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Painting Tacoma Symbol

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by elliott.estes, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. Dec 12, 2009 at 1:43 PM
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    elliott.estes

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    Hey guys, is there a special paint I use to paint the front toyota symbol on my grill? Or do i just use like krylon flat black
     
  2. Dec 12, 2009 at 1:56 PM
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    any paint really. but krylons good so stick to that. it dosent have to be flat black, u can use gloss or anything u like.

    personally i used krylons ultra flat black.
     
  3. Dec 12, 2009 at 1:57 PM
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    KPT

    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Just make sure to sand the sheen off the chrome first. It will last longer that way.
     
  4. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:01 PM
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    elliott.estes

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    Thanks for the tips! I haven't pulled it off yet, but do i have to take the whole grill off or does it just clip off?
     
  5. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:04 PM
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    I used Krylon fusion black paint, A few coats of that and a few coats of clear coat and everything has been good.
     
  6. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:21 PM
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    dexterdog

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    I sanded, used adhesion promoter and primered. Then I base coated body color and one coat of clear(didn't want it too shiny).
     
  7. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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  8. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:31 PM
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    it just clips off open your hood and reach you hand in the back... otherwise its like 2 scres and a bunch of plastic little things to take off the whole grill
     
  9. Dec 12, 2009 at 2:43 PM
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    elliott.estes

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    it's raining buckets here in sac, but im headed to home depot to get the paint!
    Thanks!!
     
  10. Dec 15, 2009 at 12:01 PM
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