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Old 01-29-2013, 11:42 PM
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I have a 4th Gen ram ST with a front black bumper cover. I'd like to have it match the rest of the truck. Can this plastic piece be painted? Or is there a place you can buy a pre painted part for a reasonable price?
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you want #16 right? They only come primed (not pre-painted) and its $158.70

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Yes. 16 is the correct part. It sounds like the best route is to purchase primed one. Then get that painted rather than painting the black plastic bumper from the factory. What is a fair price to pay to paint a part like that?
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I also had the black plastic cover on my truck and purchased the paintable piece for my truck, what you get is also just black plastic but smooth rather than with a texture.

The body shop needs to use the proper paint that is flexible but otherwise the correct part made the painting much easier for them.
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