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black emblem?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by KingRama4, May 7, 2009.

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which black finish for my emblems?

  1. flat/matte black

    169 vote(s)
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  2. satin black

    70 vote(s)
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  3. gloss black

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  1. May 7, 2009 at 10:26 PM
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    KingRama4

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    plannin on painting the emblems but having a hard time picking the type of black paint i want to use. should i go with a flat black, semi gloss, or gloss black? which would look better on a magnetic grey truck?
     
  2. May 7, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    it depends on how shiney you want the emblem, if you dont want it shiney go with matte black thats what i used and with a clear coat.
     
  3. May 7, 2009 at 10:41 PM
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    DanGer

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    This is either flat black or satin, I can't remember

    [​IMG]
     
  4. May 7, 2009 at 10:55 PM
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    Here's mine before i went to a billet grill.. Its painted semi gloss black

    [​IMG]
     
  5. May 9, 2009 at 7:02 AM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    i just painted mine semi gloss with no clear..looks good:)
     
  6. May 9, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    vtragweed

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    wheres the hammered finish option? thats the best IMO
     
  7. May 9, 2009 at 2:07 PM
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    Burgman

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    i like the semi gloss as it will blend better with your glossy paint
     
  8. May 9, 2009 at 2:09 PM
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    Rocketball

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    I just painted mine 2 days ago and used gloss. It's actually hard to tell that they are gloss since they are so small. They have move of a luster than a shiney gloss to them.

    I thought about using flat or a "hammered" finish, but with them being kind of small, with no real big flat durfaces, I choose gloss.

    I also thought that a flat of hammered finish might tend to be a dirt and/or wax magnet.

    Here's what mine look like in gloss black:

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  9. May 9, 2009 at 2:12 PM
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    Burgman

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    rocketball again nice work, wanna come down to Ric to do mine?
     
  10. May 9, 2009 at 2:18 PM
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    Rustoleum makes a rattle can that will spray into a hammered finish. In my area the cans sell for about $6 ea.

    Check Wallyworld.
     
  11. May 9, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    Rocketball

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    Well, that's not exactly "right around the corner"...... :cool:

    It really is very easy.
     
  12. May 9, 2009 at 2:22 PM
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    what are you talking about maryland is like touching va
     
  13. May 9, 2009 at 2:25 PM
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    That's true, but I only 15 minutes away from the part that touches PA. :cool: Richmond is a 3 hr drive for me.
     
  14. May 9, 2009 at 2:30 PM
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    its all good im prolly going to do some of the cheap/free mods after mothers day week
     
  15. May 9, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    This mod definately falls into the cheap category. Even if you have to buy the paint and 3M tape, it should only cost you a whole $10.
     
  16. May 9, 2009 at 2:35 PM
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    yep and i wanna do the defrost w/o a/c mod too
     
  17. Jun 22, 2009 at 12:08 PM
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    Find a black like the put on the old sequoia wheels. Similar to the black on the ///M3 wheels. I think that emblem color may even be an option on some toyota models (non Tacoma)
     
  18. Jul 29, 2009 at 1:05 PM
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