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Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by muliefever, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:03 PM
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    muliefever

    muliefever [OP] Muliefever

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    I just finished putting the first coat of paint on my emblems!!! Man they sucked to get off! The dental floss thing didn't have a chance! The wifes hair dryer and a sraper did the job!

    Now I am getting ready to take of my headlights for the BHLM! Wish me luck!
     
  2. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:12 PM
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    THXEY

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    ive been wanting to do the bhlm for a while im nervous how it would turn out!!! let us know how it goes :D
     
  3. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:14 PM
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    neontrail

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  4. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    Delmarva

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    easy peasy
     
  5. Feb 20, 2009 at 1:49 PM
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    longbow

    longbow I see you now..................

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    Good Luck!!
     
  6. Feb 20, 2009 at 2:05 PM
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    muliefever

    muliefever [OP] Muliefever

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    Got the head lights off. First attemt to seperate the passender light was a no go, almost though! It is in the oven as we speak getting heated back up! i will keep you posted!
     
  7. Feb 20, 2009 at 2:06 PM
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    derekabraham

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    Keep an eye on it!!! Don't let TW distract you. :p
     
  8. Feb 20, 2009 at 3:54 PM
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    muliefever

    muliefever [OP] Muliefever

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    Ha ha! I got them apart and the first coat of paint is on them :)

    I will continue to coat them throughout the night, 3-4 light coats. My emblems are done and look fantastic! I will put everything back on Sat. Morning! Hopefully I will have my tires too!
     
  9. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:11 PM
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    kvnhlstd

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  10. Feb 20, 2009 at 4:25 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

    WilsonTheDog Kylie's dad

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    What kind and type of paint are you using on the emblems?

    Also, how are you reinstalling the emblems?
     
  11. Feb 20, 2009 at 6:26 PM
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    muliefever

    muliefever [OP] Muliefever

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    I am using Krylon Fusion for plastic. All I did was scuffed the surface area of the emblems emery cloth wash in hot soapy water and dry. 4 coates later walla!

    I did the exact same thing with my headlights. Except I used 250 grit fine sandpaper then painted 4 coates. I will post pics of that tomorrow ;)

    Look at the difference thus far!

    Before:
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    After:
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  12. Feb 20, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    i took my emblems off thinking i wanted to paint them but decided that i like how the truck looks with nothing on it, maybe your finished product will change my mind.
     
  13. Feb 20, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    You should throw them back on after doing them black. :D
     
  14. Feb 20, 2009 at 6:42 PM
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    that looks great but what type of adhesive are you going to use to get them back on?
     
  15. Feb 20, 2009 at 6:50 PM
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    more pics please of headlights
     
  16. Feb 20, 2009 at 7:17 PM
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    x 2
     
  17. Feb 20, 2009 at 7:40 PM
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    rmb_crew

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    i just did mine last night also. i was really nervious about doing it but after i was done with it and saw how it looked i was glad i did it

    [​IMG]
     
  19. Feb 20, 2009 at 8:26 PM
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    neslerrah

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    Great job guys! BHLM is pretty easy to do. I used a post that was here on TW to guide me through the process.
     
  20. Feb 20, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    Dental floss didn't hold up? The floss works really well when i did mine, but i learned really quick that i need gloves on so the floss didn't cut up my fingers. Well, you got them off, and thats what matters. They look real good in the pics, can't wait to see them on!!
     
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