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Thinking of painting my Chrome toolbox.....

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by whitetaco02, May 30, 2010.

  1. May 30, 2010 at 2:26 PM
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    whitetaco02

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    Ok, I am having buyers remorse getting a chrome toolbox.

    I wish I would have bought black.

    My question is, what all is involved in painting this black?

    Sand (Rough up), primer, paint?

    I am only interested in paining the sides, front and top and you will never see the back or bottom but I may paint it anyways???

    What do you all think? I want to paint it but don't want to fool with chips, etc.. Any help is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks you all!
     
  2. May 30, 2010 at 2:32 PM
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    getting there....
    go for it.

    personally....i'd rather bed line it, but thats just me. some on here have painted theirs...................and if you do.....prep is always key. wash real good with dawn dish soap to remove any grease.......scuff up really well.....wipe down with lacquer thinner....primer...paint.(use a paint thats good for metals...like rustoleum)
     
  3. May 30, 2010 at 2:39 PM
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    whitetaco02

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    It is the diamond plate..... UWS Low Profile
     
  4. May 30, 2010 at 6:13 PM
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    Thanks! I sent him a PM. Hopefully he will add some more pictures to it. I am curious to see how well it has held up.
     
  5. May 30, 2010 at 6:49 PM
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    whitetaco02

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    Does anybody know how much it may cost just to get it powder coated?

    It may be easier to do this as I don't want it to look ghetto! :D
     
  6. May 30, 2010 at 6:54 PM
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    Mine is getting powdercoated in the next couple months... If you don't have it painted by then, I'll let ya know how much it costs. :eek:
     
  7. May 30, 2010 at 8:55 PM
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    whitetaco02

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    What about using Plasti Dip?
     
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