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Old 08-20-2010, 08:02 PM
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Anybody know of the steps involved in painting the dash, any prepping involved?? Mine is Gray, I would like to paint it Black, with the air vents red.
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:07 PM
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remove the whole damn thing, which takes about 4 hours lol, unless you want to gut your interior and mask off the windows and spray bomb it still IN the truck
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Old 08-20-2010, 08:10 PM
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Yea i know take it out haha, bombing would be Fun.lol But i mean sanding or anything?
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Old 08-20-2010, 10:47 PM
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Use Krylon Fusion paint; It adheres to plastic with little to no prep involved. Just clean and spray.
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Old 08-21-2010, 06:29 AM
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Cool thats what i thought, jus wanted to make sure. Thank You
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:00 AM
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Use Krylon Fusion paint; It adheres to plastic with little to no prep involved. Just clean and spray.

best cleaner i used is windex, you need an ammonia based cleaner

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Old 08-21-2010, 08:20 AM
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Ok, not lookin forward to takin it apart, but i know i will love the finish
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Old 08-21-2010, 08:52 AM
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You could mask off everything with tape and drop clothes or something that the paint wont soak through
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Old 08-21-2010, 08:57 AM
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Yea thats what im thinking....
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Old 08-21-2010, 09:01 AM
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I think you should, especially if you use Krylon fusion, it dries in about 10-15 mins and I usually do 3 coats. It goes by quick so that way it wont turn into a huge project. Just tape off, use a razor to get exacts on the taping and you should be good. Start with light coats so it wont run because you will be painting at awkward angles.
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Old 08-21-2010, 02:24 PM
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Yea, I gotta see if i really wanna do it. Thanks for the advice Clinton
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Old 08-23-2010, 03:48 PM
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i would suggest u take everything out... tedious of course but at least you'll make sure ur gonna avoid getting paint anywhere else on ur car... also, ive never used kyrlon fusion... but i would personally sand it first just to make sure the paint sticks... i would hate having to re-do the whole process if the paint starts to peel
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Old 08-23-2010, 03:55 PM
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i would suggest u take everything out... tedious of course but at least you'll make sure ur gonna avoid getting paint anywhere else on ur car... also, ive never used kyrlon fusion... but i would personally sand it first just to make sure the paint sticks... i would hate having to re-do the whole process if the paint starts to peel
krylon doesnt peel, i didnt sand both of my 4x4 valances and ive run both over curbs and into bushes and shit parking and it doesnt even scratch lol
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Old 08-24-2010, 02:42 PM
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really??? i should prolly get my hands on some of this infamous krylon paint then!
where do u buy it?
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Old 09-16-2010, 08:44 PM
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use duplicolor "vinyl and fabric " ... i use it for my ranger ..............you should only use duplicolor paint ..its made for automobiles and works great wont look regular paint like krylon paint .........use duplicolor
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