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Chrome haters, Why all the Grill changes??

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Jim the Jarhead, Oct 8, 2017.

  1. Oct 8, 2017 at 3:58 PM
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    Jim the Jarhead

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  2. Oct 8, 2017 at 4:19 PM
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    It's not bad in certain situations, but I prefer no chrome.
     
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  3. Oct 8, 2017 at 4:38 PM
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    FlashCulprit

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    I just think it looks tacky on certain colors. On the black and MGM it looks good. But on the white and blue and others it just doesn't look right to me.

    Everyone is different though. My best friend wishes he could chrome everything in sight. I don't get him but we like what we like and no one can say anything about it. :D:thumbsup:
     
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  4. Oct 8, 2017 at 5:11 PM
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    Buildn

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    :bananadance: I like the chrome also but this time of year it's a bug magnet. That's why I waxed it

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  5. Oct 8, 2017 at 5:49 PM
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    Chrome on black only. I have MGM and I couldn't take how it looked.
     
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  6. Oct 8, 2017 at 5:57 PM
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    I like the chrome on mine but the paint looks good also just not on mine. Hell chrome is good for 10hp didn't you all know that. Lol
     
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  7. Oct 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM
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    Chrome gets you home.
     
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  8. Oct 8, 2017 at 6:11 PM
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    Baja Mike

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    It's not that I hate chrome. In certain spots it can look good (badges). It's just that there's so damn much of it. It's like a full length mirror turned sideways on the front of the truck.
     
  9. Oct 8, 2017 at 6:51 PM
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    T.Durden13

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    Couldn’t agree more. I’m not opposed to chrome, just don’t care for it on my white truck. Like you said, to each their own. :)
     
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  10. Oct 8, 2017 at 6:55 PM
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    TXRailRoadBandit73

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  11. Oct 8, 2017 at 7:08 PM
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    Tacogrande

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    I dont really mind it..its how my truck came. Yea i would like paint match better but frankly there are a lot more things that are a lot more important to me than a grille, bumper ends and some badges on a perfectly functional truck. Im not trying to impress anyone period so im not wanting to blow money just to look cooler.Even if i did want to paint, i have no time to waste so it would never get done anyway.
     
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  12. Oct 8, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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    040Tundra

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    A little of this and a little of that.

    Do you have chrome door handles as well? Just curious.
     
  13. Oct 8, 2017 at 9:01 PM
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    zcarpenter92

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    Agreed. I'm really not a fan of it on my Desert Sand colored Tundra, and I think it looks out of place on the QS and Cement colored ones.
     
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  14. Oct 8, 2017 at 9:05 PM
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    FlashCulprit

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    Agreed. Those two colors especially. And the blue. It makes me want to scratch out my eyes. But hey, if it makes some one else smile. Its not my place to judge.
     
  15. Oct 8, 2017 at 9:18 PM
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    Tundra Fan

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    If he doesn't , I'll sell him mine. :D
     
  16. Oct 8, 2017 at 9:41 PM
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    I like chrome but it needs to be balanced on the vehicle. My truck had chrome on the front and painted rear bumper it just doesn't look right.
     
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  17. Oct 8, 2017 at 10:14 PM
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    easleycrawler

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    I like my chrome. But I will not have chrome door handles or mirrors.

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  18. Oct 8, 2017 at 11:21 PM
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    aperezsh

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    A little this and that...Broke now
    Diggin my Chrome..Chrome Lives Matter..Thin Chrome Line

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  19. Oct 8, 2017 at 11:43 PM
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    BakNBlk2014

    BakNBlk2014 So Impossibly Black

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    Gives a much more aggressive look imho. Two cans of Plasti dip $15 dollar upgrade. New look......priceless.
    But if you're a chrome guy that's also cool. Like mentioned above some colors just dont work with chrome. Saw a quicksand with black handles and grill mirror caps. It looked military grade and 100 % awesome.
     
  20. Mar 11, 2018 at 1:17 PM
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    Chrome looks pretty :bananadead: with Barcelona Red imo. I have no interest in removing any on mine. I agree it has no business being on MGM, QS, or Cement models though.BF4E6246-02F0-463F-B416-64DB091078FF.jpg
     
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    I’d be fine with it if mine didn’t have then center of the grill chromed like yours but the whole grill; it’s just too much for me.
     
  23. Mar 11, 2018 at 2:41 PM
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    RLHOK

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    Lots of chrome but not many inferno pro grills out there so I changed mine....

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  24. Mar 11, 2018 at 2:44 PM
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    Taco-Blender

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    I plan to get rid of the chrome too. I prefer the all red look of the Rock Warriors, especially with black wheels.

    Mine as it sits:
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    Rock Warrior:
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  25. Mar 11, 2018 at 4:41 PM
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    I'm a middle of the road guy. I don't like the amount of chrome on the front now but I don't want all of it gone. I plan on changing out the center of the grill but leaving the chrome surround and the bumper ends. IMO: color matched fronts only look good on white other colors remind me of older Ram fronts. In the end you make the payments so do as you please.
     
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    Mountun Goat

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    I don’t hate chrome. I just prefer color matched or black over it. Anyone who hates anything is a tad dramatic I’d say haha.
    I will say I don’t like chrome in the interiors much as it always seems to blind me at the worst of times.
     
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    BTBAKER

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    When my buddy asked if I got my truck at a Liberace auction I knew I had to dechrome. It is seriously to much IMO.
     
  28. Mar 11, 2018 at 5:09 PM
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    I tolerate the chrome on my truck (though I have painted bumper/mirror caps and door handles sitting in my garage to be install)... I'm keeping the chrome on my badges and grill at least until the '19 Pro grill comes out or I score a cheap honeycomb
     
  30. Mar 11, 2018 at 5:46 PM
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    Now that all my front chrome is gone..I can't wait to lose the rear chrome bumper..
     

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