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Old 04-04-2013, 04:32 AM   #41
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yea going to try get some carbon badges
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:45 AM   #42
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just got installed my smoked indicators
Nice. What's going on with your drivers side washer jet?
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:47 AM   #43
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what do u mean? whats wrong with it
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:56 AM   #44
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what do u mean? whats wrong with it
It doesn't look the same colour as the rest of the car.
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:09 AM   #45
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probably just the sun in the photo
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:28 AM   #46
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I'm selling some black side grills if you want brand new
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:30 AM   #47
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yea going to try get some carbon badges
Personally I think OEM badges are the way to go
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:41 AM   #48
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I'm selling some black side grills if you want brand new
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:41 AM   #49
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nah chrome on white looks terrible
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:25 AM   #50
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Keep it clean mate. Carbon fibre badges are just tacky and look cheap. Teenagers stick faux-carbon fibre gear on for the hell of it and it very rarely looks good. If you want to go for the monotone black/white look, look at some black roundel overlays. Best of all, it's completely reversible.

If it was me, keep it OEM, stay true.
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:30 AM   #51
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yea trying to keep the car as clean as possible but the chrome really looks terrible
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:41 AM   #52
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Carbon roundels have the same amount of chrome that OEM roundels do.
Agree with Goon; been there, done that, looks ****.
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:17 AM   #53
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Old 04-04-2013, 07:29 AM   #54
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car looks mad. still prefer everything blacked out though
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:04 AM   #55
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The badges are the last of your problems. Get rid of that number plate.
I've got a black acrylic plate with white lettering fixed within the mouth of the front spoiler. It's as hidden as you can get without running no plate at all.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:22 AM   #56
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The badges are the last of your problems. Get rid of that number plate.
I've got a black acrylic plate with white lettering fixed within the mouth of the front spoiler. It's as hidden as you can get without running no plate at all.
You could always run no front plate Brett. I got away with it for years and it looks so much better! If I didn't have screw holes in my front bumper I wouldn't be running one at the moment.

How are your M3 wheels going? Is that just an old photo or did you give up on them?
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:24 AM   #57
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I agree with goon on the simplicity and clean lines. Dont fall into the trap if being too excitied and doing too much.

I personally prefer chrome grills on prefacelift/m3s. Especialy on an AW.

I disagree about mounting the plate lower. Just doesnt look right, its like a dog poking its tongue out.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:29 AM   #58
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The badges are the last of your problems. Get rid of that number plate.
I've got a black acrylic plate with white lettering fixed within the mouth of the front spoiler. It's as hidden as you can get without running no plate at all.
Dude that looks horrible I can't believe you actually think that front plate looks good
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:38 AM   #59
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Dude that looks horrible I can't believe you actually think that front plate looks good
This. That looks horrendous. It always looks like an afterthought. Sort of "Cripes, I don't really have time to get it all done properly, I'll just ziptie it onto the front mesh". Do you blokes (Vic/QLD) get the slimmer version plates? If so, those are really clean and declutter things up front.
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:50 AM   #60
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You could always run no front plate Brett. I got away with it for years and it looks so much better! If I didn't have screw holes in my front bumper I wouldn't be running one at the moment.

How are your M3 wheels going? Is that just an old photo or did you give up on them?
Whats the consequences of not running front plates??
And how did you 'get away' with it??
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