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KULOD
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KULOD Jun 19, 6:58am - #201863 

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LIL RHODY
paint difference?

Well, i just got side skirts off of a 03 celica, is the color a little different, because when i put them on, they look like they dont match???ill take a day pic tomorrow
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morris Jun 19, 7:03am - #201864 
2000 White Toyota Celica GT
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I have the same problem w/my kaminari bodykit. There's only 1 white (040)... I dont understand... confused
I dunno if is the "material" ... but I have notice that defect on stock camrys and corollas... spineyes spineyes confused
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superderk Jun 19, 7:06am - #201865 

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there are a few things that might be the cause. one could be the angle. simlpe as the car looks darker on the bottom half of the car because of the angle it sits at. second (which is most likely) could be the normal fade of your car due to sunlight etc...and the sideskirts havent faded the same amount of time as your car.

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vondutchguy Jun 19, 2:26pm - #201866 

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yeah, the paint on your car is 3 years older then the paint on the side skirts, they have taking a lot more abuse. good body shops can tint paint to make them match. also the same paint can dry a diffrent shade if the material is diff. Fiberglass compared to metal, the texture is differnt and the paint will lay differnt making it look like a diff color when it isnt.
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Justice Jun 19, 2:44pm - #201867 

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yea i have the same problem w/ the kam kit.. but i guess that's what i get for waiting like 2 years to get my kit.. i do agree it could be that and the material used also.. the positive about white is that when the sun is strong you don't notice it as much.
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KULOD
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KULOD Jun 19, 8:54pm - #201868 

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heres a pic 1
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VSGTS14 Jun 19, 9:02pm - #201869 

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it's just newer paint probably or they were painted crappy

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KULOD
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KULOD Jun 19, 10:28pm - #201870 

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its off of a brand new celica...stock
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samir221 Jun 19, 11:45pm - #201871 
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i had the same problem when i just got my kit installed. i think that it has to do with the fact that the paint is brand new and didn't fade yet. look at my car right now you can barely see the difference.
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SmutasticGT Jun 20, 1:44am - #201872 

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how much were ur side skirts?
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truboo Jun 20, 2:46am - #201873 
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ur side skirts look good thumbsup

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KULOD
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KULOD Jun 20, 2:48am - #201874 

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i paid 100 bux for them from a buddy
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Sultan Jun 20, 3:15am - #201875 

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^^^
great hook-up... yeah, as others have said, your paint has experienced wear which the new skirts haven't - hence the color difference
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Clos Jun 20, 3:24am - #201876 
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thats y i would wait till i have enough for a paint job, then put it all in nice ride do
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round2gts Jun 20, 6:36pm - #201877 

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from the pic it is hard to tell but i think thats it looks awsome thumbsup

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xrage4200 Jun 20, 9:18pm - #201878 

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i want to see more pics, ur car looks good.

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i think it looks fine kulod thumbsup
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ragingpaseo Jun 21, 3:08pm - #201880 
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it's toyota, their paint code never matches with the actual color of the car. my family have 5 toytoas (including 2 of mine), none of them match... thumbsdown
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