I have a silver sky metallic and am going with Line X Xtra. Should I go color match or black? Will one show scratches more than the other? Pros and cons of each.
IMO Your truck has chrome wheels, chrome nerf's, and could add chrome mirror covers and handles. If you plan on sticking woith the chrome, I would color match. If you plan on changing wheels/nerfs then I would go black. JMO.I have a silver sky metallic and am going with Line X Xtra. Should I go color match or black? Will one show scratches more than the other? Pros and cons of each.
I had the same question when I got mine done. My shop actually talked me out of color matching (silver) because he said it would show marks and scratches if I was not very careful when putting things in the bed. I went with the black Xtra and have not regretted it once. I have thrown all kinds of things in the bed and it still looks brand new 15 months later.
Does the black fade?My Line-X dealer talked me out of color match as well, I didn't mind paying extra $$$ but he said they are prone to fade unless you treat them with an anti-UV spray once a year or keep them covered. He showed me his son's truck that was color matched but never UV treated and it didn't look good.
Read the explanation from 123Gone (above) for clarification about LineX and Xtra.black...and xtra is not a topcoat, paint is mixed in with the line-x formula. i had my bed and bumpers done with the line-x-xtra in black and have been very happy, it looks good with the silver