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Old 21st March 2007, 23:19   #1
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hey ....was planning to paint the dash board of my palio...

please help me on what color to choose..i was looking for the cream shade that the present innova has..but the painter says that the color is not available.. is it so?..plzz help me...
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Old 21st March 2007, 23:59   #2
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Hey Hafi,

Why dont you go for beige or dark cream that would look good.

Do post pics of the end result.
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Old 22nd March 2007, 00:06   #3
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Quick question. Do you have to separate the dashboard (from the car) to have it painted?
Another quick one. Why a repaint?

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Old 22nd March 2007, 00:18   #4
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i am also planning to do the same to my car maybe i could be of any help
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you can go for the double tone kind of finish which the palio 1.2 elx model has. Beige goes very well with black .
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Are u planning for something like this ?
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wow kp that looks sweeettt.!!
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Old 22nd March 2007, 09:42   #8
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Are u planning for something like this ?
yeah..i want the color exactly like this..was looking for the paint..could not find one..which color have you used for this one?..
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Quick question. Do you have to separate the dashboard (from the car) to have it painted?
Another quick one. Why a repaint?

Siva
yeah the dash board should be seperated..and about the repaint...the dash looks untidy with dirt stuck and not going off..i have no other way other than repaint..
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Hey Hafi,

Why dont you go for beige or dark cream that would look good.

Do post pics of the end result.
hey i want to know the exact color of the paint so that i can buy one from the paint shop...u have any idea?
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as far as i know it is not a paint job. it is a kind of coating which is done by removing the plastic parts. once properly done they dont get scratched and retain the original grain finish. i knew one person who used to do it but he is no more.
does anyone know such person who can do it in mumbai?
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Old 22nd March 2007, 11:23   #12
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@ giggy - Viper does it in Mumbai, PM him.
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And to think that I never knew that the dash could be painted. I thought it has a natural plastic/vinyl finish. Wouldn't painting it look odd ?
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There was an S10 here at elektra which had its dashboard painted a slight off white. It was very glossy too match with the fibre work he did to for the audio system. People there told you'll have a hard time driving it because of the glare on the windscreen. Glare is garaunteed if you go for light colours like these and specially if its glossy.
It belongs to a bhpian i suppose, He is the polk audio and alpine dealer here. It had a bangalore registration i think.
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Who is this BHPian who is also the Alpine dealer ? I am looking for a good discount on my next alpine HU. LOL

I think the glossy finish on the dash would give you the glare more than the colour.
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