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Gauge cluster trim rings.what color?

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by Ahshiet, Sep 7, 2012.

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Should I paint it?

Poll closed Oct 7, 2012.
  1. Yes,be different then stock

    28 vote(s)
    68.3%
  2. No,waste of time

    13 vote(s)
    31.7%
  1. Sep 8, 2012 at 9:32 AM
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    Fiend13

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  2. Sep 8, 2012 at 10:24 AM
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    :drool: that looks amazing!
     
  3. Sep 9, 2012 at 9:20 AM
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    My co worker did his whole hood with it 2010 TRD sport pyrite mica he said he has extra
     
  4. Sep 9, 2012 at 9:25 AM
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    I'd do either carbon or color match, depends on what you're going for really. I did mine in super white, since my truck is a stormtrooper.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. Sep 9, 2012 at 9:26 AM
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    Ahshiet

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    Yeah don't want it too dark was thinking painting it MGM rings and gloss black inner barrels and smoke the clear cover just waiting for the extra cluster
     
  6. Sep 9, 2012 at 9:29 AM
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    Ahshiet

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    Yeah seen your pics looks good white on white
     
  7. Sep 9, 2012 at 9:37 AM
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    The advantage of color matching is you don't have to go with a giant theme, since the truck is already that color. Like fiend and Tacochaos have done and you have to have more things that color scheme to make it work, it'd look silly if only one thing was green or orange, but since they've gone all out with it (well done boys) it looks sick.
     
  8. Sep 9, 2012 at 10:00 AM
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    Yeah i know what u mean I wanna do the tweeter Ring too to match and do the tweeter mod same time
     
  9. Sep 9, 2012 at 10:21 AM
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    It's all easy stuff. I was a little iffy at first about ripping my dash, shifter base plate, and door panels at fist but once I got into it it became really easy. I can now take it all out in about 30 minutes or less now. It's just time consuming though, so be patient with it. When I painted my center air vents I kinda rushed it and it looked like shit in person, finger print smudges and overspray so i ended up having to spend about 2 hours the following weekend stripping off the paint and lightly sanding it to smooth it back out and redoing it. After all is painted preheat your oven to 275 then turn it off and put your painted pieces in for about 5 minutes, it helps to give it a slight glossy finish and and helps give it a smooth look. If you have any questions just hit us up. Tacochaos and Moose1988 helps me out A LOT while I was doing this and I'll be more than glad to return the favor cause I had a lot of questions while doing it. And just a tip, when it comes to the ring around your shifter, hold a lighter to the underside, that will help melt the tabs and allow it to separate from the shifter piece. I was able to reuse to tabs when putting it back on and just melt them together but if you can't just use a 2 part epoxy or maybe some gorilla glue.
     
  10. Sep 9, 2012 at 12:31 PM
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    Thanks as soon as I get the rest of the parts and paint from the shop I'll post it up just waiting on my friend to grab the parts even a set of 4 toyo open country m/t 265/75/16 I say 100 miles on them like new and spare tailgate all thus stuff for free so why not!
     
  11. Sep 11, 2012 at 1:43 PM
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    where did you hook up those homie, I wouldn't mind some, or was it your fabriation maaaan :thumbsup:
     
  12. Sep 12, 2012 at 4:20 AM
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    it is vinyl.
    search "3m di-noc"
    kind of expensive
     
  13. Sep 12, 2012 at 5:24 AM
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    It is pricey but I bet it would look awesome on a MGM Tacoma!
     
  14. Oct 7, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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    What kind of paint and what color orange did you use?
     
  15. Dec 20, 2012 at 3:38 PM
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    I demand more pictures of your truck. Also, what did you use for the green? Any green in the engine bay yet? :D
     
  16. Dec 21, 2012 at 8:17 AM
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    Nah, I haven't done the engine bay or anything. I used rustoleum fluorescent green paint. Those are the only pictures I have of the interior. Hadn't bothered taking anymore since my stereo got stolen and the stock silver unit is back in. Instead I've just been working on the suspension and about to install new 33" tires, UCA's, and 1.25" wheel spacers. But here's what I got so far on the exterior.
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    Don't want to thread jack too much! :D
     
  17. Dec 21, 2012 at 11:21 AM
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    :rolleyes: yeaaa not tooo much! Lol sweet truck man!
     
  18. Dec 21, 2012 at 2:24 PM
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    Thanks. Kinda fell off the mod bandwagon ever since it got broken into other than putting in a touch sensitive alarm. I wanna get back on it and get bumpers and sliders but tryin to pay off other stuff and buy a house soon.
     
  19. Dec 27, 2012 at 7:46 PM
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    I had a busted speed sensor and read something about resistors blowing on the gauges so the first thing I did was rip my dash apart and check them over. Gauges were fine but while putting it all back together I figured Id stick a warn sticker under the tach needle. I think it looks cool and it reminds me that there are other ways to get unstuck without excessive rpm.:D
    IMG00758-20121227-2033.jpg
     
  20. Mar 12, 2013 at 7:09 AM
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    how did you get your tweeter trim pieces painted? i can't figure out how to get mine off...or did you paint them while they were still on the door?
     
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