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nutz over grill mods

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by rightspy, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Oct 11, 2009 at 7:49 PM
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    rightspy

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    well since everyone is crazy over grill mods lately I thought I'd finally put my twist on it this weekend.

    First pic...paint matched aerosol cans over my formerly chrome grill surround. Kept the insert as I'm not sure if I'm gonna do anything with that. Grill surround sanded, prime +3, basecoat +4, clearcoat +3. Did the lower valence two weeks ago (satin blk)

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    Next pic...Toy inlay in red (matches my V6 emblem on the tail), Toy emblem in gloss black. Sorry for the glare.

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    Very happy with the results. The paint form autotouchup matched perfect and went on very nicely. The final test will be the polishing compund next weekend...that should shine up nice.
     
  2. Oct 11, 2009 at 7:54 PM
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  3. Oct 11, 2009 at 7:55 PM
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    looks great
     
  4. Oct 11, 2009 at 7:58 PM
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    Well, I'm copying you tomorrow on the red emblem underlay... lol
     
  5. Oct 11, 2009 at 7:59 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Looks like you know how to handle a rattle can.
    Looks good, my first thought on the first picture was meh, the second shot with the Toyota oval out lined in red, I like it. You did a nice job.
     
  6. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:02 PM
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    rightspy

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    acesii...since your in the AF and all the way at Langley...have at it!!!!:)
     
  7. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:15 PM
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    sweet tits!
     
  8. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    WilsonTheDog

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    rightspy, did you buy the 12oz aerosol? And the primer and clear, also from automotivetouchup.com or did you buy them locally? The sanding, did you remove all the "chrome" or just rough it up?

    And I seriously thought I was going to see a set of trucknutz on your grille...
     
  9. Oct 11, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    only bought the 12oz basecoat from autotouchup. The primer and clearcoat are both Home Depot Rustoleum.

    I just really roughed up the chrome from 150 grit to 600 grit wet sand. It's all in the prep and thin application of each coat. My experience with painting plastic is that once you reach the actual plastic you have to strip it 100% or you can always tell the plastic from the old paint. So, I always just rough it up really good and then smooth out the old paint with wet sand.

    LMAO on the nutz comment
     
  10. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    Thanks for the info. I just ordered the the IRP basecoat. I'll be doing this in a couple weeks.
     
  11. Oct 11, 2009 at 10:20 PM
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    Nice job
     
  12. Oct 11, 2009 at 10:29 PM
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    Looks great! Damn good job man. :thumbsup:
     
  13. Oct 11, 2009 at 10:56 PM
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    Thanks all...side mirrors and rear bumper next
     
  14. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:00 PM
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    Ok bought a can of red spray paint today, did you tape it off and spray it or how?
     
  15. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:02 PM
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    Always looks good! :D
     
  16. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:29 PM
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    now time to take off that TTORA plate and the front end should be complete ;)
     
  17. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:32 PM
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    Just tape off anything you don't want painted
     
  18. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:41 PM
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    Unholy...that would make my socal coworkers way too happy
     
  19. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:43 PM
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    haha okaaay just checking ;)
     
  20. Oct 12, 2009 at 4:48 PM
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    Very nice....
     
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