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Old 9th July 2007, 12:52   #1
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Guys,

Could someone let me know what kind of paint is used to paint the dashboard and door panels and also let me know how the steering wheel turned RED on one of KITUP's lancer.

http://www.kitup.co.in/pictures/Lanc...riors-1of2.jpg
http://www.kitup.co.in/pictures/City-Interiors-2of4.jpg
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Old 9th July 2007, 14:06   #2
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i think the paint brand is dupont, i've heard that dupont doesn't peel off when applied to interiors.
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Old 9th July 2007, 18:06   #3
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Hi,

Paint peeling has nothing to do with the brand of paint. It is basically a 2k paint process and you have to prepare the base by using something called a plastic primer which helps the paint stick to the paint.

The steering is also painted using the same process.

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Even the Steering is painted?? Would it last long?..Also If the paint is applied is there a danger of it getting scratched??
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Oooops,

Made a typo. Statement should read as which helps the paint stick to the plastic surface instead of paint.

@ SRK - You have to take basic preventive measures for any painted surfaces.
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thanks for the info viper..
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thanks VIPER.

Today will sample a couple of shades in black and dark grey.
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Old 10th July 2007, 13:49   #8
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If any of you guys are getting your interiors done with dupont/any other paint please let me know how it has come out and post pics. Im also looking to get my interiors done but am a little finicky that the paint might spoil my current interior set up.
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One word of caution for those intending to paint the interirors. A painted (unless you've matt finish) surface reflects the light falling on it. This may create uncomfortable ambience when you are driving a car having glossy paint in direct sunlight. The sunfilms can reduce the amount of light entergin into the cabin to much extent, but still the glare created by the light reflecting from the painted interiors can be problematic.

One more point is how suspectible is the paint towards few volatile liquids. Often the perfume (alcohol) from the bottle gets spilled and it causes discoloration. NHC has this probelm worldover. You can check here.

And yes as rightly said by Viper, painting on a plastic surface is a different process altogether...if its not done in appropriate way, all you get is Flakes.
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Old 10th July 2007, 16:22   #10
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I had my interiors painted by HM. They did a crappy job at first, but after a lot of shouting and complaining on my part, they did it over, and the end result was very good.
Paint used was Standox. Will post pics when I get my car back from the workshop. You can get an idea of what it is like in my WIP album... ignore the dust and grime - those will be removed.

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I had my interiors painted by HM. They did a crappy job at first, but after a lot of shouting and complaining on my part, they did it over, and the end result was very good.
Paint used was Standox. Will post pics when I get my car back from the workshop. You can get an idea of what it is like in my WIP album... ignore the dust and grime - those will be removed.

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The dash looks good and what about the rest? the grey area?
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Black-grey combo. Kinda difficult to figure out the way it looks with most of it missing (u gotta wait a while for that!). But it looks good
Door panel is black, with the grey trim.
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razor4077 do you have a thread with the details of the lancer being refurbished
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Yep:

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/modifi...t-phoenix.html (Lancer overhaul - Project Phoenix)
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Would it be possible to paint the interior plastic panels with the spray paint cans. Would that require a primer too?
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