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      09-08-2006, 01:03 PM   #1
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Question CHROME trim or NOT what do you all think? (Post pics)

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Just curious what some of your thoughts were on this? Feel free to post pics before and after of why you went CHROME or NOT with your car. As most of you can see in my sig that I have a 328i on order for my wife and planned on doing the 330/335 Chrome WINDOW TRIM, grill, exhaust, etc....for her.

I have seen a couple of pics here and there and can't really decide now. Please post some pics if you have them to compare. Sparkling Graphite would be perfect but any color will do....

Should I add the chrome?
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      09-08-2006, 03:25 PM   #2
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it depends what ur going to do to ur car! for me personally i like the chrome because my car is going to be all black/chrome.
black wheels chrome lip
dark tint chrome trim
chrome outside kidney grill, black inside

for me it works, decide what u want ur car to be like
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      09-08-2006, 03:39 PM   #3
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It's for the wife so maybe I'll just wait and let her decide....

I was thinking about doing something different with it but everyone will have to wait and see if she lets me do it.
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      09-09-2006, 03:22 PM   #6
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      09-09-2006, 03:45 PM   #7
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i've blacked out all my chrome. I just like the way it looks.
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      09-09-2006, 05:20 PM   #9
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      09-09-2006, 05:34 PM   #10
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Hey RGray, I cant decide on the BlackLines how do they look?
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      09-09-2006, 05:42 PM   #11
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Hey RGray, I cant decide on the BlackLines how do they look?
What do you think.

They make the car look lower and wider.

I like my black grill too.
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Quite sexy! I must look into prices now.
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how do you change the chrome windwo trim to black?
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how do you change the chrome windwo trim to black?
exchange it with someone with black trimming or buy new one.
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i'm not a fan of chrome window trim. bmw should have kept it how it was before, shadowline (black) trim for sport package and chrome for non-sport. i'm happy my 325i came with black trim.
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Don't forget to match your chrome trim with these

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I like the black grills +++

Are they ABS plastic or did you guys have to spray paint them black ?

Anyone in the UK with de-chromed grills ? (I have seen it on E46s)
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I like the black grills +++

Are they ABS plastic or did you guys have to spray paint them black ?

Anyone in the UK with de-chromed grills ? (I have seen it on E46s)
They're plastic and the bars are a little thicker.

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chrome is hot, black is not.
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Matte Black > Chrome
Carbon Fibre > Gloss Black > Chrome/Aluminum > Matte Black.

This applies to everything. Almost.
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