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      04-05-2008, 05:18 AM   #1
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successful e90 matte black window trim

took 4 hours but was well worth the time and learning. i was actually able to remove all the trim on the doors without bending in order to ensure perfect coverage with the vinyl. re-installation was a pain, but once i got it down, things went smoothly.

this is how the car should've come.

now the million dollar question, black or gunmetal csl's...





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Where did you get the vinyl? Did it come pre-cut? Do you just tape it onto the original trim after you remove it? Can you post a quick DIY on this...
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Where did you get the vinyl? Did it come pre-cut? Do you just tape it onto the original trim after you remove it? Can you post a quick DIY on this...
Looks very good by the way...good job...
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looks fantastic
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      04-05-2008, 12:53 PM   #5
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looks good man!
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this is where you can get the vinyl: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN:IT&ih=001

I ordered 2 rolls (req. for the e90) just to be safe, plus for the price it can't be beat. the guy ships it FAST.

I'll post a little DIY on the trim removal later.
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I'd love to black it out...and think removing the trim is the best option for ease of application. But don't want to bend those really pricy pieces...
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      04-06-2008, 07:39 AM   #8
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Looks great! I have gunmetal CSL wheels on my black E90 and everyone loves them. BTW I live close to you and might be selling my wheels this month. Give me your email and I can send you some pix.
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Go with the Gunmetals....I have them on my e90.

They will look hot with the black trim and tint...Black Matte wont bring any contrast to your car.
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