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paint difference? #201863 Jun 18, 11:58pm Jun 18, 11:58pm
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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

Re: paint difference? [Re: KULOD] #201864 Jun 19, 12:03am Jun 19, 12:03am
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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

Re: paint difference? [Re: morris] #201865 Jun 19, 12:06am Jun 19, 12:06am
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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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Re: paint difference? [Re: superderk] #201866 Jun 19, 7:26am Jun 19, 7:26am
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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.

Re: paint difference? [Re: vondutchguy] #201867 Jun 19, 7:44am Jun 19, 7:44am
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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.

Re: paint difference? [Re: Justice] #201868 Jun 19, 1:54pm Jun 19, 1:54pm
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heres a pic 1

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Re: paint difference? [Re: KULOD] #201869 Jun 19, 2:02pm Jun 19, 2:02pm
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it's just newer paint probably or they were painted crappy


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Re: paint difference? [Re: VSGTS14] #201870 Jun 19, 3:28pm Jun 19, 3:28pm
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its off of a brand new celica...stock

Re: paint difference? [Re: KULOD] #201871 Jun 19, 4:45pm Jun 19, 4:45pm
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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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Re: paint difference? [Re: samir221] #201872 Jun 19, 6:44pm Jun 19, 6:44pm
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how much were ur side skirts?

Re: paint difference? [Re: SmutasticGT] #201873 Jun 19, 7:46pm Jun 19, 7:46pm
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ur side skirts look good thumbsup


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Re: paint difference? [Re: truboo] #201874 Jun 19, 7:48pm Jun 19, 7:48pm
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i paid 100 bux for them from a buddy

Re: paint difference? [Re: KULOD] #201875 Jun 19, 8:15pm Jun 19, 8:15pm
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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

Re: paint difference? [Re: Sultan] #201876 Jun 19, 8:24pm Jun 19, 8:24pm
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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

Re: paint difference? [Re: Clos] #201877 Jun 20, 11:36am Jun 20, 11:36am
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from the pic it is hard to tell but i think thats it looks awsome thumbsup


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Re: paint difference? [Re: round2gts] #201878 Jun 20, 2:18pm Jun 20, 2:18pm
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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

Re: paint difference? #201880 Jun 21, 8:08am Jun 21, 8:08am
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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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