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Old 04-19-2007, 04:01 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by brandon0133 View Post
i know factory colors like black and cd silver are cheep,,,i bought both for my car
I guess if you buy cheap paint. The clear coat is dupont Chroma Clear. The base coat is Sikens. Ofcourse, the clear was cheaper. Also, I had it custom mixed and matched at a local I Car Gold certified paint shop. So, That was a little extra. And it was worth every penny. The color is an exact match, no door fade-in from the fenders on it. I agree that generic factory colors are inexpensive. When you're just painting a few things on the car and don't want to do the fade in thing, (or feel confident about doing it, in my case) I think it best to have an exact match so it looks right.

Also, I just painted the headlights. When I put the lenses back on them I was displeased with the way that the silver looks so much darker inside the headlamp assy. I'm thinking about taking them back apart and painting them with a lighter silver. I'll post a pic of them as soon as I get a chance.
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Old 04-19-2007, 05:35 PM   #12
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Oooooo, I bet that silver will look great on those headlights. I did the same thing and painted them Liquid Grey using Dupli-Color. They're not exact but they look close enough. I love that look and I can't wait to see it on yours. I've never seen it done on CD Silver before.

You can see mine in my gallery if you wanted to check it out.
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Old 04-23-2007, 07:00 PM   #13
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about your grill, chrome plated plastic. www.specialitychromedplastics.com They vaccuum plate plastic parts chrome. I plan on sending them my upper & lower honeycombs from my GFX. Personally I haven't seen anything nicer than the stock grills.
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Old 04-23-2007, 07:23 PM   #14
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