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Old 08-11-2005, 05:36 PM   #1
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whats a good paint to put on my interior pieces that wont come off from a little bit of rubbing like someones hand on the door handle bar or radar detector wire rubbing on the vent pieces.
i use clear coat on my pieces to top them off in hopes that it will seal the paint on but the stuff rubs off (krylon).


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I wouldn't dare use krylon on any part on my car.

It's just the wrong stuff to use In my opinion.... Painting a bird house? yea that's where the krylon comes in.

Interior plastic and vinyl, Dupont vinyl auto paint is the stuff to use. They mix batches of paint according to your cars color code. I've had it on my interior, bezel, door handles and not a scratch or paint chip, flake...
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^^^Exactly. Providing that the paint mixer doesn't fudge up the mix, you'll get a perfect/near perfect match. Besides your paint code, be sure to get your VIN as many manufactuers have varients. The VIN will choose this to get the best possible match. In rare circumstances the VIN number cannot accurately choose the proper paint varient. The DuPont shop will have a spectrophotometer, (camera) that will take a picture of your paint. You can also request a high-gloss. Tell em to add 306S, instead of the usual 305S.


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