as far as prep goes, sand with 600/800, or grey scotchbrite. clean, base, then clear. it'll look like it came that way. I didnt do the black window channel, but I did do the mirrors on mine, and it looks a lot better all the same color. If you want them painted for you, just lemme know.
94 V8 on 17" custom paint, R.I.P
97 Mark VIII LSC yeah
08 Ford Edge, white for now