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what paint?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by tvbd56, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Apr 5, 2010 at 9:58 PM
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    tvbd56

    tvbd56 [OP] Epic Member

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    k&n air filter, weathertech digital fit, TRD 6-speed gray knob, undercover bed cover, flowmaster american thunder dual exhaust, URD short shifter, 5100's set at .85, Grillcraft, black surround grille(with SJ stripe)
    i wanted to know what type of paint should i use for
    Badges?
    Wheels?
    VHT night shades and what clear coat for taillights?

    also where can i get the paint?

    Thanks
     
  2. Apr 5, 2010 at 10:02 PM
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    Brunes

    Brunes abides.

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    Plastic Parts- Kylon Fusion works well.
    Metal Parts- Pretty much anything you want- I like Duplicolor and Kylon.
    Clear Coat- Any name brand (I think Duplicolor makes a "Wheel Clear" that'll maybe stand up a bit better to the elements/road debris.

    Any paint store....I got about 1/2 the cans I used for my projects from one AutoZone and the other half from another one on the other side of town.
     
  3. Apr 6, 2010 at 8:05 AM
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    Rocketball

    Rocketball If The World Didn't Suck, We'd All Fall Off

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    If you are needing color matched paint, try this ebay seller. Myself along with a few other members here have had a good experience with this seller:

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2005...ptZMotorsQ5fCarQ5fTruckQ5fPartsQ5fAccessories

    For me badges, I used Krylon Fusion gloss black.

    IMO any automotive clear coat in a spray can should work over the Nite Shades tint since Nite Shades is an automotive paint product made by Duplicolor.
     
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