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    I'm up in the air, but feeling like there is a lot of white already and might go with black bumper ends. Any info to help me choose ...

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  2. Jun 15, 2016 at 7:35 PM
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    White <-- check my build
     
  3. Jun 15, 2016 at 7:59 PM
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    How's the vinyl wrap holding up ?
     
  4. Jun 15, 2016 at 8:07 PM
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    No issues thus far.
     
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  5. Jun 16, 2016 at 5:38 AM
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    Ok, I'll swim upstream and vote for black. I think it would look good with the dark center valence and close proximity to the tires.
     
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  7. Jun 16, 2016 at 7:56 AM
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    White!
     
  9. Jun 16, 2016 at 8:07 AM
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    Still, black wouldn't look bad at all!

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  10. Jun 16, 2016 at 10:07 AM
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    Did you take the front center piece off when you vinyl wrapped the chrome pieces?
     
  11. Jun 16, 2016 at 6:10 PM
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    I like the white but kinda noticed that everyone does them white with a white truck.. Kinda Leaning towards the black so not the same as everyone. maybe do plasty dip, get a feel for them first hand. Easy to change color if just doesn't look good.
     
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  12. Jun 17, 2016 at 6:26 AM
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  13. Jun 17, 2016 at 10:32 PM
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    Mos' def' White...

    And I like the stance of your truck. I'd be debating white or black fender flares as well.
     
  14. Jun 18, 2016 at 9:53 AM
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    Did the black

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  15. Jun 18, 2016 at 9:55 AM
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    I'll drive around for a few days and see how I like it, as of this moment I like the look from the front but from the side it's kind of got me thinking... White rear bumper but black front hmmm at least the chrome is gone ...
     
  16. Jun 18, 2016 at 9:56 AM
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    Yeah, I like that as well. Black doesn't look bad either.

    I'd do color matched but it's all about personal preference.
     
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  17. Jun 18, 2016 at 11:27 AM
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    Looks great! You could always do the rear end caps too....
     
  18. Jun 24, 2016 at 6:21 AM
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    The black looks awesome, but I like the color match option. Can't go wrong either way
     
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    This is a pretty sexy looking truck.
     
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  21. Jun 24, 2016 at 3:11 PM
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    Looks good! Maybe you mentioned this somewhere, but you mind sharing what it cost to have the bumper ends wrapped in black vinyl? Want to ensure I'm getting a fair price....

    Thanks.
     
  22. Jun 24, 2016 at 3:21 PM
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    No worries happy to help in any way. I had a buddy and his friend do it for me (his friend works for a custom car shop who does wrapping, electronics, etc.). I more than likely got a friendship discount. In all I paid 600$ to have my roof wrapped ($200), front bumper wrapped ($100), rear bumper ($100), Surround and hood bulge ($150) and gave him $50 to debadge and plasti dip front emblem and side Tundra Emblems. This included materials and labor. I have had others tell me that pretty much any shop that does Tint could do it for 100$ per square foot. I went with my buddy because I trust him and he can always fix it technically at no cost.
     
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  23. Jun 24, 2016 at 9:57 PM
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    Thanks for the info - sounds like you did get a pretty darn good deal. Called a local place today and they gave me a rough quote of $250 for the front and rear end caps in a flat black. Gonna check a few other places and see what other prices I get. Thanks again.
     
  24. Jul 20, 2016 at 9:18 PM
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    Looks pretty damn good !! I just got my black badges, waiting on lug nuts and thinking about getting the spyder headlights

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    Working on getting these

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    I've got a white SR5 and I'm torn, but I'd say #WhiteEndCapsMatter
     
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    What lift and tire size are you running. Your truck looks really good
     
  29. Jul 21, 2016 at 8:38 PM
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    Great move with the black. Thanks for the post as this made up my mind.
     
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