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Painting Stainless Steel?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by RSH904, Mar 12, 2010.

  1. Mar 12, 2010 at 6:59 PM
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    RSH904

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    :confused:

    Im working on my Satoshi. I scored some stainless mesh. I have heard that stainless doesnt take paint all that well unless you use "special paint." Is there paint anyone recommends for painting stainless? Thanks guys......
     
  2. Mar 12, 2010 at 7:20 PM
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    Use a red oxide primer you will be ok
     
  3. Mar 17, 2010 at 7:09 PM
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    Thanks man. I used the red oxide. Off to the shop for final paint.
     
  4. Mar 17, 2010 at 7:14 PM
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  5. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:01 PM
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    Extang Trifecta Tonneau Painted Stock Wheels De Badged Yellow Fogs AVS Bugflector II UWS Running Boads Hunter Bully Bar HD Satoshi
    Well I was going to wait until I got it back from the body shop and on my truck. But since I got nailed with a WORTHLESS PICTURELESS BLAST......Here Is what Pics I have. Ill post more once its done and on.

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  6. Mar 17, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    OZ-T Did you get your precious photos ?

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    Gonna look cool , is that incinerator mesh ?

    OZ
     
  7. Mar 18, 2010 at 5:02 AM
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    Not sure.....My dad runs a fabrication shop. I told him I need some stainless mesh next time he comes over. This is what he brought.
     
  8. Mar 18, 2010 at 6:10 AM
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    Very Nice. I always thought to sand blast before painting stainless steel? not 100% sure...
     
  9. Mar 18, 2010 at 6:17 AM
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    Oskie_78

    Oskie_78 Everything's BIGGER in TX!

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    looks like a BBQ grill...that's the same mesh I have on mine BBQ pit... can I put some fajitas on it? :p
     
  10. Mar 18, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Yeah it was sandblasted before I primed it.....

    Ironically my dad has used this stuff the to BBQ. Probably the same stuff, funny I never thought about that.
     
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