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black grill surounding?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ilovemytaco, Jan 25, 2009.

  1. Jan 25, 2009 at 4:09 PM
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    ilovemytaco

    ilovemytaco [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i want a black grill surrounding on my truck instead of the chrome one but there pretty expensive so i was wondering if anyone on here is willing to do a trade? i want it to be local so hopefully someone on here live around riverside california haha
     
  2. Jan 25, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    vtragweed

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    i actually did that to my truck. went to autozone and got adhesive promoter for plastic and whatever and go a thing of hammered black finish spray paint looks damn good with white paint
     
  3. Jan 25, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    west467

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  4. Jan 25, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    foxracinfor20

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    i did it to my truck when the body shop used the wrong grille after it was in accident use adhesion promoter and dupilcolor sray paint i tried primer and dupount paint with my sray gun and it ended up just bubbling after i painted it

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  5. Jan 25, 2009 at 7:38 PM
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    you can do that, but i don't think they have a BSP colorish can of paint, cuz i would do it, yesterday!!
     
  6. Jan 25, 2009 at 8:08 PM
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    rmb_crew

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    I have been looking around to do the same thing bc my truck is black so as soon as someone finds something out please post the results on here.
     
  7. Jan 25, 2009 at 8:40 PM
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    silverbullet05

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    where can you but them at. I want to make a new grill but wouldnt know the first place to look.
     
  8. Jan 25, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    SocalMan22

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  9. Jan 25, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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    humm, very interesting!!
     
  10. Jan 25, 2009 at 9:45 PM
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    I meant where can you find the grill surround for sale but thanks for thr heads up on the paint.
     
  11. Jan 25, 2009 at 9:47 PM
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    SocalMan22

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    Ebay or buy it from trdparts4u.com
     
  12. Jan 25, 2009 at 10:32 PM
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    anyone know the part #?
     
  13. Jan 25, 2009 at 10:51 PM
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  16. Jan 27, 2009 at 4:23 AM
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    Kelson

    Kelson My Truck is Cuter than Yours

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    just trade for it im sure theyres gonna be a bunch of reg cabs n other base models that would want to trade...try post on craigslist or something
     
  17. Feb 4, 2009 at 4:03 PM
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    FamouzStarz

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    so what would be the process to use that bsp color matched paint? im ready to get rid of this chrome
     
  18. Feb 5, 2009 at 11:37 AM
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    mws4ua

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    There's a little bit about it in the cheap/free mods thread, but no specifics about what kind of sand paper to use (if that matters, I have no idea), if primer is necessary, etc. Also, that mod was to black-out... I assume a color-match paint job would be the same process w/ different paint.
     
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