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Mar 31, 6:51am - #430727 
painted my dash

well, not the whole dash, just the dash insert around the cd player & whatnot. let me know what you think, i did it myself!

i think i put a total of 8 or 9 very thin coats of red paint, took me pretty much all day. then i finished it off with about 4 clear coats. i wish the clear coat was glossier, but i guess it was just the brand i got smirk oh well.

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before
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whoever previously owned this car was a smoker... see all the nasty ashes i had to vaccuum out!
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pieces are out
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pieces are sanded and washed
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first coat (also serves as primer)
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second or third coat
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laying out to dry (before clear coat)
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after 1st clear coat
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finished
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Mar 31, 9:08am - #430728 
nice but i would like to be able to see the air conditions labels.


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Mar 31, 9:20am - #430729 
yeeeah, i'm gonna be getting some overlay labels, if i can find some tongue lol


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Mar 31, 9:23am - #430730 
unless your retarded im sure you know left is cold right is hot.. grin


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Mar 31, 9:25am - #430731 
damn! thats hot

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Mar 31, 10:38am - #430732 
damn that looks great. great work thumbsup

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Mar 31, 11:20am - #430733 
thanks thumbsup

yeah i know my way around the A/C controls lol... but i'm selling the car this summer so i might as well get some labels so whoever buys my car isn't totally confused...


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Mar 31, 11:24am - #430734 
looks great thumbsup

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Mar 31, 11:39am - #430735 
for a chick that recently got her celica...i give you props for doing mods yourself thumbsup

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Mar 31, 12:19pm - #430736 
thank you, thank you *takes a bow*

lol.

when i get my GTS i plan on doing most of the mods myself wink


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Mar 31, 12:20pm - #430737 
^ so true... not bad for a girl rofl


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Mar 31, 12:28pm - #430738 
Originally Posted by Eman
unless your retarded im sure you know left is cold right is hot.. grin




rofl

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Mar 31, 12:50pm - #430739 
Originally Posted by trdsisco

Originally Posted by Eman

unless your retarded im sure you know left is cold right is hot.. grin




rofl

Are you getting the 6-spd or the auto because i see your gt is auto. I prefer the manual over auto for performance and its more fun to drive. BTW looks good thumbsup

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Mar 31, 12:57pm - #430740 
Originally Posted by 00Scarlet
thanks thumbsup

yeah i know my way around the A/C controls lol... but i'm selling the car this summer so i might as well get some labels so whoever buys my car isn't totally confused...


buy painting it, doesnt it block the light of the A/C control? wont you have a hard time changing it at night?


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Mar 31, 1:50pm - #430741 
Originally Posted by 00Scarlet
thank you, thank you *takes a bow*

lol.

when i get my GTS i plan on doing most of the mods myself wink


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Mar 31, 3:06pm - #430742 
thanks smile

and yes it does block the light for the a/c controls but i know what's what and don't even have to look at it to know what i'm adjusting anymore so it doesn't matter, it looks cleaner without the icons anyway.

and when i get my gts it's definitely gonna be a 6-spd manual. there's no other way!!


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Mar 31, 3:57pm - #430743 
as I posted over at TC, great job thumbsup


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Mar 31, 4:07pm - #430744 
good job.. thumbsup


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Mar 31, 5:14pm - #430745 
Nice job, I'd say keep the a/c control label on your GTS when you get it, in case you ever sell it, but it'll be your car not mine

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Mar 31, 6:19pm - #430746 
well the funny thing is i put like 9 coats of paint on that sucker, and in the dark the labels still glow through a little bit lol

oh well, yeah on the gts the labels are staying on, or new ones will be put on before selling


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Mar 31, 6:47pm - #430747 
looks good, i should have done that rather than get the dash kit thumbsup

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Mar 31, 6:56pm - #430748 
thats pretty sick gj
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Mar 31, 6:59pm - #430749 
good job ashley! looks awsome thumbsup just wish i could have been there to see it frowni had to work

hopefully i see it soon, anyway great job wink

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Mar 31, 8:58pm - #430750 
thanks! yeah you'll have to see it sometime soon tongue where do you work?


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Mar 31, 10:25pm - #430751 
u should do mine?

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Mar 31, 10:57pm - #430752 
hooot.. would you do mine? smile ive always wanted to do it, but im too lazyyy

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Apr 1, 4:52am - #430753 
oooh job offers eh? hehe tongue
sure, just tell me when & where!


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Apr 1, 9:06am - #430754 
damn, this is for you -> eek tasty

and this is for your paint job eek thumbsup

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from your pictures it look so easy to do (not to mention fast) grin i really like the way it came out. thumbsup


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Apr 1, 9:34am - #430755 
thumbsup thumbsup thumbsup

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Apr 1, 10:25am - #430756 
Originally Posted by Zero
damn, this is for you -> eek tasty


uncle perv strikes again rofl


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Apr 1, 11:19am - #430757 
Very nice I did mine a while back but masked off my ac controls.

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Apr 1, 12:07pm - #430758 
How much for the decals...?


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Apr 1, 12:35pm - #430759 
Originally Posted by CELIBORGY
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damn, this is for you -> eek tasty


uncle perv strikes again rofl


what mitch? rofl uncle? im only 20 spineyes


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Apr 1, 12:51pm - #430760 
so i take it you used the paint guide on here, or just did it on you own? looks nice keep up the good work! thumbsup

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Apr 1, 2:59pm - #430761 
Originally Posted by CELIBORGY
Originally Posted by Zero
damn, this is for you -> eek tasty


uncle perv strikes again rofl


LOL you boys are adorable
i actually did it on my own using common sense, i didn't use any tutorials or anything. just took the console off, sanded it with fine sandpaper, washed all the grit off, and did a tonnnn of very thin coats so as not to drip. i just used a can of "touch up" exterior spray paint, and the clear gloss coat in the same brand. like i said i did a ton of coats of each. there are a few little dust particles that settled and got stuck in the clear coat, but you can only see them if you're like an inch away from the console.

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Apr 1, 9:14pm - #430762 
can you do me spineyes

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Apr 2, 6:25am - #430763 
Nice job. thumbsup


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Apr 2, 8:26am - #430764 
Originally Posted by Clos
can you do me spineyes


you? or your car... lol cool


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Apr 16, 6:40am - #430765 
do me in my car wink

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Apr 16, 8:05am - #430766 
looks good ash thumbsup


cant say ive done that before... ahh crap
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Apr 16, 2:10pm - #430767 
Originally Posted by Clos
do me in my car wink


lol... you're real funny... thumbsdown

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Apr 16, 7:15pm - #430768 
ill take that as a no cry

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Apr 16, 8:22pm - #430769 
hey can you tell me exactly what the paint was called and what the clear coat was called, im thinking about doing this blue or black to my car tomorrow, but the problem is i dont kno wut f**king color lol, exact labels would be appreciated man that looks so sick im kickin myself for not doing it earlier!!

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Apr 17, 9:52am - #430770 
bump...

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Apr 17, 1:48pm - #430771 
nice job thumbsup

btw your hot grin

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Apr 17, 1:48pm - #430772 
nice work thumbsup

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Apr 18, 9:48am - #430773 
thumbsup looks great for doing it yourself, it looks professional, I was thinking about painting my center console to and i think i might just go ahead with it now thumbsup

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Apr 18, 1:16pm - #430774 
lol
thanks again peoples smile


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Apr 18, 1:24pm - #430775 
LOL Carlos rofl Mitch, now thats "uncle perv" rofl rofl


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Apr 18, 2:37pm - #430776 
eeeeww did i get hit on by an old guy?!?!/ lmfao


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