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Jan 3, 10:53pm - #364716 
Just painted my console, what do you think.

I just followed the paint guide over at ecelica and deceided to paint my console. I used duplicolor metallic black. I took it all apart and painted everything that was painted in the factory color. I think it turned out nice, just need the ac decals. Let me know what you think. Here are a few pics.

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After color, clear and polish

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I will take some pics inside my car once I put it back together. Should look really good with my 03 interior.

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Jan 3, 10:55pm - #364717 
nice work! good job! thumbsup thumbsup

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Jan 3, 10:56pm - #364718 
ooooooo...nice...keep it up thumbsup

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Jan 3, 10:58pm - #364719 
sweet ass.

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Jan 3, 11:00pm - #364720 
want to do mine wink

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Jan 3, 11:16pm - #364721 
i want to do mine, but where can you get AC decals?


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Jan 3, 11:20pm - #364722 
Originally Posted by cwsample
i want to do mine, but where can you get AC decals?


From b0x over at the other celica site.

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Jan 3, 11:40pm - #364723 
Looks great, nice work. I'll be doing mine soon, but I'm gonna go with gloss black.

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Jan 4, 12:08am - #364724 
I want to do the same exact thing.

Can you list the exact parts you need and purchased. How much did everything cost you in the end?


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Jan 4, 6:01am - #364725 
very nice, awesome color also

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Jan 4, 6:30am - #364726 
good job thumbsup


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Jan 4, 8:14am - #364727 
Nice thumbsup


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Jan 4, 10:39am - #364728 
sweet job. lookn good. jsut wish it didnt cover ac lights

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Jan 4, 10:41am - #364729 
nice thumbsup


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Jan 4, 10:50am - #364730 
good job thumbsup

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Jan 4, 10:52am - #364731 
Originally Posted by Chelica815
I want to do the same exact thing.

Can you list the exact parts you need and purchased. How much did everything cost you in the end?


Cost depends on how many coats you use. The cheapest cost for the essentials is $20-30, for one can of primer, color, clear, pack of high-grit sanding paper and bottle of rubbing compound. I used all dupli-color spray cans from the autostore. Here is a pic.
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Also follow this guide, it tells you what products you need and what steps to take. https://www.celicahobby.com/ubbthreads/thread.f_1869791553_0_collapsed_5__1.html

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Jan 4, 11:06am - #364732 
O ok, didn't notice that thread. Thanks man.


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Jan 4, 11:38am - #364733 
That's sweet looking! where would you get the decals from again???

i'll be looking forward to more pics!

if you live in VA wanna help me with mine?!

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Jan 4, 11:51am - #364734 
niiiiiiiiiiiice

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Jan 4, 11:53am - #364735 
thumbsup

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Jan 4, 11:54am - #364736 
looks good...caleb is in the process of doing that to his door panels, and eventually tackling what you did thumbsup


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Feb 13, 12:02am - #364737 
Here are a couple of new pics. This is of the console installed in my car.
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I really didn't like not able to see the ac lights at night so I bought another ac trim piece and painted around all the decals. Also painted the ac knobs and the window switch trim piece. Looks much better.
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Feb 13, 2:10am - #364738 
i still think you should do mine...i suck at painting

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Feb 13, 10:37am - #364739 
This makes me wanna do mine... rolleyes

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Feb 13, 3:24pm - #364740 
How did you paint around all the AC control graphics? Did you grow the infinite patience and mask them off? I want to do the same with mine so I can see the graphics, but didn't want to waste the time trying to figure out how to keep from spraying them.

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Feb 13, 3:35pm - #364741 
he didnt. those are stickers you buy and put them on. look at the pic obove it it shows the ac all painted up. Unfortunatly you wont see your ac any more but its easier then masking it all off smile Goodluck bro, looks awsome

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Feb 13, 4:00pm - #364742 
The first time I did it I painted over all the graphics but I didn't like not being able to see the graphics light up at night. So I bought another ac trim piece and just masked little ovals over all the graphics and men, then sprayed the piece. I then took the tape off and went back with a fine tip paint brush and did the detail work and finished it all off with some clear.

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Feb 13, 4:01pm - #364743 
Where can we get the a/c decals from????

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Feb 13, 4:04pm - #364744 
I have a brand new set in silver that I didn't use. I can sell it to you for what I payed $12. Or you can get them from b0x over at the other celica site. Here is a pic of what the decals look like.
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Feb 13, 4:47pm - #364745 
looks very good thumbsup

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Feb 13, 5:15pm - #364746 
Looks better without the decals.

They look cheesy, I like the extra effort to paint around them. thumbsup thumbsup


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Feb 13, 5:32pm - #364747 
looks awesome thumbsup


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Feb 13, 6:19pm - #364748 
u have a picture of your interoir that has your console and the seats in teh pic? im wonering what it looks like with the two tone black/gray sets of the 03

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Feb 13, 6:26pm - #364749 
I need to take more pics of the painted console just have this old pic.
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Feb 13, 6:36pm - #364750 
i like that alot, maybe a tid bit glossy for me, but the color fits there nice

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Feb 13, 6:44pm - #364751 
you have PM vaio23

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Feb 13, 6:50pm - #364752 
how'd you pop off the cig door and that top door?

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Feb 13, 7:37pm - #364753 
nice job thumbsup


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Feb 13, 9:29pm - #364754 
nice job... you gonna do the vents, gauge bezel, or anything else too? be careful, its addicting.


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