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Painting my vt commodore interior

DmanVT

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Hey all, i was just wondering if anyone knows what paint i should use to paint the interior plastics on my vt? I want all the plastics around dash cluster, air con, tranny console, and all air vents and rear air vents / console thing to be painted a dark/ deep purple.

Iv heard to wash in soap water then sand down finely then apply 1 or 2 coats of plastic primer allow to dry then 1 or 2 of main paint then 2 or 3 of clear gloss.

Is this method the way to go or is there a different way i should be going about it and also what type of paint should i use?

Cheers, DMAN
 

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i wouldn't it looks tacky,buy the clubby stuff.
 

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:/ hmm i really want to though, but thankyou anyway i'll have a bit more of a think and get some more advice. :)
 

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just my opinion i have seen them peel,and look sh!t lol.
 

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haha yer i know what you mean haha i'v seen some pretty **** ones, but i thought maybe if you get proper good quality paint and took time like over a week maybe might get some good results haha :) but yer just wondering :) thanks anyway
 

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i used the touch up paints from places like repco, mines been on there for about two years now not a single issue. i gave it a good scrub down with 300 grit wet and dry then 600. wiped it off with a wet soapy rag and let completely dry. used a plastic primer gave two light coats allowing to dry for an hour inbetween. then 3 coats of colour. the next day i gave it 3 or 4 coats of clear high gloss.

everyone will have a different opinion, i have done this to another car without any problems.

just the method i used, have a look at my pics in my profile if u wanna see it.

good luck
 

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Ahhh thanks heaps man :) and i will def check it out. i'll post some pics up if and when i get it done hahaha cheers man :)
 

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use car paint, 2pak.

it set hard as rock and then clear clear and more clear and u shouldnt get problems
 

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yer i was thinking that, the more clear the better should help seal it pretty good i think. Thanks
 

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yup 2pac is the way much better finish the rattle cans and wont peel of
 
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