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I received a lot questions on how to make the key fob white, So i guess i might as well post some DIY. Tools you Need: *a Needle(or a pin)

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Old 03-25-2011, 02:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I received a lot questions on how to make the key fob white, So i guess i might as well post some DIY.


Tools you Need:
*a Needle(or a pin)
*a pry tool(I used nail polisher)

1. Use pry tool to open (pry gently)






2. parts out(battery, button&rubber pad, circuit board)


3.Use needle to pry Nissan burguer(or Z logo if you have 2010~model)







4.Use pry tool to separate back cover and middle cover.(be careful not to lose little spring)



5. Finish!! Now paint any color you want these parts. or you can wrap with CF vinyl.






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Old 03-25-2011, 02:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice DIY! +1.

Also, your nails are beautiful and now we all know why.
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Old 03-25-2011, 02:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Nice DIY! +1.

Also, your nails are beautiful and now we all know why.
THanks!!

Actually, that nail polisher is not mine
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Old 03-25-2011, 04:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Pretty slick -- looks good.
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Wow, your nails are perfect
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wow, this is awsome! I am doing this tomorrow!!
Thanks for the write-up!!!!
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Old 03-28-2011, 06:16 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I received a lot questions on how to make the key fob white, So i guess i might as well post some DIY.
You are so racist.
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Gonna paint mine black! Awesome!
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I never thought to do this. Now I'm coming up with all kinds of reasons why I should do it:
My Z is white
It would help me distinguish the Z fob from the Mazda
Its going to snow another whole s-load of snow on Friday, and I have some time to kill
My Z is white
It will probably only cost me $175 (the cost of a new fob once I screw up the first one)
None of my friends have a white fob (none of my friends have a Z, either)

repped you for the great idea and nice DIY!
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I never thought to do this. Now I'm coming up with all kinds of reasons why I should do it:
My Z is white
It would help me distinguish the Z fob from the Mazda
Its going to snow another whole s-load of snow on Friday, and I have some time to kill
My Z is white
It will probably only cost me $175 (the cost of a new fob once I screw up the first one)
None of my friends have a white fob (none of my friends have a Z, either)

repped you for the great idea and nice DIY!
Go for it. A new fob is only $86, you only have to swap the covers if you screw up, not reprogram.
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That's pretty neat!

What type of paint did you use? I fear mine would get chipped and such...
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Id also like to know what kind of paint to use.
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I will probably be doing this over the weekend. I keep thinking about it whenever I look at my fob.

What did you use to reattach the Nissan/Z Logo?
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id recommend using a vinyl dye if you have access. they sell it at most hardware/auto parts store. comes in a spray paint can and just dyes the plastic instead of putting a coat of paint, therefore it doesnt scratch off
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