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What Have You Done To Your Tacoma Today?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by kwalton, Feb 2, 2008.

  1. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:39 PM
    bullaculla

    bullaculla IKA fabrications

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    Finally got my Duplicolor perfect match spray paint in today. Had to be shipped via ground. Been waiting forever!
    To start, I roughed the chrome with wet 400 grit. Then I shot 2 coats of adhesion promoter, 2 coats of gray primer, and then 3 coats of dark gray primer, with lots of wet sanding in between. I like to use 2 different color primers so I know when i'm about to sand through. I taped off the mounting tabs and the screw holes, and then cut a wire hanger up to use as a stand, and then taped it to a board to make it easier to maneuver and stand up. Even though I bought 4 cans of the paint, I only ended up using less than one can. Probably because of the dark gray primer.
    Just with the final base coats applied, 3 total. no clear yet.
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    This is with just 2 coats of clear. Gonna let it fully cure, and then wet sand with 600, then another probably another 2 coats.
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    So far so good :cool:
     
  2. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:41 PM
    gym_jamz

    gym_jamz All I Do Is Nguyen

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    Looks good so far! I might do this with my chrome bumper
     
  3. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:48 PM
    YotaMatt

    YotaMatt Livin Low, Ridin High

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    Spidertraxx 1.25" spacers in front and rear, 4" Maxtrac Spindles,Billy 5100s at 0", OME 885 Springs, 1/4" top spacer on both sides, 1.5" AAL, 3" Block, 1.5" 4crawler driveshaft spacer, 17x9 XD Spys with 35x12.50 Nitto Mud Grapplers, Magnaflow offroad Stainless Exhaust, Volant Intake with scoop,Camo emblems, BHLM, Tinted tailights, Anytime fog mod,Alpine Type R 12, Kicker 1000 watt amp,600 watt 4 channel memphis and all memphis components, 35%tint front all the rest at 5%, Hella 500s with sylvania zxe bulbs, sylvania zxe headlights, sylvania zxe fogs, Weathertech digi fits, flyzeye blue/white, LED map dome license plate lights, Redline hood struts, Tailgate EZ Down, Custom TRD Camo Browning Edition Bedsides, Camo wet okoles, Ridgid Dually bed lights, SOS Concepts Tire Carrier
    Hmmmm....mine mounts here...and fits great :notsure:

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  4. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:49 PM
    SR5808

    SR5808 Well-Known Member

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    Tint/ weathertech visors/ truxedo tonneau cover/ color matched front emblem and door emblems/ debaged tail gate/depo black tail lights/color matched front grill/led headlights..
    Wow. Looks really good. If you dont mind me asking, where did you buy your paint from? Thinking about doing this in the future. Thanks my braddah.
     
  5. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:50 PM
    07COMA801

    07COMA801 TOYOTA.. Because barbie drives a jeep..

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    ARB/OME 3" lift kit- (886 coil/springs-Dakar leaf pack)- 265/75r16 Toyo open Country M/T's - Stock 16" Toyota Wheels painted black - Full Size Spare W/a steele rim- B.A.M.F Slider W/Kickout (Bolt on)- Tint all round including windshield - Tint headlights and taillights - Bed lined grill surround and rear bumper - Color matched Toyota emblem - OEM Mud Flaps cut in half- Ultragauge - Cobra Radar Detector - Cheap Front seat covers/steering wheel cover - Remote Engine Start - Diff Breather Mod - Tailgate lock mod
    SICK FUCKIN TRUCK :thumbsup:
     
  6. Apr 5, 2013 at 6:51 PM
    Rich91710

    Rich91710 Well-Known Member

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    Satoshi with FJ badge, factory cruise, factory intermittent wipers, Redline Tuning hood-lift struts, Hellwig Swaybar, Rosen DVD-Nav
    I didn't trust that thin lip. There's a lot of pressure in those struts.


