That's exactly my thinking. A factory painted bumper will likely not match perfectly with a car that's been driven around a while. The safest bet is to have a local body shop install and paint the replacement bumper, as they will blend-in the colours.
Originally Posted by bruno787
some say factory painted might not Match at all and that it's better to paint I locally......
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