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Old 04-28-13, 05:59 PM   #1
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Default Pic request: Paint-matched trim over upper grill

As the title states, I was thinking about getting this part but kind of want to see what it looks like before. Anybody on here replace that chrome piece with a paint matched one?
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Old 04-28-13, 09:05 PM   #2
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I color matched mine. I just painted it with PlastiDip. Turned out great.

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Old 04-29-13, 05:03 AM   #3
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^thats actually paint mis-matched lol

I kinda like the chrome piece, with my silver F sport grills.

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Old 04-29-13, 05:31 AM   #4
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Nice wheels! I was thinking about those, they're Work Emotion CR's, right m R g S r? What fitment?

Tennis100, I've got some plastidip lying around. Might just try it and see. Although on your Obsidian paint it looks good but on Starfire Pearl it might not. Oh well, I could just peel it off after.

When I went to pick up the car they had an Obsidian one and the chrome part was more of an eyesore on the black than on the white. Thanks for the replies.
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I did a gloss black wrap on my Starfire pearl and it looks great with my roof and wheels.
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sewell sells the prepainted one, looks good to me and pretty sure they are high quality

http://lexus.sewellparts.com/accesso...2013/4696.html
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I'm really liking that color matched piece!
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Nice wheels! I was thinking about those, they're Work Emotion CR's, right m R g S r? What fitment?

Tennis100, I've got some plastidip lying around. Might just try it and see. Although on your Obsidian paint it looks good but on Starfire Pearl it might not. Oh well, I could just peel it off after.

When I went to pick up the car they had an Obsidian one and the chrome part was more of an eyesore on the black than on the white. Thanks for the replies.
Yeah, try it yourself first if you're good at DIY. If not, then it won't be too much $$ to get it wrapped professionally.
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^thats actually paint mis-matched lol

I kinda like the chrome piece, with my silver F sport grills.
Well, the piece is matte black..which makes a much nicer contrast to the obsidian paint IMO. All factory chrome parts on my car are now matte black.
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Nice wheels! I was thinking about those, they're Work Emotion CR's, right m R g S r? What fitment?

Tennis100, I've got some plastidip lying around. Might just try it and see. Although on your Obsidian paint it looks good but on Starfire Pearl it might not. Oh well, I could just peel it off after.

When I went to pick up the car they had an Obsidian one and the chrome part was more of an eyesore on the black than on the white. Thanks for the replies.
They are the kiwami's. 18x9.5 +38
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Old 04-29-13, 06:05 PM   #11
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Thanks for all the input. I saw that sewell sells the paint-matched one, that's what got me thinking. Mitch, you happen to have pictures of yours? I'd like to see that.
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I'm in between a move, but as soon as I can find time this week I'll be posting the cheap jdm visors and a pic of the grill trim for you. Visors to be delivered on Thursday.
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Cool, interested in those visors too. Chrome is too gaudy for me so the OEM ones are out. Thanks for that!
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Cool, interested in those visors too. Chrome is too gaudy for me so the OEM ones are out. Thanks for that!
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Old 05-22-13, 01:48 PM   #15
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Wow, I don't get notifications for this site...Thanks for posting that picture. Visors and trim look good, but I think I would go with exact paint-matched. Where did you get the visors from?
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