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painting my grill

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 07NavyTaco, Sep 2, 2011.

  1. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    07NavyTaco

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    i have a chrome grill and a silver truck. i've already painted the badges black and now i want to paint the grill. i want to go flat black with all the chrome, even the toyota emblem. i know how to do it but i was wondering if there were any specifics paints that work better than others in your experiences. any advice or info would be greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:11 PM
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    VanillaGorilla

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    Krylon all the way.

    Just sand it and spray it.
     
  3. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:12 PM
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    krylon works really good, i did not sand my grill just primed and i found a couple chips already, maybe adhesion promoter
     
  4. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:24 PM
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    TACOMA TRD

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    search some threads....some guys had issues with the paint adhering.
     
  5. Sep 2, 2011 at 2:28 PM
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    VanillaGorilla

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    X2 on the adhesion promoter. whats best is sand it and find a good flexible primer, that really grabs onto the "chrome" so you have a good base. sand it smooth. and spray it black.


    I had a local auto body paint store that sold everything you could imagine and this is all the stuff I used. came out like eggshell more then flat or gloss. didnt know what i was getting.


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  6. Sep 3, 2011 at 10:30 AM
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    ^^^ had no idea they had primer like that
     
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