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Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by aramirez73, Jul 18, 2016.

  1. Jul 18, 2016 at 5:16 PM
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    aramirez73

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    Has anyone painted their engine cover??? Let's see em! Thinking of doing the Punisher Skull gray color or red or silver like it was sprayed over
     
  2. Jul 18, 2016 at 5:20 PM
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    ColoradoTJ

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    That would look good!
     
  3. Jul 18, 2016 at 5:27 PM
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    Sean266

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    I've seen a few on the TundraCrew FB page.
     
  4. Aug 10, 2016 at 11:18 AM
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    Has anyone painted theirs? My paint shop said they wouldn't recommend it. But I'm sure if it was prepped right and using paint that would be ok in the heat.
     
  5. Aug 10, 2016 at 1:38 PM
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    Black rims, leveled , black out emblems and grill and added smitty bilt step
    image.jpg I plasti dipped mine image.jpg
     
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  6. Aug 10, 2016 at 2:48 PM
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    NMOKTundra

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    Any issues with bubbles forming, paint flaking, or cracking? Did you just plastidip or prime it first?
     
  7. Aug 10, 2016 at 2:51 PM
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    Black rims, leveled , black out emblems and grill and added smitty bilt step
    Nope no bubbles or cracks.jus plasti dip only thing is the green shows different on the black then chrome logo so you might want to paint white first if u r going to do a color
     
  8. Aug 10, 2016 at 2:57 PM
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    Black rims, leveled , black out emblems and grill and added smitty bilt step
    image.jpg Here is better pic of it where u can see the difference in color. I also plasti dipped all the chrome on my truck
     
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  9. Aug 10, 2016 at 3:10 PM
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    RowdyRon

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    Gives the Toyota symbol a little contrast. I like it!
     
  10. Aug 10, 2016 at 3:21 PM
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    NMOKTundra

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    Looks great. Thanks for the response! Gunna have to give this a shot with red
     
  11. Aug 10, 2016 at 3:25 PM
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    Black rims, leveled , black out emblems and grill and added smitty bilt step
    Good luck with it
     
  12. Aug 10, 2016 at 4:39 PM
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    aramirez73

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    How many coats on chrome? Also what about when u go thru a carwash or wash yourself pressure wand
     
  13. Aug 10, 2016 at 5:12 PM
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    RowdyRon

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    I'm thinking I might try some high temp paint on mine.
     
  14. Aug 10, 2016 at 5:18 PM
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    Mine as well
     
  15. Aug 10, 2016 at 7:08 PM
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    aperezsh

    aperezsh For Whom the Bell tolls for beeeyaches!

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    A little this and that...Broke now
    Punisher Skull would be legit
     
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  16. Aug 11, 2016 at 8:30 AM
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    Black rims, leveled , black out emblems and grill and added smitty bilt step
    I did about seven coats and I have had no peeling on anything except one logo but those r easy to do. I like plasti dip cuz it is easy to change image.jpgimage.jpgimage.jpg
     
  17. Jan 26, 2017 at 2:21 PM
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    scurdyness

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    Too much time on my hands right now, so what to do....
    erm....Paint the engine cover?
    Rubbing alcohol to clean, VHT HT Ceramic Red rattle can (heat gun to cure), then 3 coats of HT clear. Looks orange when fitted but it's red!!.....direct sunlight and messed up iPhone exposure (HDR).
    Masking tape, a fine single edge razor blade and lots of patience. Masking up took longer than the coating.....
    Fuse box cover next?

    IMG_0995.jpg IMG_0999.jpg
     
  18. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:10 PM
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    RowdyRon

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    I like it, William! Nice job! I'm going to do my fuse box cover to match my engine cover as soon as it warms up.
     
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  19. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:14 PM
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    scurdyness

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    Hey Ron, take it inside your house/shop buddy!...put all that NWA heating to good use, lol! ;), or do what I did; backyard and a kickass heat gun! Cheers buddy!!!!
     
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  20. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:23 PM
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    Thats pretty sweet nice job! I don't know if I would have enough patience for cutting out all that detail lol
     
  21. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:38 PM
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    Kris,
    I guess it's an age thing?, I know I am so much more patient with my Grand Kids than I ever thought about being with their Dads,......on my, :fistbump:
     
  22. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:39 PM
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    IMG_4291.jpg When I did mine, I painted over the lettering and numbers then used some fine sand paper to sand off the paint on the raised portions. A lot easier than masking...
     
  23. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:41 PM
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    I can wait it out, William!
     
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    You sir, are an innovator!! I might actually have to try this now lol
     
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    Actually it was not so hard, some high quality tape, pressed it in hard (thanks heat gun) and a very sharp blade ( no shaky hands, as no beer last night, bahhahahaha)..not a 5 minute job, but what is these days?
     
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  26. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:43 PM
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    Yeah, it is easy that way. Just make sure you use a block sander with a straight, flat surface to mount your sandpaper to. That way, you don't rub any other surface.
     
  27. Jan 26, 2017 at 3:50 PM
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    I may have to go back to this wee project, maybe black out the 'vertical' alternate valley lines (in the V)?
     
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  28. Jan 26, 2017 at 4:26 PM
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    My cover gets too dirty all time to bother even thinking about painting it, although I do use ArmorAll wipes to sort of keep it clean.
     
  29. Jan 26, 2017 at 4:28 PM
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    This is exactly the color I wanted to do...great job and thanks for the write up
     
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  30. Jan 26, 2017 at 4:41 PM
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    Does the emblem just pops out?
     
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