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      07-25-2012, 10:27 PM   #1
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Just dipped my grilles

Today I decided to remove the carbon fiber vinyl on my grilles and instead try plasti dipping them. The outcome was better than I expected and it looks very good! Here are some pics...
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      07-25-2012, 10:41 PM   #2
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2008 BMW 335i  [5.00]
plastidip looks great on SGM and SG
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Nice! I also plastidipped my grilles 2 weeks ago:

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Looks clean.
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Nice job OP and SFBay Area. That stuff really wears well too.
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Nice job OP and SFBay Area. That stuff really wears well too.
Thank you!
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Looks nice. Did mine too.. Can't go wrong when you plasti dip ;O)
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looks great!
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Looks great. Black grilles look so much better than stock.
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Looks good

I like black grilles when the car has the shadowline black package! Don't like it with the chrome/aluminium...
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Looks great. Black grilles look so much better than stock.
Totally agree!
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Just an update: some more pics. If anyone is hesitant in plasti dipping their grilles, dont be! Super easy alternative to purchasing grilles off of ebay. enjoy!
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Now do the lower grills,
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Looks great. Black grilles look so much better than stock.

I bought the performance grilles thru BMW but these dipt one do look good.
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Now do the lower grills,
I would love to, except I cant quite figure out a way to remove that lower gray mesh, tried almost everything.
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Now do the lower grills,
I would love to, except I cant quite figure out a way to remove that lower gray mesh, tried almost everything.
You don't have to remove them. Just use painters tape and some sort of tarp to cover the car. Then spray the spray paint into a small empty container that you can throw away (I used an old lunch meat container) and use a foam paint brush to paint the grille. Oh, and clean the grille before you paint too.
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