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Plastic Dip or Buy Blackouts

Discussion in '3rd Gen Tundras (2014+)' started by aramirez73, Jul 13, 2016.

  1. Jul 13, 2016 at 6:36 PM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 [OP] The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla!

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    Survey says???? What has everyone done out there to their badges??? Plastidip ther badges or go buy blackout badges??? Don't know what to do ive seen several vids on plastidip saw this one guy he did 7 coats of plastidip but also he was in closed environment I can't fit my Tundra in garage and i don't wana do outside cause of wind or dust but it's cheaper than buying expensive badges too??? What's Tundra owners opinions out there
     
  2. Jul 13, 2016 at 8:29 PM
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    bobeast

    bobeast really old member

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    I'm partial to either black, or no badges. Haven't decided which way I want to go. I'd look to buy them already black, and then plasti-dip any I couldn't find.
     
  3. Jul 13, 2016 at 11:22 PM
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    Sean266

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    I sprayed mine with factory Toyota black paint. See my build thread.
     
  4. Jul 14, 2016 at 6:37 AM
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    mikedanger

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    I did the overlays. For a sausage fingered clumsy gorilla like myself, it was the easiest option for me. So far so good.
     
  5. Jul 14, 2016 at 6:44 AM
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    MillsTRD14

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    Plasti Dip 100%
     
  6. Jul 14, 2016 at 8:55 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    I plastidipped mine about 2 months ago. I sprayed on 8 coats on each of my badges and it is holding up very well. Getting the plastidip overspray out of the inside of the lettering can be a bit of a pain in the butt. I used a toothpick and tweezers to get it done. One thing about replacing the chrome badges with new black ones, you won't have to worry about having to redo them down the road.....If I were to redo mine, I would probably replace them with the black ones or take them off to paint them with some tougher paint. Just my $.02...
     
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  7. Jul 14, 2016 at 3:08 PM
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    Emily

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    I bought a set of black badges off ebay for about $100. Worth it in my opinion.
     
  8. Jul 14, 2016 at 7:03 PM
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    LOTSOFTOYS

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    Mine have been dipped over a year, look great
     
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  9. Jul 14, 2016 at 7:07 PM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    I'm old fart old school, last thing to do on my "to do" list. Plasti-dip does work, sort of. :cookiemonster:
     
  10. Jul 15, 2016 at 8:53 AM
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    DevilSquid91

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    I went with buying the badges. If you don't get the plasti dip right, you'll be redoing it down the line. I found the entire black out badge kit on e-bay for $99 plus free shipping.
     
  11. Jul 15, 2016 at 9:05 AM
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    take them off and throw them in the garbage.
     
  12. Jul 15, 2016 at 9:39 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 [OP] The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla!

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    From NOx lux?
     
  13. Jul 15, 2016 at 4:32 PM
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    DevilSquid91

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    can't recall, I'll check.
     
  14. Jul 16, 2016 at 6:07 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 [OP] The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla!

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    For the ones who plastidipped...did you all take badges off or leave on???
     
  15. Jul 16, 2016 at 6:32 AM
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    RowdyRon

    RowdyRon Not too old to play

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    I left mine on to dip them. If I were going to take them off to paint them, I would use something more durable than Plastidip like Sean did.
     
  16. Jul 16, 2016 at 7:52 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 [OP] The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla!

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    Thanks well jus got home from home depot got me 4 cans plastidip well put up pics later on in week see how it goes thanks to all for input
     
  17. Jul 16, 2016 at 8:19 AM
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    FumundaTundra

    FumundaTundra Director of civil unrest

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    Many to come.
    Plastidip. Then if you don't like it, rip it off.
     
  18. Jul 16, 2016 at 10:49 AM
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    aramirez73

    aramirez73 [OP] The Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla!

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    LMAO
     
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  19. Jul 16, 2016 at 5:05 PM
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    FumundaTundra

    FumundaTundra Director of civil unrest

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    I guess that's what I get for not reading all the posts. Lol!
     
  20. Jul 16, 2016 at 5:09 PM
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    I dipped all of my badges out behind the fire station one day. They all came out awesome and no bugs or dust.
     
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