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Painted Engine Cover

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jward2331, Apr 7, 2009.

  1. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:26 PM
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    jward2331

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    A buddy of mine does paint work on the side. I talked to him about my engine cover and mentioned that guys on TW use Krylon paint since it adheres to plastic. He wouldn't let me do it so he matched up my Speedway Blue and cleared it too. Then my riding buddy who does pinstripe work took it and painted black on the Toyo, V-6, etc and added some stripe work. What do you think? I am stoked, too bad it's under the hood LOL

    engine cover b.jpg
    engine cover stripe.jpg
     
  2. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:28 PM
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    lsocoee

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    that looks great!
     
  3. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:30 PM
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    Anathollo

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    looks awesome! Thats really cool!
     
  4. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    DanGer

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    that looks awesome!!!

    X2
     
  5. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    4getful

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    I likeeee!! :headbang:
     
  6. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:31 PM
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    AK27

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    thats nice!! :thumbsup:
     
  7. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:37 PM
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    paintdiddy

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    looks good.
     
  8. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:47 PM
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    Kicker_Of_Elves

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    Looks really good man
     
  9. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:49 PM
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    DanGer

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    eff it, just take your hood off :p
     
  10. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Very clever idea to use the krylon, I wonder how it will hold up to engine heat??
     
  11. Apr 7, 2009 at 3:52 PM
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    That looks awesome...almost too nice to keep covered up...
     
  12. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM
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    He used the same paint that's on the truck, not the Krylon. As a true painter, he wouldn't let me use the piss can paint. What a friend. al I have to do is buy him dinner tomorrow night at Bike Night. What a deal....
     
  13. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:14 PM
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    Phantom_X-SP

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    Nice touch!
     
  14. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:15 PM
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    jefferson

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    damn shame you have to CLOSE THE HOOD now huh???

    WoW i wish someone here was a painter and would open a side business like Sockmonkey does and do our engine covers... daammnn
     
  15. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    jward2331

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    If I could figure out how to drive with the hood open, I would...

    Yea, I waited too long to decide to get a TRD sticker from Sockmonkey. I debadged the truck right away but would love a Harley theme for a TRD rear quarter panel sticker.
     
  16. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:26 PM
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    well, unlike the Fords with the Harley theme.. your TOYOTA is built in the USA!! JUST LIKE HARLEY

    SO i say that makes perfect sense
     
  17. Apr 7, 2009 at 4:30 PM
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    looks sick!!! a pinstriped (T truck) toyota logo would be even sweeter...
     
  18. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:51 PM
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    Beautiful
     
  19. Apr 7, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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  20. Apr 7, 2009 at 6:41 PM
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    jefferson

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    i was thinking about your cover.. I decided it looks like crap - you should give it to me.
     
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