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Painted Engine Cover; yes another one.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by luk8272, Jul 6, 2009.

  1. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:02 PM
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    luk8272

    luk8272 [OP] Poodoo

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    Thanks to Joe B. sending me his to be my spare.
    I could not find a silver color in Krylon Fusion so I used a Rust-oleum.
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    Taped it off with some blue masking tape. Kinda shitty job but I think its ok. Besides you can't tell by looking at the pics.
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    2 coats of silver here. Letting sit for 30 mins between. Would have waited longer but will be leaving in the morning and it was looking like rain.
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    Here it is after 4 coats of silver.
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    I have some Clear coat, but want to let the paint dry atleast 24 hrs before I spray it. However I am leaving in the morning for a couple of weeks. We'll see when I get home. Enjoy.
     
  2. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    Kenny650

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    That must be the best painted engine cover I have ever seen. Good job..
     
  3. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:08 PM
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    fletch aka

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    Looks good:thumbsup:
     
  4. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    dalesrn

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    Sweet! Will regular spray paint work, or is the heat to high in the engine compartment?

    Dale
     
  5. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:11 PM
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    luk8272

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    Much appreciated but i doubt that. Thanks though.
     
  6. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:14 PM
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    badguybuster

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    I have a similar one. I could not find anything but Matte Aluminum from Krylon, then I clear coated it. Turned out pretty snappy. Your looks great.
     
  7. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:16 PM
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    neslerrah

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    Great work!
     
  8. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:26 PM
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    MUDFISH

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    lookin' good... every time I see people do this I concider doing mine, but I rarely look under there...
     
  9. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    littledvl

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    Looks amazing, great job.
     
  10. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:27 PM
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    chris4x4

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    WOW! That look pretty dam good! :)
     
  11. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:34 PM
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    The paint I used says nothing about heat. I am taking a chance I suppose. The paint only says avoid painting surfaces that exceed 200*F. We shall see.

    Thanks everyone.
     
  12. Jul 6, 2009 at 7:41 PM
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    Canadianboy

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    Very good job, looks stock!
     
  13. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:16 PM
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    Well the average temp our truck run at is 180-190*
     
  14. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:17 PM
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    Lots baby!
    I painted mine with regular (not high heat) and have had no problems.
     
  15. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:41 PM
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    Very cool!
     
  16. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:45 PM
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    Your like a robot you say the same thing over and over and over :laugh:


    just kidding
     
  17. Jul 6, 2009 at 8:48 PM
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    Looks awesome man. Pretty simple tape job and a great result. I'm having some paint work done next week. Might have to tape it off and tell them to shoot it.
     
  18. Jul 6, 2009 at 9:10 PM
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    A7XT

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    That looks sweet! makes me want to do mine
     
  19. Jul 6, 2009 at 11:09 PM
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    Jace

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    That looks great, I'm tempted to copy your mod. :D

    I have a Silver Taco and that would go great.
     
  20. Jul 7, 2009 at 12:27 AM
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    love the silver and black..............go RAIDERS:D
     
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