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      11-14-2013, 01:44 AM   #1
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Should I get my roof painted black?

thinking about painting the roof but Im undecided. What do you all think?


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I think it would look great!
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      11-14-2013, 01:57 AM   #3
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Didn't we discuss this already?
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Didn't we discuss this already?
lol very possible man, my memory is horrible. I may have asked this a couple months ago
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lol very possible man, my memory is horrible. I may have asked this a couple months ago
Lol yeah we did. But to answer your question again, yes! Paint or vinyl, just doeeeet! And don't forget to get CF mirror caps as well.
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Go for it man! I dropped my car off on monday to get my roof painted and I'm picking it up this weekend
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Lol yeah we did. But to answer your question again, yes! Paint or vinyl, just doeeeet! And don't forget to get CF mirror caps as well.
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Go for it man! I dropped my car off on monday to get my roof painted and I'm picking it up this weekend
I think Ill drop it off Tuesday. My bodyshop guy quoted me $150 to do it.
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Yes, but why not just get it wrapped?
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Yes, but why not just get it wrapped?
Cause it would look better gloss? And not cost I think it was $250 I was quoted
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I think Ill drop it off Tuesday. My bodyshop guy quoted me $150 to do it.
thats hella cheap! i got quoted $225.
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absolutley....i had mine painted gloss black and it looks boss!
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If you have to ask, you should just get it wrapped so you can remove it if you change your mind.
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If you have to ask, you should just get it wrapped so you can remove it if you change your mind.
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yup.
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Dropping it off tuesday
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Dropping it off tuesday
You should have them paint the mirrors to match.
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Why not get it wrapped? Wrap comes in gloss black too... That would be the better route In my opinion. Incase you don't like it, just peel it off.
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Why not get it wrapped? Wrap comes in gloss black too... That would be the better route In my opinion. Incase you don't like it, just peel it off.
Ill like it lol. Paint job cheaper than wrap since I know the guy who owns body shop well
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If you would have asked me 1-2 years ago i would have said hell yeah! I actually did it on my crimson e90.

Now that I notice everyone has the blacked out theme going on, I stay away. Then again if everyone is doing it its cause it looks damn good.

Just my 2cents. All up to you though. Also if you want the cheapest option is buy some quality gloss black vinyl on ebay and DIY. its really not that hard & not permanent which would be a big plus.
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Did it to my space grey, looks mean !
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If you would have asked me 1-2 years ago i would have said hell yeah! I actually did it on my crimson e90.

Now that I notice everyone has the blacked out theme going on, I stay away. Then again if everyone is doing it its cause it looks damn good.

Just my 2cents. All up to you though. Also if you want the cheapest option is buy some quality gloss black vinyl on ebay and DIY. its really not that hard & not permanent which would be a big plus.
everyone on the forums are doing it. but rarely do you see one on a day to day basis.
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