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Old 10-29-2015, 01:40 AM
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I had mine painted by the dealer one year after I took delivery of the car.


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Thanks to all for your input. Based on the photos provided I opted to paint the side-skirts and rear valance on my upcoming GTS build. Pics forthcoming upon delivery.

-Todd
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Old 11-11-2015, 01:07 PM
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painted rear valance and side skirts!
I'm in agreement with painted , except for the GTS in dark colors only, as the skirts and valence in black, repeat the GTS black theme--and, oh btw it was my choice on my dark blue GTS-- but no possible bias here...ok well maybe some
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Old 11-11-2015, 01:24 PM
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^^^ agreed leaving them unpainted does carry the 'black' theme.
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Old 11-11-2015, 01:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Boulder991 View Post
Thanks to all for your input. Based on the photos provided I opted to paint the side-skirts and rear valance on my upcoming GTS build. Pics forthcoming upon delivery.

-Todd
going to be one of the last ones built!
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Old 11-12-2015, 10:08 AM
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I had mine painted by the dealer one year after I took delivery of the car.
Pretty good idea considering the initial overall cost of a car and all the extras.
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Old 11-12-2015, 11:58 PM
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I think with the black exhaust tips is better to keep it black
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Old 11-13-2015, 03:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Larry Cable View Post



painted rear valance and side skirts!
Larry,
v,v, nice!
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Old 11-13-2015, 09:49 AM
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Originally Posted by Boulder991 View Post
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I've taken time to research the forums and have not seen where this has been discussed amongst the members.

Preferentially, I like the appearance of a body color rear valence but would appreciate hearing the thoughts of others (appearance (pro/con), maintaining the black color of a non-painted valence, etc..

thanks in advance for your input.

Todd


Have it factory painted deviating color.
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Old 11-13-2015, 10:15 PM
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Only you know what's right for you, but I had all my black bits painted.
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Old 11-13-2015, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Boulder991 View Post
Forum Members,

I've taken time to research the forums and have not seen where this has been discussed amongst the members.

Preferentially, I like the appearance of a body color rear valence but would appreciate hearing the thoughts of others (appearance (pro/con), maintaining the black color of a non-painted valence, etc..

thanks in advance for your input.

Todd
Heres an other option. Vorsteiner rear diffuser in carbon fiber! I am doing this on my 16 GTS. Painted is cool too! Will have the Aero Kit cup op top to match the sporty underneath!
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Old 11-14-2015, 12:11 AM
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I much prefer the black valance or the Vorsteiner than painted. Painted just seem like too much of the same color and makes the tail look fatter to me. But that's the great thing about these cars, we can all tweak them to our preference.
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Old 11-14-2015, 12:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Archimedes View Post
I much prefer the black valance or the Vorsteiner than painted. Painted just seem like too much of the same color and makes the tail look fatter to me. But that's the great thing about these cars, we can all tweak them to our preference.
The more I think about it the more I agree. And yes its like buying a new pair of shoes lol I do like the black how it breaks it up.
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