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alright well if the body shop is painting the passenger side door and the fender will they have to paint like my hood and everything or will it just blend right in?
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If they are good, it will blend in.

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I painted just one door and it's impossible to tell the difference...
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Yes and no. Without getting complicated, the best answer I can give you is depends on the color. If its something like black, they can just paint the door and fender due to the hue of the color. Theres a slight chance your eyes can distinguish the value difference. Where as matching a white is shitty and almost, 9 out of 10 times, is blended out. It also boils down to skill of the painter and what the shop perfers. Mostly it lies in what color your dealing with.

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