Jump to content

Bumper Paint.

  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 mike

  • Full Membership
  • 31 posts
  • LocationLake District
  • Car:2013 Tdci Titanium X

Posted 16 November 2018 - 06:14 AM

I have just noticed my bumpers are a darker shade than the rest of the car never noticed it before and i have had car 18 months. Colour is Moondust Silver Focus 2013 2.0 Titanium x just wondering if anybody else has a different shade on there bumpers.



    FFOC Forum Moderator & North London/Herts Regional Coordinat

  • Forum Moderators
  • 1876 posts
  • LocationHerts
  • Car:2017 Fiesta Zetec 100ps

Posted 16 November 2018 - 07:58 AM

Nearly all cars are like this, is due to the difference in the surface that the paint is applied to. A plastic surface makes the paint appear a darker shade than on a metal surface. Unfortunately it is more noticeable on certain colour cars.

#3 E TEA 66

E TEA 66

    FFOC Forum Moderator

  • Full Membership
  • 3835 posts
  • LocationStockport .
  • Car:Mk1.5 Focus Ghia Saloon

Posted 16 November 2018 - 08:04 PM

Yep! as Rogue 2 says as a metal and plastic do affect the paint finish quite differently especially with certain colours .