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Blacking out step bars and bull bars

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by SMG26, Jul 30, 2009.

  1. Jul 30, 2009 at 10:11 AM
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    SMG26

    SMG26 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I want to paint my bull bars and step bars black. Was wondering what type of paint I should use and what grit sandpaper? Should I wetsand or just dry sand?
     
  2. Jul 30, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    oshky

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    My buddy did mine.. this is what he used...

    the stuff was from "Eastwood"
    http://www.eastwood.com/catalogsearc...?q=2k+ceramic+

    It is the 2K Ceramic paint. It is for subframes I guess. All he got was this and the hardner.. and painted away. Looks very good, and very durable...
    [​IMG]
     
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  3. Jul 30, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    SMG26

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    Did he sand the steps or prep them.
     
  4. Jul 31, 2009 at 7:58 AM
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    oshky

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    lite sand... painted away. From all the crap I drive in.. no chips yet..
     
  5. Jul 31, 2009 at 8:23 AM
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    BlancoTaco08

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    SMG26, please post some close up pics of this when your done. I have been thinking about doing this to my bull bar and step bars. Thanks
     
  6. Jul 31, 2009 at 8:25 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    Kind of makes you wish you should have just bought black ones from the start huh?:eek:
     
  7. Jul 31, 2009 at 9:27 AM
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    SMG26

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    Yeah I wish I did buy the black would have saved some money.
     
  8. Jul 31, 2009 at 10:00 AM
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    c2thegreat

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    line x !!!
     
  9. Aug 3, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    Here are some pics of painting my bull bar that was chrome and my billet grille. I used rustoleum satin black,duplicolor adhesion promoter, auto promoter, and a clear coat. I just need too polish and buff too get a better shine Also I painted my toyota front emblem with duplicolor silver metallic not a perfect match waiting for color matched paint from automotivetouchup.com to color match my offroad grille(chrome). Next is my step bars that are chrome and my wheels black. Also I was thinking about colormatching my chrome mirror covers/door handle covers I do not know if this will work.Black Out 001.jpgBlack Out 002.jpg
     
  10. Aug 3, 2009 at 11:10 PM
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    Blacking out tacoma silver mica will yellow lamix look dumb. Finally getting rid of all of the mexican chrome as my wife calls it.
     
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    what brand are your nerf boards? great looking truck
     
  12. Jul 28, 2015 at 11:00 AM
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    Where can I get those step bars? Thanks.
     
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