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Old 11-29-2017, 05:24 AM
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door and window trim on. Tinted taillights and panamera 4S logo too. Lastly will be the black Porsche lettering when parts come in. The door trim was able to be done without popping off the door panels. I’ll do the Porsche letters myself when that black plastic trim piece arrives. It comes black and have to stick the black glossy letters myself.

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door and window trim on. Tinted taillights and panamera 4S logo too. Lastly will be the black Porsche lettering when parts come in. The door trim was able to be done without popping off the door panels. I’ll do the Porsche letters myself when that black plastic trim piece arrives. It comes black and have to stick the black glossy letters myself.
you can see the spacers align the wheels nicely with fender here too.
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you can see the spacers align the wheels nicely with fender here too.
Car looks great! Mind sharing the place that you did your window trim? Thanks!
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Car looks great! Mind sharing the place that you did your window trim? Thanks!
it’s the factory molding. No way a wrap would look this shiny and smooth. Wraps are ok but will always have those vinyl ripples and not be as glossy. Dealer installed the trim.
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I love the look of your black trim around windows. I have a Black 2017 Panamera Turbo with the bright aluminum trim around windows...it would look great with the black trim. Give me an idea of the cost from your dealer. Is it new trim parts?....or a black treatment over the OEM aluminum trim?
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Originally Posted by Turbinepilot View Post
I love the look of your black trim around windows. I have a Black 2017 Panamera Turbo with the bright aluminum trim around windows...it would look great with the black trim. Give me an idea of the cost from your dealer. Is it new trim parts?....or a black treatment over the OEM aluminum trim?
the factory parts cost just under $1500 and labor was about 1.5 hours for the window. Problem is the door trim. I changed those out too. Only way to get those parts is order the whole unpainted door handle $169 each plus 2 hours labor to install. Labor is $200-300 per hour at the dealer. Not cheap but looks so much better. For the door trim my dealer made a tool to unscrew the trim from the outside. Otherwise they would have had to taken the door panels off from the inside and would have more than doubled the labor hours. Not a easy thing to do overall
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Wouldn't it be easier and cheaper to have the chrome wrapped?

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the factory parts cost just under $1500 and labor was about 1.5 hours for the window. Problem is the door trim. I changed those out too. Only way to get those parts is order the whole unpainted door handle $169 each plus 2 hours labor to install. Labor is $200-300 per hour at the dealer. Not cheap but looks so much better. For the door trim my dealer made a tool to unscrew the trim from the outside. Otherwise they would have had to taken the door panels off from the inside and would have more than doubled the labor hours. Not a easy thing to do overall
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Wouldn't it be easier and cheaper to have the chrome wrapped?
definitely but it wouldn’t be as smooth. Wraps are always wavey when looked upon up close. Plus the wrap on the door handles would get scratched up and need replacement every once in a while.
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