Scratched up interior plastic. . .what to do?

Discussion in 'Gen 2 Prius Main Forum' started by Fubar1764, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. Fubar1764

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    So imagine, the glossy plastic on the center console and the dash have scratches. What has everyone done with the scratches? Paint over them?
     
  2. ETC(SS)

    ETC(SS) The OTHER One Percenter.....

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    Either that or remove the plastic piece and buff it to whatever color there is beneath the (silver?) paint.

    There are companies out there that will put a chrome finish on a mailed-in plastic piece, or if you're into the carbon fiber thing, you could get an overlay made.
    You might be able to wheedle a part number from your local Toyota dealer and pay something ike $50 for a new piece and try not to get the new one scratched up.

    Me?
    I ignore them.
    Like door dings, and scratches on the paint.

    It's gonna happen.
     
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    On my last car I had a bubble on one of the air vents. Not really thinking I assumed it was a solid black plastic so I rubbed it. The bubble came off and I was left with a gleaming white spot underneath. I just touched up the spot with a Sharpie marker. It did not look perfect, but it looked good enough that you would not notice it unless you were inspecting it closely.
     
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