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Old 04-03-2006, 01:57 AM   #1
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grille thoughts?

i want to do something with the kidney grilles but i cannot decide on what to do with them???
im thinking painting them black the same as the rest of the car get eyelids for the headlights and blackout the corner lens? could ne photochop that?
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Old 04-03-2006, 02:15 AM   #2
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I had them painted black, but the paint started to chip away - so I ordered new wider black ones from ebay for like $50. Whatever you do please don't get those chrome looking ones.
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Old 04-03-2006, 02:20 AM   #3
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i know lol im not big on the chrome look but i dont know what it would look like with them black?! did a body shop paint them for you??
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Old 04-03-2006, 02:52 AM   #4
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Get your grills updated from a '97+
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Old 04-03-2006, 03:01 AM   #5
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whats the difference? i dont know what the body diff is from early e36 to late e36??
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Old 04-03-2006, 04:44 AM   #6
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im thinking painting them black the same as the rest of the car get eyelids for the headlights and blackout the corner lens? could ne photochop that?
blacked out kidney grills + eyelids + blackout corner lens? why photoshop it, just look at my avatar.

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whats the difference? i dont know what the body diff is from early e36 to late e36??
97+ kidney grills stick out a bit, and are more rounded.. it requires a new nose panel. Look at 1BADBMR's signature to see how the 97+ kidneys look.
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:01 AM   #7
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lol sorry justin looks nice!
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:15 AM   #8
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i know lol im not big on the chrome look but i dont know what it would look like with them black?! did a body shop paint them for you??

Black grill match just about any color. I sanded my grill down and painted them flat back. It was ok for about 4 months, untill the paint started to chip

Hey give it a shot! - http://www.teutonic.ca/articles/DIYFiles/blackGrills/
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:32 PM   #9
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check my sig for the 97+ nose peice...
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Old 04-03-2006, 10:35 PM   #10
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looks nice...i dunno i might try something different....but its like every other day i get people in my shop wanting to buy it as it sits! its tempting! dunno if i should keep it or get rid of it???
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Old 04-03-2006, 11:57 PM   #11
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keep it man! you just got it! jeessh
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Old 04-04-2006, 12:23 AM   #12
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lol yeabut i dunno i gotta fix the subframe.....im waitin for temp to get some sunroofs in so i can get the int back together lol....
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