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Grims01gt

Dyeing the interior in the GA

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So I started this project a month or two ago. Going good so far, got the door panels done, the headliner, the rear deck wrapped, painted the speaker grills, door trim pieces...Just got to finish up the door trim pieces, and rip the dash out and dye it..Pics

What I started with

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After Sanding

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First Panel finished

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First panel with dyed insert completed and glued in

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Console Lid

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First panel in the car

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I also have the trim pieces and the window switches panel painted. Also Nightshaded the switches so they are black and glow red at night..Pics of that up later..headliner also is darker in person..lemme know what you think

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That looks really good. I like the black/silver.

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Thanks, I'm going black/silver with the whole car. I'm sick of black and Red..

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That looks Great!

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Nice looking door panels.

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you sanded the whole door panel? how is the headliner? how does it look? and how is the dye holding up? and it looks great.

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Guest GA_Girl2002

this looks awsome!

makes me want to do mine as well.

black/silver all the way!

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Pretty slick

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noice get it done we want MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Well, got an update! Ripped out the dash and looks horrible in there now lol...First pic kinda show's the door trim bezel's and the tweeter. I'll get better pics of the door's with a digi tomorrow..

Halfway

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Completely out

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whooaaa...

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HOLY COW ON THE DASH REMOVAL! :lol2:

As for the black and silver, looks great man! keep at it!

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Holy dash removal Batman! ... I don't imagine that was a ton of fun.

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It actually wasn't bad. Other than the airbag in the steering wheel and actually removing the wheel with no puller. Putting it back in should be more fun..lol right

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very nice mann

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Some more updates!

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and the neighborhood duckies

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wow great work! are you going to make the rug & seats black too to match? Also how durable it this?

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pretty durable. I will be replacing the carpet with Black carpet eventually. As far as the seats, prolly next year put a full 2 tone Black and silver Katskins..

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looks amazing and the duckies are ur mascoyts lol

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I was feeding them some Bread lol..but they come here everyday and chill for a few hours..should have the trimming's primered and painted tomorrow and tuesday. Gotta be done for this weekend...

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hey, i want to do the same to my interior since its not all the same black or dark charcoal...whatever the color is. did you jus spray the dye on the dash and door panels and thats it? and since its been a few days dry already, does it look glossy like paint? or like OEM black? cuz i want mine black but look stock. and how is it on cloth materials like the headliner? or that fuzzy stuff at the back surrounding the rear speakers?

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I sanded it with 400grit and then wiped with rubbing alcohol. I didn't clear, would be blinding. Looks just like an oem panel and everything..the fabric didn't turn out as perfect as I wanted, but it will do...

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so you sanded the door panel? isnt it jus clean and spray? i cant sand mine, its textured.

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mine is textured as well, it's just to get imperfections and any oil or grease off the plastic. I didn't sand till smooth, just a quick scuff, wipe, spray, done..

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Looks good!! :willy_nilly:

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