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Painting my rear bumper tomorrow.

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

  1. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:32 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    Just thought you all should know. :thumbsup:
     
  2. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:34 AM
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    JimBeam

    JimBeam BECAUSE INTERNETS!! Moderator

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    gonna list it as a mod?
     
  3. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:38 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    Nah. I'm going to pretend 2007 was the only year the 2.7L was offered in TRD Sport trim.
     
  4. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:39 AM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 UG legend wannabe

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    what you doing to paint it? materials and such..
     
  5. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:43 AM
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    EquinsuOcha

    EquinsuOcha [OP] Bourbon

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    Materials:

    Paint.

    And such:

    Beer.




    But seriously, folks...I'm gonna scuff up the chrome and apply some adhesion promoter and the give it a coat or two of white and a coat of clear. I'm also going to cross my fingers.
     
  6. Nov 22, 2009 at 12:47 AM
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    snowgod06

    snowgod06 UG legend wannabe

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    crap bolted and welded together....
    hahaha sounds like everything will be fine lol
     
  7. Nov 22, 2009 at 7:07 AM
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    Asgard

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    That's what I did and it's holding up pretty well. Two years and no problems, only difference is I sprayed mine black.
     
  8. Nov 22, 2009 at 10:27 AM
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    Plain Jane Taco

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    My experience is that the beer will water down the paint. I'd save it for drinkin'. :D
     
  9. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:00 PM
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    w8n4mud

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    Remember the more beer you drink, the better the bumper will look. After you're done with it, don't be surprised if someone else loved it more than you did that they swapped it out overnight. I'd hate for you see to a F* up bumper in the am.
    Good Luck man.
    Post pics when you're done!!!
     
  10. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:04 PM
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    TR3NT

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    im curious to see how it turns out. keep us posted
     
  11. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:08 PM
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    If you insist...

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  12. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    TR3NT

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    :thumbsup: looks really good. How's the color match in person?
     
  13. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:15 PM
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    EquinsuOcha

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    It's almost unnoticeable. The only reason it looks like it doesn't quite match is because the truck is dirty as hell. I'll try to get it cleaned soon
     
  14. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:22 PM
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    good to hear. im gonna have to give this a try in the future
     
  15. Nov 22, 2009 at 9:26 PM
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    w8n4mud

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    I don't get it! What was the problem? It looks good! Nice work man. I would definitely take it from you. Haha. Just kidding.
     
  16. Nov 23, 2009 at 1:30 AM
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    yeah , looks good.
    subscribing to see how the paint sticks.:D
     
  17. Nov 23, 2009 at 1:33 AM
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    Hoyal

    Hoyal Whiskey bent and hell bound.

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    Very nice!! I want to get rid of my chrome!
     
  18. Nov 23, 2009 at 2:10 AM
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    AvsFanTRD

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    Did you sand it first?
     
  19. Nov 23, 2009 at 8:02 AM
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    subscribed
     
  20. Nov 23, 2009 at 8:34 AM
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    Death_Stalker

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    thats what i wana know how did you take the chrome out ? what grid sand paper did you use ?
     
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