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Black Out Emblems Question

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by TheTacoManChach, Mar 10, 2009.

  1. Mar 10, 2009 at 3:58 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    What Grit Sandpaper do you guys suggest I use?
    And do you just scratch the hell outta it? or sand all the chrome paint off and then scratch the hell outta it?

    I can't find the spray stuff that everyone else uses so I gotta sand it.

    Help please
     
  2. Mar 10, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

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    use 2000 grit paper.

    use an adhesion promoter.
     
  3. Mar 10, 2009 at 3:59 PM
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    all you really need to do is just scuff it up a bit so the paint sticks better, use krylon fusion paint as its made for plastic like the emblems are
     
  4. Mar 10, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    TheTacoManChach

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    can't find adhesion promoter
    its not at TSC, Oriely's, Wal-Mart, Lowes
    I don't know where yall buy it but I can't find it
     
  5. Mar 10, 2009 at 4:04 PM
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    i used 400 grit and got krylon fusion paint. It is made to adhear to plastics so no need for the promotor. And all you need to do is just rough it up alittle.
     
  6. Mar 10, 2009 at 4:05 PM
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    You dont need to use adhesion promoter, i used 160grit sand paper, scuffed it up just a bit used krylon fusion and a clear coat thats it and my emblems have held up real nice for almost a year.
     
  7. Mar 10, 2009 at 5:37 PM
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    So I used 100 grit sand paper (it was either that or 80)
    And now im thinking even that was to much...
    were just scuffing the hell outta it... why would you use 2000 grit wet sand?
    :shrug:
    Neways HOLY CRAP They look awesome
    Im on Coat two of the paint... Jeezus I shoulda done this weeks ago
     
  8. Mar 10, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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  9. Mar 10, 2009 at 9:54 PM
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    Did you use a clear coat?
     
  10. Mar 11, 2009 at 4:58 PM
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    no. Should I?
    I started thinking about it today.
    Should I put some form of clear coat on it?
    I like the not shiny look it has...
    oh and here are some piks of what i got so far.
    [​IMG]
     
  11. Mar 11, 2009 at 5:23 PM
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    sweet!! that is next on my list to do too!!
     
  12. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:13 PM
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    anyone else use enamel?
    If you don't is it more likely for the paint to come off?
     
  13. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:16 PM
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    With the clear coat it sealed it up nice i would suggest you do that, my emblems are not shiney its actually a matte finish clear coat.
     
  14. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:17 PM
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    i tried enamel, but will do it over it didnt set nice like krylon did so i will do that set over.
     
  15. Mar 11, 2009 at 6:44 PM
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    what is the name of the clear coat?
    ne pics of the can?
    Update!
    Ok I suggest painting After you apply tape... i scratched some off... but itll be ok I repainted and you can't really notice
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
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    what kinda tape did you put on? How did you do it? I always see that stuff in pep boys, and its super thick..I guess you have to stretch it out a bit?
     
  17. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:04 PM
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    well its not really that thick it looks alot thicker than it is I just used them Scotch Exterior Mount Super Duty 3M doublesided tape It looks alot like what I peeled off the badges in the first place
     
  19. Mar 11, 2009 at 7:09 PM
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    Looks good. I am thinking of doing this MOD myself.
     
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