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      04-04-2008, 11:14 AM   #1
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Question Alpine White M3 Front Grill...

Hi all, want to change my from grills...what do you think would look nicer, Carbon Fiber, or the Black grills?

Does anyone have any pictures of the CF and Black Front grills?

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      04-04-2008, 11:27 AM   #2
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I think black kidney grills look nice on white, good contrast. There is someone on this board who posted a pic of AW with black grills a while ago, but don't remember what the thread was titled. Try searching for it.
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      04-05-2008, 05:06 PM   #3
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It really depends on what you are going to do with the rest of the car. If you plan on the aggressive look with more exposed CF, then do the matte black or CF. If you are going to keep it otherwise stock, then get the alpine white. We offer all 3 options so whichever you choose, we are more than happy to help out
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      04-05-2008, 05:07 PM   #4
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      04-14-2008, 05:42 PM   #5
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paint the surrounding white and leave the middle piece stock with the chrome strips... that will DEFINETLY be the classy-est look for the AW BMW.. but if your lookin for that modding style contrast for the AW then i see that in the CF and black.. SOMEONE GET A PIC UP HERE OF THAT... so paully can see what he's missin...
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      04-14-2008, 05:56 PM   #6
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I actually really like the Matte Black look but we can do it in painted for you as well.

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      04-14-2008, 07:58 PM   #7
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I'm also interested in the grille. Can't decide whether to go cf or white surrounds. Keeping the car stock except for exhaust. Any opinions guy's?
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In that case I would do the matte black. I think the CF only works with other CF exterior items like the front lip and rear diffuser.
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      04-14-2008, 08:16 PM   #9
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Matte black looks the best IMO, especially if you aren't going with any other exterior mods.
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      04-15-2008, 01:24 AM   #10
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Damn, i should have kept my matte blk grilles from the 335i ><

really wonder how white surrounds will look llike with black slats ??
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      04-15-2008, 02:25 AM   #11
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What about this one guys ? What do you think?
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      04-15-2008, 12:15 PM   #12
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What about this one guys ? What do you think?
personally I dont like the AW painted grills. Go black or CF. but not AW...
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Got any more pics with white surrounds?
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      04-17-2008, 06:05 AM   #14
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nope, borrowed this one from the 335 forum
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      04-25-2008, 02:27 PM   #15
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What about this one guys ? What do you think?
Not to threadjack or anything, but click on the link in my sig for the AW grills I'm selling. There's at least some more pictures in there with how they look on & off the car.
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      04-27-2008, 01:40 PM   #16
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It all depends on what your doing with the rest of the car like someone else said.... I like the white surrounds, doesnt look bad. But whatever you do, dont do a all white grill (centers included I mean). That would look horrible
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One thing i really want to do. is to have a matte black grill with silver(chrome) lines in it(like the OEM one)
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      04-27-2008, 04:06 PM   #18
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One thing i really want to do. is to have a matte black grill with silver(chrome) lines in it(like the OEM one)
This is exactly what I am looking for as well.
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how about dry carbon CF outer surrounds to match up with the OEM slats?
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      05-09-2008, 01:44 PM   #21
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This is exactly what I am looking for as well.
That's easily done, our grills are two piece so you can swap out the inner slats for the chrome pieces.
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What about this one guys ? What do you think?
That is sweet i love it
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