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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 09-17-2009, 12:36 AM   #41
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kinda i guess...i like the really flat look it has....u have any close up pics of the matte you use....im considering doing my whole car now eventually so wanna see which flat or matte i wanna go with
Only if you promise to purchase the material from me. Just kidding.

Here's the best I have on hand right now to give you an idea of how it looks like:



Look at the side roof rail, that's the factory "matte" black finish that you usually see on their trim pieces. I left it unwrapped, as it matched the rest of the roof pretty much exactly.

Even in that bright of a lighting scenario, the vinyl still stays its true black color and doesn't get washed out.

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Old 09-17-2009, 01:49 AM   #42
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Old 09-17-2009, 09:40 AM   #43
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Thanks. I'll be doing a MkV GTI's roof in CF and tinting his tail lights later today. I'll be sure to get those pictures up too for you guys.

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Yes I am. Thursdays and Fridays. I usually need 1 to 2 weeks advance/heads up notice though.

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Matte black on the roof and center of the hood on a MkIII:



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Some user submitted pictures of guys who aren't/weren't local to me, but purchased the material from me and DIY'd it themselves:









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I have no friends...do you think this is something 1 person can do? also is it easier if you leave the sunroof close or opened when putting the vinyl...I did my window trim and its was a fun experience...Im looking forward to doing my roof
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I have no friends...do you think this is something 1 person can do? also is it easier if you leave the sunroof close or opened when putting the vinyl...I did my window trim and its was a fun experience...Im looking forward to doing my roof
I leave it closed, then open it later when I go to trim it. Doing it by yourself takes some extra planning. I'd say peel off half of the backing paper first, then lay it on the roof, then proceed to pull back the rest.

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I leave it closed, then open it later when I go to trim it. Doing it by yourself takes some extra planning. I'd say peel off half of the backing paper first, then lay it on the roof, then proceed to pull back the rest.

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thanks for the tip
Hopefully it works out.

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