Having sent back the other hood, I got mine off and did work on it. Sanded the whole thing down (hours or prep work by hand) and dropped it off to get painted.
This is a shaved OEM repainted with a Titek CF duct and clear side markers. I have had 5 bumpers now made of all materials, so I can say with some perspective that OEM is the way to go. Do whatever you want to do with it (personally, I think mine looks awesome), but I HATE FRP of anykind, and I love the OEM urethane and fit.
Paint quality is OK, I give it a B. Would look great to most eyes, but to my ex-detailer eye, it can use a little work. I intend to wet sand and cut it out right, once the paint has cured a bit.
First piece I ordered some 3 weeks ago, last to get here. Came TODAY!
It is just the Intense Power front lip spoiler, but for only $179 SHIPPED, this is a REE-diculous deal. The urethane quality seems great, and it fit my car like a puzzle piece. I don't think it would come off if you did nothing but snap it on, but just in case I threw on some 3M tape and some bolts (pics to follow).
As I said, I am a HUGE urethane fan. With the scheme I went with (again, pics to follow), I think it looks right at home unpainted, which was the goal. This way, I can scrape it all over daily driving (bound to happen no matter how careful you are) without having to ever worry about cracking, paint chipping, etc, etc, and since the material itself is black, I am hoping it will just stay looking good...
I mean, there's no way it can be as bad as my other set ups...
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