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What color primer for white paint?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Tacomanator, Aug 16, 2011.

  1. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    SpazzyB

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    with white paint i normally use white primer.(crazy right? lol)


    normally
    light colors - light primer
    dark colors - light or dark

    if a color has a primer of almost similarity you can use them or whatever matches light/dark.
     
  3. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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    ouyin2000

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    white or light grey works best for priming under white paint.
     
  4. Aug 16, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    Tacomanator

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    White is what I was thinking, but wasnt sure. I've never painted anything before, so sorry for the stupid question.

    So white it is. thanks guys!

    Fuckin love this site... :D
     
  5. Aug 17, 2011 at 1:43 PM
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    Personally I would do a very light gray so I made sure and covered everything with white. White on white can be a bitch.
     
  7. Aug 17, 2011 at 2:02 PM
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    I already bought white sandable primer. I think i'll be okay though, i'm only painting a small area. It would be kinda hard to miss any spots.
     
  8. Aug 17, 2011 at 3:15 PM
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    I would get some adhesion promoter to use before you put primer on it just to make sure it sticks to the plastic/chrome.
     
  9. Aug 17, 2011 at 3:17 PM
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  10. Aug 17, 2011 at 4:29 PM
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    Dont worry, I did. I did my reasearch on here already :D... I actually just finished spraying the last coat of it already. Next up is the primer.
     
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