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I have been having some problems deciding whether I should paint the lip black or keep it gray. The installation involves drilling holes and if I decide to paint them I would want to do it now that its not attached to the bumper for obvious reasons lol. Here are some pics w/o the spoiler and with it mocked up. My only issue is from the side. It doesn't look too crazy but it is higher up then the gray on the bottom of the back bumper. Let me know what you guys think.
 

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My opinion is that it should be black.

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Looks like I'll be painting it black lol
 

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Funny. I actually prefer the two-tone look, as long as you get the complete underbody kit.
 

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Funny. I actually prefer the two-tone look, as long as you get the complete underbody kit.
Yea that's exactly what I was thinking... it would look so much better if it was complete... I've seen it the kit on an olive green CT and it looked awesome... right now there's not enough gray for it to look right... I don't have enough for the complete kit cause I gotta start making payments soon lol... Painting it black is cheaper and it will look sharp... My only concern in painting it black is that it might not stand out at all...
 

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Yea that's exactly what I was thinking... it would look so much better if it was complete... I've seen it the kit on an olive green CT and it looked awesome... right now there's not enough gray for it to look right... I don't have enough for the complete kit cause I gotta start making payments soon lol... Painting it black is cheaper and it will look sharp... My only concern in painting it black is that it might not stand out at all...
Maybe if I saw it Pedro. I can only refer to when the Infiniti G's were new: I had an '03 Sedan, the first one, and it came with the lower sections all around in gray.
These, and many of our club members' were quickly taken off and painted body colour.

Why not try it gray and if it doesn't suit you, it can always be painted later on. It might just suit the CrossTour.

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Maybe if I saw it Pedro. I can only refer to when the Infiniti G's were new: I had an '03 Sedan, the first one, and it came with the lower sections all around in gray.
These, and many of our club members' were quickly taken off and painted body colour.

Why not try it gray and if it doesn't suit you, it can always be painted later on. It might just suit the CrossTour.

C.
I know exactly what you were talking about on the G35... Yea it did not look good at all... made the car not look luxury at all... I bought the spoiler with the intention of buying the entire kit but I was fooled on the eBay page lol... I wish I could see a pic of one with the kit other than the one on the website... Also that is a light color and the kit is pretty much PMM, which is darker... on my car it would be a dark color over a lighter color so it might look weird.
 

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i honestly find it really pointless to get the side skirts for this car, they look the same. and dont really make much of a difference...
 

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i honestly find it really pointless to get the side skirts for this car, they look the same. and dont really make much of a difference...
you are 100 percent right... its only worth buying if you're gonna do the complete two tone... But I have decided to paint it... Later on I will buy the rear spoiler and paint that black along with the piece on the bottom of the bumper.
 

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Today I went to a local dealership and they had a fully loaded white CT 4wd with the underbody spoiler kit and the roof rack installed. It makes it look more like a jeep than a "sports wagon" and without the roof rack it just didn't look right to me. Seeing the kit on a vehicle in person made all the difference and the two tone look is not for me. It didnt look bad just not a look I would want to drive around lol...
 

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Today I went to a local dealership and they had a fully loaded white CT 4wd with the underbody spoiler kit and the roof rack installed. It makes it look more like a jeep than a "sports wagon" and without the roof rack it just didn't look right to me. Seeing the kit on a vehicle in person made all the difference and the two tone look is not for me. It didnt look bad just not a look I would want to drive around lol...
When we bought The Bean, our dealer had a mint green one on the lot all tricked out with a roof rack and the underbody kit. It looked a lot like a Subaru Outback to me. While I was putting nose prints on its windows, the wife was hugging the white one that ended upcoming home with us.

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i think having the 2 tone look, makes people think your too broke to get it painted hahaha.
 

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When we bought The Bean, our dealer had a mint green one on the lot all tricked out with a roof rack and the underbody kit. It looked a lot like a Subaru Outback to me. While I was putting nose prints on its windows, the wife was hugging the white one that ended upcoming home with us.

-fred
lmao that's the perfect car to compare it to! I couldn't think of the car before lol
 

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btw how much did u pay for your front lipÉ
I paid 320 after shipping and probably gonna spend another 100 to spray it. I definitely wanna get the back spoiler and paint it too. I know the front bumper installation involves a lot of drilling did you have to do any drilling for the back?
 

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Just a suggestion, you may want to make sure that they use a flex agent in the paint to allow the pieces to bend if necessary.
 

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Just a suggestion, you may want to make sure that they use a flex agent in the paint to allow the pieces to bend if necessary.
Thanks for heads up I wouldn't have thought to ask that lol
 
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