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Engine cover mod

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

  1. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:23 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    3" ToyTec coilover lift on Bilstein 5100s, Total Chaos UCAs, ToyTec diff drop, Scangauge II, 4D MagLite mounted on the drivers seat, Painted engine cover, Painted calipers (red), Painted skid plate (red) Valentine 1 radar detector hard wired, Damplifier Pro on the floor, back wall and doors, Luxury Liner Pro on the floor and doors, Kenwood DNX8120, 2 Pioneer TS-SW1041D 10" shallow mount subs, 2 Pioneer PRS-D4200F 1200W amps, Mr Marv sub enclosure, Hybrid Audio Clarus 6.5" components in the front doors, Alpine 5.25" coaxials in the rear doors, A.R.E. LSII fiberglass tonneau cover, All Pro bumper, All Pro sliders, Wet Okole seat covers, Sockmonkey Mountain badges, PIAA 510 SMR Driving Lights, Warn M8000 Winch, Bud Built skids
    Here's my first mod on my new '09. It was a quick (relatively), cheap mod. Cost about $10 for two cans of spray paint and a can of clear coat.

    Before
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    Taped off - 4 coats of the first color
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    Removed tape after first color
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    Taped off after 4 coats of second color
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    Removed tape after second color. Man, I suck at this! It peeled off a lot of the first color...
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    After touching up the screw ups and 4 coats of clear coat.
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    Installed! Don't look too close or you'll see how bad I suck at painting... :)
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    Go Horns! :)
     
  2. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:24 PM
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    mrtrd103

    mrtrd103 Well-Known Member

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    wow that look pretty sick man nice job
     
  3. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    Casey05Taco

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    hey man that looks awesome!
     
  4. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:25 PM
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    MsTRD

    MsTRD hell yes i love my truck

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    i must say that looks really nice. good job!
     
  5. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:27 PM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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    Looks pretty trick. Just a tip on painting... prep is everything. Shouldve sanded and primed before you paint.
     
  6. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:27 PM
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    RoyB

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    nice idea. did you sand the plastic before painting?
     
  7. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:29 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    No, I didn't. I thought I read from the "cheap mods" section that I didn't need to.

    Oh well - I know for next time... :)
     
  8. Oct 12, 2008 at 4:33 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

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    Very nice.
     
  9. Oct 12, 2008 at 5:00 PM
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    dually

    dually Low and slow

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    Yeh, i know of Krylon Fusion. But its, a good rule to follow, though.
     
  10. Oct 12, 2008 at 5:06 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    good job man.....looks pretty cool.
     
  11. Oct 12, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    Sideways

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    Looks good! :thumbsup:
     
  12. Oct 12, 2008 at 5:40 PM
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    Zombie Runner

    Zombie Runner Are these black helicopters for me?

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    good job. nice to see something different
     
  13. Oct 12, 2008 at 7:39 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    Unfortunately, I couldn't find "burnt orange" by Krylon.... :)
     
  14. Oct 13, 2008 at 8:50 PM
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    allrsdup

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    u should have left the orange with the black i think it looked better. nice job tho.
     
  15. Oct 13, 2008 at 8:53 PM
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    LonghornTaco

    LonghornTaco [OP] Can you pass the bailout please?

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    I thought long and hard about that when I removed the tape... Looking back I kinda wished I would, but oh well...
     
  16. Oct 13, 2008 at 9:04 PM
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    tacomaman06

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    the black and orange comdo did look really awesome together.
     
  17. Oct 13, 2008 at 9:15 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Had tons on the old Taco's.... new Tundra is pretty stock
    heres a pic of mine from my gallery. simply taped off and painted with some white Krylon Fusion to match my truck. i think it looks pretty good:
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  18. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:05 PM
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    RoyB

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    well i was bored this weekend so i did mine too :D i need to steel wool it and do another couple coats of clear. damn bugs got into it. also did my hard-hat as well.

    the pics kinda suck because it was night time out. ill have to get some in daylight.

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  19. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:12 PM
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    RedTaco2134

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    Great job!! Came out excellent, IMHO. Just my $.02 I prefer Rusto, Belton, or Montana, before Krylon.
     
  20. Oct 19, 2008 at 5:17 PM
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    Great job, looks awesome!!!

    Sweet colors
     
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