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almost done my smoked tails.....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 97delsol, Oct 7, 2008.

  1. Oct 7, 2008 at 4:07 PM
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    97delsol

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    ok so here's what I got so far...I cleaned them with wax/grease remover. scuffed them up with soapy water and a grey scuff pad (approx 800 grit). cleaned them again. applied 3 light coats of VHT Nightshades. I am now letting them dry over night. Here's what they look like right now. I still need to wet sand, buff and polish. Oh and for some reason the camera flash makes them look lighter.....they are in fact a bit darker in person.

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  2. Oct 7, 2008 at 4:09 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    lookin good.

    PS - can you email me some cheetos? :hungry:
     
  3. Oct 7, 2008 at 4:09 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    They look good so far come do mine now!
    And i will take the laptop also.
     
  4. Oct 7, 2008 at 6:02 PM
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    97delsol

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    funny I posted this on tacomaworld and on toyotanation....and on both sites people comment about things in my picture. Cheetos, laptop, etc...... funny
     
  5. Oct 7, 2008 at 6:03 PM
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    MyToyTaco

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    great minds think alike :cool:
     
  6. Oct 10, 2008 at 7:47 AM
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    97delsol

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  7. Oct 10, 2008 at 7:52 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    That looks good man!
     
  8. Oct 10, 2008 at 7:56 AM
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    LonghornTaco

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    I love the look, but how is it with the lights on and when you press the brake? Does it shine through very well?

    Also, my '09 has the LED tail lights - I wonder how they would fair with something like this (the truck is black so it would look sick!)
     
  9. Oct 10, 2008 at 8:05 AM
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    Would work fine.....the light shines through without any problem (even in the day) and LED's are brighter so would work even better
     
  10. Oct 10, 2008 at 8:17 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    looks great man!!! way better than stock!! good job!
     
  11. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:21 AM
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    WOW that makes a world of difference! Looks really good!
     
  12. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:24 AM
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  14. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:29 AM
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    Looks great man!
     
  15. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:40 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    Curious to why you have different screen name for TN? I would forget and type in the wrong one each time.
     
  16. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:42 AM
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    :D I used to use the type of car I drove as a screen name......but then I started changing cars too often and my screennames were all screwed up so I decided to just use 82josh on most forums now.,.....I know that wont change :)
     
  17. Oct 10, 2008 at 10:57 AM
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    SocalMan22

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    I hear ya man i was @ Tn and im like i have seen the truck but different name its a conspiracy i tell ya lol. im thinking of trying it how viet did it.
     
  18. Oct 10, 2008 at 11:01 AM
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    yeah.....his look nice :)
     
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