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      01-16-2013, 01:14 PM   #1
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WTT: Chrome window Trims for Black Window Trims

Hello everyone, as the title said I'm interested in black window trims. I could either trade mine for yours or just buy yours. I live in Charlotte. I want to black out my E92 CPE. if anyone interested please PM me. Thank you

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Hey I would suggest maybe just gloss black wrapping it. In the DIY section they have a couple write-ups, or you could take it to a place that does vehicle wrapping and they could do it for you.

You could order the vinyl from : http://www.bmwshadowline.com/
and here is one DIY http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...ht=window+trim
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hey, I dont think wrapping would turn out perfect but am planning to spray the trims with trim paint( a spray that I got online). am just waiting for the weather to get wormer then do it. I posted here to see if there might be any interests in chrome trims
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+1 on the bmwshadowline. Did mine in the matte black and looks like oem! Saves the hassle of having to remove the trim on two vehicles.
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awesome I hope it works out. I love my vinyl...you can't even tell its been wrapped and it look gloss as if it were OEM.
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awesome I hope it works out. I love my vinyl...you can't even tell its been wrapped and it look gloss as if it were OEM.
could you tell me how many rolls you needed to wrap the whole trims and what width should i get. thank you
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One standard roll from them should be plenty. The trim going above the window uses the full width but you can actually cut the width in half for the trim below the windows. Eliminates waste in case you need to redo some pieces
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One standard roll from them should be plenty. The trim going above the window uses the full width but you can actually cut the width in half for the trim below the windows. Eliminates waste in case you need to redo some pieces
they have 3 sizes for the widths, I think 3", 4" or 5". which one did u get?
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hey guys i just ordered that vinyl wrap from shadow line what do i have to do to install it?? do i have to take apart all the trim pieces??
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hey guys i just ordered that vinyl wrap from shadow line what do i have to do to install it?? do i have to take apart all the trim pieces??
no you dont have to take the parts out
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wow so its just simply opening the roll and putting them on?
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I want to say I ordered 3" but I'd have to check once i get home, and yes just clean very well with rubbing alcohol and make sure to clean the inner edges where the trim folds into.
Try doing the trim under the window first since it's straight and one width it will be easier to get a feel for it if you've never vinyl-ed before.

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wow so its just simply opening the roll and putting them on?
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