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Painted wheel arch, plastic trim, molding to match Vehicle color. Thoughts?

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Guys, I am in a huge dilemma mode and need your opinions.
We have a white 2022 Tech and I wanted to spice some things up externally.
I hate the new MDX plastics around the wheels and all around under bumpers, it drives me nuts.
I decided to slap an OEM lip for front and rear as well as running boards but it made the look even worse.
Tried my best to photoshop the black wheel arches and trim & moldings to see how it would look when all is painted.

IMHO it made the wheels look subconsciously bigger and/or the vehicle lower than it really is and I like it.
Any thoughts? Does all white trim make it too mini-van-ish?

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@Chazzy J
Yes it is, I took the risk it's not perfect but the contrast looks better then before. I recommend you wait until there's a person willing to take off the trim to sand it , prep it correctly . A blue like yours def would have to be done properly the paint won't stick to the method I used temp for me hope that helps
I had a local bumper repair paint /touch up paint guy do the front and rear lip spoiler & grill and he threw in the trim for a total of 500$. He told me what to expect from the plastic piece . Just a temp thing until I find a better solution
I'm aware but I didn't diy and once the type s mdx trims are avaible those are a perm solution as those are paintable they will come gloss black
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