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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 07-29-2016, 12:08 PM   #1
BullCityBimmer
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My Ride: 323i
1999 Steel Blue 323i

Gave good ol Charlotte a wash the other day. Snapped some photographs with iPhone to show her off for the first time.









I am currently in the process of restoring the door and bumper moldings. I removed them from the car, sanded and cleaned the surface and used a BavAuto matte black spray paint that has been made to match the original matte black of the trim. While the door moldings have only a few coats of the paint, the bumper moldings received a clear coat (visible in the last two images). This was only to experiment how I wanted the finished product to look and have decided to respray all of the pieced again with paint and clear coat.

While I am at it, anybody know how restore the panels/molding around the door windows? Would be nice to have these parts match the improved molding to come.

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