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Dash kit Painted?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by billas333, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. Feb 11, 2009 at 9:48 PM
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    billas333

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  2. Feb 11, 2009 at 9:51 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    I think it would look pretty cool. :)
     
  3. Feb 11, 2009 at 9:53 PM
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  4. Feb 11, 2009 at 9:59 PM
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    I DONT CARE IF IT'S A RE-POST
    Rear Diff Breather~ 5100's ~Fog Light Anytime~Tint~TRD Seat Covers~Weather Tech's~Pioneer H.U.~Lift~Eibach Springs~LED's......blah...blah...blah
    I like the all black look, Be sure and prep the plastic right. My friend painted a plastic part in his truck and it started rubbing off. Turns out he was suppose to prime the plastic with another type paint and then apply the top coat. Good luck!
     
  5. Feb 11, 2009 at 10:12 PM
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    6shooter

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    i'd just be worried about how well it would hold up. otherwise, yeah-it would look sick.
     
  6. Feb 11, 2009 at 10:27 PM
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    If you go back and read the post again of the guy who did it in blue, he also mentions that primer paint you put on 1st and then do your top coat. I think it will be ok. I am going to a salvage yard and picking up a black one for my 05 in the morning :D
     
  7. Feb 11, 2009 at 10:31 PM
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    Post pics!
     
  8. Feb 11, 2009 at 10:33 PM
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    having trouble finding them at the moment! Damn weed smoke :rasta:
     
  9. Feb 11, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    because you know we got it going on down her in socal............sticky....icky boyz! :rasta::rasta::rasta::rasta:
     
  10. Feb 11, 2009 at 11:19 PM
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    mines the opposite, black dash with silver faceplate and i like it alot, it breaks up the dash a bit. yours should look good to!

    [​IMG]
     
  11. Feb 11, 2009 at 11:21 PM
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    I just did mine this past weekend. Taped off the stickers and the trim around the clock area and sprayed it all black. It looks great, the dimples give it a carbon fiber look.
     
  12. Feb 11, 2009 at 11:23 PM
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    I like the look of all black around a/c controls and the black vents on either side of the radio. Nice :D
     
  13. Feb 11, 2009 at 11:28 PM
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    here's mine, i got rid of all the silver. out of a base model truck is where most of the stuff came from. whatever couldn't be swapped was painted to match.
    [​IMG]
     
  14. Feb 11, 2009 at 11:49 PM
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    I think that looks really good. I'd do it in flat or satin black though. I don't think gloss would match well.
     
  15. Feb 12, 2009 at 3:08 AM
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    they should have matching paint for the IP cause that what we use for touch up in the assembly line i just know where u can get it
     
  16. Feb 12, 2009 at 9:17 AM
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    Post pics spencer
     
  17. Feb 12, 2009 at 1:13 PM
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    Here you go, unlike one of the other pictures posted by someone else, I took out the buttons and taped off the stickers and trim to keep it silver.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. Feb 12, 2009 at 2:00 PM
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    yea I like that it looks sweet. I think I would keep the buttons silver too. hardest part would be painting my cubby hole on the dash kit I have hmmmm.


    so many choices. I like both pics posted. All black dash kit with silver side vents or leae the dash kit and paint the side vents silver and ac part black.
     
  19. Feb 12, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    is it hard to remove the radio face and ac controls face?
     
  20. Feb 12, 2009 at 3:02 PM
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    You could just tape off the cubby hole and leave it silver.. from your picture it almost looks black since its closed off. It might turn out bad if you try to paint it, especially since its spray paint.

    The paint is Dupli-Color Truck, Van, SUV paint. It's used for outer acessories like spoilers and stuff.

    It's not too hard to remove the stereo dash, you start by prying up the A/C control panel, theres four bolts and you can pull out the big stereo/cd changer. From there you have to unscrew alot more stuff to take it all apart but its not that complicated.
     
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