Color Matched Mirrors, Opinions?

Discussion in 'Chevy Truck Accessories' started by FrigginNoodles, Feb 25, 2011.

  1. FrigginNoodles

    FrigginNoodles Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    Hey guys, I was thinking about painting the caps on my mirrors red to match the truck. I have seen this done on this site in white and it looks great. I have leftover paint/clearcoat from when I did my bow tie. The color looks pretty close to the factory paint. What do you guys think? Should I just keep the stock black plastic covers? I'm just worried that it may look funny with the black border around the caps. Here is a pic of the truck and the painted bow tie.

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    *Edit- P.S. Here is a link to the how to I am referring to Here
    Last edited: Feb 25, 2011
  2. silveradotrailblazer

    silveradotrailblazer Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I think they would look good red, it would match the top bumper cover.
  3. canislupis69

    canislupis69 Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I say go for it, I think it would look great.
  4. FrigginNoodles

    FrigginNoodles Rockstar 4 Years 500 Posts

    I'm going for it. Broke a small piece of the inlay prying the cap off of the second one. DOH! That double sided tape is a pain. Shouldn't be anything a dab of superglue can't fix. Worst case scenario, I will buy some chrome overlays. Here is a pic of the damage. [​IMG]
  5. KidHauler

    KidHauler Epic Member 5+ Years 500 Posts

    Too late to comment?

    I think it'll look great. There's enough other black trim that the mirrors will fit right in. Oh, and next time, try a piece of thin dental floss to saw through that tape.
    Good luck,
  6. mfleetwood

    mfleetwood Epic Member 5+ Years ROTM Winner 5000 Posts

    I think it will look nice too!

    Hey Kid, I like your dental floss comment...nice!
  7. Bigbomber

    Bigbomber Rockstar 4 Years 5000 Posts

    Fishing line works great too and won't break as easy as floss.You can also purchase those mirror caps from your dealer,they are $70.00 at my dealer and you can get them in any body colour.
  8. brownboyz71

    brownboyz71 Member

    I was planning on doing the same thing, but ended up getting a great deal on some sport mirrors. I love the uniform look, and it'll look especially nice since you already have the top of the bumper done too.

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