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Flat black grillcraft?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by KPT, Jun 14, 2010.

  1. Jun 14, 2010 at 9:17 AM
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    KPT

    KPT [OP] sees what you did there.

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    Anyone ever paint their grillcraft flat black? In the sun mine gets a sheen on it that I'm not a big fan of.

    My only concern would be how to properly rough up the mesh so that the paint sticks. Any ideas? Would a wire brush work?
     
  2. Jun 14, 2010 at 11:19 AM
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    KPT

    KPT [OP] sees what you did there.

    Joined:
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    Katskin leather interior, Satoshi grille, Bilstein 5100's @ 1.75, rear leaf TSB, magnaflow exhaust, 18x9 BBS RW's, 275/65/18 Nitto TG's, black headlights, black taillights, Hella Supertones, weathertechs, EFX tri-fold tonneau, n-Fab steps
    Not my truck, but this is the sheen I'm talking about.

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    Any suggestions on how to get the paint to stick to such an oddly shaped surface?
     
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