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2001 interior "soft touch" finish


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I tried getting an answer from a few PCA tech forums, but no luck. Lots of the interior trim on my 2001 with the soft touch finish has peeled since I got the car. The dealer happily replaced parts under warranty. I'm afraid what's going to happen when the car is out of warranty. Is there a replacement spray on finish that matches the factory original? In recent discussion on PPBB, I asked the same question and got no response. And no, I don't use sunscreen anywhere. Nor do I use anything harsh to wipe down the inside or treat anything rough. Some of the parts look worse after a year than the inside of my 15+ year old Toyota pickup I abuse and use for hauling around all kinds of stuff.

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You have a number of options including using the earlier "speckle" finish, or carbon fiber or leather or having all the pieces painted.

Earlier "speckle" finish? What's that?

My dealer replaced the door storage pocked lids with leather ones, but I don't expect them to do it on every piece, and as pieces crap out after the warranty period, it could get expen$ive! Personally I'm not a big fan of the carbon look, and with a black interior, the matte black finish looks fine to me. It just looks bad when it flakes, bubbles and peels. Can a body shop match the "soft touch" finish? I was hoping there was a magic can I could use down the line to respray pieces I could take off myself

Thanks for the suggestions

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