Tim Suddard
Tim Suddard Publisher Emeritus
5/17/24 9:44 a.m.
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There’s patina and then there’s wear and tear. Our 1965 Corvette’s console and shifter surround were essentially in good shape, but we had some paint wear issues to fix.

While we are being careful to not kill this car’s lovely patina, the worn and peeled paint around the sh…

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300zxfreak
300zxfreak Reader
5/17/24 12:01 p.m.

Is this truly a dye, or a surface paint ??

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/17/24 12:43 p.m.

In reply to 300zxfreak :

It is listed as a dye

Noddaz
Noddaz PowerDork
5/17/24 2:00 p.m.

Looks great!  But now you did it.  Just look how bad the seatbelt buckles look...

Suddenly, the car is in 10,000 pieces.  

Dmorse
Dmorse New Reader
5/18/24 2:07 p.m.

There's no vinyl on the console. It's metal with paint. 

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
5/21/24 11:59 a.m.
Noddaz said:

Looks great!  But now you did it.  Just look how bad the seatbelt buckles look...

Suddenly, the car is in 10,000 pieces.  

Funny you should mention the buckles.... (Update on them coming soon.)

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