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My Mod weekend

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by NicksRig, May 5, 2009.

  1. May 5, 2009 at 12:44 PM
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    NicksRig

    NicksRig [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Well I would like to start off by saying none of this would have happend without TW. So a shout out to everyone who has posted hints, tips, and what nots. So saturday I drove 2 hours to Winnipeg to get my windows tinted. Matched the fronts up with the backs and it looks awesome and I am super happy. Today I have taken the task of blacking out my headlights. What a nightmare!! But the paint is drying as we speak and I think it will turn out well. Only broke 2 clips and a small piece of plastic off the back of the light while figuring out that metal clip. Needless to say after some frustration and a couple of temper tantrums I have taught myself something new and feel pretty good about it. I gotta go put another coat of paint on now. Hope the rest runs smooth.
    I will post pics tonight.
     
  2. May 5, 2009 at 1:53 PM
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    jdkeller

    jdkeller How many words can be fit in this s

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    looking forward to pics
     
  3. May 5, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    fixedforbroke

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    this mod is a bitch isnt it, i did mine a week ago and looking back would have done so much different... cant wait to see.
     
  4. May 5, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    tacomaman06

    tacomaman06 Carolina Alliance: Enforcer

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    getting there....
    great job man. looking forward to pics.:)
     
  5. May 5, 2009 at 2:08 PM
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    Pster

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  6. May 5, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    higherlux

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    hey if ya dont like the taillights after u tint them
    there allways sandpaper
    (well for me at least)
     
  7. May 5, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    NicksRig

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    Here are a couple of previews.

    The first one is where I broke a small bit of plastic from the back of the lamp unit. Dont ask why.

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    And a couple other progress pics

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  8. May 5, 2009 at 2:16 PM
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    NicksRig

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    How long should I wait for the paint to dry before I put them back together?
     
  9. May 5, 2009 at 2:19 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    Glad to hear you gave it a shot, not to many people have the balls to even try it. so props to you :thumbsup: I started to go crazy when I was trying to pry those fuc*ers apart :goingcrazy: :frusty: :goingcrazy: so dont feel to bad, can't wait to see some pics.
     
  10. May 5, 2009 at 2:20 PM
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    TSubatis

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    I've read over the tutorial a few times and am getting familiar with it, but do you guys have any recommendations/hints before taking on this endeavor? I don't like the sound of "this mod is such a bitch" but I'm not gong to back down from it, haha... I'm planning to do it once I have a free day or two.
     
  11. May 5, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    MY50cal

    MY50cal I think I'm getting the Fear.

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    Yes.
    I let mine sit over night, but I would say id depends on your own timeframe. A couple hours should be fine. Did you use Krylon Fusion? that cures pretty fast.

    Edit - and a heads up, be careful when you are putting it back in the cover. it will scratch and chip easy. heard this happen to a couple guys.
     
  12. May 5, 2009 at 2:28 PM
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    Yeah I used Krylon Fushion. Would it cure faster if I bake it in the oven at a low temp? Started to rain here so the RH is up. WOuld like to have it togther by tonight but dont want to rush it.
     
  13. May 5, 2009 at 2:34 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    congrats for tackling the BHLM! In the end you will be happy.
     
  14. May 5, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    I let mine dry for about 1.5 hours. I left mine outside to dry.
     
  15. May 5, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    Thanks for the tips guys
     
  16. May 5, 2009 at 6:30 PM
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    Ok here they are. The finished product of a long weekend. Tinted front windows and backed out headlights. :D:D:bananadance::bananadance: Other than a few small chips in the black paint all is good and I am happy with the results.

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  17. May 5, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    rmb_crew

    rmb_crew My other ride has 18,400HP!!!!!!

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    Looks awesome man. i broke those damn little plastic things that hold the bulbs in too. I was pissed. So i just used some silicon and it holds the bulb in there fine.
     
  18. May 5, 2009 at 6:33 PM
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    wildjerseyfirefighter

    wildjerseyfirefighter I sell fishing and fishing accessories

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    looks good! And judging by your pics, you must be single. lol
     
  19. May 5, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    NicksRig

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    LoL what makes you say that? My GF might agree with you:p
     
  20. May 5, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    Sweeeet! Great job!
     
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