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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 04-20-2014, 09:07 AM
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Painted Rpi scoop?

I just ordered the Solaris turn signal bulbs and Rpi scoop from Trinity. My question is can I possibly paint or plasti-dip the scoop blue or is that a bad idea? I don't hate the red but I will be painting my calipers blue also and I just figured that by painting or spraying the scoop blue it would blend a little better with the blue calipers. Any thoughts or suggestion? Thanks in advance
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I made my own scoop and its plasti dipped black. cost 9 dollars
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Sure, why not? Paint the scoop however you want. That's the fun of modding, make it how you want it, be unique
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Very creative Mr .. Looks good .
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Sure, why not? Paint the scoop however you want. That's the fun of modding, make it how you want it, be unique
Which route would you take? The plasti-dip or just paint it?
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Which route would you take? The plasti-dip or just paint it?
Plastidip is cheap, easy, and can be peeled off if you don't like it. That's what I would do. Nice to know you can't screw it up even if you tried
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Old 04-20-2014, 04:40 PM
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Plastidip is cheap, easy, and can be peeled off if you don't like it. That's what I would do. Nice to know you can't screw it up even if you tried
Yeah that was what I was thinking too. I plasti-dipped the wheels on my a4 and they came out pretty good. That stuff is pretty durable. With the scoop is it as easy to install as it seems. Looks like just peel, stick and screw. Or is there more to it?
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Yeah that was what I was thinking too. I plasti-dipped the wheels on my a4 and they came out pretty good. That stuff is pretty durable. With the scoop is it as easy to install as it seems. Looks like just peel, stick and screw. Or is there more to it?
LOL, nope, that about covers the install for the scoop.

(of course the "peel, stick, and screw" method works for way more than just scoops)
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