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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 08-12-2007, 12:14 PM
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Black roof anyone?

i am considering doing a black roof on my 328is...i already have the paint and everything i just need to do an opinion check from everyone....what do you guys think?
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:20 PM
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Oh No - another VERY 'open' question - stand back and wait for it

IMO I would not do it. You already have perfection - Pleeeeease don't do it.

Admitted, I have a black roof on a red car but 1: mine is a convertible 2: my skirts are black 3: the mirror surrounds are black which sort of pulls the whole theme together.

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Old 08-12-2007, 12:31 PM
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I wouldn't do it buddy

Maybe take a picture and change the roof to black on a photo program to see what it looks like
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Old 08-12-2007, 12:56 PM
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is it the car in your sig that you're contemplating painting?

is that boston green?

car is pretty dark to begin with, i don't think it would be worth the risk of screwing up for something that would be barely noticeable anyways.

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I vote against ! Youre car looks extreme as it is man. Black roof will spoil the dark green paint ! IMO though, Don't...
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theres a guy on the fest who has a black roof...i forget his name, but he has a white m3, and it looks good. on the boston green? it might look pretty good if you did it right and had black trim pieces on your car...but you dont and i think the boston green is GORGEOUS. just my opinion.
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theres a guy on the fest who has a black roof...i forget his name, but he has a white m3, and it looks good. on the boston green? it might look pretty good if you did it right and had black trim pieces on your car...but you dont and i think the boston green is GORGEOUS. just my opinion.
and yes i DO have black molding on my car...my whole cars boston green and black and thats it...no chrome
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Is that Lawrence who has that?

That car is fcuking awesome
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yea that car is sick...and it's a 328is....
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ohhh my bad dude..***** two bads on me...its a 328is...im an idiot sry. i hadnt seen it for a while and i messed up
also, i didnt look close enough at your pic...i thought all your trim pieces were painted boston green. again, my fault man...in that case...i think it might look pretty sweet...do you have a blacked out grill?
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ohhh my bad dude..***** two bads on me...its a 328is...im an idiot sry. i hadnt seen it for a while and i messed up
also, i didnt look close enough at your pic...i thought all your trim pieces were painted boston green. again, my fault man...in that case...i think it might look pretty sweet...do you have a blacked out grill?
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yeah, it looks like an m3...except the part that says 328is
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Well, for one thing, it'll make your car even hotter than it is now in the sun.
Personally I love that color and can't see why you'd want to do it, and IMO it doesn't look all that great.
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idk man, you already have all the paint. I think the car already looks badass... but ima take a step away from everyone else and say go for it. just make sure you do a steller job and I personally think it will look bada$$.

but i think do what pirate said first... before you risk ruining the beauty of your car, run it through a quick photoshopping job. see if you like (post some pics for us too please ) then go from there.
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idk man, you already have all the paint. I think the car already looks badass... but ima take a step away from everyone else and say go for it. just make sure you do a steller job and I personally think it will look bada$$.

but i think do what pirate said first... before you risk ruining the beauty of your car, run it through a quick photoshopping job. see if you like (post some pics for us too please ) then go from there.


+1. I have been doing this with my car to see what wheels would look best. What you initially think will look good does not always in reality.
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