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Clear Coat Emblems??

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Haskett039, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. Mar 29, 2012 at 2:40 PM
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    Haskett039

    Haskett039 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey all...just de-badged my white TRD to paint the emblems black. I wanted to use Plasti Dip but after visiting 3 home depots and two canadaian tires i could not find it anywhere. So i used Krylon Camouflage Ultra Flat black, it gave me the great flat black that i wanted but my question is should i apply the layer of clear coat on top of that. I have seen a few threads where guys have used it and others where they didnt.

    Will the spray paint finish hold up on its own or should i go with a clear coat protector ?
     
  2. Mar 29, 2012 at 2:44 PM
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    neonlazer

    neonlazer Mechanically Goofy

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    Clear coat keeps the paint out of the elements...so its not a must but it will last longer/be more durable
     
  3. Mar 29, 2012 at 2:46 PM
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    1GR

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    Your flat black will look more glossy. I'd leave it, and if it gets weathered or chipped, respray.
     
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