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      09-18-2009, 03:42 PM   #1
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From Chrome to Gloss Black!

Hey guys, what you think of this? bought the normal chrome M3 badges on ebay and decided to spray them gloss black with some paint in the warehouse! Simple quick mod for under £10!! seen the gloss black ones on sale for about £40, but to be fair i think these come out pretty much perfect, Just need a good polish now but will give it another day or 2 to really dry up! Not sure yes if they are going to go onda car (when it comes) cause i think these are the larger size M3 badge, might do another another gloss black on the original ones
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      09-18-2009, 03:52 PM   #2
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I was thinkin' of debadging my 325 for a while then maybe doing what you done to yours with a new badge and stick that on.

What you've done Waffers looks pretty sikk. Would look the nutz on white.
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      09-18-2009, 03:53 PM   #3
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Thats looks GREAT, nice job.
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I was thinkin' of debadging my 325 for a while then maybe doing what you done to yours with a new badge and stick that on.

What you've done Waffers looks pretty sikk. Would look the nutz on white.
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my bloody matt one was £65 in the end with all the import charges etc but it is the original size badge and looks fantastic qulity ,yours also looks nice .
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Im thinking of buying another one (the small ones) but cant find them with the monochrome stripes! Do you think it would look bad with the slightly bigger ones?
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Im thinking of buying another one (the small ones) but cant find them with the monochrome stripes! Do you think it would look bad with the slightly bigger ones?
I think you need to stick with OEM (but sprayed as your pic), although the badge you have done looks great, it's the sort of badge you would see on the back of a non M car

An M3 does'nt need a bigger badge,less is more
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I think you need to stick with OEM (but sprayed as your pic), although the badge you have done looks great, it's the sort of badge you would see on the back of a non M car

An M3 does'nt need a bigger badge,less is more
I agree, i want the OEM size one but with the black, grey, white stipes...will match my new car perfect, but cant find it anywere!
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I think you need to stick with OEM (but sprayed as your pic), although the badge you have done looks great, it's the sort of badge you would see on the back of a non M car

An M3 does'nt need a bigger badge,less is more
Keep it OEM and classy. Good spray job by the way. I did my chrome front grills (outer edges) and it looks great.
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Thanks, I will try get hold of a OEM one and do the same. I have the matt black M3 side grills which i sprayed too. the front grills i have in matt black and was going to spray them but have decided to order the gloss black bmw performance ones.
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Sorry, but why would you put an M3 badge on your 335?

Or is it just me?
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Sorry, but why would you put an M3 badge on your 335?

Or is it just me?
I beleive WAFIK has an E93 M3 in white on order, its for that one.
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I beleive WAFIK has an E93 M3 in white on order, its for that one.
I was dying to ask the same but held back. For once I'm glad I did!!
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I was dying to ask the same but held back. For once I'm glad I did!!
Thats not like you is it, too much sea air perhaps
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I beleive WAFIK has an E93 M3 in white on order, its for that one.
Yup, its for that one I also bought the OEM size one now (gloss black) as this is the e46 one and is slightly bigger.
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