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Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? #225098 Jul 16, 10:26pm Jul 16, 10:26pm
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Can you paint the front and rear Emblems?
I was just wondering.

Instead of purchasing a black Toyota Emblem for $20 bucks, is it possible for me to paint the front Toyota Emblem?

Also, how about the GTS sign in the back? Can I paint that also?

If I was to take off the Emblem, what do I use to put it back on?

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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Chelica815] #225099 Jul 16, 10:30pm Jul 16, 10:30pm
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Anything is possible just prep it good and reinstall them with 3M double sided tape


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: CID498] #225100 Jul 16, 10:38pm Jul 16, 10:38pm
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How does one prep it good?

Home Depot is the place to go for some 3M double sided tape? There are none where it is like a stick of glue kind of thing made by 3M instead of a double sided tape?


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Chelica815] #225101 Jul 17, 1:14am Jul 17, 1:14am
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ask diablogts, he has painted his gts emblems somehow

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: stefanoc] #225102 Jul 17, 8:46am Jul 17, 8:46am
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I got my 3M tape at car parts

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: TimO] #225103 Jul 17, 8:49am Jul 17, 8:49am
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also, i was just wondering how to do this the other day too

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: TimO] #225104 Jul 17, 9:33am Jul 17, 9:33am
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like anything..sand it and then primer it (spray primer works well with small objects).

the good thing about primer is it sticks to just about anything...and paint will always stick to primer thumbsup

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Speed4TheNeed] #225105 Jul 17, 11:42am Jul 17, 11:42am
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I can get all of this stuff from Home Depot right?

I was thinking of painting my Emblem black, so I was just thinking about taking of the whole upper grill. Keep the Emblem on it because I heard taking it off is a beotch...

Sand the Emblem, primer it, and just use a spray paint. Since I am painting it black, it would not have to worry much about the grill.

What kind of sand paper am I using? There are different grids and etc.


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Chelica815] #225106 Jul 17, 2:06pm Jul 17, 2:06pm
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what emblem are you going to be painting?

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: TimO] #225107 Jul 17, 10:59pm Jul 17, 10:59pm
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The Toyota logo that is pasted on the upper grill.


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Chelica815] #225108 Jul 18, 12:14am Jul 18, 12:14am
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DATABASE >> EXTERIOR Installation Guides >> Badge, Front Logo - Removal & Painting
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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: isaac] #225109 Jul 18, 5:24pm Jul 18, 5:24pm
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Yeah, thanks Isaac, I saw that after posting.

I will try and see what it will look like if I just paint the whole emblem while attached to the grill. As for the back logo, I got something retro for that one. Hopefully I will be able to purchase it in a week...crossing my fingers...


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: Chelica815] #225110 Jul 18, 9:52pm Jul 18, 9:52pm
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Originally Posted by Speed4TheNeed
like anything..sand it and then primer it (spray primer works well with small objects).

the good thing about primer is it sticks to just about anything...and paint will always stick to primer thumbsup
Make sure you clean it well, and sanding never hurts.


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Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: slidr] #225112 Jul 19, 7:12pm Jul 19, 7:12pm
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^There's a special plastic primer made by Rustoleum (though other companies make a similar product). Worked for me wink


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I painted my front badge black. I took it out with no problems, it just took me a lil longer than the rear badge.
As soon as I get some time now, I will paint my extra gts badge black, and add it to a new front grill, to put on as soon as I get my BK installed

Re: Can you paint the front and rear Emblems? [Re: cRodz] #225114 Jul 19, 10:59pm Jul 19, 10:59pm
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U got a picture of that cRodz?


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