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Making the truck a little less shiny

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by i30nes, Jan 8, 2011.

  1. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    i30nes

    i30nes [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well today it was a wonderful day out in SW Florida, so I took it upon myself to take part in some quality in the garage. Since I have this slight issue with chrome on the truck, I thought I might make it a little less dull today. Here is the finished product of my labor today.

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    During the process I got a little bored and made this one up while awaiting the primer and paint to dry.

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    Now All that is left is the headlights and the rear bumper. :yay:
     
  2. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:33 PM
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    your addy please??
    i am sending you my grille
    looks good man
     
  3. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    OEM toyota emblem looks niceee ... hows it look on the black grill?
     
  4. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    Thanks! Was my first run doing something of that size with rattle can. Usually would just let my friends take care of it. But as they say, just be patient. I didn't paint the center or the triangles. May do that if I get a moment... But I liked how it came out otherwise. Now I just gotta find someone to do the headlights for me, that I feel is beyond my patience level.
     
  5. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:38 PM
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    looks good. nice work
     
  6. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:39 PM
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    They are definitely time consuming, but you can do it. Set aside a full weekend and go for it.
    Btw, the stock emblem looks cool.
     
  7. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:41 PM
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    Thanks, my friend told me it looked like burnt flesh :confused:

    But yea I had a feeling of doing it during a weekend. Or maybe get an extra set to play with so I technically wont be without lights.
     
  8. Jan 8, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    well now that you put it like that, lol. Still a cool look. Did you see how it looked installed?

    You could also do one at a time, so at least you can still drive at night. Thats what I did.
     
  9. Jan 8, 2011 at 7:32 PM
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    I didn't fully install that stock emblem. I did look at it next to the actual body color. Little different shades, but that's all I had laying around that was close to the red on hand.
     
  10. Jan 8, 2011 at 7:57 PM
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    So how did you make the emblem? Or did you buy it?
     
  11. Jan 8, 2011 at 8:09 PM
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    he bought it from metalmiller
     
  12. Jan 8, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    That emblem I purchased from Andres on the forum. He makes them, but in limited quantities.
     
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