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dying or painting plastic trim

What kind of dye or whatever will hold up on plastic trim like a seat back lever that gets a lot of use? I plan to cover most of the plastic with my fabric but cant cover it all. I know Sem makes stuff for this, is it the best? What is the product called? Most plastic I have seen dyed usually rubs off with very little wear. Also probably need a wide rande of colors available to find a match.

Also if I cover pieces that have deep recessed screws holding them on are there any nice looking plugs that can be put in the hole to hide the edge of the material since it obviously can not be conformed down in the hole?

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ppg makes paint to paint on plastic on the car and they have a color book with diff. codes and color chips where u can match what color u need it should come in a 2 part mix like the paint and hardener
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Where you have screws there are some trim washers that you can use and just punch a hole with an awl for the screw..On the painted pieces use adhesion promotor and paint them..that will hold a while but nothing I know of is permanent in that area..

I have tried most all of it and now do what is known to work..
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