1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Black out Mud Flaps

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Pster, Jul 11, 2009.

  1. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:05 PM
    #1
    Pster

    Pster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Member:
    #7654
    Messages:
    2,745
    Gender:
    Male
    Charlotte, NC
    Vehicle:
    2006 Tacoma 4x4
    Bak Flip bed cover, shorty antenna, Peripheral iPod interface, Garmin 750 mount, add'l bed tie down rings, Westin nerf bars, hitch safe, tailgate lock, Ideal 1 3/4" turn-key clamp to secure tailgate from removal, Spare tire security cable, spare tire stainless air hose extender, Fumoto oil drain valve, Amp Research Bed X-Tender w/Schlage Cable Lock, bed mat, Redline hood struts
    I am fine with my OEM Mud Flaps, but want to black out the white 4X4 lettering on the rear flaps. Anyone done this or have an idea on what I should use?
     
  2. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:16 PM
    #2
    Pster

    Pster [OP] Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2008
    Member:
    #7654
    Messages:
    2,745
    Gender:
    Male
    Charlotte, NC
    Vehicle:
    2006 Tacoma 4x4
    Bak Flip bed cover, shorty antenna, Peripheral iPod interface, Garmin 750 mount, add'l bed tie down rings, Westin nerf bars, hitch safe, tailgate lock, Ideal 1 3/4" turn-key clamp to secure tailgate from removal, Spare tire security cable, spare tire stainless air hose extender, Fumoto oil drain valve, Amp Research Bed X-Tender w/Schlage Cable Lock, bed mat, Redline hood struts
    So if I taped off the letters this fusion is made to be sprayed on plastic?
     
  3. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:24 PM
    #3
    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

    Joined:
    May 1, 2007
    Member:
    #1475
    Messages:
    26,258
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Will
    York,South Carolina
    Vehicle:
    '16 Tundra TRD Pro
    getting there....
    yep....fusion is for plastic.

    another idea....maybe see if someone has a set that came offtheir prerunner...for cheap. not too sure how that paint will hold up on the flap..even if it is made for plastics.
     
  4. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:35 PM
    #4
    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2009
    Member:
    #14869
    Messages:
    1,517
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Scott
    Westminster, MD
    Vehicle:
    08 Speedway Blue DC Sport 4x4
    Pioneer head unit, PAC steering wheel control modual, Hard wired Sirius radio, Hard wired radar detector, Hella Supertone horns, Blacked out badges, Smoked Tails, BHLM (color matched Speedway Blue), T-Rex Eyelids, Black Powder Coated Billet Grill, Color Matched Engine Cover, Lund in channel vent visors, FJ Cruiser wheels, Leer 100XQ shell, OEM bed mat, Piezo beeper for locking doors, Tinted front side windows, Black Westin bull bar, Aires tube steps, Mini Maglite Mod, D-Cell Maglite Mod, Weathertech Digifit Floor Mats
    Laquer thinner will take off the lettering. It's just silk screened on. I have not done this, but I did read about it on another board.
     
  5. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:37 PM
    #5
    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2008
    Member:
    #5246
    Messages:
    15,036
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kevin
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Vehicle:
    Tundra, double cab.
    LED interior lights, stubby antenna, Pioneer in dash screen, good driver mod.
    they are mud flaps...just get some cheap black paint and spray it on....its gonna chip/wear off anyways from getting beat up from all the shit flyin off your tires
     
  6. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:44 PM
    #6
    brian

    brian Another Traitor

    Joined:
    Apr 15, 2009
    Member:
    #16011
    Messages:
    7,557
    Gender:
    Male
    Elizabeth City, NC
    Vehicle:
    2008 F-350 Powerstroke
    +1 cheap as it goes, it will never hold though, they're too flexible.
     
  7. Jul 11, 2009 at 3:54 PM
    #7
    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

    Joined:
    Mar 13, 2008
    Member:
    #5246
    Messages:
    15,036
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kevin
    Wichita Falls, TX
    Vehicle:
    Tundra, double cab.
    LED interior lights, stubby antenna, Pioneer in dash screen, good driver mod.
    if you dont want it to say 4x4...for whatever reason....just take them off and trim them up a bit. they will look way better anyways, the OEM mudflaps are hideous, and by trimming them or taking them off, your truck will look taller instantly.
     
  8. Feb 3, 2010 at 11:00 AM
    #8
    06RedComa

    06RedComa Yotas For Life!

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Member:
    #9715
    Messages:
    587
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    Pacific Grove
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 DC Sport
    Camburg 2.5" Coilovers, Camburg 1.25" UCAs, OME 182s, Deaver Progressive leaf pack, AFE SI, TRD exhaust, Rear breather, BHLM, Grillcraft grille, Painted engine cover, Bed Lights, OBA, All-Pro APEX Bumper, Kenwood DNX6960, Avid Sliders
    Bump to see if anyone has done this and if so, how are they holding up?
     
  9. Feb 3, 2010 at 11:23 AM
    #9
    Biff

    Biff What could go wrong?

