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      07-01-2010, 12:27 PM   #1
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Looking to paint my matte black grilles glossy black

Gents, I really like the look of the gloss black grilles from the new 335is. I was looking to remove mine and paint them gloss black myself. Do you have any recommendations on what paint to use? One that is water-resistant and will adhere well to the grilles? Sorry if this has been discussed before. Couldn't find anything on it. Any feedback would be much appreciated. Thanks!
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      07-01-2010, 01:16 PM   #2
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i would recommend just buying the BMW performance grills which are glossy black. Then you don't have to worry about the paint chipping off.
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i would recommend just buying the BMW performance grills which are glossy black. Then you don't have to worry about the paint chipping off.
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you can also sell your existing grills.
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$6 spray paint from local auto part store will do it. I did mine while back and so far so good
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Standard waterbase paint will work just fine. Most MBG are 2 pieces so you can separate them to make painting easier as well.
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Thanks for all of the input fellas. I really appreciate it. I think I may have found my little weekend project.
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Where can I purchase the OEM performance grills?
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i would recommend just buying the BMW performance grills which are glossy black. Then you don't have to worry about the paint chipping off.
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