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what kind of paint for grille?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by xwillx93, Nov 26, 2010.

  1. Nov 26, 2010 at 8:03 AM
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    xwillx93

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    I wanna paint my grey stock grille a matte black. anyone done it? what's the best quality paint? its an 09 so no cheep stuff:p pictures too if you can!

    Truck 7.jpg
     
  2. Nov 26, 2010 at 8:18 AM
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    dexterdog My pee parts itch

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  3. Nov 26, 2010 at 8:43 AM
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    do i have to sand down? because its only plastic.. and could you recommend a piant?
     
  4. Nov 26, 2010 at 8:50 AM
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  5. Nov 26, 2010 at 8:51 AM
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    If I were you I would at least do a light sand, prime then paint it with some Krylon Fusion paint.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:30 AM
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    my attachment is
     
  7. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:31 AM
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    thankyou i might just try that
     
  8. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    AGREED! I would use like a 400 grit sandpaper and probably do a wet sand. then hit it with some good primer.. like automobile primer, then krylon fusion (because its for plastic)
     
  9. Nov 26, 2010 at 9:37 AM
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    thanks you guys! but one more question, im looking at this attachment also. would it be worth it to pay probably 15 bucks for a can and do it myself, or pay around 150 for the black mesh grille? id like your opinion

    GRZQ-TCM0509-BK.jpg
     
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