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how much $ to paint my bumper?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by bridgcat, Oct 8, 2011.

  1. Oct 8, 2011 at 5:47 PM
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    bridgcat

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    Guys,
    Just ordered a new bumper to replace my chrome bumper. I ordered the primed bumper from Toyota and I'm going to color match it to my truck. I was wondering if anyone has a round about number for how much the paint will run me. Thanks!
     
  2. Oct 8, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    I'll say $200 give or take
     
  3. Oct 8, 2011 at 5:56 PM
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    If you don't mind me asking......
    How much did you pay for the primered bumper?
     
  4. Oct 8, 2011 at 5:57 PM
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    Thanks Paintdiddy!

    Robsled...I paid 172 shipped from USAToyotaparts.com The part number is 5215104907
     
  5. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:03 PM
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    Thanks...
    I'm in the same boat. Hate the chrome. I will probably paint it myself and save some $. I get paint from AutomotiveTouchup.com and it's a perfect match. I painted the chrome mirror caps and door handles and it looks great. Their clearcoat is the best.
     
  6. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:08 PM
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    I have some color matched paint and some clear coat but I don't know how much it takes. Any idea on how much paint I need and clear coat I need?
     
  7. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    Is the paint you have in a rattle can?
    I bought two rattle cans of Super White to paint my mirror caps and door handles. I put 5 coats on, building it up lightly and I only went through 1/2 a can! I would guess that the 1 1/2 cans I have left would cover the bumper. But I would get another can of clearcoat just for extra protection.
     
  8. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:23 PM
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    I bought the kind to put into a paint gun. I think it's a quart. I can't remember though. I would look but I'm in North Dakota and the truck is at home in Bama.
     
  9. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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    I'm no expert painter but I think a quart would be more than plenty.
    I had a 1940 Ford streetrod and had to paint the rear fender (big fender). Minimum mix was a quart and the guy painted it and handed me the leftover paint.....it was about 3/4 of a quart left!
     
  10. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:33 PM
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    Sweet! Thanks Rob! +1 Rep for you!
     
  11. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    Funny......I'm typing this while watching the Alabama (Auburn) vs Arkansas game.
    I see you're location is Alabama and I'm in Arkansas.
     
  12. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:38 PM
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    You mean Auburn vs. Arkansas! War Eagle. I'm watching you guys beat us. The QB Wilson is the real deal man. He's reminds me of a young Tom Brady.
     
  13. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:47 PM
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    ooops....corrected myself!

    Ain't over yet....
     
  14. Oct 8, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    I'm defnitely looking into doing the whole color matched thing as well. Chrome sucks! Could you please post some pics of your truck with everything on (bridgcat)? This will be so much less expensive than trying to buy all replacement parts. Thanks.
     
  15. Oct 8, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Yup...sure will when I get it done. I won't be home till the 12th. I'm gonna have it painted the day I get it if I can.
     
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