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Old 09-28-2009, 04:58 PM
TwistedDreams TwistedDreams is offline
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Default Painted the radio bezel

Little project on my day off of school, I want to do the vents and handle that billyjo21 just did, and the little vent to the right of the bezel and the housing around my gauges.

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Still had to listen to music:


Decided AAA was charging me enough to ditch this crap:


Installed!






I love how it came out! All the little white crap is from wiping it down with a paper towel...
haha and don't ask me where the cigarette lighter is, I'm the fourth kid to have this truck in high school.

My bulbs for my dash have been shipped! Can't wait!
-TD

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Old 09-28-2009, 05:26 PM
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Looks good, but I still wouldn't have removed the jack and stuff! Have made a lot of money helping other people change this tires with my stuff!
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Old 09-28-2009, 05:42 PM
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Looks good

Just bolt the jack down in the bed of the truck
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Old 09-28-2009, 06:37 PM
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I'm going to probably make a box soon in the bed of my truck that will sit really low. I want to wait until I get a spray on bed liner first though...
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:02 PM
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Little project on my day off of school, I want to do the vents and handle that billyjo21 just did, and the little vent to the right of the bezel and the housing around my gauges.

Pictures:




Still had to listen to music:


Decided AAA was charging me enough to ditch this crap:


Installed!






I love how it came out! All the little white crap is from wiping it down with a paper towel...
haha and don't ask me where the cigarette lighter is, I'm the fourth kid to have this truck in high school.

My bulbs for my dash have been shipped! Can't wait!
-TD
wat handle are you talking bout
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:37 PM
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Sorry....but I'll be the bad guy....it doesn't look good. It's got major orange peel goin' on and it looks like you missed a few spots and/or didn't prep it right. Good attempt though, I commend you for that.
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Old 09-28-2009, 10:43 PM
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Looks alright. I think that the radio bezel is something that cant be fixed. I like that textured paint that comes from the factory.

I say buy a new one.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:34 PM
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^^^The one next to the passenger air bag shut off key

Maybe the pictures don't do it justice, I know it's far from perfect, but it definitely came out nice, there's a few spots here and there that you can see lines from the sanding still, but it looks like a foe-leather look if anything.
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Old 09-28-2009, 11:54 PM
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just did my bezel and that thing under it and the new bezels have a rubberized finish and it started to gator skin on me you know crack and wrinkle it looked fine till a got home in the light of the home turf
geuss ill buy a nother one
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Old 09-29-2009, 09:48 PM
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here is the pics






even going to do the part around the door handle and around instrument cluster
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Old 09-30-2009, 06:57 AM
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Looks good! The camera flash can be very unforgiving when it comes to showing dust and crap, though.
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Old 09-30-2009, 12:29 PM
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I kind of want to paint it red to match my exterior, along with the ac knobs, and vents and gauge bezel...
Maybe after I get my black carpet and new seats.
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Old 09-30-2009, 08:16 PM
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and then just for sh#$'s and giggles this is what i painted tonight at work



what do you think
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Old 09-30-2009, 08:33 PM
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^that's pretty tight! I wish I could clean up under the hood a little, I might powder coat my headers and such, but it'll still look crappy with all the shit around everything. I like the white though very clean.
gotta do what you gotta do at work though haha
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Old 10-04-2009, 09:00 AM
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I kind of want to paint it red to match my exterior, along with the ac knobs, and vents and gauge bezel...
Maybe after I get my black carpet and new seats.
duplicolor makes a red that matches the vermillion red really good, i used it on the interior of my 01

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and then just for sh#$'s and giggles this is what i painted tonight at work



what do you think
that looks pretty good, i may have to do this on the one on my 06 2.3L
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