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Painting the grille

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Chris(NJ), Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Oct 12, 2010 at 12:42 PM
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    Burns

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    Came out awesome man, do you feel like doing a super white one. :laugh:
     
  2. Oct 12, 2010 at 1:17 PM
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    Nicely done. I'm currently Satoshi-ing my grill. I am unsure whether to leave the chrome or paint it.

    If I don't like the chrome, painting looks easy. Thanks!
     
  3. Oct 13, 2010 at 12:53 PM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Thanks guys! It definitely is pretty easy, but not easy that I'd do another one any time soon, lol... well, not for free any way :laugh:
    Besides, I think someone posted that the superwhite Duplicolor isnt an exact match. :confused:
     
  4. Oct 13, 2010 at 12:59 PM
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    Pugga

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    That was me but I'm pretty picky... I ordered superwhite paint from paintscratch.com. I put a post up about their service and will put pictures up once I finally get around to painting my grille.
     
  5. Oct 24, 2010 at 11:01 PM
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    pinktaco808

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    hey op where did you buy all your paint from????? cost for everything primer paint clear????
     
  6. Oct 29, 2010 at 11:28 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Got everything from pep boys. I bought a bunch of other stuff at the same time, so exact cost for this project i'm not sure, but it was about 45.00 +/- a couple dollars.
     
  7. Oct 29, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    where did you paint this??? look like there wasnt any dust otr particles
     
  8. Oct 30, 2010 at 8:57 AM
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    Chris(NJ)

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    Some of it was sprayed outside, and some inside the garage. If it wasnt windy, I did it on the lawn, but once the wind picked up the following day, moved it in to the garage.
     
  9. Oct 30, 2010 at 3:40 PM
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    wow any particles or rubbish in the paint hard to tell from the pics
     
  10. Nov 27, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    where did you buy your duplicolor perfect match from
     
  11. Nov 29, 2010 at 2:37 AM
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    Looks great man, and thanks for the write up. I can't wait to do this!
     
  12. Dec 5, 2010 at 1:41 PM
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    Nothing in the paint. Just spray it in a controlled area or if outside, little to no wind.
    Bought the paint from Pep Boys.

    Thanks! Glad it was helpful :)
     
  13. Jan 18, 2011 at 9:02 PM
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    how did you get the area behind the grille to not be easily seen?
    i can see through my new grille pretty easy and its the same as yours, any tips?
     
  14. Jan 18, 2011 at 9:13 PM
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    spray behind the grille with hi temp black spray paint
     
  15. Jan 18, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    does it effect the radiator or oil filters or whatever is there?
     
  16. Jan 19, 2011 at 4:47 AM
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  17. Jan 25, 2011 at 7:07 AM
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    No ill effects. Just use a flat black paint and spray the ac lines, radiator or any other silver colored areas that you want black and hidden.
     
  18. Feb 14, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    For anyone in socal, this place will do any color code mix and put it in a can for you. Its located in Mission Viejo, Ca

    http://ocpaintstore.com/
     
  19. Feb 14, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    So i was looking at Autozone yesterday. The toyota black dupli color is different from BSP isnt it? at 6 bucks a can i would much rather get this than 20 bucks a can from online.
     
  20. Feb 14, 2011 at 9:55 PM
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    check the paint code on the can against the paint code on your truck.
     
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