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I'm trying to order a fuel door for my 2006 Altima on but they don't ask for a color. Where can I go to get a new fuel door that's painted the same color as my car? I have no desire to paint it myself.

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If I am not mistaken, wouldn't that part come not painted or just with primer? – Troggy May 13 '11 at 18:10
Modified a bit to ask a better question – Joe Philllips May 13 '11 at 18:31
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Most if not all of those type parts are paint to match. If you call the dealer they should be able to give you a price quote painted. Our parts department would send it over to our body shop for it to be painted before you picked it up. There is an additional charge for this however.

You may also want to check your local salvage yards as it may be more economical to purchase one from them.

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Salvage yard is a good idea. I was planning on checking the net first and then finding a salvaged part if I could get one for a deal. Thanks for the feedback – Joe Philllips May 18 '11 at 17:59
Sometimes pre-painted parts are available for a while. I don't know if they're production spares or what. I'm wishing I'd grabbed a mirror for my ride just in case. Of course I didn't need one until the pre-painted versions were no longer available, now I'm going to have to have one paint matched, ugh. – Mark Johnson Apr 12 '12 at 6:04

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