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PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:10 pm 
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Hi,

Anyone have any experience using car parts express for pre painted front wings ?

Have rust coming through on my 93 2007 and was wondering if they are good parts / paint match.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:29 pm 
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Realistically mostly no paint matches unless specially made or done by a bodyshop.
What colour is it?

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:33 pm 
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Ian78 wrote:
Realistically mostly no paint matches unless specially made or done by a bodyshop.
What colour is it?


They say I can send a easily removable part of the car to them for match. Otherwise I can probably get them send without paint.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 9:50 pm 
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You might be better off sourcing a used wing on the same colour / year.


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:57 am 
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Dirtyleeds wrote:
You might be better off sourcing a used wing on the same colour / year.



Was thinking of that but don't want to take the risk in case there is under lying rust on the used wing.


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Showny wrote:
Dirtyleeds wrote:
You might be better off sourcing a used wing on the same colour / year.



Was thinking of that but don't want to take the risk in case there is under lying rust on the used wing.

Get the scrappy to confirm no rust and send it/them back if on inspection there is, shirley?

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 10:41 am 
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Showny wrote:
Dirtyleeds wrote:
You might be better off sourcing a used wing on the same colour / year.



Was thinking of that but don't want to take the risk in case there is under lying rust on the used wing.

I gog one for my daughters 2002 cords a few years ago and it was pretty much spot on, slight colour fade bit pretty good match


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 14, 2018 11:01 am 
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Dirtyleeds wrote:
Showny wrote:
Dirtyleeds wrote:
You might be better off sourcing a used wing on the same colour / year.



Was thinking of that but don't want to take the risk in case there is under lying rust on the used wing.

I gog one for my daughters 2002 cords a few years ago and it was pretty much spot on, slight colour fade bit pretty good match


Thanks. I think I will see if they will send it unpainted and get the body shop I'm using to do it they are good at matching paint.


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