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      05-25-2012, 08:33 PM   #1
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I bought this black grille and am not happy

So I bought this black grille without noticing it looked like this and was wondering what you guys think of it. It doesn't sit flush and I can't believe I missed this when ordering....

http://www.ecstuning.com/Search/E92_...ille/ES518034/

this is what I really want it to look like (see picture below)



Opinions please
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      05-25-2012, 08:35 PM   #2
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Those are the 6 series style grilles for the e92. Go to the vendor section and just find someone selling e92 black kidney grilles. I reccomend jgmods!
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      05-25-2012, 08:42 PM   #3
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it doesnt look terrible but I wouldnt do it. Just paint your stock grill with plasti dip..
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      05-25-2012, 08:55 PM   #4
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I hate the 6 series style grill, I don't even like it on the 6 itself. It just looks so awkward to me. I think you should return it or just paint your current chrome ones black!
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those look so awkward
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      05-25-2012, 09:09 PM   #6
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Isn't that why the website has pictures, so you know what you're paying for...
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      05-25-2012, 09:21 PM   #7
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it doesnt look terrible but I wouldnt do it. Just paint your stock grill with plasti dip..
What he said..plastidip=canofheaven
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      05-25-2012, 09:33 PM   #8
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It's basically an E90 grill on an E92
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      05-25-2012, 09:37 PM   #9
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I did the same thing, ended up throwing them away painting my oem grills.

I think they look like crap.
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Those are the 6 series style grilles for the e92. Go to the vendor section and just find someone selling e92 black kidney grilles. I reccomend jgmods!
Yeah JGMODS is what made me realize mine arenít right theirs arenít over priced either.



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it doesnt look terrible but I wouldnt do it. Just paint your stock grill with plasti dip..
Yeah Iím going to look at the DIY and go get some plasti dip, do they make gloss and matter?

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I hate the 6 series style grill, I don't even like it on the 6 itself. It just looks so awkward to me. I think you should return it or just paint your current chrome ones black!
It does look awkward I canít believe I didnít realize this before I bought them :/

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those look so awkward
Very awkward :/

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Isn't that why the website has pictures, so you know what you're paying for...
Yes ECS Tuning did nothing wrong it was me not paying close enough attention because I just go the car

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What he said..plastidip=canofheaven
+1 I think Iím going to cave in

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It's basically an E90 grill on an E92

I came from an e90 so that may be a reason why I didnít notice this before I bought

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I did the same thing, ended up throwing them away painting my oem grills.

I think they look like crap.
Well since I can still get a refund Iím going to return them but how did you paint yours with plasti dip or spray?


This is what they look like on my car :////

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Yea...those are the weird looking grilles.



These are the ones you want:

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-335...lle/ES2185386/

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-335...lle/ES2539279/

http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-335...lle/ES2539278/
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Yea...those are the weird looking grilles.



These are the ones you want:



http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E92-335...lle/ES2539279/
Thank you sir will these fit an e92? It doesn't specify
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Looks bad. Glad you are returning
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$4 can of spray is all you need
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Well since I can still get a refund Iím going to return them but how did you paint yours with plasti dip or spray?
I primed and painted. I may end up redoing them in plasti-dip only because the paint keeps chipping off because of rocks. A friend plasti-diped his grills on his 6-series and they last and look good.
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www.bimmian.com bought my grille from there and they painted it the same as the car.
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Haha ignant
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      05-26-2012, 10:42 AM   #18
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this is your fault that grille is turrible
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this is what u want

http://www.protuninglab.com/hg-e9207bb.html
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no no
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Just get the OEM BMW Performance grill and call it a day.

Worth it.
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not a fan of it at all
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