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      04-16-2013, 01:06 PM   #1
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Black or chrome grill

My car is black should i stay with thechrome grill or go black
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      04-16-2013, 01:11 PM   #2
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you should do what you like because it's your car and nobody elses!
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      04-16-2013, 01:14 PM   #3
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Buy the black grilles and keep the chrome ones IMO. Then you can switch as you like.

When I get home I'll take a pic of my GF's car next to mine. She still has the chrome grilles and mine are black. Both are black cars but hers is metallic.
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      04-16-2013, 01:16 PM   #4
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      04-16-2013, 01:31 PM   #5
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you should do what you like because it's your car and nobody elses!


I still say go black
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      04-16-2013, 01:44 PM   #6
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Mess with people's heads, go with one of each.
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      04-16-2013, 02:27 PM   #7
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Plastidip. If you don't like it, just peel it off.
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      04-16-2013, 02:27 PM   #8
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Chrome son, chrome out erythang....
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      04-16-2013, 02:54 PM   #9
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if you like chrome keep it...

personally I like the matte black, even the glossy black

but I agree with MetsFan.

Plastidip it and if you like it then keep it and if not well.... it was only $10 for the can.
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      04-16-2013, 02:57 PM   #10
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I wrapped mine in carbon fiber vinyl.. I think it looks wonderful. It depends on the color of your car, and alternately your wheels and even window trim.
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      04-16-2013, 03:08 PM   #11
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I have a jet black e92 with black grills. Looks alot more aggressive and IMO better than the stock chromes
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      04-16-2013, 03:09 PM   #12
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Go with matte or gloss black.
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      04-16-2013, 03:13 PM   #13
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Cheers I think black will look better but GF thinks it will look to black. Has any 1 got before and after pics
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      04-16-2013, 03:46 PM   #14
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Personally I like the Glossy Black one!
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      04-16-2013, 03:47 PM   #15
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Here are our cars side-by side. Don't mind the dirty cars or iPhone picture quality.



Mine from the side



And hers

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Chrome grilles? Gooby pls. Black.
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I think the black grills looks much much better on a black car.
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      04-16-2013, 06:19 PM   #18
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...i happen to like the chrome, but that's just me...i would get rid of the orange reflectors though, if you have any...mine are getting replaced soon...
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you should do what you like because it's your car and nobody elses!
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      04-16-2013, 07:59 PM   #20
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Gloss black for sure. It looks much cleaner.
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Didn't like the chrome I did plasti dip $7 black grill looks newer and the chrome trim to white !
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