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Old 05-24-2014, 06:59 PM   #1
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Replacing trunk lid on Mazda 6


I have a 2008 Mazda 6 sedan. The trunk lid is damaged. It seems easy enough to replace it. There is one on ebay same color as mine from a 2006 Mazda 6. Supposedly 2006 thru 2008 is the same car. Is it safe to assume that it would be the exact replacement? I know the color will not match exactly but the mechanical fit is what I am concerned about.

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Old 05-24-2014, 09:01 PM   #2
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It is if it's exactly same model. Yes, color won't match perfectly as it goes down to how elements changed shade of it. But if you do not wash it for 4 weeks, no one's gonna tell.

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It is if it's exactly same model.
Well now that's the 64k question...It seems to be but I need to know with certainty.
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There are no Mazda 6-s $64K worth.
There is no telling what e-bay fella will sell you. I burned myself not so long ago, buying Lexus mirror "guaranteed" to fit, same model - and ended resining it onto the glass.
Truly, your better bet may be to buy a new lid at say Certifit, and painting it. Will cost you but at least it's fit and paint match.
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Ask on a Mazda forum. Surely those people could tell you exactly what you need to know. It's better than guessing wrong.
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Ask on a Mazda forum.

I did. They are asleep over there.
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