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Blacked out B-pillar

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by apotter, Oct 3, 2011.

  1. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:08 PM
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    apotter

    apotter [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone else painted their B-pillar? I found it really helps clean up the lines of the truck, especially if the windows are tinted.

    [​IMG]
     
  2. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:11 PM
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    horwitzs

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    Looks better than I expected it would. Have a shop do it?
     
  3. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    Not bad I have to admit. Not bad at all.


    Repped.
     
  4. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:13 PM
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    I Liquid I

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    Looks clean.

    So if I have a BSP truck... would I paint it silver... :D

    J/K
     
  5. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    Man, that looks great!
     
  6. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:14 PM
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    KenLyns

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    There's some utility value, too. It's convenient to grab the B-pillar when closing the door. With the wrap Plasti-dip you don't continuously touch the paint.
     
  7. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:17 PM
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    TnRedNeck721

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    looks nice! may consider.....
     
  8. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    taped it off myself and used the plasti-dip...messed up on one side so I pealed it off and sprayed it again.
     
  9. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:22 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    Do you have any better pics? like one close up?
     
  10. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    [​IMG]

    Not the best pic, but closer. Could have gone a little lower with the black, but that is lined up exactly with the bottom of the windows...the indentation toyota puts around the windows makes the windows look larger.
     
  11. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    x2
     
  12. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:32 PM
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    Not a bad idea...Once I have some free time (my marathon is completed) I'll do a write up. May possibly redo one side just to get pics.
     
  13. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:42 PM
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    wow this is awesome, i wanna do it! gonna get some dip...
     
  14. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    Not diggin it. I think it actually interferes with the lines of the truck.

    It might look a little better if it was shiny and not matte.
     
  15. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:52 PM
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    I was juuust thinking about doing it, it looks sweet on the tundra, that is a plasti dip thing if i ever saw one!
     
  16. Oct 3, 2011 at 8:54 PM
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    same here:cool:
    yeah when i first saw it, it kinda reminded me of a tundra. not sure if tundras even have the black pillars lol
     
  17. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:34 AM
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    this is def something that needs to be some sort of paint/dip.

    mine was vinyl and that was a royal pain to get right.....way too much contour around the window trim.

    you would have to do the space between the doors on the body, as well, because you can see the body color between the doors.

    the vinyl method did not stay "stuck" to the high contours for very long. i would smooth it down everytime i got in my truck.


    i loved the look but was not willing to paint it
     
  18. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    sockmonkey

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    only pics i could find where i had done it.

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    [​IMG]
     
  19. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:38 AM
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    Looks cool but same concerns as above. I has a reg cab now so no go for me but I would have considered it on the access cab.
     
  20. Oct 4, 2011 at 4:42 AM
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    Ummmmmm, he already did

    "taped it off myself and used the plasti-dip...messed up on one side so I pealed it off and sprayed it again":eek:
     
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