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      10-06-2010, 10:31 AM   #1
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? for those w/ OEM M3 Edition Grills/Satin Black..

how's the finish holding up? do the grills chip/scratch easily?
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      10-06-2010, 02:48 PM   #2
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Only had it for a few months now but holding up nicely.


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      10-06-2010, 02:56 PM   #3
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Oh will you stop! Gene, they hold up fine too, the same as any other grill. The matte ones I had on for 3 years were fine too, it was my hood and bumper that took all the rock chips (stay far back from trucks) lol..

The gloss ones with matte centers I have on the 550 now look awesome and I would assume they hold up just as well.. Stop worrying and just click and pay.. lol..
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Oh will you stop! Gene, they hold up fine too, the same as any other grill. The matte ones I had on for 3 years were fine too, it was my hood and bumper that took all the rock chips (stay far back from trucks) lol..

The gloss ones with matte centers I have on the 550 now look awesome and I would assume they hold up just as well.. Stop worrying and just click and pay.. lol..
did you get them yet?
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Mine seem to be doing fine. I think even if they chipped it would be easier to live with than the chrome
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I didnt buy them for my M yet, but I have them on my 550 already.
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Mine seem to be doing fine. I think even if they chipped it would be easier to live with than the chrome
agreed...just thinking of these between matte black tho...I would think the matte black would hold up better or be more forgiving the satin finish..

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I didnt buy them for my M yet, but I have them on my 550 already.
, yeah but the ones you have on your 550 are gloss black..not the edition satin black
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      10-06-2010, 10:37 PM   #8
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The quality and the finish are not different than the OEM chrome ones.... They are doing just fine.
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I don't have the latest chrome black BMW is selling but the 1 generation glossy black and it's fading. I'm thinking of upgrading it to the chrome black.
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I have the M3 Edition Grills, Gills, and exhaust tips. They look fantastic and are holding up fine. No difference between them and the chrome as far as durability.
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agreed...just thinking of these between matte black tho...I would think the matte black would hold up better or be more forgiving the satin finish..



, yeah but the ones you have on your 550 are gloss black..not the edition satin black
true, but my point is silly that if the cheap matte ones i had for years held up fine. Then the OEM ones I would like to assume would hold up just the same, if not better. Just buy e, you've bought everything else..lol..
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