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Chrome handles/mirror caps or blacked out emblems

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by r4z0r51o, May 14, 2016.

  1. May 14, 2016 at 4:52 PM
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    r4z0r51o

    r4z0r51o [OP] 8 more years until retirement

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    I own a Sky Silver Crewmax SR5 and I'm stuck on the fence about a simple issue.

    I'm doing the TRD Pro Grill change out in a week or two and now want to either change out my black door handles and mirror caps to Chrome to match the side emblems or change out the emblems to black to match the handles and mirror caps. What do you think?
     
  2. May 14, 2016 at 4:56 PM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Have you considered using PlastiDip to black out your badges without removing them? It's an easy process and, if you screw up, you can just peel it off and do it again. Just did mine and they came out fine. On the mirror caps and door handles, you may want to hit up Roman at CoolSprings Toyota @Roman.
     
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  3. May 14, 2016 at 6:46 PM
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    efraticelli10

    efraticelli10 Don't let your L. hand know what your R.is doing

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    I have the CHrome handles of my CM and the chrome caps. If you want to buy them PM me.
     
  4. May 15, 2016 at 8:57 AM
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    Sean266

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    Not a fan of chrome personally.
     
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  5. May 15, 2016 at 12:17 PM
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    CaptTyler

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    Black badges to match the handles and mirror IMO.
     
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  6. May 15, 2016 at 4:44 PM
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    chphilo

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    I think it really depends on your overall scheme you have in mind. I changed out my black SR5 handles to chrome ones. I think on silver trucks, chrome looks color-matched. On something like inferno, I definitely like black better.
     
  7. May 15, 2016 at 6:00 PM
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    V8sOnly

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    Dechrome everything and black it out.
     
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  8. May 15, 2016 at 6:30 PM
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    dcastro

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    I'm most likely going to Plasti Dip my bumper pieces and emblems. Once I swap out the grille and hood bulge to black ones.
     
  9. May 17, 2016 at 9:07 PM
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    r4z0r51o

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    Thanks everyone for your feedback. I've decided that I'm going to go with blacking out my emblems. For the time being I'll leave my bumpers chrome to match my chrome front grill surrounding the TRD Pro grill in black. Hopefully I'll be happy with how this looks.
     
  10. May 17, 2016 at 10:18 PM
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    csuviper

    csuviper Moderator Staff Member

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    change out the emblems to black to match the handles
     
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