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The doors and dash is easy. The trim on the glove box is easiest if you remove the whole glovebox. The steering wheel is pretty easy too. Prep for painting is the biggest pain. As far as spray paint goes, those of us that dont have nice HVLP guns and big compressor setups can get a really nice finish to the pieces with the right prep. All i have to do to finish mine is take them back out and color sand with some 1500 or 2000.
 

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should have sprayed them flat black, doesn't look right and its probably going to scratch off really easy. and if you dont have a compressor and a spray gun to do it properly then why do it, cuz that just looks like you rattle canned it.
 

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I took the pics with my cell phone so im sure they do look kinda shitty. I think if you saw it in person youd change your mind cuz im not one to "ghetto rig" anything on my truck. Some people dont have all the nice professional equipment to work with so that shouldnt stop them from customizing. Maybe one day when I have all the nice professional equipment Ill sand the pieces down and redo it but for now it actually looks really good with the surface being smooth and glossy.
 

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looks good man!!
 

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Thats how mine looked when I tried to do it myself....glad I got it fixed and went with a better color.
 

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makes me rethink that Im NOT gonna have mine painted black...makes the so called ebony interior look gray as hell
my exact thoughts when I initially did this :shake:
 

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It seems like the interior is black until you put something black next to it. I made that mistake with floor mats. I Bought black ones and had to send them back.
 

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At least you attempted, but really you can get a decent cheap($15-25) HVLP gun and you won't need any heavy duty compressor to run it, especially painting such small pieces.
Where can I find a good gun at? Id like to have a nice Eastwood or Iwata setup but cant really afford it at the moment. Also, what kind of CFM requirements would I need to run it?
 
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