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Old 10-02-2012, 02:01 PM   #1
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I changed my grille to the black matte satin euro style. Some cornball in here tried to say that the euro grilles are played out and ugly... What a qunt, I love the black mate grilles on any bimmer especially e46's.
Then I changed my emblems to the black and white CF version front and back, might I add I did it in the rain again! It seems like when I have the time to tinker with my ride it wants to rain... Like when I did my fuel filter last week smh. Take a peep
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #2
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:06 PM   #3
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Put your flame suit on, buddy.
OKAY.

Not a huge fan of the CF roundels, but I'm running the MB grille on my vert. Looks great imo. Nice upgrade! It looks really good on tiag.
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:09 PM   #4
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How are black grills euro-style? I like the stock grills and roundel better. should change them back.
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:11 PM   #5
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No way!!! Lol how bout I give u mine (the stock ones) mango! Lol ( j/k of course)

Thanks Tampa! Flame on

Thanks blue... The way the cf goes against the silver looks wicked!
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:15 PM   #6
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No way!!! Lol how bout I give u mine (the stock ones) mango! Lol ( j/k of course)
I was actually going to give my black ones away. they're gloss black from khoalty. i should have a contest of some sorts... first fanatic to draw something on DMAX'S rear window would be funny. (of course safely with removeable paint/chalk) but then that would limit the prize to new jersey residents and that wouldnt be fair.
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:16 PM   #7
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Lmao prize grilles... But u mentioned that they were black gloss.... That's a no no black matte only
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Old 10-02-2012, 02:36 PM   #9
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Lmao prize grilles... But u mentioned that they were black gloss.... That's a no no black matte only
BMW performance offers gloss black as an option.

Matte black are the ones offered by khoalty, ddm, ebay, etc.

in the end, it's ghetto anyway cause it's what teenagers do. same goes for the stickers.

if you're bored and want to spend, spend where it counts.
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IMO black grilles look cheap and not BMW-style... The kidney grilles are what BMW is known for, why try to hide them by making them all black? I personally love the chrome trim with black back on the grilles.

I mean look at Mango's sig, thats how the grilles are supposed to look---Classy!
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Here it is again. Any time someone touches their car, someone is there to tell them how stupid they are for doing it.
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I can understand the black grills(glossy or matte) because it looks good. Hence why it is played out.

BUT

Why would you change the roundels from the colors of Bavaria to colors that are not those of Bavaria!?
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It's not what you touch, but how you touch it.
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looks good. I prefer matte black personally.
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I don't understand why anybody would want to change out the grilles or the colors of the badge? Don't you think BMW made the kidneys chrome and the roundel blue and white for a reason? My buddy wants me to change out my chrome kidneys so bad for the matte black... basically told him to go F himself. I would never do that on my car. I spend my money on stuff that counts... like cooling system and suspension parts.

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I do agree with your post though.
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Haha I figured I should add that in there as a testament to my love of chrome kidney grilles on BMW's.
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I think the stock chrome grilles look great on facelift only. I switched to black grilles on my PFL sedan and there is no way I'd rock the chrome again. I would definitely keep the stock grilles if they were the bigger nicer facelift ones.

Regarding the roundels, I have black and white on my car. I wish I could go with the original blue and white, but to me it just clashes with the color of my car and the corners/sidemarkers I've put on it.

I am not a fan of CF at all though.
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I would definitely keep the stock grilles if they were the bigger nicer facelift ones.
The pre-face sedan grilles are just ugly all around.
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