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painted the stereo and dash

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by colinb17, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:10 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 [OP] If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    went a little paint crazy...what do you think?

    i used an all-purpose plastic and metal spray paint from duplicolor...a couple coats later, and it matches the speedway blue almost perfectly.

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  2. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:20 PM
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    AK27

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    that is friggin' sweet! nice work, looks good!
     
  3. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:22 PM
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    Anthony999

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    Looks really good man. Did you take off the stereos faceplate to paint it? Or did you just tape off the buttons
     
  4. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:25 PM
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    taco084gb

    taco084gb No matter where you go there you are.

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    Thats a great idea. That is why I had liked what the FJs did, something similar. Not 4sure if it would look good on mine since its white. The blue is awesome though.:D
     
  5. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:27 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 [OP] If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    i took everything appart...i took out all of the buttons and taped off the holes so the paint wouldn't make the fit too tight when i put them back in. the hardest part to take off was the piece that holds the air vents and the 4x4 switch. you havce to take out the two screws right above the spedometer becasue it actually hooks behind that part.

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  6. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:33 PM
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    Bearskill

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    Ya dude. That is sick looking! I want to do that to my SWB now!
    :thumbsup:
     
  7. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:35 PM
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    MSteinhauer

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    Nice clean mod. Good job!
     
  8. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:38 PM
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    mpreiss

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    Looks really good. Def. looks like it took some time to tape everything up so nicely. :thumbsup:
     
  9. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    luk8272

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    Looks great.
     
  10. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:42 PM
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    mws4ua

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    Looks awesome. You should paint the A/C dials, too, if you can tape-off just the triangle where light comes through. I think it'd be badass to have SWB dials instead of black.
     
  11. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:47 PM
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    I may have to do this now. I say this should go under cheap/free mods.
     
  12. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:50 PM
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    colinb17

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    i thought about doing that, but for the same reasons i didn't paint the buttons (asside from silver accents looking good) is becasue i was afraid with all of the touching they get, that the paint would rub off.i'm still considdering it though. i'll see how well the rest of it holds up and go from there.
     
  13. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:52 PM
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    mws4ua

    mws4ua I'll try being nicer if you try being smarter.

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    I didn't think about that... You're probably right. Good call.
     
  14. Jan 28, 2009 at 12:54 PM
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    harshest I am the Sofa King

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    Good job, not my cup of tea but it looks like you did quality work, which I can respect.
     
  15. Jan 28, 2009 at 1:11 PM
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    robi0024

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    That looks professionally done. Great job!
     
  16. Jan 28, 2009 at 1:29 PM
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    Awesome! Come do mine!
     
  17. Jan 28, 2009 at 1:39 PM
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    LDrider

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    I think you did a really nice job. Personally, I would probably get sick of it in about two days....To each his own, but you did some nice work.
     
  18. Jan 28, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    Zombie Runner

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    as I was reading I though, "no way will this look good." But Then I proceded to take a gander and I love it! Really good job!
     
  19. Jan 28, 2009 at 2:11 PM
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    colinb17

    colinb17 [OP] If at first you don't succeed, don't try skydiving

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    thanks for all of the feedback guys. i was nervous about how it would turn out and what people would think about it, but now i'm glad i took the risk

    that's actually what gave me the idea. i test drove an FJ, and really like the color matched faceplate.
     
  20. Jan 28, 2009 at 2:15 PM
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    not my style but sure looks nice. awesome custom work :thumbsup:
     
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