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Black Tacoma Badges??? Help!

Discussion in 'Buy / Sell / Trade' started by Maintenance Man, May 20, 2010.

  1. May 20, 2010 at 9:07 AM
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    Maintenance Man

    Maintenance Man [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Leer camper shell; afe stage ll intake; 265's bridgestone dueler tires; rockford's power series 6.5's; tint on all windows; semi de-badged; weathertech digitial mats; grillcraft grill; blacked out headlights with eyelids; blacked out badges; and more to come.
    Does anyone know where I can find Black Tacoma Badges for my 2005 ?
     
  2. May 20, 2010 at 9:14 AM
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    Ese Loco

    Ese Loco Taco Man Sam

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    you don't buy them, you paint them yourself

    just take a blow dryer and use it along with some fishing string or dental floss to remove them.

    Paint with black paint

    replace on vehicle with 3M double sided mounting tape.

    Voila! Black Badges :D
     
  3. May 20, 2010 at 9:19 AM
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    Maintenance Man

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    Leer camper shell; afe stage ll intake; 265's bridgestone dueler tires; rockford's power series 6.5's; tint on all windows; semi de-badged; weathertech digitial mats; grillcraft grill; blacked out headlights with eyelids; blacked out badges; and more to come.
    I figured most just paint them, just never painted chrome before. Probably just need to sand them down a bit, primer them, then paint black?

    that sound about right?
     
  4. May 20, 2010 at 9:24 AM
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    Maintenance Man

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    Leer camper shell; afe stage ll intake; 265's bridgestone dueler tires; rockford's power series 6.5's; tint on all windows; semi de-badged; weathertech digitial mats; grillcraft grill; blacked out headlights with eyelids; blacked out badges; and more to come.

    Bedliner would look pretty darn good! might look into that...thanks
     
  5. May 20, 2010 at 9:34 AM
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    Maintenance Man

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    Leer camper shell; afe stage ll intake; 265's bridgestone dueler tires; rockford's power series 6.5's; tint on all windows; semi de-badged; weathertech digitial mats; grillcraft grill; blacked out headlights with eyelids; blacked out badges; and more to come.
    thanks but Ill try mine first.
     
  6. May 21, 2010 at 5:03 AM
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    Wattapunk

    Wattapunk Stay lifted my friends !

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    Hey Maintenance Man, looks like you found time to do the badges, I guess the grillcraft project is next? lol.. After sanding to get the gloss off, I recommend getting Adhesion Promoter. It is a clear base primer that really helps with the final coat stick. I used it on painting my grille and no chips or peeling so far.

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  7. May 21, 2010 at 9:27 AM
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    Maintenance Man

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    Leer camper shell; afe stage ll intake; 265's bridgestone dueler tires; rockford's power series 6.5's; tint on all windows; semi de-badged; weathertech digitial mats; grillcraft grill; blacked out headlights with eyelids; blacked out badges; and more to come.
    I still ended up doing the easy route for now, I had a job cancel on me. I just semi de-badged my truck. probably keep it like that for awhile. But, i will keep the adhesive primer in mind...thanks
     
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