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  1. 2018 headliner painting

    Interior
    My headliner is tan and I really want it to be black but I noticed the headliner on the 2018 has wires through it so I was wondering if anyone has colored their headliner on the 2018 models before and would like to do it myself as well
  2. Painting chrome front black

    2017 - Present Official Specs, Features, Etc. (Gen
    Just got my White Basic LX and was thinking about making blacking out the chrome in the front. It looked pretty cool on 2017 Civic Hatchback. Not sure how the glossy black would look CRV. Thoughts?
  3. 97-01 First Gen CR-V Valve Cover Custom Painting

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Since I recently purchased a custom painted B20 valve cover to replace with while I had timing belt / water pump service: I'm left with my original old valve cover with peeling paint: I decided to strip the rest of the peeling paint with aircraft paint remover: I proceeded to sand any...
  4. painting rims

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hi everybody..i wanted to know how to do the preparation for painting stock rims. Can anybody tell me step-by-step on the preparation for painting and the process of painting?? Thanks before
  5. Painting Roof Rack

    Problems & Issues
    Hi everyone :) I am thinking about removing the factory roof rack on my 2000 CR-V to do some touch up painting to it since some of the original paint has chipped off. Is removing the rack as simple as unscrewing the 12 screws that attach the mounts to the top of the car? I am planning on...
  6. Painting Aluminum Rims 2002 V

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I just bought a 2002 CRV EX and I'd like to paint the Aluminum wheels. I saw the DIY on steelies but can't find anything on Aluminum ones. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  7. Painting the interior

    Interior
    Ok, so I was wondering if I could paint some of the interior stuff on my 2nd gen V like the vent trim, stereo trim, handles, climate control and those plates on the doors where the window buttons are. I'm thinking of one of the duplicolor paints with their adhesive promoter. But anyways, my...
  8. Painting wheels....any updated suggestions?

    Exterior
    01 CRV with stock alloy wheels. Paint starting to peel at 179K and 9 years. Can't complain.... But does anybody have an update on what I can use to repaint these as they are starting to look bad. An old thread suggests some hard to obtain aircraft type of paint. I don't have access to that...
  9. Painting the V!!

    Exterior
    Ok first off my V is a first gen, it is red but is now more of a pink due to the sun and the lack of waxing done by previous owner. So i have had this for almost a year and i have hated the paint since i got it, so today i decided to grow a set and start painting it. I sanded it with 120...
  10. body repair and painting my first gen

    Exterior
    so im going to be filling my dents, and repainting my V, the question is what do yall think i should do, im trying to fill big and small dents and dings, and i think im going to paint my V black, just because its cheap and i do not want to pay to have it painted yet, and i cannot afford paint...
  11. DIY: Painting Valve Cover & Other Small Parts (All Years)

    DIY Center
    Hey everyone. I guess I'm the new guy around here at the moment, but I thought I would share some DIY knowledge. (Not a bad way to start off my first post.) Well, I just got my 1 Gen V about 3 weeks ago, and it kind of left me somewhat broke at the moment. But it doesn't mean I can't make it...
  12. DIY: Painting Valve Cover & Other Small Parts

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hey everyone. I guess I'm the new guy around here at the moment, but I thought I would share some DIY knowledge. (Not a bad way to start off my first post.) Well, I just got my 1 Gen V about 3 weeks ago, and it kind of left me somewhat broke at the moment. But it doesn't mean I can't make it...
  13. Painting hard spare cover verbatum (All Years)

    DIY Center
    SCUFF - Sand the whole spare cover off, and make sure the whole thing is rough, not smooth and no gloss whatsoever. Then go to a finer grit - make it smooth Spray it with a BASE - a primer coat so the following layers of paint stick PAINT - Color it with your black or green on top of the...
  14. Painting Hard Tire Cover

    Do-It-Yourself / Mods
    Hi everyone, This is officially my first post, although I've spent a lot of time on here learning, admiring, and getting ideas. I drive a '99 Clover Green CRV, and love the heck out of it. I recently put on all red JDM tail lights and took pictures of the process, which I will be posting soon...
  15. Painting Rims?

    Tires, Wheels and Suspensions
    I have a 98 Crv and it has alloy rims. I can either get it powdercoated from my dads friend for a somewhat resonable price or i can take the cheap way out and spray paint them. Will spray paint stick to Alloy? I want my rims to be flat black or gloss black. What should i do?
  16. Quick qustion for Exterior painting

    Exterior
    I just bought 98 CRV and it's Green color. I was wondering if there is anyway that i can paint the car with different color. how much would that cost as well?
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