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Trd emblem

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by 06WHITETRD, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. Aug 10, 2009 at 8:59 AM
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    06WHITETRD

    06WHITETRD [OP] Gotta Love my Taco!!!!

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    Im trying to paint the trd emblem white but when I put the adhesion promoter, it gets bubblie.. why is that?? what should I use?? I dont like it gunmetal, i want it to be white :)... any ideas or options ??
     
  2. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:01 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    Try sanding it lightly and then cleaning it. I would do a test run first incase it doesn't work.
     
  3. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:02 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    clean it with that though lol. thinner??
     
  4. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    Padilla1880

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    I just taped off the TRD portion and painted them black. Left the flags the black chrome. Sorry i don't have any pics of where taped it off. All are after pics.
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  5. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    DID U use the adhesion promoter or just paint it black?
     
  6. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:18 AM
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    Padilla1880

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    Just cleaned it as best i could, then sprayed it. They have been on for 3 months. No chips or anything. Easy fix if it does!
     
  7. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:20 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    oh lol. k. i'll clean it and just paint it white... the trd emblem is going to go on the front black grill :)..
     
  8. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:22 AM
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    Padilla1880

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    Right on! Be sure to get some pics up of when your done!
     
  9. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:28 AM
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    trust me, i will.. heres a picture without the trd emblem ..:)

    image005.jpg
     
  10. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:29 AM
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    by any chance, did you sand it??
     
  11. Aug 10, 2009 at 9:47 AM
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    don't use thinner. just something that won't hurt the plastic but will rid the emblem of dirt and grease.
     
  12. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:01 AM
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    acetone??
     
  13. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:03 AM
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    i wouldnt use acetone, depending on the type of plastic used, it could eat through it. Im not sure if it would or not, but not worth the risk unless someone else has done it before
     
  14. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:14 AM
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    oh lol. im just asking. cuz i dont know lol. i just want the trd emblem to be white period.. im not a painter or nothing, so i guess i'll sand it n just paint it white..
     
  15. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    I likes the "Toyota Logo" you got on the grill, Where did you got it from,and if you don't mind how much you paid for it?
     
  16. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:17 AM
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    No i didn't sand it. I just used a (Simple Green) degreaser to clean it.
     
  17. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:23 AM
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    you should be fine degreasing it and painting it right away. Its not a large part to be painted so you should be fine
     
  18. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:26 AM
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    98tacoma27

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    If you don't have that then any household spray cleaner (like windex) should work the get the grease off. Once you clean it, do not touch the surface you want to paint with your bare hands.
     
  19. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:28 AM
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    go get some Goo-Be-Gone or Goop at the local home depot or home improv store.. Rub some on there to get the grease off, then go ahead and clean it and scrub it good.

    You should be fine aftertaht.
     
  20. Aug 10, 2009 at 10:34 AM
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    06WHITETRD

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    its a devil emblem, i bought it from andre. here on the website.. search for devil emblem n u going to see THREADS.
     
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