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Painted Rear Drums

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BSP4x4, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. Feb 5, 2010 at 6:24 AM
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    BSP4x4

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    Did a search and found some info/pics of painted calipers.....has anyone painted the rear drums? If so what color....any pictures?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Feb 5, 2010 at 8:00 AM
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    I painted mine black and removed the center caps. Protects them from road grime and what not and looks a bit better with my black rims. Full color drums are a bit over the top imho
    [​IMG]is the best photo I have right now.
     
  3. Feb 5, 2010 at 8:40 AM
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    BSP4x4

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    anyone out there have a pic of a colored drum?
     
  4. Feb 5, 2010 at 3:44 PM
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    saf023

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    No pics but I'm planning to paint calipers and drums.
     
  5. Feb 5, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    what color?
     
  6. Feb 5, 2010 at 6:27 PM
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    Me too.
    When the weather warms up, I plan to paint mine...Red.
     
  7. Feb 5, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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  8. Feb 5, 2010 at 7:17 PM
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    what do you think...is red too flashy? i was thinking blue to match the trd shocks...
     
  9. Feb 5, 2010 at 10:30 PM
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    That's what has slowed me down. I can't decide on the color.
     
  10. Feb 5, 2010 at 10:35 PM
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    I'm thinking this is PhotoShop work? Nice job!

    I've got a Silver truck and was thinking about red calipers and drums. After seeing it, I think I want something a bit more muted. Maybe black or silver.

    What do you think about your red drums?
     
  11. Feb 5, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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    I was thinking you could probably get away with red on a red truck or blue on a blue truck. In fact, that might look sharp!

    I'm not sure blue to match the blue shocks on a red or even silver truck would do it for me. Just saying...
     
  12. Apr 11, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Front calipers are getting a coat of red paint and the rear are getting black i think.
     
  13. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    So I have a Speedway Blue double cab sport with black ProComp 7033 wheels, whats your suggestion for paint color on the calipers and drums?
     
  14. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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  15. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    Leave em alone or if you must black.
    How long will it be before someone brings up plastidip :rofl:
     
  16. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:12 PM
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    I say plastidip the rotors, just "refresh" the coating at stop lights :laugh:
     
  17. Apr 11, 2011 at 7:17 PM
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    Funny you would suggest that, I have been looking for High Temperature Plasti-Dip, no luck though, does anyone know where to find it????
     
  19. Apr 12, 2011 at 6:10 PM
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    Hi,

    Did you just sand and rattle can them?
     
  20. Apr 12, 2011 at 7:26 PM
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    When I did mine I used some vht caliper cleaner on them first (degreaser), then some vht primer, then black vht caliper paint. I went with black. I think you're supposed to heat them up to cure the paint. I just left them out in the sun on a hot day. Did it sometime last summer/fall and mine still look fine.
     
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