Gloss black gutter strip

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  1. 19 Apr 2018 at 3:03 PM #1
    Adamantium

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    I'm removing my gutter strip (shadowline) to have it repainted and have a choice of matte or gloss black.

    The car is carbon black and I'm really not sure which way to go.

    The trouble is it doesn't show up well in photos.

    Does anyone have a useful photo or an opinion on which way to go.

    Am leaning towards the stock finish as it matches the weather strip along the bottom edge of the window and the front edge of the A-pillar.
     
  2. 19 Apr 2018 at 3:54 PM #2
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    if you do it any other shade other than gloss it will look wrong and won't match the rest of the trims.
     
  3. 19 Apr 2018 at 4:27 PM #3
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    It's currently matte.

    Gloss was an option my car didn't have.
     
  4. 19 Apr 2018 at 5:02 PM #4
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    Leave it matt then unless you want to gloss the rest of the trims lol.

    Gloss does look better I'd go for it.
     
  5. 21 Apr 2018 at 10:35 PM #5
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    Gloss!
     

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