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2nd Gen small changes big effect

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by op_thomasprime, May 6, 2017.

  1. May 6, 2017 at 4:01 PM
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    op_thomasprime

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    I've had the truck for 2 years now and in that time i've plasti-dipped the tacoma sport rims, added the fender flares and thrown on some 265/75/r17 mickeys. next stop is to plasti-dip the chrome on the grille and the emblem.

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  2. May 6, 2017 at 4:03 PM
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    BuddyS

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    Looks great!
     
  3. May 6, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    ShamwowTaco

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    Stickers, plastidip, and light bar.
    I plastidipped my whole family. It's the best!

    Nice truck. Polish those headlights!
     
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  4. May 6, 2017 at 4:06 PM
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    Clearwater Bill

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    Some effort cleaning up those headlight lenses would be nice.
     
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  5. May 6, 2017 at 4:10 PM
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    op_thomasprime

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    you guys got tips on headlight polish? I was thinking of buying some smoked lights to match the other black accessories so i wasn't gonna waste time/effort but...it looks like that might be getting pushed back for now.
     
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  6. May 6, 2017 at 4:11 PM
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    Buy some Kustom54 with custom shrouds in black. That would be so sick. @kustom54lighting
     
  7. May 6, 2017 at 4:13 PM
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    For a renew kit, check out the Sylvania version. It is basically wet sanding and then a clear coating over it. Lasts for about 18 months if you don't wax it. It is easy to apply another kit on top of a previously "restored" headlight.

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  8. May 6, 2017 at 5:34 PM
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    The Stig

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    Color matching the flares, rear bumper, and grille instead of using garbage plastidip would be an improvement.
     
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  9. May 7, 2017 at 6:14 AM
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    I love Speedway Blue.

    Thought about finding a TRD Sport grill and bumper in Speedway Blue to complete the look or do you want to go black?
     
  10. May 8, 2017 at 11:15 AM
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  12. May 8, 2017 at 11:45 AM
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    Take off your grill if you plan on dipping it. Will make all the difference. I initially dipped my chrome, but bought a color matched and threw it on. Though this weekend I dipped the lower grill. Looks good.
     
  13. May 8, 2017 at 11:51 AM
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    Just Plastidip them too...go for it, what the hell! :eek:
     
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  14. May 8, 2017 at 12:12 PM
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  15. May 13, 2017 at 6:03 PM
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    update: restored the headlights as advised. shined up the rest of her while i was at it. looking brand new...starting the past-dip of the grill surround this evening!

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  16. May 13, 2017 at 6:14 PM
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    Plasti derp for the win
     
  17. May 15, 2017 at 3:15 PM
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    plasti-dipped grill surround looking real clean...ps i'm a real butcher with masking tape

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