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Black Out Lettering

Discussion in 'General 4Runner Talk' started by Pain Level A 10, Feb 15, 2018.

  1. Feb 15, 2018 at 6:18 AM
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    Pain Level A 10

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    Purchased the black out lettering from Nox Lux , very happy with the purchase . Very good quality and a very easy install . A little pricey but worth it for the look i was going for and not having to deal with a plasti dip application . My 1st mod to my vehicle , it is a simple one but you gotta start somewhere , lol . 20180213_163718[1].jpg 20180213_163554[1].jpg
     
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  2. Feb 15, 2018 at 9:07 AM
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    How much was it?
     
  3. Feb 15, 2018 at 12:16 PM
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    They can be found for $84 on Amazon. It's weird theres two listings, one for $99 and $84 but its the same product from the same company.
     
  4. Feb 15, 2018 at 2:28 PM
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    i ended up going directly to Nox Lux to get mine . The full set included both Toyota emblems (small & big ) , both side pillar TRD OFF ROAD emblems and the 4RUNNER lettering on the back hatch . Total cost was $129 . Be careful if you order from somewhere other than Nox Lux , some sites don't include all pieces .
     
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  5. Feb 16, 2018 at 4:03 AM
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    tacomavinyldecals.com has black out kits for $21.99. Easy to install and look great, just put a set on my 2016 TRD Pro.
     
  6. Feb 16, 2018 at 4:59 AM
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    Got mine from Nox Lux. Really like it.
     
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  7. Feb 16, 2018 at 6:01 AM
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    are these just stuck on with tape or do they have clips?
     
  8. Feb 16, 2018 at 6:51 AM
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    It is tape , each letter of the emblems has a small strip of tape . I cleaned the ones on the vehicle first to get good adhesion . They seem very secure . I believe if you go on the Nox Lux website they have pictures of the back of the emblems to show how they are put on .
     
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  9. Feb 18, 2018 at 10:31 AM
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    That looks good! I may have to do that if it will ever quit raining so I can wash mine
     
  10. Feb 18, 2018 at 7:57 PM
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    I took a slightly different approach to my 4R ...1) The side badges are gone. 2) On the back, so are the letters 4RUNNER. I let my license plate speak for itself - Clay

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  11. Mar 31, 2018 at 3:14 PM
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    Would any of you black out the TRD Pro logo on a black 4runner? I was debating if I should just do the back logo.... Not sure I want total black out. What do you think? is some contrast good if going for a black out tactical look?
     
  12. Mar 31, 2018 at 3:50 PM
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    Look on eBay, I got a set for under 70 from a Toyota dealer. Used one of those 20 percent off eBay coupons. Think my total was 64 shipped.
     
  13. Mar 31, 2018 at 3:58 PM
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    What about blacking out the stock OEM rack bars? Mine are currently silver/grey. Would like to do black vinyl wrap?
     
  14. Mar 31, 2018 at 4:00 PM
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    I had my silver roof rails painted, really easy to remove. You can rattle can them or drop them at a body shop.
     
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    I just looked up the ones on Nox Lux for my TRD Off Road, damn! they're up to $159 AND they're not even in stock! Gotta love supply and demand. :annoyed:
     
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  16. May 31, 2018 at 11:35 AM
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  17. Jun 1, 2018 at 9:49 PM
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    It said they were out when I ordered mine yesterday, but got an email today saying they were shipped out. Go figure!
     
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    Looks weird without the letters to me.... but to each their own
     
  19. Jun 2, 2018 at 7:51 AM
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    IMHO, the one advantage of Plasti-Dip is that the size of the letters is unchanged. I like the idea of the blackout letters but didn't want to increase the size of the logo letters.

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    I thought it would as well, but honestly 2-4 coats of plasti-dip is about the same thickness as the lettering kit. The kits are very thin. Probably 1/2 mm thick.

    I didn’t like the plasti-dip as it seems you can’t get perfect edges and I wasn’t sure about the longetivity, I’ve seen some faded to a Off black, maybe they didn’t put enough coats. Time vs money I choose getting the kit. Installed in 10 min.
     
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    Maybe there's something weird about the pictures I've seen of the overlays then. They seemed to make the logos look kinda blurry so I thought they were thicker.
     
  22. Jun 2, 2018 at 9:59 AM
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    Here’s mine

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    The kits do not add thickness they are the definition of paper thin. I mean these things are soooo thin.
     
  24. Jun 2, 2018 at 1:20 PM
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    I been trying to get a black out kit for a 07 runner and every thing I get is to small or different shape, anyone got a answers thanks
     
  25. Jul 8, 2018 at 10:05 AM
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    I am ordering a set of emblem overlays from nox lux.

    I was wondering how are yours holding up? Anybody has had issues with their durability?

    Thanks

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  26. Jul 8, 2018 at 11:46 AM
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    I haven’t had mine on very long, but I don’t foresee any problems. They are good quality.
     
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    Works perfect. Several months later no sun bleaching or any indication of peeling off
     
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    Put mine on in Feb. , look just as good as when i put them on . Several washes and weather changes over the last several months and no issues with the color or the adhesion to the vehicle .
     

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