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Debadging and Painting

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tacoman15, Sep 6, 2011.

  1. Sep 6, 2011 at 8:18 AM
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    tacoman15

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    Ok so I really want to paint my emblems black and put them back on my truck but I am not 100% sure on how to do this and I would rather not mess it up! So I was wondering if anyone could give me a little step by step on this process for me?
     
  2. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:27 AM
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    chadderkdawg

    chadderkdawg Don't ask questions you don't want the answer to..

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    Use a credit card, slide it behind the emblems to get them to peel off. Use some goo-gone to clean up the area they were glued to. Clean the emblems well, front and back. Scuff with a scouring pad (steel wool), paint with rattle can spray paint. Use decal adhesive to stick them back on. Done
     
  3. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:31 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    Dont use a wool pad or sand in any way! Just apply duplicolor adhesion promotor before applying a paint suited for plastics. Follow adhesion promotor directions.
     
  4. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:32 AM
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    First heat up the emblems with blow drier then get fishing line and saw it back and forth. Once emblem is off give it a light sand wash them allow to dry then hit with the color of your choice. If the old glue staid on the truck heat it back up and push the decal back on if not get 3m double sided tape not the scotch 3m and then put them back on.
     
  5. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:33 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    Yes, fishing line works great!
     
  6. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:34 AM
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    TurfTaco

    TurfTaco Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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  7. Sep 6, 2011 at 10:41 AM
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    tacoman15

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    Thanks everyone! That link you gave me turf was awesome!
     
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