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my valance cover..bro

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by LBtaco, Sep 30, 2010.

  1. Sep 30, 2010 at 1:31 PM
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    LBtaco

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    here is an attempt to make a valance cover+ plate holder cuz I hate where toyota puts the front plate :mad:

    got 2 layers of glass on, letting it cure then I will make a ridge in the center to hold the liscense plate, and 1 more layer of glass over it.
    sand, primer and paint black after that.

    more to come...

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  2. Sep 30, 2010 at 1:53 PM
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    I'm having trouble envisioning exactly what you are doing here.....so you just want a flat space for the plate to go so it sits flush?
     
  3. Sep 30, 2010 at 2:51 PM
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    +1 have no idea!!!!
     
  4. Sep 30, 2010 at 2:54 PM
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    you people have no vision :D

    imagine the plate kinda sunken into the valance cover and blended in.


    still waiting for the epoxy to fully cure :cool:
     
  7. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:06 PM
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    SO...You gonna notch out the center and french in the plate???:confused:

    IF so...sounds sweet! Can't wait to see the final.
     
  10. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:11 PM
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    Sounds kinda broish lol!:confused:
     
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    Are you going to fix the holes that are already on your bumper for the plate?
     
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    If so... X2
     
  13. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:38 PM
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    thanks for your helpful input here. From what he told me at mod day it sounds like a cool idea.
     
  14. Sep 30, 2010 at 3:39 PM
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    I think he is relocating his license plate to the bumper's lower portion.
     
  15. Sep 30, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    yep, moving the plate to the lower part, I guess it would be 'frenched' or recessed? im not cutting the bumper tho, just adding to it.
    and yeah them old plate holes that are there need to be taken care of, the front is a mess on mine :eek:
     
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    confused! won't it hang too low if you relocate it?
     
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    lol, had to quote:D

    it will stick out a lttleon the bottom..but it shouldnt hit the ground

    oh and I just released it and did a rough cut.
    I'll be lazy and let my phone turn the pics sideways..
    theres the cover, havent started on the plate holder part.
    some PVA release agent, so it doesn't jack up my :drevil: 'perfect' paint
    cool shit.

    and then the cover back on, I might make it go lower, not sure

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