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Color Matched Side Mirrors

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by wareagle5693, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. Dec 14, 2009 at 10:44 PM
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    wareagle5693

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    Where can I buy them? Or would I be able to paint them?

    I checked trdparts4u.com and they only have the chrome side mirrors.

    Thanks guys!
     
  2. Dec 14, 2009 at 11:03 PM
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    BHLM Bilstein 5100's BFG AT 285's HID (6000K) Maglite Grillcraft Grill debadged
    i think you should leave them black and color match your grill!
     
  3. Dec 15, 2009 at 5:51 AM
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    Maybe, but the whole reason I want it color matched is because, the grill is black the mesh for the Satoshi is black, the headlights are black, and the wheels are black. I want something to off set all the black, but IDK
     
  4. Dec 15, 2009 at 6:27 AM
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    Buy the sport mirrors there painted to match!!!
     
  5. Dec 15, 2009 at 8:30 AM
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    wareagle5693

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    Where? I don't really want to go to teh Stealership cuz they'll charge me like crazy for em! :/
     
  6. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:14 AM
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    I bought cheap ebay chrome mirror covers, sanded and painted to color match.
     
  7. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    wareagle5693

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    I might do that. Idk tho, the more I think about it I might just go with the door handles color matched, as well as my next project ;) and be done.
     
  8. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    Just one word of caution. The mirror covers don't cover the entire black housing of the mirror. The side closest to the cab is still black.

    Hard to explain it in words...oh, hell, I'll go take some pictures. Back in a few.
     
  9. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:30 AM
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    [​IMG]

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    You can see in the first picture that it looks totally white, but when you are in the truck, you can see that it doesn't cover the whole mirror. You can pretty much only tell it doesn't cover the whole mirror when you are inside the cab.
     
  10. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:32 AM
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    Yeah.. but honestly who's gonna notice? I mean I might but for a cheap solution you can't expect it to be perfect ya know?
     
  11. Dec 19, 2009 at 9:35 AM
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    Thanks everyone. I'm a perfectionist, and I even stopped noticing after about a day.

    Also a tip for painting. Sand the chrome so it's no longer shiny, apply adhesion promoter, prime, paint, clear coat.

    I got the paint from spraycans unlimited on ebay. It's a perfect match. Tough to tell from the pictures because the truck is filthy.


    Here's a better pic of the color-match.
    [​IMG]
     
  12. Dec 19, 2009 at 12:04 PM
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    Yeah... what paint did you use?

    I'm fixing to color match some other parts, and I've got Duplicolor "Gloss White" I'm thinking I'll go with the grill first..
     
  13. Dec 19, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    Yes it matches perfectly
     
  16. Oct 5, 2011 at 7:10 AM
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    if i try to put a clear coat on it will it "yellow" like the duplicolor S.W.II does?
     
  17. Oct 5, 2011 at 7:53 AM
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    I'm not sure, I didn't clear mine.
     
  18. Oct 8, 2011 at 4:59 PM
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    so just sand, adhesion promoter, then paint?
     
  19. Oct 8, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    I basically have a clone to Keith's truck!
    I use AutomotiveTouchup.com to get my paint. Very high quality and the Clearcoat is the best I've ever used. Big difference from the local parts store rattle cans.
    Sanded the chrome off, primered, color coat and then clear coat.
    The mirrors seam to be a magnet for bugs so the clearcoat with some wax makes wiping the bugjuice off easy.
     
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