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Painted Grill

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by phynyx38, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:52 AM
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    phynyx38

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    Painted my grill yesterday, I think it came out pretty good. What do you think?

    Before
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  2. Aug 2, 2009 at 8:58 AM
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    vtragweed

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    afe pro-dry s filter, LCE headers, painted black steelies,color matched grill surround, URD short shifter, UWS black tool box
    like it better with the chrome
     
  3. Aug 2, 2009 at 9:03 AM
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    senor taco

    senor taco ROLLIN ON RUST

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    looks good. time for the BHLM
     
  4. Aug 2, 2009 at 9:05 AM
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    wmflyfisher

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    Looks pretty good. Be careful though. I pained my chrome grill the same way you did (prep and tape) and sooner or later bugs and hwy crap will chip it. You will constantly be touching up the chrome spots.
     
  5. Aug 2, 2009 at 9:07 AM
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    brian

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    I think gloss would look better, get a rattle can clearcoat! :)
     
  6. Aug 2, 2009 at 9:21 AM
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    Capita

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    I like the after picture much better. Looks awesome man!
     
  7. Aug 2, 2009 at 11:18 AM
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    URBIKESUCKS

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    always getting bugs and shit that will pit them. That being said I went ahead and bought a color matched grill and waiting for the paint to dry on the Toyo symbol.
     
  8. Aug 2, 2009 at 11:35 AM
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    tmat

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    looks good but if it was glossy it would def. look a little better.
     
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