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What color to paint AC vents? #34836 Aug 10, 11:18am Aug 10, 11:18am
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What color to paint AC vents?
I want my AC vents to look really *clean*
so I want to take them out and paint them...

my questions is what color do you think I should do?
I have a super red from Rust Oleum
and a flat white from Krylon

both are great paints...but idk what color I want because I think either one is going to look great...
color scheme is red black and white so I thought I should add white to go with the gauges and the white in the Carbon Fiber
but the red ac overlays look great right now because the red looks great

I am painting it red...


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34837 Aug 10, 11:55am Aug 10, 11:55am
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i dont like

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34838 Aug 10, 11:56am Aug 10, 11:56am
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keep em red! btw how did you get your gauge surround to be completely carbon fiber?


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34839 Aug 10, 12:00pm Aug 10, 12:00pm
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it came like that from the dealer...

I took out the vents..it was simple...
im also going to paint the window and door lock button thing if i can the same color as the vents...

I will still await more replies


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34840 Aug 10, 12:06pm Aug 10, 12:06pm
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I think it would look better with the red.

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34841 Aug 10, 12:21pm Aug 10, 12:21pm
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paint the AC vents red, it flows better than white

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34842 Aug 10, 12:38pm Aug 10, 12:38pm
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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34843 Aug 10, 12:56pm Aug 10, 12:56pm
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Red it is..
I got them all out and took the plastic thing for the windows and locks out...
I tried getting the Mirror control plastic off...and I got the whole one side of it...then i broke a clip that holds it down off the other side and said screw it...lol I didn't want to break it anymore...


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34844 Aug 10, 1:00pm Aug 10, 1:00pm
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I say leave it looks good with the color of the color following nice why change it??? thumbsup

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34845 Aug 10, 1:08pm Aug 10, 1:08pm
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how many coats do you guys think I need?
I should apply them lightly each time correct?
the paint I am using is Professional enamel and too much = blobs and bubbles and streaks and crappppppp

so light coats correct?
says dries to touch in 15 minutes...how often should I do these coats?
1-2 hours to handle...


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34846 Aug 10, 1:29pm Aug 10, 1:29pm
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do 3-4 coats every 15 minutes and then 4-7 coats of clear coat tomorrow every 15 minutes thumbsup


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34847 Aug 10, 1:30pm Aug 10, 1:30pm
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how did you get the ac vents out????


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34848 Aug 10, 1:37pm Aug 10, 1:37pm
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the paint doesn't need clear coat...
it is enamel so it has it right into it.

Stun helped me out from this thread...
it's really easy.
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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34849 Aug 10, 3:49pm Aug 10, 3:49pm
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GO with the red if you are going to paint them! But I think you shouldn't! thumbsup

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34850 Aug 10, 4:04pm Aug 10, 4:04pm
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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: Angelica] #34851 Aug 10, 5:00pm Aug 10, 5:00pm
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Originally Posted by Angelica
GO with the red if you are going to paint them! But I think you shouldn't! thumbsup


lol too late...
I painted the AC vents, the Mirror control plastic and the plastic for the windows and door locks thumbsup
it's coming out great!


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34852 Aug 10, 5:07pm Aug 10, 5:07pm
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Take your time bro. After the painting wait a couple days wetsand, colorsand, then clearcoat. It'll turn out great! Can't wait to see it.


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So are you going with red ?

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I will post pics...they won't be done for another two days or so...i am really letting them dry because I know what this paint is like cause I painted one of my xbox controllers using this paint...

it's red. AC vents, Mirror conrol, and window controls.


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Bats kit is the way to go, looks way better than DIY paint, trust me! Vinyl Rules!!!

Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34858 Aug 11, 8:37am Aug 11, 8:37am
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Man I have my whole interior painted, the gauge cover, the center console, the Air Vents, and the window Mirror adj. here is a shot of what some looks like.


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Re: What color to paint AC vents? [Re: VSGTS14] #34859 Aug 11, 8:38am Aug 11, 8:38am
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hmm I didn't realize that pic had open vents, if you want more pics man let me know and I'll show you want I got. Also I just had my Gauge pod pillar professionally painted as well as my eye lids.

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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
I will post pics...they won't be done for another two days or so...i am really letting them dry because I know what this paint is like cause I painted one of my xbox controllers using this paint...

it's red. AC vents, mirror conrol, and window controls.


you painted an Xbox controller? confused rofl

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go with red

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Originally Posted by IcEd blUe
Originally Posted by VSGTS14
I will post pics...they won't be done for another two days or so...i am really letting them dry because I know what this paint is like cause I painted one of my xbox controllers using this paint...

it's red. AC vents, mirror conrol, and window controls.


you painted an Xbox controller? confused rofl


I have 4 and custom painted each one...
my controller S is red, gray, black, white camo
the others are just colors of whatever and partially or fully painted within the curves on it.


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