There are paint for just plastic, ask the walmart paint department manager or any auto parts place for paint that works on plastic. I think it would look good if you taped off the bottom half of your dash and painted it to match the console.JMO
a guy i work with just told me today that i need to use vinyl paint. he said that lacquer will be really glossy.
but im going to paint the center console tan. its a rare color combination for that year so i wanna keep like that. im actually goin to paint my gauge cluster trim tan, with black gauges. that would be different