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What's the best paint and clear coat to use on the toyota grill logo?

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

  1. Apr 16, 2011 at 2:39 PM
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    ToyotaKTMracing

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    Wanting to paint my logo on my grill orange. Wondering what paint could handle the heat, cold, rain, snow, etc. Any recommendations? :bananadance:
     
  2. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:10 PM
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    pinktaco808

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  3. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    the one for plastic?
     
  4. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    Pannell_Trd

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    I would recommend this, Krylon fusion for plastic. I used this on my engine cover but white. It looked amazing when i was done. I couldnt believe how good it looked after and it has held up very good to heat.
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  5. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    x2 for Krylon Fusion. It holds up very well on plastic. They have a clear coat for it also.
     
  6. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    Thanks! I've used fusion on stuff before. I was just wondering if it could live with the outdoors.
     
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    I got all my paints here.
    http://www.automotivetouchup.com/spray_paint.asp

    I didn't paint any chrome though, if that's the logo you refer to.

    Hey, your truck looks just like mine "The day I brought it home", too

    Good Luck

    CC
     
  8. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:31 PM
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    Plasti Dip!!
     
  9. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:46 PM
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    I would do plasti dip if they had orange.
     
  10. Apr 16, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    Yep, I painted the emblem on mine and it held up fine. It was only on for a year but it survived the winter. Plus, with fusion, if it chips you can repaint it. Use multiple light coats and several coats of clear coat and it'll hold up fine.
     
  11. Apr 17, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    Do you need to sand it or anything? Or just clean and paint?
     
  12. Apr 17, 2011 at 9:16 AM
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    I sanded mine because it was an old emblem and had some pits in the plastic. I wouldn't go nuts, but rough it up with some 200 - 400 grit paper and clean it up real good before painting. I mounted it on a piece of cardboard so I could move it and spray at any angle to get all the nooks and crannies.
     
  13. Apr 17, 2011 at 9:27 AM
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    Alright. Thanks!
     
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