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Unread 08-27-2010, 08:15 PM   #1
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Hey guys. My Taurus has a red interior, and I don't really care for it too much. I'd rather have a black one. So today, I managed to pull out my headliner, and all the plastic trim. Now, here's the tricky part. Would I be able to get away with fabric paint on the headliner, or would I need to get a different one?

And with the plastic trim, do I sand, primer, paint? Or just paint? I've never painted plastic before.

And for the door panels, should I get junkyard ones, or repaint?

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You could get awa with it on the headliner but it will be ruff to the touch. The panels are easy to paint but get the correct paint and primer. I would suggest Duplicolor interior paint, with there prep spray, and adhesion promoter also a gallon of laquer. Don't sand them just clean them extremly well multiple times with laquer thinner.
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You could get awa with it on the headliner but it will be ruff to the touch. The panels are easy to paint but get the correct paint and primer. I would suggest Duplicolor interior paint, with there prep spray, and adhesion promoter also a gallon of laquer. Don't sand them just clean them extremly well multiple times with laquer thinner.
It might be easier also if you have a pick-n-pull near by to get as many parts the color you are looking for already...
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Krylon Fusion works good on plastic. Just don't use it on exterior parts. No prep work other that a simple soap and water wash with good drying.

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Krylon Fusion works good on plastic. Just don't use it on exterior parts. No prep work other that a simple soap and water wash with good drying.
I did, I painted my front bumper trim moldings with it and it worked great.
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