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Painting Grill

Discussion in 'Street Trucks' started by jtt, Mar 24, 2011.

  1. Mar 24, 2011 at 12:46 AM
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    jtt

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    I was wondering if anyone had advice on how to paint the grill matte black. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
     
  2. Mar 24, 2011 at 2:01 AM
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    TACOMA TRD

    TACOMA TRD Well-Known Member

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    Welcome, I see this is your first post. There are several ways you can go about doing this,. some folks simply paint it, others chose to use a vinyl wrap. If you seach matte black grill you should see several post on this topic.
     
  3. Mar 27, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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    PLASTI DIP!!!!!!!!
     
  4. Mar 27, 2011 at 11:47 PM
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    SurfInferno

    SurfInferno Dont be stupid, its not smart.

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  5. Mar 27, 2011 at 11:50 PM
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    tacokid09

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    i did mine today, i taped it off and everything carefully and still messed it up. if you look up close you can see the tape peeled up the plasti dip. but from far away it looks fine. and also if you work on your engine a lot seems like from all the rubbing it would come off pretty easy. but it hasnt been on more then 12 hours
     
  6. Mar 28, 2011 at 11:04 AM
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    pinktaco808

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  7. Mar 28, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    07TacoRidah

    07TacoRidah SHHHH, this is interesting

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  8. Mar 30, 2011 at 2:38 PM
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    Sixfeathers

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    I have a 2011 I would like to paint to match my truck.Any ideas on how to have the chrome paintable?
     
  9. Apr 8, 2011 at 10:51 PM
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    MMazz365

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