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Line-x vs Colormatched paint rear bumper?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Eurosport, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Sep 9, 2010 at 8:44 AM
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    Eurosport

    Eurosport [OP] Well-Known Member

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    which way to go?
    from pix i think i've noticed the line-x colormatched bumpers look pretty different from the paint equivalent, less clearcoat showing, harder to clean?
    i know colormatched paint looks good, but still debating line-x rear bumper in same color as the truck.
    any ideas or anyone has line x rear bumper that can chime in?
    thank you
     
  2. Sep 9, 2010 at 12:49 PM
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    Eurosport

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    nm all line-x people in my area are idiots.
    going paint route colormatched like sport model
    will have brand new chrome bumper from offroad for sale soon ;p
     
  3. Sep 9, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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  4. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:01 PM
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  5. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:14 PM
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    roxspin72

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    For $150 I had linex sprayed on brand new trd rear bumper inside and out (thinner on the inside ). put on truck no problems. My truck is black as well as the linex-looks great. They will color match it. At least my bumper wont get scratched up/rust later. The key with linex is that the metal must be new or in new condition, completely clean, no rust, as it wont adhere properly-just like any paint.
     
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