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Man I may be the only one but I still think Chrome is Cool and I'm keeping it all On

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by aperezsh, Aug 9, 2016.

  1. Aug 9, 2016 at 2:43 PM
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    aperezsh

    aperezsh [OP] HooYah Murica! Get Some!

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    Yeah grill hood piece Badges 4x4 bumper end caps exhaust tip. I liken it to classic rock in 30 years it will Still be Cool. Some may ride with me on this it some won't. One of the many things that make America Bad Ass. Freedom of Choice.
     
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  2. Aug 9, 2016 at 3:14 PM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Merica!!
     
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  3. Aug 9, 2016 at 3:15 PM
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    Netmonkey

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    I like chrome :)
     
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  4. Aug 9, 2016 at 3:55 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug mmmm.....bacon...

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    No, I'm with you. I'm a little old school and I love a little bit of chrome on my cars. Only chrome I don't like on the Tundras are the chrome grilles. That with the surround is just too much.
     
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  5. Aug 9, 2016 at 3:55 PM
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    Law323

    Law323 Pray for peace, prepare for war

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    Depends on the theme you're going for. I like both.
     
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  6. Aug 9, 2016 at 4:23 PM
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    Netmonkey

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    I should say that I like an appropriate amount of chrome. Some guys take it so far that it looks like the pep boys threw up on their truck. :)
     
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  7. Aug 9, 2016 at 4:28 PM
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    Tacogrande

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    I have a 2016 with all the chrome from the factory and the only place i don't like it is in the interior. Would it look cooler all painted to match the body? Yea.
    But im not trying to impress anyone and i cant see any sense in replacing a bunch of parts on a brand new truck. If i do want to change chrome out, it can wait till the truck is paid off which will only be about a year and a half total. Back in my younger days sure i would have but i am almost 40 now and well ...priorities, everyone has different priorities.
     
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  8. Aug 9, 2016 at 5:07 PM
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    bobeast

    bobeast really old member

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    Back in the day, the hot thing was to have spoked chrome wheels. Then everyone started doing it so people looked for other ways to be unique, just like everybody else. Bottom line is dance to your own bongo. No matter watcha do, it'll look old and outdated in a few years.
     
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  9. Aug 9, 2016 at 5:13 PM
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    chphilo

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    I like chrome too. It's sturdy stuff. Add chromium to steel you get stainless steel. Add more chromium, it becomes high grade stainless steel (e.g., 304). (you add small amount of other stuff too, but thing that's added is mostly chromium). My hitch ball is also made of chrome.

    That I happened to also like its look is an added bonus.
     
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  10. Aug 9, 2016 at 5:20 PM
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    Randy Morton

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    I, too, like chrome. Shiny beats heat absorbing any day, even the cold ones.
     
  11. Aug 9, 2016 at 5:54 PM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    I'm still going to replace my rear chrome bumper with a more useful (for me) black Ranch Hand rear bumper and it will match my front black Ranch Hand grille guard. I'm going to keep my front OEM chrome bumper "as is" just to aggravate anti chrome folks here. [​IMG]

    Interior chrome does suck.
     
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  12. Aug 9, 2016 at 6:52 PM
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    zcarpenter92

    zcarpenter92 Yotas, Coronas and 'Merica

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    I've never been a fan of adding chrome, the stock stuff is just fine in my book. I'll probably get rid of some of my badges, but the front and rear bumper is going to stay.
     
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  13. Aug 9, 2016 at 7:18 PM
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    mudsweatngearz

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    I am not a real fan of chrome but Im not going to spend a bunch of money on aftermarket stuff either. I am taking the money I would spend on mods and putting it away for retirement. My Tundra is gonna have to accept being stock as long as I own it.
     
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  14. Aug 9, 2016 at 8:30 PM
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    Or JC Whitney haha.
     
  15. Aug 9, 2016 at 9:16 PM
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    FumundaTundra Director of civil unrest

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    I like chrome.
     
  16. Aug 10, 2016 at 5:39 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Law, you should run for public office!
     
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  17. Aug 10, 2016 at 6:34 AM
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    ColoradoTJ

    ColoradoTJ Calm your tits

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    Not sure if that is a complement. Lol
     
  18. Aug 10, 2016 at 6:36 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Never said it was a compliment....;)
     
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  19. Aug 10, 2016 at 6:38 AM
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    ColoradoTJ Calm your tits

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    Buahhaaahhaaa!!!

    Damn Ron.
     
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  20. Aug 10, 2016 at 6:46 AM
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    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    Never fear, Law knows I love him.
     
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  21. Aug 10, 2016 at 7:12 AM
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    Law323

    Law323 Pray for peace, prepare for war

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    I wouldn't mind! Merica needs fixin'!!!! Although, knowing my values and stance on a lot of things go against PC crap. That being said, I'd probably be considered a racist and bigot just on that alone!!
    for starters, I'd bring my AK, beretta 50, Kimber 45 and pet eagle to every single speech I make, starting with the State of the Union!! Might throw in a Bowie knife! LOL
    And you know I love ya too Ron!! Wanna be my VP??

    @ColoradoTJ thats one of the great things on this forum, gotta have thick skin! Coming from a family like that, just makes things more interesting!!
     
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  22. Aug 10, 2016 at 7:26 AM
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    ColoradoTJ Calm your tits

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    He feels all warm inside....awwwwhhhhh
     
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  23. Aug 10, 2016 at 7:48 AM
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    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    I'll be your VP, Chief! Together we can get this train back on the right track! First things first, we need to set wage increases for all armed forces, police, and fire folks! Next in line would be teachers and anyone else associated with protecting our collective ass or teaching our youth. We can do this!
     
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  24. Aug 10, 2016 at 10:22 AM
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    joonbug

    joonbug mmmm.....bacon...

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    Oh, by public office I was thinking more like mayor of a small town. But I guess President and VP of the United States would work too. Law/Ron 2020!!!
     
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  25. Aug 10, 2016 at 10:26 AM
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    Law323

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    Already on the same page, sir!!!
     
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  26. Aug 10, 2016 at 10:28 AM
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    BlueFalconActual

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    I also like the stock amount of chrome. Any added autozone chrome though looks like total poo in by opinion.
     
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    Now that I will agree to!!!
     
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    What office you want? I'm filling all offices with tundras.com members!! LOL

    The REAL members I mean!
     
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  29. Aug 10, 2016 at 11:33 AM
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    joonbug mmmm.....bacon...

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    I want to be the dude in charge of printing money.
     
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  30. Aug 10, 2016 at 11:37 AM
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    aperezsh [OP] HooYah Murica! Get Some!

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    A little this and that...Broke now
    I'll go with Secretary of War. Homeland Security
     
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