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sashadg1 12-18-2012 02:13 PM

Matching Interior paint?
 
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I have a 2005 leggy gt and will be installing a universal double gauge A pillar pod. I have tan cloth interior on the A pillars. The universal gauge pod is black. I want to match it to the tan or paint the A pillar's black. Either way does anyone know of matching paint you can get from Lowes or Home depot..?

I have a heat gun and reformed the pod and now fits perfect on the A pillar just need to paint it or the whole A pillar. I am just worried the dash is an off black color if I paint the whole thing black.

Options here or ideas before I move forward

Thank you,


Scott

AkumaMax 12-18-2012 04:22 PM

Test out Kylon. They have some damn good color match paint to car's interior colors.

stoggy 12-23-2012 10:47 PM

SEM makes a product called Classic Coat: http://semproducts.com/product-catal.../classic-coat/

You'll have to find a colour that matches yours but I'm sure they'll have something very close. I've used this product dozens of times.

sashadg1 12-29-2012 10:15 PM

I stripped all the cloth off and will be plastic welding it on then covering with light splatter then painting. I will post pics when done. The paint I am using is close enough.

TheBlackPearl 12-30-2012 12:59 AM

Dupli-color makes factory matched paint in a spray can.
I was going to pick up a can of their OBP color just to have for projects.
You can usually find it at any auto parts store.

sashadg1 01-04-2013 11:29 AM

Getting closer
 
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Had some time to work on this pod. It is coming along just need to sand, prime and paint. FYI the pod was $16.00 shipped to me from Glowshift if anybody is interested. If this looks half bad when I am finished I will do a mini right up on it for those on a budget that want a little rice aboard your leggy.:lol: .

sashadg1 01-05-2013 02:11 AM

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Now just needs paint....

sashadg1 01-10-2013 01:48 AM

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I found a better matching color in satin instead of high gloss and completed the install. even then in satin I had to scotch bright it to get rid of the shine. I could not find flat which would look best. oh well....

Thoughts on my cheapskate dual pod project? Total cost on pod $22.00 bucks and 8 hours of labor approx. Half was trial and error though.

I still need to hook up the headlight 30% dim, it might be bothersome on long drives, the A/F is constantly bumping around.

stoggy 01-10-2013 07:43 AM

Looks good for the price dude. FYI that SEM paint I posted earlier dries flat. You'll get used to the stoich bouncing around, trust me. I thought the same thing when I installed one in my last vehicle.

Cheers.

06legsleeper 01-10-2013 04:31 PM

yeah the SEM stuff works great used it on my old bmw and resprayed the center console matched perfectly


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