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How did you paint the t-rex eyelids?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by MMazz365, Nov 16, 2010.

  1. MMazz365

    MMazz365 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Did it match good ?
     
  2. ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    Perfectly.

    Sorry, forgot to mention it's silver not white. But they mix it up in the shop fresh in about 20 minutes.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. RelentlessTaco

    RelentlessTaco Custom Tacoma bumpers & more for your offroad toy Vendor

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    I tried out the duplicolor spray can for my super white and it turned out really off. I'm going to pull em off and take my eyelids as well as my grille to a shop and get em professionally done when I have a little money to do so.
    :cool:
     
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    YeahBoyyy I <3 Taco's

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    Sorry.. completely off topic, forgive me. But whose black truck to the right of yours is that?
     
  5. ryanjboutin

    ryanjboutin Mob dirt parking lots.

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    Eddie, Special K. He's on deployment in Alaska right now.
     
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    DWreck Famous Fabrication Vendor

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    Ditto, I ended up getting 5 cans from spraycansunlimited on ebay. Closer but I don't think it's perfect.

    As for the code it's 40
     
  7. MMazz365

    MMazz365 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    i just painted mine with color matched rattle can and they look a little dull... would it get shiny er if i use some clear? or will it mess it up?
     
  8. gusher

    gusher SUPERCHARGED!!!

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    ^^^ Same for me. I paid $25.00 for a custom mixed rattle can from a local paint shop and did them myself. The were close but not close enough for me. I had my buddy that's a body-man take them to work and spray them. I'm Indigo Ink and he said he had to do them three times to get a good match. According to him, there are three or four different "recipes" for Indigo Ink and I would assume most other colors as well. Not sure what that would have cost me since my buddy did them for free. Just cost me a few Jack & Cokes...well worth it!
     
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