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      07-19-2012, 02:02 PM   #1
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matte black grill or gloss?

whats your pick? i see most people on here have the matte black. I think they both look good but i've only seen a few pics of the gloss.
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      07-19-2012, 03:08 PM   #2
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Matte on light cars, gloss on dark cars.
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collect them all, theyre cheap so just interchange as you pls.
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its a black... i may get a matte black for now and later on find a gloss black... any suggestions on where to get the gloss black from? I seen one before i bought my bmw now i can't find it lol
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I have a Monaco Blue e92 and I currently have matte black and got tired of them already, in my opinion they looked sort of cheap. I ordered gloss black kidney grills from ModMy3.com for a fair price... check them out.
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      07-19-2012, 05:36 PM   #6
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I've got Shadowline trim on my car so I went with the gloss black kidney grills to match everything up.
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Gloss unless you have a matte car
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      07-19-2012, 08:35 PM   #8
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got the matte black today... wasn't bad so i went for it... may try the gloss black later on...


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      07-19-2012, 11:34 PM   #9
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I went for matte black.
Mines lemans blue, my girlfriend prefers the chrome
I prefer the matte, my mate thinks I should get gloss, but to me the Matt is more aggressive
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      07-20-2012, 04:24 AM   #11
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has anyone got a picture of matte and gloss side by side?
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      07-20-2012, 07:39 AM   #13
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recently changed from matte to gloss on a AW. I like the gloss alot more.
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      07-20-2012, 10:18 AM   #15
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I went for matte black.
Mines lemans blue, my girlfriend prefers the chrome
I prefer the matte, my mate thinks I should get gloss, but to me the Matt is more aggressive
IMO I think anything is better than the chrome lol
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Gloss black, I left the vertical slats chrome for an accent touch.
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      07-21-2012, 10:13 PM   #17
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Body color FTW... Beats the hell out of any shade of black in my opinion. Unless of course your car is black.
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      07-21-2012, 10:29 PM   #18
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Gloss on black and white look great imo
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      07-22-2012, 01:52 AM   #20
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Wasnt sure what to go with, Went with OEM black
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E90-328..._All/ES517977/

Pricier but OEM... Now just need some blacklines and an MMW lip to set it off.
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      07-22-2012, 10:06 AM   #21
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+1 the gloss black is nicer, the matte looks unfinished plastic cheap
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i have e92 jet black car color... and cant decide... but i have had both, gloss nad matte on saphire black 90 and i think matte is better, for the contrast.
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