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Painting billet grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ozzyhockey, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. Mar 24, 2009 at 8:40 AM
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    ozzyhockey

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    3" lift, billet grille
    What type of paint should I use to paint a billet grille. Rubberized or regular?
     
  2. Mar 24, 2009 at 8:53 AM
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    Brunes

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    What kind of look do you want??

    The rubberized will be a matte/textured look.
    Regular paint gives you the options of matte, satin/semigloss, gloss, and high gloss. As well as metallics and what not...

    I used Satin Duplicolor for mine cause that's the look I wanted...Made my rims and accents all that color. Check out my gallery for example photos. Lots of other folks around have used different stuff....so I'm sure you can find a photo that looks the way you want.
     
  3. Mar 24, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    DeeKay21

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    I used rubberized undercoating then black paint. Like Brunesdoestrd said, it will give you that textured look from up-close.
     
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