Car Trim Paint Can Make All the Difference – Colorbond Paint

Car Trim Paint Can Make All the Difference

April 13, 2023


Car trim paint can make all the difference when refreshing the look of a car or truck or creating a new look. Replacing exterior and interior trim can cost quite a bit, and sometimes be difficult to do. This writer, even after being very careful, has broken plastic trim attachment tabs and clips when removing trim pieces. Which is very frustrating. However, with car trim paint you can paint car interior trim, saving money and if the trim doesn’t have to be removed, and can be painted in place, fastener breakage can be avoided.

Painting Car Interior Trim

ColorBond offers car trim paint for restoring and restyling cars and trucks. ColorBond LVP can be used to paint car interior trim as well as exterior trim, while Pro Tech Trim Color is designed primarily for exterior applications.

ColorBond LVP bonds strongly to leather, vinyl, and plastic. It has a high concentration of colorant in the carrying medium and is formulated to be durable, yet flexible. Which means it has excellent coverage and can be applied in thinner coats than other products without cracking and peeling. Users find it easy to paint car interior trim as ColorBond LVP applies evenly and dries quickly. The car trim paint is available in hundreds of OEM correct vehicle colors. OEM correct vehicle colors. Keep in mind that when used for exterior applications it is recommended that ColorBond LVP should be top coated with Dash Clear UV Protectant.

How to Paint Interior Trim on Your Car or Truck

The quality and durability of a paint job is highly dependent on how the surface is prepared before painting. This is especially important to remember when you paint car interior trim. Not only is it critical to remove all built up dirt, but things like skin oil, previously applied dressings and conditioners and anything that can come between the paint and the surface must be eliminated for ColorBond LVP to properly lock onto the surface. Keep in mind the cleaner you use could leave residue that can interfere with bonding. To avoid this issue, it is recommended to use ColorBond Prep Cleaner which removes removes dirt, grime, and oils before painting car interior trim, and doesn’t leave a residue.

Car Trim Restoration Results

Nissan 300ZX seats, dash, console, door panels, shift and e-brake handle restyled with ColorBond LVP

Mustang door sill detailed with green ColorBond LVP

Over time, mirrors, facias, and bumpers can become dull and faded. ColorBond Pro Tech Trim Color provides a beautiful, durable, and long-lasting finish and is formulated in 8 different OEM correct colors that return trim to its original glory. Black #622 is popular as it’s the perfect car trim paint for black plastic mirror, door, and bumper trim. Pro Tip: Metallic Pro Tech colors can also be used to refinish metallic painted hard plastic interior trim with a durable and long-lasting coating.

Pro Tech Trim Color used to refinish a Mercedes front bumper.


Mirrors can be made to look like new with Pro Tech

Car trim paint can make all the difference when refreshing the look of a car or truck or creating a new style. ColorBond Paints provide beautiful, durable, and long-lasting finishes to paint car interior trim and exterior trim and can make any car or truck look great.

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