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      11-12-2012, 03:17 PM   #1
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black grille on silver car?? opinions

was thinking of ordering the BMW performance gloss black front grilles... but haven't seen too many black grilles on silver cars..

what do you think... yes or no?

I was thinking they might look nice with some carbon front splitters.. but again, haven't seen that done on silver.
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      11-12-2012, 03:19 PM   #2
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Seen black grills on silver M3's and it works really well.
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Yup +1
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      11-12-2012, 03:38 PM   #4
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Plus 3!!

It is a great combo in my opinion!

If I had a silver car I would do it, with my black car I haven't (yet! It might grow on me)
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      11-12-2012, 03:41 PM   #6
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oooh nice Sparky68.

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Did mine myself, easy enough job to paint.
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No brainier for me. Going to look tops!
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Black grills look better on any colour IMO, chrome looks cheap to me.
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mine with Cf grills. much better than just black grills. with black grill you dont get that shine.

ignore the prawn crackers on the top XD
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I did mine and love it...along with the black wheels



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We have done this theme recently.

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Here are my before and after pics on Space Grey
LCI cars doesnt have that bracket for license plate now??
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LCI cars doesnt have that bracket for license plate now??
Tell me more?

What do you mean?

Its an LCI car manufactured Sept 10

There is no bracket - drilled straight into the bumper - always hated it. Looks cheap to me. Keep meaning to pick up some metal pressed plates and plate holders - but want blank ones.
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Tell me more?

What do you mean?

Its an LCI car manufactured Sept 10

There is no bracket - drilled straight into the bumper - always hated it. Looks cheap to me. Keep meaning to pick up some metal pressed plates and plate holders - but want blank ones.
notice on gaza's car there is a bracket for the license plate..same with mine...
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Damn you all!

Although I had black grills on my old Platinum Grey motor, I didn't go for them this time as I didn't think they'd suit a car in silver.

Having seen the photos, you've just cost me another 70
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mine with Cf grills. much better than just black grills. with black grill you dont get that shine.

ignore the prawn crackers on the top XD


You can get them in Black Chrome, I was tempted to go CF when I was looking for mine but I knew if I had one thing on the car carbon what would happen the rest.
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      11-13-2012, 05:32 PM   #19
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I think the 'YK60' above looks more stylish with oem.
Put mine back to oem for the same reason, looks more professional.
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You can get them in Black Chrome, I was tempted to go CF when I was looking for mine but I knew if I had one thing on the car carbon what would happen the rest.
I know what you mean... Just like with black grills then people are tempted to have black mirror covers and then black roof.

I have the grill, mirror caps , m3 spoiler and duke dynamic perfomace diffuser in carbon fiber. Before anyone says its overkill it isnt because from afar it looks just like black parts.
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Prefer chrome - think black looks too Halfords. But just a personal opinion...
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IMO both black and chrome grille's look good on silver E92/93's
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