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Painting grill

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Blaise22, Jun 22, 2009.

  1. Jun 22, 2009 at 8:54 AM
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    Blaise22

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    Im planning on painting the chrome around the grill and was just wondering what you guys think would be the best method. Can you specify what grit sand paper I should use, and primer or no primer.
     
  2. Jun 22, 2009 at 9:05 PM
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    Blaise22

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    Can someone at least let me know if I should use primer after I sand it all down?
     
  3. Jun 22, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    rightspy

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    have to remove all that chrome the final sand should be wet 220 paper. Clean well. Primer at least 3 thin coats and wet sanding in between. 3 final coats making sure you are in a reasonably dust free area. Flaws will show if you are in a dirty area.
     
  4. Jun 22, 2009 at 9:42 PM
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    I would put 3 coats of paint on also...use the Krylon Fusion. You can get it at wal-mart for 5 or 6 bucks and it works great!!...it's real durable. I painted my Toyota badge with it and my firestik antenna and it hasn't chipped or flaked at all, even in the AZ heat! Takes pics when your done.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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