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Old 06-19-2003, 03:23   #1 (permalink)
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painting plastic and dash interior

ive tried to paint the dash and plastic with one of those spraycans for vinyl/plastic/dash/etc. it comes out great but the durablity or the paint is lowsy it scratchs too easy ... i tried multiply coats and even using a plastic primer thats was recommended by the paint guys but its still crap what can be done????
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Old 06-19-2003, 05:36   #2 (permalink)
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Re: painting plastic and dash interior

Have a look at these http://www.fordforums.com/showthread...781#post416781

Dunno what to do about your current prob but.
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i have never used them cans of vinyl spray to paint my dash surounding.. I just used a normal can of paint.. firstly i preped the surface with prepwash to get any grease and shit off the plastic, then primered it, then put about 2-3 good coats of paint on it, then 2-3 good coats of clear over it, my dash turned out fine..

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Re: painting plastic and dash interior

man just on the plastic wash down ,scrub with turps,metho,acatate like stuff ,and if it a very smooth surface then just prime with plastic primer then use vinyl paint over or get a spray gunn get some enemal and add a product called flexaid and you paint right on . fixed ,,
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dont use cheap paint
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i painted my dash vents etc in my laser turned out great. I washed all vents in soapy water, dried thoroughly, sprayed with plastic primer, then used a can of touch up paint from automotive shop. It looks great, and doesnt scratch off.
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