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TRD OFFROAD Hood Vinyl

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by sliderule01, Jan 23, 2018.

  1. Jun 9, 2020 at 2:48 PM
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    ac8888

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  2. Jun 12, 2020 at 7:47 AM
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    Kamille.bidan

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    I called around nobody would install it. I give up.

    anyone want to buy this from me? I bought back in august 2019 if I remember correctly.
     
  3. Jun 12, 2020 at 8:07 AM
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    What style/size?
     
  4. Jun 12, 2020 at 8:36 AM
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    You don’t need steady hands. It’s a giant piece of vinyl that ‘floats’ until you squeegee it into place. IE, super easy and user friendly install. Don’t let the scale intimidate you. If you have some legit physical hindrances, I understand. Otherwise, sac up and get after it.

    Also, while the rapid-tac stuff is probably great, it’s not mandatory. I find a clean surface and a good solution of water/baby soap works just fine.
     
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  5. Jun 12, 2020 at 11:28 AM
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    I bought the largest one and professional application was recommended. I have a heat gun and it’s cold today. Maybe I should
    Just do it.
     
  6. Jun 12, 2020 at 11:31 AM
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    Sounds like you fall into the ‘otherwise’ category.

    FWIW, mine is/was the largest option as well. Installed solo. Easy peasy
     
  7. Jun 12, 2020 at 11:37 AM
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    Just got mine in. Any special weather concerns regarding installing it? Obviously wouldn't want to do it in the rain, but it's been super hot here in TN and I'm not sure if that will effect things. I know some vinal is more or less heat activated but I've got the Rapid TAC fluid so not sure if that stops the heat from effecting things.

    Thanks
     
  9. Jun 24, 2020 at 1:12 PM
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    Better to do it on a cool hood and not in direct sunlight. I had my hood very wet with lots of solution until I was happy with the placement then started the squeegee process to remove bubbles.
     
  10. Jul 1, 2020 at 9:27 AM
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    Absolutely DO NOT try install in direct sunlight, particularly when the hood is hot. The vinyl is very thin, and any manipulation will stretch the material and ruin it. You need to lubricate the hood and "float" the decal around until it's in the right spot. Then patiently squeegee the air bubbles out starting from the center.
     
  11. Aug 1, 2020 at 7:47 PM
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    I have a extra wide with logo that I decided not to install if anyone is looking for one.
     
  12. Aug 2, 2020 at 9:33 AM
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    Quite a few things at this point..
    How much?
     
  13. Aug 2, 2020 at 9:47 AM
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    I’ll pick it up if it still available
     
  15. Aug 2, 2020 at 7:17 PM
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    Yup, shoot me a pm
     
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