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Painted stock alloys graphite!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by azchris, Jul 18, 2011.

  1. Jul 18, 2011 at 7:10 PM
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    azchris

    azchris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Originally these were getting powdercoated to fix some gouges that a tire shop put in them. Unfortunately, the powdercoat shop did a pretty terrible job, so a friend made me some paint that is mostly clear coat and black+gold pearl and sprayed over the sanded powdercoat, so it was a body-shop-quality job with hardener and everything :D

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  2. Jul 18, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    rwalker

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    They look good
     
  3. Jul 18, 2011 at 7:11 PM
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    rleeharris

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    Looks nice!
     
  4. Jul 18, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    azchris

    azchris [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Thanks! Next on my to-do list is debadging the doors, since the wheels kinda clash with the chrome now.
     
  5. Jul 18, 2011 at 7:14 PM
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    HomerTaco

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  6. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:19 PM
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    FY01CPO

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    They match up pretty nice with your truck. Looks like you made lemonade outta that deal.
     
  7. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:21 PM
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    WMDtech

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    None... sigh
    Looks sic. Makes ms want to paint mine now
     
  8. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:27 PM
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    azchris

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    Yeah, if I would've foresaw the problems I would've skipped paying the expensive powdercoat fee and just done paint from the beginning. I'm gonna go talk to the shop tomorrow and tell them I was pretty disappointed in their work and show them that I had to have them repainted.
     
  9. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:28 PM
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    zul

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    Those look great!
     
  10. Jul 18, 2011 at 8:44 PM
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    I like the color.
     
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