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Help me paint my Avid Off Road Step Bars

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by pcledrew, Jul 29, 2010.

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How should I paint my step bars

Poll closed Aug 28, 2010.
  1. Black powder coat

    10 vote(s)
    32.3%
  2. Color match powder coat

    2 vote(s)
    6.5%
  3. Black Line X [or similar bedliner]

    18 vote(s)
    58.1%
  4. Color match Line X [or similar bedliner]

    1 vote(s)
    3.2%
  1. Jul 29, 2010 at 8:40 PM
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    pcledrew

    pcledrew [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Jul 29, 2010 at 8:44 PM
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    Pope953

    Pope953 That's a fact Jack!

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    ^^^x2 cheaper and can be repainted cheaply if needed.
     
  3. Jul 29, 2010 at 8:53 PM
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    tbturner47

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  4. Jul 30, 2010 at 8:09 AM
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    BlackIce

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    I used the rustoleom bed spray. Under ten bucks, looks good and I can always touch them up cheaply if they chip.
     
  5. Jul 30, 2010 at 10:43 AM
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    pcledrew

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    decided to try the rustoleum method first, and then I can always go with a more expensive job later if it doesn't work so well. Would this stuff work well?

    Paint
     
  6. Jul 30, 2010 at 10:47 AM
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    DeeKay21

    DeeKay21 Lieutenant Dan.

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    My avid step bars with rubberized undercoating then black rattle canned:

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  7. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    skistoy

    skistoy Make mine a Double!

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    on my last truck, I did the hurculiner roll on bed liner - two part kit
    very strong and durable
     
  8. Jul 30, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    Ya that paint would work great or any other Rustoleum paint. IT is some of the best paint for metal and with out very little prep. I use it at work for metal racks and heavy equipment. The stuff holds up real well.
    I have also used the Rustoleum textured black from Home Depot on my rear bumper and small rust spots on my frame. Also used it on all my skid plates on my quad and bumper. The paint holds up well and is cheap for touching up.
     
  9. Jul 30, 2010 at 7:24 PM
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    Primersinmyshoe

    Primersinmyshoe Old Sheepdog

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    Do you have to prime first when using the Rustoleum paint?
     
  10. Aug 1, 2010 at 11:47 AM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    I didnt on my wheels or quad parts. But I did sand blast mine first. The paint dont require it but it recommends it. I have had no problems with mine so far.
     
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