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Operation: Remove Chrome

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by FilthyTundra, Feb 20, 2020.

  1. Feb 20, 2020 at 6:38 PM
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    FilthyTundra

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    Almost finished on the outside. Just got the truck back from paint. I just needed the front and back bumpers to complete the transition to an all paint matched Platinum. I also removed the OEM running boards as I’ll be purchasing either AMP power steps or the GoRhino RB20’s.

    So in the last few weeks I’ve added the Sequoia headlights, TRD Pro grill, and had the front and rear bumpers painted. I think it sets it off so much more.

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  2. Feb 21, 2020 at 3:49 PM
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    That is beautiful. I love the Sequoia grill and headlights. How much was the bumper painting? I am working my way to less chrome, thought I would keep the bumpers chrome and polish the running board edge and aluminum wheels? Polishing the wheels is a lot of work, I started on my spare wheel and it looks good, not sure how it will hold up over time. Your truck is gorgeous. Well Done!
     
  3. Feb 21, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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    TheBeast

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    very nice !
     
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  4. Feb 21, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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    TheBeast

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    that grille looking mighty fine
     
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  5. Feb 22, 2020 at 3:47 PM
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    Thank you very much. The front and back bumpers were $500 to get painted (he ended up buying the steps for $250 though, so he only charged me $250). He also repainted the upper part of the front bumper as it had rock chips from normal driving. Remember, with the polishing of chrome, you'll need to upkeep it more as the bare metal is then exposed.
     
  6. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:37 PM
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    Removed the Toyota brand steps and went with the GoRhino RB20’s.

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  7. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:49 PM
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    PRO BLANCO

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    Very nice looking truck!!
     
  8. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:54 PM
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    I think you have more invested in the front end of your truck than I do my entire truck. Very very jealous.
     
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  9. Feb 25, 2020 at 6:39 PM
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    FilthyTundra

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    haha! I don’t know about that. But thank you very much. The new front end and paint matching helped turn it into a completely new truck.
     
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  10. Feb 25, 2020 at 6:43 PM
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    Super clean... :hattip:
     
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  11. Feb 25, 2020 at 6:51 PM
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    Truck is looking good!
     
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  12. Feb 25, 2020 at 7:29 PM
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    That looks awesome! Crazy how the sequoia conversion gives a pretty modern look
     
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  13. Feb 25, 2020 at 8:24 PM
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    I like the look of sequoia lights and grill on your tundra as well.
     
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  14. Feb 26, 2020 at 5:48 AM
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    Thanks guys! The front end update gives the Tundra a completely updated look. It made me love my truck even more.
     
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  15. Feb 26, 2020 at 6:13 AM
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    Looks great!
     
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    That looks awesome!
     
  17. Mar 12, 2020 at 4:27 PM
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    Very nice truck you got there !
     
  18. Mar 13, 2020 at 2:15 AM
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    Noice!!!
     
  19. Mar 14, 2020 at 3:32 AM
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    Looks great. I've been thinking about color matching my bumpers and grill surround on my 2012 silver sky metallic. Can you post a picture of the rear bumper when you get a minute?
     
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  20. Mar 14, 2020 at 3:35 AM
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    aperezsh

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    See that's just mean...KEEP SOME CHROME!
     
  21. Mar 14, 2020 at 3:45 AM
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    50 Buck

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    Those lights and grille make your truck look stunning. Well done. I personally never liked the look of the Tundra until the 3rd (2.5) Gen trucks, but yours changes that. :thumbsup:
     
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  22. Mar 14, 2020 at 6:34 AM
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    That thang purty. :thumbsup:
     
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  23. Mar 14, 2020 at 2:06 PM
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    Sure can, I'll post some this evening.
     
  24. Mar 14, 2020 at 2:06 PM
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    Can't do it! lol
     
  25. Mar 14, 2020 at 2:58 PM
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    Did you switch out the front lower bumper and top cap to the sequoia ? Or just the grille
     
  26. Mar 14, 2020 at 3:03 PM
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    FilthyTundra

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    Just the grille and headlights. The lower bumper is the stock Tundra.
     
  27. Mar 14, 2020 at 3:05 PM
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    Awesome. It’s just the TRD PRO sequoia grille ? Any part number? Does it come complete
    Thank you
     
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  28. Mar 20, 2020 at 10:17 PM
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    I joined to see what is possible
    how much did you get those for?
     
  29. Mar 22, 2020 at 3:36 AM
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    Would love it if you could post photos of the color matched rear bumper. Thanks!
     
  30. Mar 23, 2020 at 12:36 PM
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    That truck is just awesome!
     
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