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Old 12-17-2005, 02:58 AM   #1
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Red face New E30 Front Grill................

Hey E30 Lovers............

I want to redesign the front end of my E30, as much as i love those round headlights on the bimmer, i have always been attracted to cars with one slick looking front end grill. i believe the E30 has a great front end grill to play around with.


So far i got positive and negative feedbacks about the idea, but overall i think it looks great.

Its similar to a front grill of a '69 Camaro.

I want my E30 to be unique, and this might be just the right way to do so.

I would do all the custom work myself.



So to all you E30 enthusiasts, your opinons on the subject would be great.
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Old 12-17-2005, 04:23 AM   #2
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Old 12-17-2005, 04:27 AM   #3
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I say try it.. if you don't like it, you can always put the stock one back on. I think it has the blacked kidney grills + smoked headlights look.... to the next level. I think qimis' white e30 has this look.

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andreny?


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totally blacked out:

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Old 12-17-2005, 10:12 AM   #4
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Old 12-17-2005, 10:27 AM   #5
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Old 12-17-2005, 11:34 AM   #6
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I'm all for being unique, however i personally think that will look just as awful as those black plastic window vents people have on their old Trans-ams...it just won't look good. The nicest part of an e30 is the front of the car...

Euro grills, Hella smoked smileys is the way to go for me.

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:59 AM   #7
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YOU ARE IN LUCK!! I have Euro grills and kidneys for sale..!!! Pm me if interested.
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Old 12-17-2005, 12:32 PM   #8
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i wonder how'd that look if you still had teh chrome kidneys but everything else was black
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Old 12-17-2005, 12:42 PM   #9
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Well, i do wanna try it..............

I wannt to have that fron end lus the Euro front end like qumis E30.

That way i can change back and forth whenever i want.

I know the front end is what makes the E30 unique, but i have never seen something done like that, and i am totallly up for it.
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Old 12-17-2005, 03:53 PM   #10
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don't do it...kind of a bad photo shop...but dont' do it.
it would look good as a cartoonish type but not in realy life.
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Old 12-17-2005, 06:36 PM   #11
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it would look like robocop with no lights in my opinion...ur sorta taking away the car's identity if u take off the kidney grills and the lights..BUT on the other hand i would say go for it cuz its ur own car and u could do what u want with it...im interested in seein the results
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Old 12-18-2005, 12:28 AM   #12
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Basically an e30 phantom grill?

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Old 12-18-2005, 12:59 AM   #13
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Inspiration

Thats right, E30 pHantom.


Here was my initial inspiration

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Old 12-18-2005, 02:20 AM   #14
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that chevy is hideous.....

i dont think the whole phantom grille will look good, but if you like it, f**k everyone else. HOWEVER, if you decise to put a supra spoiler on it after, i will slap you
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that chevy is hideous.....

i dont think the whole phantom grille will look good, but if you like it, f**k everyone else. HOWEVER, if you decise to put a supra spoiler on it after, i will slap you
Im with him.

id say try it, see how it looks. if its ugly swap it out. how do you think the idea for smoked tails, lights, and blacked out grills came about... give'r a wirl
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