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      03-26-2011, 05:27 PM   #1
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Edition Model Black Chrome

Are the Edition Model 'Black Chrome' front grills and side markers only available for the Coupe? Or is there a Sedan version as well?...maybe from an aftermarket company?
Also, is 'Black Chrome' like the black window trim surround?
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      03-26-2011, 05:39 PM   #2
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It is available for the sedan, have the front grills on my car. I went with the painted side gills over the edition gills...

Mine are OEM, not aware of any third-party black chrome. The third-party offerings are matte and gloss as far as I've seen.

And they are not really the same as the window trim. That is a gloss finish...
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the oem edition side gills are meant for the coupe, but can be slightly modified to fit the sedan from what I've been told...

btw: i have the same set up as the above, oem edition front grills and paint matched side gills...with sedans, getting any black colored side gill will get lost in the honeycomb side vent IMO...
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does the 'edition'front grills match the gloss black window trim?

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I've tried finding a good comparison photo that can show exactly what the edition grills look like. I don't think the black chrome matches the gloss black window trim. The BMW Performance grills do match, however. I'd love to see some photos to compare the differences between all these grills.
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Agreed, there is a difference between the gloss window trim and the black chrome edition grills. But the difference is subtle and does not jump out at you. Frankly you have to catch the black chrome in the right lighting conditions to notice any difference...
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I've tried finding a good comparison photo that can show exactly what the edition grills look like. I don't think the black chrome matches the gloss black window trim. The BMW Performance grills do match, however. I'd love to see some photos to compare the differences between all these grills.
Not great but scroll down to sam.k's post. He is in the process of swapping and the left grill is the performance and the right is the edition...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...n+grill&page=7
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Not great but scroll down to sam.k's post. He is in the process of swapping and the left grill is the performance and the right is the edition...

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...n+grill&page=7
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