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removing/painting dash fascia

Discussion in 'VT - VX Holden Commodore (1997 - 2002)' started by surfy31, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. surfy31

    surfy31 New Member

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    anyone who has done it or knows how to do it, please give us some tips as i pretty mcuh have no clue at the moment.
    cheers!
     
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    sxc_sound Naturally stroked

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    Search and you shall find, this is how to remove it:
    http://forums.justcommodores.com.au/208250-post88.html



    And Just pay someone to paint it like so:
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    Otherwize, i dunno the perfect steps to get a good finish on a dash fascia. Id say Prepsol, primer, colour then clear coat. One thing i do know, you will have to clean it extremely well before painting.
     
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    andyos Ozzie 98 Clubby

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    Hi M8.I did mine myself by following some guides i found on here.What i did was sand the facia with wet and dry (very fine grit).Then i washed it free of dust.I used a primer and give it 2 coats of primer.I then used some VHT brand vinyl paint (purchased at autobahn) and gave it several coats of paint.Lastly i painted with 2 coats of clear paint. Give all coats of paint plenty of time.Between each spray i gave a light sand and then cleaned before applying the next coat except for the clear coat at the end.Also make sure that you pick a nice sunny warm day(s).I think i spent 3 days over winter trying to finish mine as i couldnt get it to dry properly.
    Check it out....
    http://i531.photobucket.com/albums/dd355/andyfeeos/KIF_2747.jpg
    http://i531.photobucket.com/albums/dd355/andyfeeos/KIF_3076.jpg
    http://i531.photobucket.com/albums/dd355/andyfeeos/KIF_2750.jpg


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    cheers mate!
    that one looks mint . hope mine turns out something similar to that
     
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    sounds like a big task.
    i will give it a good crack today
    cheers!
     
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    looks good andyos, can i ask what the colour was called that you used?
     
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    I purchased from autobahn....

    VHT Vinyl Dye
    Silver Satin
    SP-946

    Matches the satin chrome vents etc almost perfect....
     

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