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VOTE: Fender Flares- Color Matched or Black?

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by Buse, Dec 5, 2017.

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Color Matched or Black Fender Flares?

  1. Color Matched

  2. Black

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  1. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:27 PM
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    Buse

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    I have decided that I need fender flares. I'm thinking Color Matched although they are about double the price.

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  2. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM
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    Tundra Fan

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    If you have to do it, I vote color matched.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:31 PM
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    Backslider

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    I think black would actually look pretty good.. Would tie your front and rear bumper together with your side steps.
     
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  4. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:33 PM
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    Baja Mike

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    You could go either way with the amount of black you have going on.

    Black- makes the wheel well look bigger, matches the wheels, bumpers and grill and steps

    Color match- well the color matches....
     
  5. Dec 5, 2017 at 7:42 PM
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    blue16

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    Yep either one will look good. But I must say on my last truck it had black fender flares. And I always kicked myself for not color matching them. So color match is my vote
     
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  6. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:27 PM
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    Watt maker

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    Color matched. Just looks unfinished if left black. Of course, it depends on the truck and the color.
     
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  7. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:30 PM
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    4x4_Angel

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    i say black....they would look bad ass and match the bumpers and grill!
     
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  8. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:36 PM
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    Almaboy

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    It’s not in/out but it’ll do

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  9. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:44 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug I love peanut butter

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    I vote burger.
     
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  10. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:51 PM
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    joonbug

    joonbug I love peanut butter

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    Definitely color matched.
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  11. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:53 PM
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    Almaboy

    Almaboy I don't regret what I've done....today

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    [/QUOTE]
    Well duh!

    That’s how I feel about fender flares today
     
  12. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:55 PM
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    I just purchased the Bushwacker 30919-02 "Extend-A-Fender" flares last week and was on the fence on painting....

    when they arrived I CAREFULLY (didn't install the rubber tape) ....put a screw or 2 in both flares on the pass side to see how it looked.

    Accounting for the relatively mild look of my truck and the look of the flares without the trademark screws I decided to have them painted.

    Although it hurt the pocket book... I ended up dropping them off at the painter shortly after that. Should have them back Friday....
     
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  13. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:56 PM
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    That is some burger!! :hungry:
     
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  14. Dec 5, 2017 at 8:58 PM
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    I voted color match.
     
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  15. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:04 PM
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    birdman076

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    Debated this myself up until I talked to my Line-X dealer here. I'm going to have them Line-X'd but I was thinking about going premium and color matching my Silver truck. He told me the silver looks like shit on the Line-X, it never comes out quite "right" and even worse in metallic so that clenched it for me i'll just have them done in black Line-X. The other big reason I won't color match is just like on my Tacoma the fender flares are a magnet for asshats to scratch. I'll be doing the flares when I get them, front and rear bumper (rear bumper got tagged already and buffing it out went through the chrome LMFAO so not expected) and my side steps in Line-X.
     
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  16. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:06 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    I would normally say color matched, but.....

    You already have black bumpers, wheels, step bars, etc. The picture comparison that @joonbug posted was an excellent comparison. In that picture, color matched look cleaner. In the unmatched picture, now imagine the bumpers black.

    I would probably still color match them.
     
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  17. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:09 PM
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    I like the OE style without the rivets.
     
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  18. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:12 PM
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    Same.
     
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  19. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:16 PM
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  20. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:17 PM
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    @Buse i wouldn’t stress about it too much, it’s a BA truck and it will look great either way.
     
  21. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:22 PM
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    Tough call, but color matched is my vote. Just looks too damn good on the quicksand...

    Second vote is yes on @Almaboy's burger.
     
  22. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:28 PM
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    geno0506

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    OK here you go, give you kind of an idea!

    JMO, but I think the black would mesh good with your bumpers

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  23. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:39 PM
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    I wouldn’t normally say this but I think I like the black better if you’re going for a tough and aggressive look. If not,then color matched is classier in my opinion
     
  24. Dec 5, 2017 at 9:57 PM
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    Exactly! :thumbsup:
     
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  25. Dec 5, 2017 at 10:16 PM
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    Zero One Actual

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    Look at the wee babies. Just more color ideas for a visual.

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  26. Dec 5, 2017 at 10:22 PM
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  27. Dec 6, 2017 at 3:46 AM
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    Color coded, no-rivet flares would be my choice if I needed any flares fro my tuck. Wait a minute, my truck is black so it really wouldn't matter.

    In all seriousness, I think the color coded flares would look better on the OP's truck.
     
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  28. Dec 6, 2017 at 4:00 AM
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    TruckLife900

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    I vote color matched. Won't black just show more dirt :D
     
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  29. Dec 6, 2017 at 4:01 AM
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    Black if your going to off road.
     
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  30. Dec 6, 2017 at 4:10 AM
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