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Desert sand paint job. Opinions?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by ajan246, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:54 PM
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    ajan246

    ajan246 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I am thinking about get the tacoma painted a desert sand (desert camo) color. Anyone ever seen a tacoma like this before? Wondering what it would take to get it looking good.

    What do you guys think??

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  2. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    majorhavok

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    Awesome. Do it and post pics.
     
  3. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:56 PM
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    Mapcinq

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    OD looks good, so Id imagine this would too.
     
  4. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:57 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Paint the rims to match. Or make sure they are black. You could try vinyl wrap
     
  5. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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    phatso

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    ^^^This.
     
  6. Mar 25, 2013 at 12:59 PM
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    Go for it especially if you cruise in the desert where it makes sense.
     
  7. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:02 PM
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    DoorDing

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    I think it'd look great, but I'm not sure if it really makes any sense for anyone outside of law enforcement and smugglers. ;)
     
  8. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:29 PM
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    Does anything we do to our trucks make sense?? :D
     
  9. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:36 PM
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    excellent idea.... wheels are spinning..
     
  10. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:38 PM
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    MrGrimm

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    Mine will be this color one day. There are a couple 2nd gens out there that have done it.
     
  11. Mar 25, 2013 at 1:50 PM
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    The FJ comes in a Tan called Quicksand. I like that or the dark green. Will do one or the other when the time comes in another 5- 10 years.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2013 at 2:13 PM
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    DoorDing

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    When I was shopping FJs, those were the two colors I wanted. I'd go for a satin finish, though.
     
  13. Mar 25, 2013 at 2:18 PM
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    This for sure
     
  14. Mar 25, 2013 at 2:23 PM
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    This would be sick
     
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    Yeah but it's glossy. If you're going with an Earth color, it has to be matte. Looks sick.

    I would say go for it, OP. Look at this guy's truck with OD Green vinyl wrap, may be an option. But if you're offroading in the brush it may tear.
     
  16. Mar 25, 2013 at 2:30 PM
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    Plastidip makes a flat tan. Its available on dipmycar.com I'm hoping to get some and try it out.
     
  17. Mar 25, 2013 at 5:50 PM
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    tomwilson74

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    I had a Dodge Dakota that I painted Olive Drab and put white stars on the hood and doors. I loved it, got lots of "thumbs up" on it. I'll post pictures when I find them.
     
  18. Mar 25, 2013 at 6:06 PM
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    do it !!!!
     
  19. Mar 25, 2013 at 6:12 PM
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    Forster46

    Forster46 Very nice how much?

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    Yeah you can do the plastidip paint job, I think dipyourcar.com has this color. If your gonna do this, you gotta do it all out. Every visible thing should be painted, like they do with military vehicles. Wheels and everything. It would look sweet
     
  20. Mar 25, 2013 at 6:17 PM
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    OP, I see that you have a 2012 Taco. Is this the one that you are going to paint desert camo (your new truck) ... :confused:
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