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    Lower valance paintjob

    Sorry to bring up this topic again.

    I just called the best bodyshop here in Boston area and he told me that the lower valances have textures and it will not be a good idea to paint it because the paint will not hold up nicely. Is this true? and he told me that it will cost at least 1k for the whole thing.

    I have another question for Turbo owners, do you guys have smooth or textured lower valance?

    Thanks

    Re: Lower valance paintjob

    Deetz, I had my valances painted and they look fine. The rear is more textured than the front, but it still looks fine. See pics here.

    $1K sounds a little high to me; $700 sounds more reasonable. If you have it done, be sure they remove the pieces to paint them.

    Re: Lower valance paintjob

    Why don't you have a look at this previous thread on Rennteam (link). The painter who did my moldings was hesitant at first as well. I now have 16,000 miles on the paint with a good bit of off-roading and I do not see any paint damage yet.

    Re: Lower valance paintjob

    you guys are great!!

    Jeff: I know 1k is too much but what can I expect, I can only trust him because his paint job is the best here and your car is beautiful!!!

    Austin: thanks so much!! your car looks beautiful and thanks for the tips I'm gonna tell my bodyshop everything tomorrow morning

    can't wait to see it painted and also my new front bumper :)

     
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