New Member... Prius Pics inside

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Accessories & Modifications' started by Coranzo, Jul 23, 2013.

  1. Coranzo

    Coranzo New Member

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    So I got my Prius just over a year ago... Traded in a 2005 Acura TL. Loved the TL, but as we all know, the Prius gets a heck of a lot more mpg than almost anything else on the road.

    Skip to the juicy part... I guess you can say I started modding it not too long ago.

    Dealt with the gold for a year, couldn't do it anymore.
     

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  2. ahmeow

    ahmeow Prius Lover

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    Your original color is rare to find.
    Is the Camry next to the Prius yours? And that's why you painted it mesh black yourself?
     
  3. Coranzo

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    I had no idea the original color is rare. I painted the new color a matte-satin dark charcoal grey and the wheels white. This was all done with Plasti Dip. Here's another pic that shows off the metallic...
     

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    ahmeow Prius Lover

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    Oh yes you did a good job. I like the new look.
    You can see mine is also black.
     
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    Wow! Nice job. How many gallons did you use? Is that the Plasti Dip Car kit for $355?
     
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    Thanks, I like the satin finish that I put on mine.


    Thanks. They recommended 3-4 gallons, I got 4 (one of them being the Pearlizer) and made my own mixture to get a metallic look to the satin finish. After all said and done, I have 2 gallons left. Go figure. I could see one gallon extra, but two? meh. I will use the two gallons on another car anyway.

    I did not get their car kit, I just bought the paint in gallons and my own HVLP sprayer.
     
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    The black looks good, but what inspired you to do white wheels?
     
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    Thanks. I was shooting for a contrast and something from the norm away from silver/black wheels that people tend to do with a dark grey/black car.
     
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    looks great!
     
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    Gotta love the Plastidip. I did the same to mine.
     
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    Looks awesome!
     
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    Looks good. (y)
    I'm currently waiting for 4 gallons of gunmetal grey to arrive at my door today. They had a 20% off sale last Thurs.-Fri. I also bought my own refurb HVLP Graco unit for $49 :) I can't wait to spray mine. It's going to be similar to yours, as I am using the gunmetal grey, with a black tint (1 tint per gallon). Hope it comes out well.
     
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    Cool - post up pictures when u get it done!
     
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    Not the best pics, and it was a fun process, definitely more to learn, but here are the results so far. I'll get better pics when my wife gets home and uses her nice camera. CAM002352.jpg CAM002362.jpg CAM002372.jpg
     
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    Nice - take some pictures outside if u can. Not much lighting in the garage.
     
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    My wife has a nice camera, when she gets home tonight I'll put the car outside and have her take a few pics :)
     
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    Got some more just before it started to rain:

    CAM00240-2.jpg CAM00241-2.jpg CAM00242-2.jpg CAM00243-2.jpg
     
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    Stealth Bomber paint.......I like it :D


    iPad ? HD
     
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