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bought some dyi sliders and i want to paint...got some questions

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Marioso, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    im thinking ill go w bed liner for my sliders. anyone know what the best brand to use is?
     
  2. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Dome light LED, 6000k HID Headlights and fogs, Grillcraft black mesh, rear 5100's, Total Chaos UCA's, 285/75/16 BFG KM2's, Spidertrax spacers, Blacked out emblems, cb,kenwood tm270 ham radio, All Pro 3" leaf pack, Fox 2.0 coilovers, Revenge Fab Sliders, u bolt flip kit, Pioneer avh4200, bed bar with light and antenna, Wet Okoles, Weathertech Mats, Wet Okole Armrests, Rear KR Fab bumper, bed mat, N-Fab spare tire carrier with full size spare on 16" TRD rim, Bedlinered flares and grille. Camburg Spindles, All Pro front fenders.
    I used duplicolor. It sucked. Then rustoluem. That's was a little better. Still sucked. Finally I sprayed plastidip on it. So they have:
    3 coats of primer
    3 duplicolor bedliner
    2 rustoleum bedliner
    1 plastidip
     
  3. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    Marioso

    Marioso [OP] El Pitufo

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    IF U HAD TO DO IT OVER, HOW WOULD U DO IT?
     
  4. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:29 PM
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    dirtfondler

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    I did one coat of POR15 and 3 coats of Rustoleum bed liner. It is all about the prep work though. They are only 4 months old, but I am pretty happy with them so far. I dont really wheel though, but I've cruised through some desert terrain. Nothing is going to hold up to sliding over rocks though.
     
  5. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    I have actually used mine a bunch of times. Came down on then, slid across them. When you do that, no matter what you put on them, it's coming off. If you never plan on getting them on a rock powdercoat or sure. If you do plan on using them a little, I still say powdercoat. Then touch up with spray when you do scratch them. So that's what I would do. If you really don't want to pay for powdercoat I say primer then 3 coats of plastidip and rustoleum bedliner. Not sure if I would do the rustoleum or plastidip first. But either way would be good.
     
  6. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:37 PM
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    im 2wd so i dont see that happening. probably the worst i see is someone opening their door into my slider
     
  7. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    thanksamiga
     
  8. Mar 24, 2011 at 9:38 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    Welcome muchacha
     
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