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Old 07/29/2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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Console resto

Hello ,

Anyone here restored the console, i have DK red interior and i would like to try and get the color tones to match a little better than they are today. The Vinyl top is really dark and the plastic base is lighter.

Any ideas how ? I have seen interior paint advertised - does this work ? Which brand do you recommend?

Also any photos of a resto underway identifying the mounting locations for the console greatly appreciated. Mine seems to be mounted a little Ad hoc and they have used Penny's as washers !!!!.

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Old 07/29/2007, 06:35 PM   #2
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I used a brand callled SEM color coat. Its a simple spray on and you can get it at O'Reily auto parts know, but you have to ask for it. It works great on plastic and vinyl.It will look new.
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Old 07/29/2007, 06:38 PM   #3
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I used an interior vinyl paint that I got from Year One. My interior is dark red also and I think it turned out great. They have the colors listed by year. I'll go out in a bit and take a pic and post it here to show you. And yes, I did finally break down and buy a new camera that takes decent pics!

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Old 07/30/2007, 09:37 AM   #4
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I ordered my interior vinyl die and paint from Mustangs Unlimited. I had to paint everything inside my car to include a newly restored console. I thought it turned out great.

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Old 08/04/2007, 05:29 PM   #5
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I ordered my interior vinyl die and paint from Mustangs Unlimited. I had to paint everything inside my car to include a newly restored console. I thought it turned out great.

Paul
thanks to all -
Paul , do you have any shots without the top cover on - i am curious about the mounting points and how they attached - mine looks to have been Butchered a little.
Also - if my car was original factory wood grain dash and door inserts , should the console also have wood grain insert ?

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Old 08/06/2007, 08:26 AM   #6
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I don't have any pictures of mine without the top cover. However, I do remember using the Interior Assembly Manual to install the console and it seems to me that it was pretty acurate and helpful. Do you have a copy of the manual??

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Old 08/07/2007, 01:23 AM   #7
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thanks Paul - No i don't have a shop manual. but i will be getting one.

is the interior assembly manual part of the overall shop manual you can buy from NPD?
or is it a separate copy ?

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Old 08/07/2007, 08:05 AM   #8
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I did not buy the big shop manual. I bought the 5 or so set of Factory Assembly Manuals from NPD or Mustangs Unlimited. I believe they were about $15 per manual. There was Body, Interior (one with console), Electrical, Weld/Sealant (we didn't use this one to much), Chassis, and Engine.

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