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tri0829 08-03-2011 09:11 PM

paint question
 
So im in the process of painting my interior plastic parts. I used some plastic paint by rust oleom. Everything is holding up surprisingly well i did the radio bezel as a test to how well the paint would adhere and stuff and it looks great. My issue comes with the center console lid, the paint dried but it feels sort of sticky, i was thinking about spraying with a clear coat but im nervous the clear coat will crack in the cold weather. Is this possible, if it is what kind of clear coat should i get so it doesnt crack? If anyone has any other suggestions also that would be very helpful thanks...

tri0829 08-04-2011 09:07 PM

Re: paint question
 
nobody knows?????????????????????????????????? :S

Chaoul1 08-04-2011 09:08 PM

Re: paint question
 
Did you sand it down or anything? That's what I would've done to prep it up properly.

Scottina06 08-04-2011 09:19 PM

Re: paint question
 
who knows really? Thats a softer touch plastic...so it prolly will crack when it completely dries and you use the console lid

tri0829 08-04-2011 09:29 PM

Re: paint question
 
i couldnt really sand it down cause the plastic on the console lid is softer more rubbery. Is there any clear coats that are made to expand and contract with the plastic paint?

Scottina06 08-04-2011 09:31 PM

Re: paint question
 
nope.....you need a vinyl dye to dye the console. The clearcoat is made to get hard...which would crack and flake off

tri0829 08-04-2011 09:37 PM

Re: paint question
 
hmmmmmm alright, maybe ill just buy a leather one might be easier lol, is it sticky feeling because of the material of it then?

Scottina06 08-04-2011 09:57 PM

Re: paint question
 
yes...the paint may never dry completely


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