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paint over chrome

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by PnoyBOS5, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. Feb 17, 2010 at 8:28 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    Sup all...

    painted my rear bumper from chrome, to black....

    this friday front bumper and surround!!

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  2. Feb 17, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    1998tacoma4x4

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    that looks 100 times better than the stock chrome.
    bump.
     
  3. Feb 17, 2010 at 10:20 PM
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    deadbolt

    deadbolt do w3rk!

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  4. Feb 18, 2010 at 12:37 AM
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    pairodice

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    much better
     
  5. Feb 18, 2010 at 5:59 AM
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    STLharry

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    Word. Black>chrome

    You gonna do the front and grille too?
     
  6. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:00 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    yes i am , just didnt have time for it ... school/work friday itll b done
     
  7. Feb 18, 2010 at 1:34 PM
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    BRP27

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    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
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    3 in Ultimate ToyTec, set @ 2.5 in. AAL PINCH Weld Mod ( beat the pinch weld over inside the fender) Painted the pinch weld on bottom of cab Black Hi Lift Knock off
    I painted my back bumper last weekend. Black good, chrome bad

    Good job
     
  8. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:40 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    thanks ! same u 2
     
  9. Feb 18, 2010 at 2:43 PM
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    what kind of prep are you guys doing to the chrome bumper before you spray it? Ive heard you have to etch the chrome and then use self etching primer ????
     
  10. Feb 18, 2010 at 7:33 PM
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    What kind of primer and paint did you use? Thanks!
     
  11. Feb 18, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    PnoyBOS5

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    wash it Sand it down, i have a sander doesnt matter what grit, then apply primer then paint... , its recommended to use adhesive promoter but im lazy!

    use duplicolor from kragen, and look at what its use for (bumper, tires, engine, etc.)
     
  12. Feb 19, 2010 at 10:41 AM
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    So far south in Texas my feet are in salt water
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    3 in Ultimate ToyTec, set @ 2.5 in. AAL PINCH Weld Mod ( beat the pinch weld over inside the fender) Painted the pinch weld on bottom of cab Black Hi Lift Knock off
    Rustoleum Self Etching Primer and rustoleum top coat,sand the chrome real good first. Use rough sand paper and a power sander
     
  13. Sep 24, 2010 at 1:46 PM
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    What kind of black did you use, flat or gloss? did you guys clear coat the bumpers?
     
  14. Sep 24, 2010 at 1:50 PM
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    I didn't on mine and its been about 5 months with no chips, just a huge gouge from jack knifing a trailer lol.

    I sanded really good, self etching primered it, then painted with Krylon gloss black.
     
  15. Sep 24, 2010 at 1:59 PM
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    looks good! much better than before

    i was really scared but finally i said fuck it and did the same

    heres mine
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  16. Sep 24, 2010 at 2:02 PM
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    good job :thumbsup:
     
  17. Sep 24, 2010 at 2:07 PM
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    looks great! :thumbsup: i blacked out my grill and front bumper, but still have the stock chrome on the back. been a little scared of doing it, to be honest. seeing these pics, though... i'm doing it. next patch of good weather (it's pouring outside right now...) i get, it's happening!

    props man!
     
  18. Sep 24, 2010 at 2:11 PM
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    :thumbsup: i plan on doing this soon
     
  19. Sep 25, 2010 at 7:39 AM
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