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2009
    Member:
    #24021
    Messages:
    116
    Gender:
    Male
    Winnipeg
    Vehicle:
    07 SR5 Doublecab
    Bilstein 5100's all around, fronts set to 1.75, 18" Method Race Wheels, 285/60/18 Cooper Zeon LTZ
    Take a belt sander to them very lightly, sand off the white silk screen......won't ever chip then.
     
  10. Feb 3, 2010 at 11:30 AM
    #10
    06RedComa

    06RedComa Yotas For Life!

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Member:
    #9715
    Messages:
    587
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    Pacific Grove
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 DC Sport
    Camburg 2.5" Coilovers, Camburg 1.25" UCAs, OME 182s, Deaver Progressive leaf pack, AFE SI, TRD exhaust, Rear breather, BHLM, Grillcraft grille, Painted engine cover, Bed Lights, OBA, All-Pro APEX Bumper, Kenwood DNX6960, Avid Sliders
    Thanks for the suggestion man
     
  11. Feb 3, 2010 at 11:34 AM
    #11
    raskal311

    raskal311 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Feb 18, 2009
    Member:
    #13812
    Messages:
    2,109
    Gender:
    Male
    S. Cal
    5100 set to max, pending LSD and TRD CAI
    X2

    Polish remover should also work.
     
  12. Feb 3, 2010 at 1:37 PM
    #12
    c0astie31

    c0astie31 TACO SUPREME

    Joined:
    Oct 15, 2009
    Member:
    #24349
    Messages:
    347
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Dennis
    Long Island ny
    Vehicle:
    2011 4Runner Trail Edition
    A LOT
    brake cleaner 5 mins and you are done
     
  13. Feb 3, 2010 at 1:41 PM
    #13
    2kool4school

    2kool4school Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 4, 2010
    Member:
    #28764
    Messages:
    697
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Beau
    Honolulu, HI
    Vehicle:
    '12 JKU Sport
    NC does not require you to have so just remove them. they become anchors in the mud anyways
     
  14. Feb 3, 2010 at 1:47 PM
    #14
    06RedComa

    06RedComa Yotas For Life!

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Member:
    #9715
    Messages:
    587
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    Pacific Grove
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 DC Sport
    Camburg 2.5" Coilovers, Camburg 1.25" UCAs, OME 182s, Deaver Progressive leaf pack, AFE SI, TRD exhaust, Rear breather, BHLM, Grillcraft grille, Painted engine cover, Bed Lights, OBA, All-Pro APEX Bumper, Kenwood DNX6960, Avid Sliders
    You not kidding about the anchor part lol and i would take them off but im pretty sure people are starting to get pulled over now for not having them in Az.
     
  15. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:17 PM
    #15
    06RedComa

    06RedComa Yotas For Life!

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Member:
    #9715
    Messages:
    587
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    Pacific Grove
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 DC Sport
    Camburg 2.5" Coilovers, Camburg 1.25" UCAs, OME 182s, Deaver Progressive leaf pack, AFE SI, TRD exhaust, Rear breather, BHLM, Grillcraft grille, Painted engine cover, Bed Lights, OBA, All-Pro APEX Bumper, Kenwood DNX6960, Avid Sliders
    Well i decided to do it, here are some pics if anyone is interested
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
     
  16. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:19 PM
    #16
    Zac808

    Zac808 Custom User Title

    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2009
    Member:
    #22040
    Messages:
    2,816
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Zac
    Viva Las Vegas
    Vehicle:
    08 TRD DC SB 4x4
    In my sig
    Looks good. Especially with the Hankooks. :D
     
  17. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:36 PM
    #17
    DriverSound

    DriverSound Señor Member

    Joined:
    Mar 29, 2009
    Member:
    #15329
    Messages:
    3,708
    Gender:
    Male
    SoCal
    Vehicle:
    15 DCSB OR 4x4 & 15 Mustang GTPP
    Too few to list. 10 4runner SR5 4x4- 09 Pre-Runner TRD-OR AC- 14 Prius Two- 08 xB
    It's so much easier to just trade it with a prerunner.
     
  18. Feb 4, 2010 at 2:50 PM
    #18
    Simon2150

    Simon2150 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 22, 2008
    Member:
    #11809
    Messages:
    1,044
    Gender:
    Male
    Austin, TX
    Vehicle:
    06 Tacoma DoubleCab V6 SR5
    so did you paint them or sand off the white? looks like paint to me but i'm not sure
     
  19. Feb 4, 2010 at 4:43 PM
    #19
    06RedComa

    06RedComa Yotas For Life!

    Joined:
    Oct 5, 2008
    Member:
    #9715
    Messages:
    587
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Kyle
    Pacific Grove
    Vehicle:
    06 4x4 DC Sport
    Camburg 2.5" Coilovers, Camburg 1.25" UCAs, OME 182s, Deaver Progressive leaf pack, AFE SI, TRD exhaust, Rear breather, BHLM, Grillcraft grille, Painted engine cover, Bed Lights, OBA, All-Pro APEX Bumper, Kenwood DNX6960, Avid Sliders
    I just sprayed some sea foam deep creep on them, let it set for a minute, and then wiped the white off with a towel
     
To Top