    Edit: Yup... PDF says to mount it on the solid lower surface.

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  7. Apr 5, 2013 at 7:01 PM
    bullaculla

    bullaculla IKA fabrications

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    Thanks! I am pretty impressed with this paint. Once it gets close to empty, you're better off switching cans. Don't want it to sputter during a final coat. Also don't start and stop over the piece. Long sweeping strokes to avoid splatter/spots.
    I sent you a PM SR5808.
     
  8. Apr 5, 2013 at 7:02 PM
    Crosis

    Crosis Well-Known Member

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  9. Apr 5, 2013 at 7:08 PM
    teneighty

    teneighty I'd rather be skiing...

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    Nice!! Finally got some, lucky!
     
  10. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:37 PM
    Benson X

    Benson X ...and we're back!

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    Did my 30k tune-up today:

    - Cleaned the AFE intake
    - New spark plugs
    - Oil Change/Filter
    - Rotated the tires, re-torqued everything
    - Cleaned the brake pads/rotors
    - Cleaned the sh*t out of intake tube, MAF, throttle body
    - Greased all zerk fittings
    - Cleaned the cabin filter
    - Measured out my mid-skid to be built tomorrow

    My spark plugs definitely needed replacing, and the whole intake/throttle body was long overdue for a cleaning. Judging by the condition of the plugs, and the deposits in my throttle body, my engine is running a little too rich (combination of my lead foot, CAI, and 3" cat-back???). I might talk to Gadget about a MAF calibrator to remedy it. ;)

    Tomorrow I'm gonna finish making my second skid (transmission skid) and help Chickenmunga with his FamousFab shackle flip. Should be another productive day :thumbsup:
     
  11. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:40 PM
    Bubbarr

    Bubbarr Monkey Sweat

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  12. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:41 PM
    nucktaco

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    Dropped her off at a shop to have the new high clearance rear bumper with swing away and skids installed/finish being fabbed up. Hope to have her back tomorrow night. So excited.
     
  13. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:46 PM
    deadhed61

    deadhed61 What a long strange trip it's been...

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    repainted my sliders with bedliner today. No more slipping when its muddy.

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  14. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:48 PM
    nucktaco

    nucktaco Well-Known Member

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    No more "sliding" either though...
     
  15. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:48 PM
    DoorDing

    DoorDing Someone was there .

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    I would've used more than a layer of TPS Report cover sheets. Overspray is a bitch.
     
  16. Apr 5, 2013 at 8:56 PM
    deadhed61

    deadhed61 What a long strange trip it's been...

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    They were PC originally, I just sprayed the tops of them to rough them up a bit. Didn't have to worry about overspray too much, and the bottoms are still only PC'd, so I think I'm good. Plus, it is only one coat, rocks don't really care what you spray your sliders with when the weight of the truck is on them. :cool:
     
  17. Apr 5, 2013 at 9:02 PM
    bullaculla

    bullaculla IKA fabrications

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    I think Doording is referring more to the paper protection on your truck. I also would have put more paper up higher.
    Looks great tho. I would also prefer bedliner to powder coat :)
     
  18. Apr 5, 2013 at 9:07 PM
    deadhed61

    deadhed61 What a long strange trip it's been...

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    I know what he meant. Since I was only spraying where I step I didn't have to worry about the over spray getting any higher then that. Yeah PC'ing them was nice for a good base coat, but I kept slipping on the fuggers, so bedliner it was. Probably put on a second coat tomorrow.
     
  19. Apr 5, 2013 at 9:12 PM
    bullaculla

    bullaculla IKA fabrications

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    Yeah, I would have done the same if I was only spraying straight down.
     
  20. Apr 5, 2013 at 9:16 PM
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    ndcmack Well-Known Member

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    Not enough
    Had my new rear shocks delivered… Now just waiting on my Allpro u-bolt flip kip to arrive toinstall my new rear suspension set up(back order sucks!)
     

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