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Old 12-29-2003, 01:24 PM   #1
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Been thinking about painting my dash lately and some interior pieces.
The same guy who had the "thick mesh grill" write up I found also has/had a nice looking dash. Silver car and matching silver dash.



Looks nice without overdoing it. Still looks classy, could look real nice on my ssei.
Picture it now


I also want to see the interior of the GXP and want the vent pieces, might just paint'em if I can figure out how to get them out.

Well that GP guy wasn't happy with the silver for very long untill he went to this color shifting paint.




I like it, don't know if it'* right for me but I like it. Idealy I was thinking silver for me. Need to dress up the dash soon.
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I realized that I didn't have a pic of my whole dash anywhere, so I just went out side and took a couple of pics. It'* so nice finally having a digital camera.
Ya, I know my car is FILTHY right now, don't even want to show you the outside.
Like my winter floor mats?

Back on topic, thinking silver might look sharp, I'll do as many pieces as I can get out.
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Personally I like the graphite look....I think a few SSEi owners have dash kits...

One thing is for sure, that checkboard gages...not my cuppa tea :P
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One thing is for sure, that checkboard gages...not my cuppa tea :P
They make me dizzy....


About the dash, if you did decide to do it you might want to try the different paints on the back side of the dash to see how they show and react to that type of plastic. Also, to prevent any of it from rubbing off and to give it a glossy look you could try a clearcoat on top of the paint... just throwing out some ideas.
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oh clear coat is a must, I'll do a couple layers to help make it last longer and not flake off
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yea, I like that color changin' one hmm...... I'd better tell my brother about this one, his car changes colors similar to that interior.
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sorry. that multi colored dash is gruesomely ugly.
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do they make cf layovers for 92-99???
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sorry. that multi colored dash is gruesomely ugly.
I'll second that. The first pic might not be doing the interior justice, but it looks a bit tacked-on and not "natural", if you know what I mean.
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Those checkerboard gauges gave me an epileptic seizure. I'm ok now, took me a while to recover though

Anyway, I'd definitely go with the silver dash trim! Can't wait till you get it done. I would have done mine gold a while ago but I'm afriad of breaking it. And if I can't get all the pieces out I won't even start it.
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