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bkmont
06-29-2011, 07:06:18 AM
Hey guys,
Where can I find the dark green interior paint in a rattle can?
I want to paint my black dash to match the rest of the interior.
Thanks,
Bryan

70 SS/L78
06-29-2011, 12:32:43 PM
Hey guys,
Where can I find the dark green interior paint in a rattle can?
I want to paint my black dash to match the rest of the interior.
Thanks,
Bryan

I bought a can from Classic Industries. It matched pretty well but I'm sure it's available else where.

Double J
06-29-2011, 02:59:36 PM
Search here:

http://sem.ws/?home=1

bkmont
06-29-2011, 08:23:46 PM
I bought a can from Classic Industries. It matched pretty well but I'm sure it's available else where.
Their website does not list a 70 Dark Green. Is the 1969 Dark Green the same as the 70?
http://www.classicindustries.com/camaro/parts/PP813.html

bkmont
06-29-2011, 08:29:07 PM
Search here:

http://sem.ws/?home=1
i can't seem to find it on-line. I guess I'll stop by and inquire at the local auto paint store.

70 SS/L78
06-29-2011, 08:50:48 PM
Their website does not list a 70 Dark Green. Is the 1969 Dark Green the same as the 70?
http://www.classicindustries.com/camaro/parts/PP813.html

Apparently it is the same because thats what I ordered. I actually ordered a quart can (p/n PQ813) but they mistakenly shipped me a spray can. I ended up using the spray can as a test on my rear sail panels and it matched nice.

bkmont
06-30-2011, 06:12:56 AM
Apparently it is the same because thats what I ordered. I actually ordered a quart can (p/n PQ813) but they mistakenly shipped me a spray can. I ended up using the spray can as a test on my rear sail panels and it matched nice.
Thanks Scott. I think I'll order me a can.

1970camaronut
06-30-2011, 10:51:49 AM
Hi,

Are you painting it while in car or removing the pad? Does it matter?

Thanks

bkmont
06-30-2011, 08:23:05 PM
Hi,

Are you painting it while in car or removing the pad? Does it matter?

Thanks
I believe I'll try to mask everything so I can shoot it in the car.
The dash has a nice tight fit right now so, I hate to take it out. Every time I pull a part off, I get the "while I'm at it" sickness.

1970camaronut
06-30-2011, 08:58:16 PM
Good Luck. Why don't you do a before and after pic for us!

Bamaro
07-01-2011, 10:42:57 AM
Their website does not list a 70 Dark Green. Is the 1969 Dark Green the same as the 70?
http://www.classicindustries.com/camaro/parts/PP813.html
Just an educated guess but if it isn't listed for 70, it may be very close but not exact.

bkmont
07-02-2011, 06:58:13 AM
Good Luck. Why don't you do a before and after pic for us!
No promises but I'll see what I can do when I get the right paint.

bkmont
07-02-2011, 07:00:22 AM
Just an educated guess but if it isn't listed for 70, it may be very close but not exact.
Good point. I'll see if the local paint store has a correct SEM product.
Here is the color I'm trying to match.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434058_large.jpg

bkmont
07-02-2011, 09:06:28 AM
With a little more searching, I found this paint by OER. It looks close. What do you think?
http://www.carpartsdiscount.com/auto/parts/70/chevrolet/camaro/interior_spray_paint/interior_spray_paint_dark_green_m24.html?3593=10139
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434059_large.jpg

70 SS/L78
07-03-2011, 10:32:17 AM
Like I mentioned above..... I used the OER dark green paint (p/n PP813) to touch up the ends on my rear sail panels because of sun fade. It matched right on, I could not tell a difference.

bkmont
07-03-2011, 01:33:52 PM
Like I mentioned above..... I used the OER dark green paint (p/n PP813) to touch up the ends on my rear sail panels because of sun fade. It matched right on, I could not tell a difference.
10-4 Scott. I ordered some paint from Camaro Central. It's probably made by OER.

Code Item Qty Price Grand Total
INT-480 Factory Color Interior Dye
[color:dark green] 1 $14.95 $14.95

bkmont
07-10-2011, 09:08:55 AM
Like I mentioned above..... I used the OER dark green paint (p/n PP813) to touch up the ends on my rear sail panels because of sun fade. It matched right on, I could not tell a difference.
Scott,
The dark green paint arrived. It looks to be a good match to the rear panels and seat covers but, it looks like I have several shades of green in my interior. I think the rear panels are the correct shade.
Some shades could be from fading. I think the door panels were just redyed the wrong shade.

To get everything to match, I'm going to have to spray the door panels, sail panels, kick panels, windshield post trim and the dash. I might as well pull all the pieces out of the car. Here we go...I knew it would happen....the "while I'm at it" has begun....I should send the instrument panel out for restoration.....etc....etc....:bowtie:

Here's a pic.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434063_large.jpg

flowjoe
07-10-2011, 12:26:59 PM
Scott,
The dark green paint arrived. It looks to be a good match to the rear panels and seat covers but, it looks like I have several shades of green in my interior. I think the rear panels are the correct shade.
Some shades could be from fading. I think the door panels were just redyed the wrong shade.

