I re-painted my car RADIO buttons on my Mazda 3... Just figured I would post my work here because anywhere else and people would think I am crazy to have such an obsession!
Before I did anything:
Okay, so I pulled the whole RADIO unit out of the Dashboard AND I pulled the faceplate of of the RADIO:
Then I made a mask for each button... That red part was covered by tape before I painted:
Then I painted with Krylon Fusion (since, it bonds to plastic without any special sanding or primers):
^^^ It is NOT a perfect black, but ANY black is a closer match than white chip marks everywhere!
This is what it looked like painted:
Now, I masked and repainted the other button... Sorry, I cannot find those pictures, but it was the same process.
Okay, now it looked like this:
I put the faceplate back on the Radio/CD playing thing with a couple of screws on each side... like this:
After the paint-work:
Re-installed in the Vehicle:
Well, what do you think of the BEFORE and AFTER?