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I Painted the area around the Gear Shift

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jnoley07, Jul 5, 2010.

  1. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:09 PM
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    jnoley07

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    I Painted the area around the Gear Shift Black. I think it looks SWEET! What do you guys think? I used Krylon Fusion Satin Black. This was very easy, to be honest the hardest part was taping off the chrome and the cup-holder to keep the gray look in it.
    Next I want to do all four window controls.

    EDIT:Update: I just finished the front window control panels too. Feels good to finally add some contrast to the gray

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  2. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    tbturner47

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    :thumbsup:Looks pretty badass man! Good job
     
  3. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:12 PM
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    DeeKay21

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    Looks pretty good!! I was thinking about doing something similar but the thought of taking spray paint to those kinds of stock areas makes my stomach queazy.:p
     
  4. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    jnoley07

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    man, just pull it out and paint it. You will like it!
     
  5. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    moto932

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    looks good, nice work!
     
  6. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    jnoley07

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    thx bro
     
  7. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:14 PM
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    steviestyles

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    Looks good :thumbsup:
     
  8. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Boilerman

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    Looks good
     
  9. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:15 PM
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    Yeah I might do it one of these days.:rolleyes: How do you take that piece off anyways?:cool:
     
  10. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    I took the gear shift knob off and then just pull up gently. pops right out.
     
  11. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:18 PM
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    ToucanV13

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    Did the same thing, the rear window controls are a major PITA! No need to remove the knob either
     
  12. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:20 PM
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    Did the same with mine. I also did all the silver that was around the radio and the temperature switches. I also did the chrome bezels around the gauges. All black. Really like it better than the silver.
     
  13. Jul 5, 2010 at 3:27 PM
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    Okay got yah. I might just have to mess around with it someday.:cool:
     
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    David Tarantino

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    looks good nice job
     
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    To bad they come from the factory black. Oh ya they do, guess I don't have to do this one.
     
  16. Jul 5, 2010 at 4:16 PM
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    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    ^Says the cool guy. Sometimes it's just easier/more convenient to paint it if you don't have the trim/package that has everything black, not near a junk yard, and don't feel like giving more money to the stealership
     
  17. Jul 5, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    Best Said by a looser:p. I know what you are talking about. I was just kinda excited for once I see a new mod and don't need to add it to the list.lol
     
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    ToucanV13 You think I was rollin out here naked?

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    Guess I read into it oo much at first :eek:. Still though learn how to spell young buck!
     
  19. Jul 5, 2010 at 7:13 PM
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    just finished the front window control panels too
     
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