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Herculiner on Flares almost done

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Ry1984, Sep 17, 2009.

  1. Sep 17, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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    Ry1984

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    Been wanted to do this for a very long time just never had time to do it, hopefully it stays on well. :pray: Thanks for the advice beforehand guys.
    Before
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    After 1st Coat
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  2. Sep 17, 2009 at 3:04 PM
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    Janster

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    I'm not one to slap that stuff on the vehicle itself - but that actually looks pretty good. How did you prep the flares?
     
  3. Sep 17, 2009 at 3:36 PM
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    ubermx5

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    I hope you prept it right and used the UV protector....

    If so it will last a long time. and is easy to touch up
     
  4. Sep 17, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    Ry1984

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    i went through and few of those green pads and scratched it to hell then wiped it down real good with acetone. Hopefully she sticks
     
  5. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:07 PM
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    then you did great...

    this will last for ever
     
  6. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    Nice! how much did it cost to do all of that?
     
  7. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    Ry1984

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    $100. if the flares turn out good im gonna do the faded part of the bumper to
     
  8. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    Wonder how much to do my bed:rolleyes:
     
  9. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:42 PM
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    Very nice.
     
  10. Sep 17, 2009 at 4:45 PM
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    Ry1984

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    its comes in a gallon when i bought the kit. it will do your bed no problem bro
     
  11. Sep 17, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    i did my bed, and it took the whole gallon:cool:
     
  12. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:05 AM
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    It might last a good 4-5 years and you might have to re-apply it.

    I had that stuff on my bed (over the rails). I had a tonneau cover on the truck so there was about 2" of Herculiner that was exposed to the elements.
    After about 4 years, I noticed it was 'thinning' in spots. The areas where there is no rubber (just black paint - so to speak) wore off. I had to re-paint it. No big deal...you just buy some more and paint right over it without any prep work.
     
  13. Sep 18, 2009 at 4:53 AM
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    4-5 years is a lot longer than 4-5 days with mothers back to black!
     
  14. Sep 18, 2009 at 1:59 PM
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    Why didn't you remove the flares before doing them? They come off easy, like 2 minutes for each wheel. Then it's done right, and you wouldn't get coating on the rubber seal. It's a 10mm socket, 6 bolts each, done.
     
  15. Sep 18, 2009 at 3:13 PM
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    your right but I know my luck better than you do lol. i woulda taken them off, broke half the snaps, herculine the flares to the newspaper and spend 2 hrs lining up that damn flimsy seal...
     
  16. Sep 18, 2009 at 7:12 PM
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    Seems u have the same luck i do my friend!!!
     
  17. Sep 19, 2009 at 5:43 AM
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    when i did my flares i just bought a quart for $30, and this covered them all with some extra. When i did my bed i spent $100 for the gallon, and still have a little left over
     
  18. Sep 19, 2009 at 6:07 AM
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    herculiner job looks good man!
     
  19. Sep 19, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    thanks will :)
     
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