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Old 05-01-2012, 12:14 PM   #191
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what kind of paint did you use? that is something i could do today haha. i've gotten the piece out from around the radio and stuff to put my hu in but how do i get the rest out? like the instrument panel trim and stuff
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:17 PM   #192
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nice ride man! it looks a lot cleaner with out the bike rack. is there a reason you removed the eyelids? just bored of them lol?
you even painted the seat adjuster handles hahaa nice. is that your sub wiring hanging out? be careful kicking your feet around down there lol..
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Old 05-01-2012, 12:19 PM   #193
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what kind of paint did you use? that is something i could do today haha. i've gotten the piece out from around the radio and stuff to put my hu in but how do i get the rest out? like the instrument panel trim and stuff
krylon fusion is probably the best for plastic, since it's obviously made for it. for the vents you can take a negative screwdriver (LOL) and pop out the bottom of them and pull them out. alot of the pieces are pretty simple to remove but don't get too crazy with painting things, or it could look cheap. not saying your ride (stephen) looks bad.
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idk bout the vents. but i wanna do the plastic piece above the fake suede on the doors red. i wanna do red and black on the inside. just wanna cut down on the grey, its depressing.
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idk bout the vents. but i wanna do the plastic piece above the fake suede on the doors red. i wanna do red and black on the inside. just wanna cut down on the grey, its depressing.
i never removed that trim piece because i didn't want to break it. lol. but maybe brian (pyroinsa) can tell you how to remove it so i can't get in trouble.
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lol i'll ask. or i could mask off haha. i really wanna get my washer fluid things on my hood working. they have yellow leds in them. i gotta fix the wiring and paint the chrome black.
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i never removed that trim piece because i didn't want to break it. lol. but maybe brian (pyroinsa) can tell you how to remove it so i can't get in trouble.
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what kind of paint did you use? that is something i could do today haha. i've gotten the piece out from around the radio and stuff to put my hu in but how do i get the rest out? like the instrument panel trim and stuff
The really big radio bezel piece? That was a pain. There is a few screws where the radio goes, and you have to disconnect the cig lighter and other stuff. The instrument panel I believe had some screws and push tabs...After Ive removed all screws and anything that looks like it would hold the piece in, I just pull. lol Havent broken anything yet! I used Fusion spray paint. It bonds to plastic. Its been a year and still no chips!
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nice ride man! it looks a lot cleaner with out the bike rack. is there a reason you removed the eyelids? just bored of them lol?
you even painted the seat adjuster handles hahaa nice. is that your sub wiring hanging out? be careful kicking your feet around down there lol..
Yeah the eyelids werent the best. They look spray painted. lol They took forever to come off and the right headlight still had a bit of spray paint and spray tint on it.

I was wondering if anyone would notice! I didnt even realize the sub wiring fell out, until I saw that pic. lol Ill go put it back in now. But thanks for the heads up!
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krylon fusion is probably the best for plastic, since it's obviously made for it. for the vents you can take a negative screwdriver (LOL) and pop out the bottom of them and pull them out. alot of the pieces are pretty simple to remove but don't get too crazy with painting things, or it could look cheap. not saying your ride (stephen) looks bad.
My ride looks bad. hahah jk. Yeah if you paint too much stuff, it can look bad. Unless its a normal color, like black. lol Thats why Im going to redo some things. It was just starting to look ricey. Plus I noticed alot of silver is starting to appear on my car more than red.
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