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Old 08-15-2012, 02:24 AM
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Changed Grills?

Should I have got the High-Gloss Black Front Grills , not sure if I like the flat black! Thoughts?
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:32 AM
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Maybe it's the lighting in those photos, but I don't care for how those look. I think the matte finish makes them too isolated on the car or something.

Maybe gloss black - but it's YOUR car, you shuold make it so when you look at it you get that "yes!" feeling inside
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Old 08-15-2012, 05:55 AM
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Maybe it's the lighting in those photos, but I don't care for how those look. I think the matte finish makes them too isolated on the car or something.

Maybe gloss black - but it's YOUR car, you shuold make it so when you look at it you get that "yes!" feeling inside
I have walked to the garage 3 times now with tools in hand to change it back. and it does look better in person. Still not sure!
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:02 AM
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the gloss goes better, especially if you have the gloss black trim. flat black still looks better than the default. the difference between flat and gloss wouldn't be enough for me to buy new ones, go back and change it if i already installed the flat black ones.
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:12 AM
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the gloss goes better, especially if you have the gloss black trim. flat black still looks better than the default. the difference between flat and gloss wouldn't be enough for me to buy new ones, go back and change it if i already installed the flat black ones.
On the fourth trip I did removed them only a 5min. job. I do have the shadowline trim so you are right the gloss will look better. Thanks
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Old 08-15-2012, 07:54 AM
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On the fourth trip I did removed them only a 5min. job. I do have the shadowline trim so you are right the gloss will look better. Thanks
Meet yourself in the middle-- waxing flat black makes them semi-gloss.
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Old 08-24-2012, 03:27 AM
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Changed Grills?

Here are the new glossy grills, looks a lot better than the matte ones.
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Much better with the gloss!
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The BMW Performance Gloss Black Grills do look better in my opinion. They match better with the gloss window trims as well
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glossy fo sho!
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High gloss not even close..Flat too blah and yes i have seen em both in the flesh.
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