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dashboard paint

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by goldfish, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. Jun 4, 2010 at 7:02 AM
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    goldfish

    goldfish [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I have this rubber pad that came with my radar detector as an alternative to the usual suction cup mounting method. I used this detector and sticky pad for 2 years in my old car, as well as on other occasions in 5-6 other vehicles with no issues.

    However today I went to move it and when i peeled it off the dash it took quite a bit of the dash paint with it.

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    Any suggestions? and/or what are my options for fixing it?
     
  2. Jun 4, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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    twfsa

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  3. Jun 4, 2010 at 10:33 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    Get a dash mat like me so the sun don't reflect into your eyes...win win.
     
  4. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:01 AM
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    That SEM paint is great. I used it on my 86 Chevy trucks door panels. Maybe use the clear on it as well. But you can't go wrong with a dashmat, mine had one on when i bought it and it has grown on me.
     
  5. Jun 4, 2010 at 11:05 AM
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    sachou

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    Yup. Use SEM Vinyl Prep, Adhesion promoter, and then SEM Vinyl Paint.

    I painted my dirtbike seat black and it stayed on for awhile, but it would have stayed forever if I prepped it right.
     
  6. Jun 4, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    Is there a particular brand of dash mat that you guys would suggest?

    Got a picture of it installed in a tacoma?
     
  7. Jun 4, 2010 at 3:36 PM
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    toycar18

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    The fucking same thing happened to me. I had the stupid mat on the dash for about a week.

    I got some vinyl spray paint that was close and re-sprayed it.
     
  8. Jun 4, 2010 at 4:52 PM
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    Taco76087

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    I can get you a pic, it is custom fitted to the Tacoma dash and is held down with Velcro but it is made by dashmat.
     
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