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Decal instal instruction pleasee

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jefferson, Dec 12, 2008.

  1. Dec 12, 2008 at 1:50 PM
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    jefferson

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    I tried doing a search and didnt turn up anything, so i apologize if this has been talked to death; today I will be installing my seriously AWESOME sockmonkey decal to my quarter panel. I was curious if anyone had any advice yet for me. It seems very straight forward, and probably will be.. but I enjoy researching as much as possible before diving into something as obvious as this.

    thanks again
     
  2. Dec 12, 2008 at 1:52 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    when i installed mine..........i used a spray bottle with a little soap water to act as a lubricant, get them where you want them, then press them down pretty good. then go over with a squeegee until they arent coming off, then slowly pel the paper away. if part of the decal wants to come loose.....put the paper back over it and squeegee it until its good to go.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2008 at 1:54 PM
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    awesome. thats EXACTLY what sockmonkey said to do in his insuructions. Good man (the both of you)
     
  4. Dec 12, 2008 at 4:19 PM
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    They look awesome

    [​IMG]
     
  5. Dec 12, 2008 at 4:20 PM
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    that sr5 decal is daaaamn sexy
     
  6. Dec 12, 2008 at 4:24 PM
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    thank you! BUT thank Sockmonkey first. See.. i grew up in Norcal, live in Socal now... so i thought just Cal was a good way to go.. no TRD, so "SR5" works.. and its a prerunner.. so "Off Road" was the way to go.

    Its been on my truck now for 10 minutes. So far its been holding up pretty good. ;)

    closer pic:

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Dec 12, 2008 at 4:31 PM
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    lookds good man, u gonna make the san diego meet on jan 10 unholycumulus?
     
  8. Dec 12, 2008 at 6:26 PM
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    oh yah you bet!
     
  9. Dec 12, 2008 at 7:53 PM
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    looks great man!!
     
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    thanks guys! That video website is AWESOME some really good advice there.. kinda wish i saw that first, but it still came out pretty good. No bubbles and its straight.. i'm just VERY picky. haha
     
  13. Dec 13, 2008 at 8:30 AM
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    Where is the proper spot on the truck to apply the decal?

    Any measurements?
     
  14. Dec 13, 2008 at 10:19 AM
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    all i did was look at a few different tacomas as well as pictures here on our site and eyeballed it. I think its pretty good..
     
  15. Dec 13, 2008 at 12:15 PM
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    damn.......................badass man!!!
     
  16. Dec 16, 2008 at 4:05 PM
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    I agree that looks AMAZING! I bet it took a few times to get yourself out of the reflection to snap that picture! Nice shine..
     
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