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plans for today

go to vatozone and get the duplicolor paint i used on my mirror caps.

take out a few interior pieces (dash bezel, center console insert) and paint them and clear them to match the rest of the truck. the center console insert is silver and matches my stock bezel, but its scratched up and dirty.

what do you guys think, should it look good?
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Paint everything!!!
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everthing!?
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yeah.. get a paint bomb haha.. tape off the windows, then open the door slightly throw it in then close the door really fast
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YES! hahaha i just wish i had the black interior .that would be ****. the silver would pop like crazy
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wish u could paint a house that way.. would be kinda kool to watch if it doesn't blow the house apart haha..

but in all seriousness (sp?) colour matching the interior will look *****in!
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i agree! i mean the stock silver bezel is close, but not quite. and its not glossy either. so this should look nice
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are you done yet?
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paint the dash and everything your not painting silver black it will look sick. i painted my whole interior
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but then id have to take the dash out etc. dont wanna get that involved with it all lol

and unless done correctly, painted interior parts look very tacky imo
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Stop talking and go paint so we get pics.
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Stop talking and go paint so we get pics.
agreed... get your *** out there.
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but then id have to take the dash out etc. dont wanna get that involved with it all lol

and unless done correctly, painted interior parts look very tacky imo
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I think the only painted interiors I've seen that didn't look like **** are Zachs and FRXLT's. Silver bezel and stuff should look good.
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wish u could paint a house that way.. would be kinda kool to watch if it doesn't blow the house apart haha..

but in all seriousness (sp?) colour matching the interior will look *****in!
Didn't Mr. Bean do that in an episode once? lol




Make sure you take LOTS of pics.
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I need to get my head unit out but can't! What do I need to do. I'm assuming I'll have to unplug everything and unbend the tabs in the radio itself to take it out. If only I could just unclip something to disconnect it from the bezel.. There's a lot of wires lol
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just push the tabs in and wiggle it out.
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If it's a factory unti with the two holes on each side, then there's two ways:
1) Use radio removal tool and insert into those four holes

2) remove bezel (with radio attached). carefully push the side tabs on the radio inward from the rear and that should release the radio to slide forward.


If it's an aftermarket unit, I don't know much about those.
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aftermarket units you can usually do the same thing.
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its aftermarket

i didnt install it myself thats wh i dont know jack. my grand prix bezel was different. had screws holding it into the bezel. unscrew em and tadaa! free!

but i just unhooked all the wires. realized all the wiring mess goes into one harness. then unplugged the sub and video wires. now just to get the headunit out of the bezel. if i cant. im taping it off and painting with it there hahaha
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aftermarket units you can usually do the same thing.
So they have the four holes too? Thankz for the info.
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somewhat. not quite the same though. usually the have some kind of removal tool that presses the tabs on the sides from the cage. and you can pull it out with the bezel and press the tabs on the sides or use a screw driver also.
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Got it out. Not looking forward to getting it back in haha. Let the prepping begin!
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I wish I could be dicking around with the truck today. Instead I have about 9.5 hours of classes!!!
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I took the day off from life
oh and painting one more thing. But I'm not saying. So far it's turning out nice. Teehee
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wish i could be dickin' around with my truck but nooo damn job expects me to be at work lol
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