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View Poll Results: Which grills to get to match the Hamann CF Lip/CSL Diffuser
Oem Chrome 2 10.00%
Flat Black 8 40.00%
Gloss Black 2 10.00%
Carbon Fiber 8 40.00%
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Old 04-10-2011, 05:29 PM   #1
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Help me choose front/side grills.

hey guys, i just installed the hamann cf lip and now i feel like i should change out the front/side grills for a better match. i also have the cf csl diffuser in the rear.

i will be leaving the clear corners since i do not like the way the smoked ones look on a white car for some reason. my wheels are oem 19's if that helps.

im debating between the flat black, gloss black or cf grills for the front and sides. id like to get some opinions before pulling the trigger on a set.

also if anyone wants to post pics, preferably with some type of front lip installed that might help as well...

this is the only pic i have of the lip for now, the lip is glossy even though it doesnt looks like it in the pic.




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Old 04-18-2011, 06:18 PM   #2
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anyone else?
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Old 04-18-2011, 06:32 PM   #3
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I honestly think you should just leave it OEM unless you do more black or dark mods on the car. I love how crispy the car looks with the OEM gills/grills and lights.
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:13 PM   #4
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I think go for flat black or CF
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Old 04-18-2011, 08:18 PM   #5
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CF would look good, and pick up on all the other CF parts you have. or OEM, can't go wrong whatever you do. nice ride
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:22 PM   #6
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I could sell you my cf grilles off my car. If you are interested pm me.
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Old 04-18-2011, 09:43 PM   #7
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looks clean now.
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Old 04-18-2011, 10:28 PM   #8
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Flat black, try the smoked corners before you write them off... Hamann lip looks good.
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Old 04-18-2011, 11:16 PM   #9
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Body painted grill surround with black slats and cf side grills. Or cf slats if thats even possible, go a little custom if need be.
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Old 04-19-2011, 01:05 AM   #10
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matte black or gloss black. not a fan of cf grills/gills, but thats just me.
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:15 PM   #11
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Old 05-08-2011, 11:38 PM   #12
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I love everything about your car clear lights on white look way better than smoked
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