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Sanded and Bedlined Chrome Bumper

Discussion in 'Detailing' started by badguybuster, Aug 18, 2010.

  1. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:41 PM
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    badguybuster

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    I got bored today, so I decided to take the plunge on a mod I had been putting off. I hated the chrome bumper on my Tundra, so I sanded the shit out of it with some 80 grain sandpaper, put a couple coats of self etching primer, sanded it some more, and slapped on 4 coats of Herculiner bedlining. What do ya think??

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  2. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:47 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    I think it looks pretty good. Great job! Do you have any before pictures to compare?
     
  3. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:55 PM
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    badguybuster

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    Yeah, I tried the Rustoleum on my step bars and it peeled pretty quickly.
    here is a before.

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  4. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:57 PM
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    08WhiteTRD

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    Yea that is a lot better!
     
  5. Aug 18, 2010 at 12:58 PM
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    Jerez

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    UGLY MAN!! jk. it looks great and for some reason to me it gives the truck a better look. :D
     
  6. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:02 PM
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    taco084gb

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    NICE JOB!! That looks way better than the Chrome one. I did mine last year on the rear bumper but I used the Rustoleum textured Black paint. Since its on the rear it seems to be holding up quite well. No chips so far.
     
  7. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:04 PM
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    woody6047

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    Looks good i think, im going to tell my dad to do that, he has the same truck. Good use of being bored i think:thumbsup:
     
  8. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:40 PM
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    David Tarantino

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    i like it looks good nice work:D
     
  9. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:52 PM
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    Looks awesome!
     
  10. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:56 PM
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    I want to to do the same thing to my chrome rear bumber, but line-X'd it!
     
  11. Aug 18, 2010 at 1:57 PM
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    SlurpeeBlueMetallic

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    Looks MUCH better and now the deflector complements the overall look.
     
  12. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:04 PM
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    Looks way better. It would look even better if the other black plastic on the bumper was the same shade.
     
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    100% better
     
  14. Aug 18, 2010 at 2:23 PM
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    Dude thats badass! Good work!!!! :cheers:
     
  15. Aug 18, 2010 at 5:02 PM
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    Here is another pic.
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  16. Aug 18, 2010 at 5:15 PM
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    good job man! looks good... loose the red lug nuts tho, looks kinda fruity
     
  17. Aug 18, 2010 at 5:16 PM
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    Well, the reviews on the lugs have been mixed to about half for/half against. Not sure how I feel yet.
     
  18. Aug 18, 2010 at 5:20 PM
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    have you tried it with black lugs? i think it would look a lot better... oh yea, those rims are awsome!
     
  19. Aug 18, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    Looks damn good, that Tundra keeps getting better and better
     
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