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Too chrome or not?

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Tundracm16, Oct 9, 2016.

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Chrome or black handles and mirrors

  1. Chrome

    4 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Black

    20 vote(s)
    83.3%
  1. Oct 9, 2016 at 10:20 AM
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    Tundracm16

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    So I have a slight dilemma that I would like some help with. I swapped to chrome handles and mirrors after purchasing the truck due to the all chrome grills on the 16s. I just scored a killer deal on the following in black-brush guard,steps, all the emblems (brand new full set)and a pro grill. So do I swap the handles and mirrors back to black or not. I'm leaving the chrome front surround just using the pro insert leaving the front bumper chrome and adding chrome rears IMG_2558.jpg
     
  2. Oct 9, 2016 at 10:46 AM
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    PapaGrizz

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    You should know; most folks 'round here, myself included, f***in' hate chrome. My vote goes to black.
     
  3. Oct 9, 2016 at 10:47 AM
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    Looks good as is, but I do also like the Black look as well. I know, No Help at all......:notsure:
     
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  4. Oct 9, 2016 at 10:56 AM
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    Bannock452

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    I personally didn't like the chrome on my 16. But I think the most important part is to keep the entire truck flow with one certain look. If you like the chrome then keep it and don't deviate from that. If you have some color matched or black parts then chrome it just doesn't flow together. Keep the wheels and any accessories on the similar path of chrome or shiny. Hope that helps and it's your truck so build it exactly how YOU want!
     
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  5. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:17 AM
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    I'm a fan of the blackout myself....
     
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  6. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:28 AM
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    I happened to be one of those who deviated lol !!! You know i love the chrome but I seen some ideas where the black really POPPED too!! At first I ordered a full set of chrome wheels and by the next day I had a phone call with bad news!!! The wheels that were in stock weren't in stock! In the back of my mind I had been eyeballing the black and chrome wheels (Two piece wheels ultimately more expensive)and Ive been very happy with my decision!! I felt like I wanted to try something different,risky I know!! To build a truck and not be happy with it leads to rebuild and that gets expensive! In the end you wont be able to please everyone with your decisions sooooo...... do what makes you happy!!!
     
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  7. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:44 AM
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    Law323

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    I like chrome on some trucks but handles and mirror chrome just looks too ghetto to me and black looks better on a light colored truck IMO
     
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  8. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:48 AM
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    BlueFalconActual

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    Have you ever heard anyone say, "once you go chrome you never no back"?

    I do like a little chrome as an accent but chrome everything to me is tacky.
     
  9. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:48 AM
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    I always felt like if I stop at the red light and the wheels kept spinning I WAS ON THE WRONG PART OF TOWN !! GHETTO??? NAH LOL
     
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  10. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:50 AM
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    Or a $1000 car on $6000 rims. You know you ain't in the safest place LOL
     
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  11. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:52 AM
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    LMFAO!!!! I havent encountered that since my move from Albuquerque!:infantry:
     
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  12. Oct 9, 2016 at 11:56 AM
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    I live in Memphis and I'm from Baton Rouge, so I'm unfortunately well acquainted with that LOL
     
  13. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:03 PM
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    Memphis and Baton Rouge? YOUR A WARRIOR LAW!!!
     
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  14. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:03 PM
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    Trust me, I'm always packing!! Fo' sho'!!!
    IMG_2097.jpg
     
  15. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:17 PM
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    I'm roughly 15 minutes south of Baltimore (my hometown, btw) so there's plenty of that around here. Haha.
     
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  16. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:21 PM
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    Lived up there too LOL HUGE fan of blue moon!!
     
  17. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:22 PM
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    Been through there too you also qualify for a ZOMBIE EDITION TUNDRA!!lol
     
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  18. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:24 PM
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  19. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:24 PM
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    This one is AWESOME!!
    14760410039661211954244.jpg
     
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  20. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:30 PM
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    Meant blue moon cafe! Off aliceanna Blvd.
    love the brew too though!!
     
  21. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:31 PM
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    Lol. Oh, I don't know that place. When I get down that way I go to Kisslings.
     
  22. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:49 PM
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    Ah got you! Everybody told me it was a city secret. Damn good food (all breakfast food) if you ever go down that way, try the captain crunch French toast!
     
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  23. Oct 9, 2016 at 12:58 PM
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    A little this and that...Broke now
    I said CAN YOU DIG IT!
     
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  24. Oct 9, 2016 at 1:06 PM
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    A little this and that...Broke now
    I'm one of the few that dig chrome but it's gotta flow with your rig..So go eyeball it in the driveway and if it looks Cool leave it..if its off swap it.
    And remember Cool never gets old! Aint no college equation for bad a$$
     
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  25. Oct 9, 2016 at 1:15 PM
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    Match the Nerf bars and go back to black.
     
  26. Oct 9, 2016 at 1:15 PM
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  27. Oct 9, 2016 at 1:27 PM
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    I like chrome. Especially on Blue Ribbon Metallic.
    However, the only off road this truck will see is a grass parking lot.
    Ordering chrome Tundra inserts as well. Ghetto? I think not. Classy? Most definitely.
     
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  28. Oct 9, 2016 at 1:46 PM
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    You ain't wrong!! LOL
     
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  29. Oct 9, 2016 at 2:05 PM
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    Alright for educational purposes ill go under the knife!! Before and After


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  30. Oct 9, 2016 at 2:59 PM
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    original copy.gif LMAO!
     
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