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Re: Plastic bumper colour doesnt match metal bodywork colour.

Originally Posted by Recycled Scenic View Post
Thats because the bumper under the paint is made from black plastic which is darker than the other body panels. Maybe giving the bumper another coat of paint would improve the colour match.
Or another coat of primer to isolate the material's colour from influencing the upper paint layers.


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