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painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5096 Jun 4, 10:21am Jun 4, 10:21am
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painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges
anyone ever try painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges???

I debadged my car a while back and am now thinking of painting my badges gloss black and then re-attaching them.

Im pretty sure that since the trim on my celica is black, that the black badges will now blend-in better then when they are silver. (nothing else on my car was silver except the wheels, but cannt do much about those smile )

any suggestions of where to get the THIN 3-M tape to re attach them??? or should I just go buy a new set from the toyota dealership and paint those (they already have the 3M attached)

[ 06-04-2002, 09:57 PM: Message edited by: isaac ]


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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: isaac] #5097 Jun 4, 8:51pm Jun 4, 8:51pm

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Dealers charge a lot for the badges, they mark up all the parts they sell at least 200%

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5098 Jun 4, 11:56pm Jun 4, 11:56pm

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i helped matt johnson paint his emblems on his GT black and they looked sick as hell wit the carbon fiber Hood and tinted gas cap adding effect to the black on silver look. as for the adhesive, i went to pep boys and they have special junk just for reattaching emblems, and it is made by 3M, but its not tape, its like a gel kind of. black tube with orange writing

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5099 Jun 5, 6:41am Jun 5, 6:41am

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www.grafxwerks.com
They already have the Toyota badge available if you look under the Matrix, and the GTS badge will be available in the near future. They come in many different colors, one being gloss black.

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5100 Jun 5, 6:49am Jun 5, 6:49am
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hey - thats a pretty good looking site AJ, thanks!!!

I'll keep my eyes on them to see what they come out with for the celica thumbsup


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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: isaac] #5101 Jun 5, 8:55am Jun 5, 8:55am
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I hope you're not getting a "GTS" badge. I will kick you. grin


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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: tony] #5102 Jun 6, 8:18am Jun 6, 8:18am

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i'm selling badge sticker.. so you can make it the colr you want!!!! interested??? e-mail me
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i'm a newbie here... but almost anyone on the net know i'm the rear celica fill-in sticker guy thumbsup

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5103 Jun 6, 8:51am Jun 6, 8:51am
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gt2000quebec - you have mail smile


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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: isaac] #5104 Jun 6, 9:11am Jun 6, 9:11am

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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5105 Jun 6, 6:50pm Jun 6, 6:50pm
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gt2000... are you the guy on NC.org that was gonna make vinyl stickers to put over your vvt-i letters on the valve cover? coz i wanna paint my plastics.. and i'd like a sticker to put over those letters


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Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: hi ho silver] #5106 Jun 7, 4:20am Jun 7, 4:20am

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gt2000... are you the guy on NC.org that was gonna make vinyl stickers to put over your vvt-i letters on the valve cover? coz i wanna paint my plastics.. and i'd like a sticker to put over those letters
yeah it's me!!! but haven't got the time yet... i gonna try this soon... wink i gonna post it when it will be done

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges #5107 Jun 9, 12:05pm Jun 9, 12:05pm
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gt2000, do you have coilovers in your car? how did you get it that low?

Re: painting your GTS/TOYOTA Badges [Re: Eugic92] #5108 Jun 10, 9:23am Jun 10, 9:23am

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i have Tein suspension... it's possible to be like that... but as daily driver i don't really want it to be like that... road here sucks!!! thumbsdown

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hey still got those celica rear fill-in's? how much, i want it in black if you have it..

email me at fannmann@ucla.edu

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