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Old 04-25-2014, 06:31 PM   #1
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Painted my interior panels to match exterior car color

I wanted to post this and get everyones thoughts , yesterday I Painted my interior Trim to match the Exterior Paint on my Car and wanted to get your thoughts on it. bear in mind these pics are before tomarrows Detail before the College Park Meet I will be attending
First a Pic of the Car

And Now the Painted interior Trim




And Now Installed





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Old 04-25-2014, 06:37 PM   #2
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Looks great!!! Nice job!!!
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Old 05-04-2014, 11:41 AM   #3
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That looks really good. I'd like to do mine black.
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Old 05-26-2014, 01:40 AM   #4
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Its subtle. I can dig that. Its alot quieter than my white carbon fiber wrap and blue suede throughout
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Old 05-26-2014, 08:03 AM   #5
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That looks great.

Personally, I'd try polishing it so the paint has the same gloss as the exterior, but that's just IMO. You might not want that much shine in the interior, though.
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Old 05-26-2014, 08:49 AM   #6
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I did mine, too! Really classes up the interior.

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That looks great.

Personally, I'd try polishing it so the paint has the same gloss as the exterior, but that's just IMO. You might not want that much shine in the interior, though.
I used automotive exterior paint and clear so I treat the dash like the exterior paint. It gets cleaned, polished, and waxed.
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it doesnt class it up....... it goes into "boy racer" mode........... I went through this stage you'll understand later it looks like ass.

If you do just a few bits here an there like vent surrounds or tiny bits in the door it actually looks nice......but when you have a blob of color like that


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I used automotive exterior paint and clear so I treat the dash like the exterior paint. It gets cleaned, polished, and waxed.
Yup. Like that.
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I had this idea a while back and haven't done it yet. I like it, but yours doesn't really look like it turned out all that great. Either not enough prep or too much paint. It has that orange-peel look..

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it doesnt class it up.......
Since when did you become the authority on "class?" I'm surprised you took your tin-foil hat off long enough to form a complete sentence.
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