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Painted Rear Diffuser

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by Cyprio, Apr 12, 2014.

  1. Cyprio
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    Guys, I need your help please.

    I've decided to have the 'rear diffuser' painted on my Ibis white s4 as I think the grey colour doesn't sit right on a white car, imo.
    I'm thinking of either 'gloss white' to continue through with the white theme, or Gloss/Satin black, as a contrast - leaning more towards the gloss white, but what do you guys think?

    Cheers...
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    I have an Ibis white, If I were keeping the standard diffuser then I would be going gloss black
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    satin or gloss black
    white wont look right,
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    I think a dark grey or black would look ok, but IMO white wouldn't look OEM.
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    Another one for black maybe even Matt black
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    I am getting mine done gloss black
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    [Apr 12, 2014]
    +1 for gloss black
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    +2 for gloss black
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    [Apr 13, 2014]
    Thanks guys, Gloss black it is then. I'm getting it done at the local bmw dealership, :) had excellent paintwork done there in the past.
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    [Apr 13, 2014]
    Look forward to seeing the results!
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    No probs - will get a couple uploaded when done.:)
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    [Apr 14, 2014]
    Looking forward to seeing this as I am thinking of gloss blacking all the rear diffuser.
    Another option was to gloss black just the honeycomb and use a brighter silver instead and also do the front splitter. Think I'll wait till I've seen yours.
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    [Apr 16, 2014]
    Here's a couple of pics of the painted diffuser - I chose Satin black instead of Gloss black and also had the centre strip painted in silver. I'm really pleased with the result and would definitely recommend having it done if you wish to keep the oem diffuser.


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    That looks great mate! Nice touch!
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    Cheers mate
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    [Apr 19, 2014]
    Nice contrast with the ibis white.
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    [Apr 23, 2014]
    Looks great, I'm planing putting mine with 3M black carbon fiber
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    Cheers guys :icon_thumright:
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    [Apr 23, 2014]
    This was my original idea too, but I was told by a local wrapping company that Vinyl wrap won't stick very well to the type of plastic finish on the S4 diffuser, and he wouldn't be able to give a guarantee on the work.

    Let us know what you think when you've had it done.:)
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