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Missing trim piece

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by flesheatingvirus, May 6, 2009.

  1. May 6, 2009 at 10:24 AM
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    flesheatingvirus

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  2. May 6, 2009 at 10:32 AM
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    MiikeyD

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    these? http://www2.partstrain.com/store/?N=11782+1725+4294964230+11921+9360
     
  3. May 6, 2009 at 10:33 AM
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    whoa.. your post changed.. i guess you answered your own question lol
     
  4. May 6, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    higherlux

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    there black cuz there in primer and need to be painted
     
  5. May 6, 2009 at 11:22 AM
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    flesheatingvirus

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    I figured they would have to be painted. I wonder if an auto store has a close enough color. It doesn't have to be perfect since the piece is small, so we'll see.
     
  6. May 7, 2009 at 2:46 AM
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    dustinuhls

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    I had the same problem as you. When I bought my truck it was missing the "lower headlight filler" on one side. I bought one off Ebay for $10 and went to the auto parts store (NAPA, I think) and had them mix me an aerosol can of my factory paint color for less than $10. Then just spray it with a Dupli-Color or similar clear coat aerosol spray and you won't be able to tell the difference. I wouldn't try to paint a fender or hood with it, but the part is small enough that you can't tell the difference from factory.
    Here's a pic, you tell me which side isn't the factory painted one...
    [​IMG]
     
  7. May 7, 2009 at 8:03 AM
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    higherlux

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    pass side is factory
     
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