To get everything to match, I'm going to have to spray the door panels, sail panels, kick panels, windshield post trim and the dash. I might as well pull all the pieces out of the car. Here we go...I knew it would happen....the "while I'm at it" has begun....I should send the instrument panel out for restoration.....etc....etc....:bowtie:

Here's a pic.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434063_large.jpgA lot of the factory colored interiors (i.e. not black) vary wildly between individual pieces. I've seen cars that are all original (across a range of GM marks and models) that look very patchwork-"ie" and would be an unacceptable "look" to a lot of people doing restorations. So I suppose you could choose to leave variations if you wanted and still be legit (although most of the color variations I've seen are between plastic panels and the vinyl - but I have seen variations in color between plastic panels also).

Our '69 SS has a dark green interior but all of the vinyl is reproduction (except the head rests) so I don't think photos would help you much.

I do have a '69 PJ with medium green interior (all OE) if images of color variations would be helpful.

One last thought - I had a '73 Type LT with Neutral interior. I used a SEM product but their formula was a little off (SEM error, faded/aged parts - who knows) So I had to have the paint shop adjust the color at the bench. But the end result was very good and all of the plastic panels matched (those I repainted and those I left original) yet the vinyl was still a little different.

bkmont
07-10-2011, 08:37:05 PM
A lot of the factory colored interiors (i.e. not black) vary wildly between individual pieces. I've seen cars that are all original (across a range of GM marks and models) that look very patchwork-"ie" and would be an unacceptable "look" to a lot of people doing restorations. So I suppose you could choose to leave variations if you wanted and still be legit (although most of the color variations I've seen are between plastic panels and the vinyl - but I have seen variations in color between plastic panels also).

Our '69 SS has a dark green interior but all of the vinyl is reproduction (except the head rests) so I don't think photos would help you much.

I do have a '69 PJ with medium green interior (all OE) if images of color variations would be helpful.

One last thought - I had a '73 Type LT with Neutral interior. I used a SEM product but their formula was a little off (SEM error, faded/aged parts - who knows) So I had to have the paint shop adjust the color at the bench. But the end result was very good and all of the plastic panels matched (those I repainted and those I left original) yet the vinyl was still a little different.
Thanks for the insight Joe. I decided to spray the door panels since they were easy enough to remove. The shade is still a tad lighter than the rear panel but, they match the seats pretty close. Here's how the door panels turned out. I turned the flash off the camera on the first pic.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434064_large.jpg
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434065_large.jpg

RS70Z28
07-11-2011, 08:58:00 AM
Here are original Ditzler Codes DIA for 1970 Chevrolet interior colors using the following trim combination numbers:

723,724,744,745,780,782,784,785,786,795,796,848,855,860,861

Midnight Green 44010

Dark Green Poly 44173

Lime Green Poly 44175

Hope this helps

bkmont
01-25-2012, 05:45:52 AM
Does this look like a dash pad recovered by Just Dashes?
It looks great except for missing the stitching detail. Although, you can see the impression of the stitching underneath the vinyl covering.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434107_large.jpg
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434112_large.jpg

mgoad1971
01-25-2012, 05:53:05 AM
Tried Colorbond?
They might have your color, and it's specifically for interior re-dye
http://www.bryndana.com/classic.html

color chart:
http://www.bryndana.com/cchart.html



.

Dave Nelson
01-25-2012, 08:53:49 AM
Does this look like a dash pad recovered by Just Dashes?
It looks great except for missing the stitching detail. Although, you can see the impression of the stitching underneath the vinyl covering.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434107_large.jpg
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434112_large.jpg

Yes, they (Just Dashes) do not replicate the stiching.

bkmont
01-25-2012, 10:12:53 PM
Yes, they (Just Dashes) do not replicate the stiching.
Thanks Dave. I was just curious about who might have recovered it. I'm going to go ahead with repainting it dark green and re-install because it fits perfect. I've read all the horror stories about the reproduction dashes. Maybe one day I'll find me a good used original to take its place.

bkmont
02-19-2012, 09:49:55 AM
I've been a busy bee. Closing this thread out by showing off my green painted dash. I pulled it out of the car to do the painting. I also took the time to clean up the other interior pieces while I had the dash out. For a recovered original dash, I'm happy with it.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434145_large.jpg

COPO
02-19-2012, 11:15:00 AM
I'm wondering if NAPA could have mixed up a rattle can for your interior color since they do exterior paint for customers.

70L34
02-19-2012, 11:37:58 AM
I've been a busy bee. Closing this thread out by showing off my green painted dash. I pulled it out of the car to do the painting. I also took the time to clean up the other interior pieces while I had the dash out. For a recovered original dash, I'm happy with it.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434145_large.jpg
Does that OER paint require any special prep/primer, or just a good clean surface? I have a set of nice original dark green top door panels that are faded at the top, & need some attention. - Dale

bkmont
02-19-2012, 11:53:34 AM
I'm wondering if NAPA could have mixed up a rattle can for your interior color since they do exterior paint for customers.
That's a possibility, I went with the same paint that I used on the rest of the panels.

bkmont
02-19-2012, 11:54:42 AM
Does that OER paint require any special prep/primer, or just a good clean surface? I have a set of nice original dark green top door panels that are faded at the top, & need some attention. - Dale
Dale,
I cleaned the dash with hot soapy water and used these products.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434146_large.jpg

70L34
02-19-2012, 12:00:35 PM
Dale,
I cleaned the dash with hot soapy water and used these products.
http://carphotos.cardomain.com/ride_images/4/577/4869/38942434146_large.jpg
Thanks very much for your reply. - Dale