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Satoshi paint

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by grizzlytravis, Jul 12, 2011.

  1. Jul 12, 2011 at 11:43 AM
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    grizzlytravis

    grizzlytravis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Finished up my satoshi an I'm very happy w it but I rushed painting and it must've got dirt or somethin on it (outside) bc it came out lookin like a shitty rhino line job So I was wonderin if I should try again an take my time or pay 70 to get dealer to color match...ps any black sand pearl tacos have a painted grille w pics?..mine came factory w like a charcoal color grille surround an I'm not sure if a universal gloss black will look good anyway please give me some advice lol
     
  2. Jul 12, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    demesauce

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    Use some super fine grit (1500-2000 grit) sand paper and wet sand the shit out of it. Then put a few more coats on and use a nice clear coat.

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  3. Jul 12, 2011 at 4:48 PM
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    HomerTaco

    HomerTaco That "grill guy" Vendor

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    Core-Hurst short throw shifter & T-handle / Carbon Fiber Interior / custom console light / De-badged / leather interior / Heated Front seats / Red Line Hood Struts / Painted speaker grills /one-off TRD Satoshi Grill/ Pioneer AVIC-X920BT HU / Scangauge II / Black LED Tails / Dash Mount for iPad / Safari Snorkel / Illuminated 4x4 switch / Leer 100XQ Cap / 4x Innovations sliders / Rear Diff Breather Mod / front windows tinted to 35% / Brute Force Fab Hybrid Front Bumper / BAMF Rear Diff Skid / Budbuilt Skids / CBI Trail Master 2.0 rear hybrid bumper / Fox rr coils/ TC UCA's/ TC spindle gussets/ TC Cam Tab gussets / Dakar leafs / Defined Engineering shackles / All pro U bolt flip / Timbren Rear Bumpstops / BAMF LCA skids / Exhaust Dump / Fog Light anytime Mod / LowRange Off Road extended rear brake lines / ATO Shackle Flip / sectioned Bushwhacker flares / re-geared to 4.56 / ARB Front & Rear Locking Diff / ARB CKMA12 compressor / PrInSu full rack system / 1" body lift
    ^^^^^^this^^^^^^ :thumbsup:
     
  4. Jul 12, 2011 at 5:41 PM
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    grizzlytravis

    grizzlytravis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    That's what my broke ass was kinda leanin towards lol...do u have a pic from a distance? I just wanna see the transition in color
     
  5. Jul 12, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    grizzlytravis

    grizzlytravis [OP] Well-Known Member

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    3inch ready lift, tint, foglights,BHLM,dumped exh,rims,tires, and a dent in the bumper
    I also noticed ur bumpers painted..mines the like flat black/grayish lookin plastic an I'm unsure how Itl all look :/
     
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