Community Q&A Question: which paint is better for this dash?

Asking About: Mustang Dash Cover, Plastic Black (79-86)


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which paint is better for this dash?

I bought both the SVO Grey lacquer for the plastics and the grey vinyl paint. This dash cover IS plastic so should i use the lacquer,
does it matter?
Thanks
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The only difference between the paints is the vinyl paint as a flex agent in it for materials that have some give in them. A good rule of thumb is if you can dig your fingernail into it, it needs vinyl paint. Hard plastics can use lacquer. Having said that, I have used the vinyl paint before on hard plastics, and it will work just fine, but will require an extra coat or two to provide complete coverage.
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