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      11-22-2012, 11:16 AM   #23
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Those tips look good Can I please get some info on them.
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      11-23-2012, 12:17 AM   #24
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Thats a good idea, But plastidip melts at a very low temperature. With your exhaust being there, it defintely started peeling because of the heat. Why don't you just paint it yourself or have a bodyshop paint it? Looks a lot better with the diffuser being black.
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      11-23-2012, 02:30 AM   #25
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I guess im the only one that thinks it looks better black...
i agree that i think it looks better all black instead of body-colored too.

but i also agree that plastidip is ghetto looking when used on anything besides the front grilles and kidney grilles.
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      11-23-2012, 12:45 PM   #26
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Them pipes.
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      11-23-2012, 03:47 PM   #27
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i like black as well, but maybe with real paint lol.

i'm curious, how's the airflow with the exhaust pipes done like that? do you get a lot less on the right side? (i read your exhaust thread)
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      11-23-2012, 09:44 PM   #28
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i plastic dipped my 335is diffuser had it since day 2
looks good to me maybe u just didnt do it right more layers?
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I dipped my diffuser for awhile...turns out really good actually. A much darker tone than the stock mtech when I compare it at the local BMW dealer

No, I didn't dip the tips, they were painted using high heat spray paint







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i like black as well, but maybe with real paint lol.

i'm curious, how's the airflow with the exhaust pipes done like that? do you get a lot less on the right side? (i read your exhaust thread)
Airflow is even on both sides. It's a dual tip muffler with two pipes, not a single tip split into two hence its even outflow
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