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Old 08-02-2009, 12:46 AM   #1
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So I'm not quite sure if this has been done before or anything, or even I have even seen it here on FF. I want to paint the ?pillars? on the outside of my car...I know I'm not using the correct terminology so I included a picture that has the items circled.

My question is, should I paint them red, or is there a company out there who sells color matched red vinyl I can just wrap these?





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I don't know about that but if you go that far, get some painted tribute door handles too.
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There's a guy up here who tried that once, looked like crap IMO as it kinda stook out alot.
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Check TFB, I tihnk they sell vynil. But I know there are replacements or overlays foer the. Send a PM to KeepitKaui, he got somthing for his sedan.
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There's a guy up here who tried that once, looked like crap IMO as it kinda stook out alot.
looked like crap? were they color matched? i was going to color match them
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not a fan of color matched b-pillars. kinda looks like a neon. Why not carbon fiber b-pillars?
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They look good glossy black, but not color matched
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If you do it it'll look really really bad...trust me. Theres a reason they are black to go unnoticed and to flow with the windows. If you paint them, you'll disrupt that flow
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I did mine a few months ago and only one person noticed. Which means they don't stick out at all. if they did I'm sure it would have been mentioned by more than one person.
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If you did paint them I would go glossy black like the ST's. It looks really nice especially when they are all shined up.
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