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View Poll Results: How should I do my dash trim?
Color match or paint the trim. 12 75.00%
Vinyl wrap the trim with plain vinyl. Comment with color. 0 0%
Vinyl wrap the trim with 3D carbon fiber vinyl. Comment with color. 2 12.50%
Other, please explain. 2 12.50%
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Ok so next weekend I'm going to do something with the dash trim in my SS. I have a few options and I just want a few opinions on them.

1. Color match the trim to the car, imperial blue.
2. Vinyl wrap the trim with plain vinyl basically any color, either white or blue.
3. Vinyl wrap the trim with 3D carbon fiber vinyl, basically any color. I'm thinking dark blue.

Any thoughts?

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JMO, but color matching to an accent color with vehicle is my choice. Sometimes owners get a tad flashy with bright colors, or simply don't know how to color match. Good luck with your project and post pics so we can see your work/effort.

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JMO, but color matching to an accent color with vehicle is my choice. Sometimes owners get a tad flashy with bright colors, or simply don't know how to color match. Good luck with your project and post pics so we can see your work/effort.
I color matched my LS trim. I think I might color match it. I'm going to color match a set of Gen 1 projectors, so I might just get some extra imperial blue paint, and do the trim as well.

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Ok so next weekend I'm going to do something with the dash trim in my SS. I have a few options and I just want a few opinions on them.

1. Color match the trim to the car, imperial blue.
2. Vinyl wrap the trim with plain vinyl basically any color, either white or blue.
3. Vinyl wrap the trim with 3D carbon fiber vinyl, basically any color. I'm thinking dark blue.

Any thoughts?
ugh been battling this myself for a white

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1) yes, this is the best option if you must
2)nah, I'd rather paint it
3) nah...looks tacky

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Pretty sure I'm going to color match it. probably right abot the same time I'm going to open up my old gen 1's clean and paint the housings, either white or color match them. and put some new lenses on them.

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