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Old 05-11-2009, 01:00 PM   #1
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Is anybody considering painting the black lower rear facia body color?

I was wondering how this might look, anybody have it done yet or considering it?
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:04 PM   #2
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there are pix here somewhere of the rear ground effect pkg painted....
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:10 PM   #3
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Yep, pics all over, and yes mine will be painted black to match. Look for the Sema BLACK, it's all done up as well.
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:31 PM   #4
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I'll be getting mine painted gloss black (car will be Victory Red).

I kind of hate the look of unpainted plastic body panels anywhere on a car. Trim and grilles are one thing but the rear diffuser is really just part of the entire rear bumper fascia and should be painted, IMO. I don't care if it is painted in a contrasting color (like mine) or body colored but unpainted gray plastic just looks aweful to me.

I saw a red C6 Corvette on the way home from work last week and they had painted the rear diffuser black on it. Nice finishing touch instead of the stock gray plastic look.
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:40 PM   #5
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I think the OP is talking about the fascia that comes on the car from the factory, not the GFX fascia.
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Old 05-11-2009, 06:45 PM   #6
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It's kind of like the roof ditch molding. How much could it cost to body color match that and the lower rear air dam? I'm getting a black car and am still considering having it painted gloss black. If I wasn't getting black, it would be very high on my list of priorities, but that's just me.
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