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      11-08-2009, 06:32 PM   #1
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BMW Satin Chrome from M3 Edition

Please don't ask for part #'s as I don't have them. BMW made sure the part # was not attached any where, and despite asking for it, failed to get it. I got these from someone very high up at BMW Individual. I don't think you can order them without VIN numbers.
They look absolutely stunning and put the regular chrome finish to shame and make them look cheap.
I got both the side gills and the radiator grills. I had the black radiator grills before and initially I thought the satin chrome and the black looked a like. Boy wasn't I wrong. You might be able to spot the difference in the first two pics.

You can definitely see the difference in real life side-by-side comparision and the attached photos don't do justice. Definitely makes the car stand out.
As you can see the side gills come as one unit and you don't have to swap parts from the ones you have. What you see in the pics is what you get.

My contact is also getting me the satin chrome tail pipe trims and hopefully they will be here before x'mas.

The first photo is the BMW black grill just to compate with the Satin Chrome. Second is the satin chrome grill and the last is the SC installed.
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      11-08-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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Hmmm..... that's black chrome. Your local shop can possibly chrome your original piece to match anyways. I think those look good on a black / silver/ gray / white car to allow the grilles to pop more.
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Wow. Those are awesome! If you ever get any information or part numbers, the community would really appreciate it.
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they look sooo nice... i got some mattes, i hope the will look good on my aw.
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I like black chrome.... anyone know how they make it?
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I like black chrome.... anyone know how they make it?
Take your stock pieces to your local chrome shop, they know how to do it properly. I have also seen black chrome spray paint that you can just spray paint a layer of black tint over your chrome pieces.
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If you have no PN you much share with us the price.
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It cost AUD$1300.00 with discount. I will post the PN if and when I get them.
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      11-08-2009, 11:46 PM   #11
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i got after market kidney grills like this from adamaster a year ago they look awesome, he calls them black chrome. i'll try to get some pictures up tomorrow.
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It cost AUD$1300.00 with discount. I will post the PN if and when I get them.
That's 1200 USD!?
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Mine grilles look exactly the same and they are available from Tischer
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OH, I like.
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      11-09-2009, 10:13 AM   #15
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Mine grilles look exactly the same and they are available from Tischer
pics?
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u paid that much for those??? wow...
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Man, someone is PISSED at their money! Those look nice, but not $1,450 nice. Good lord.
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It cost AUD$1300.00 with discount. I will post the PN if and when I get them.
Wow... they don't look so cool anymore with that price tag attached to them...
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he was done prices here in pounds sterling.

so i managed to bag the 2010 ETK and found the part numbers for the M3 Edition exterior parts. The interior parts are also on their but its much more complicated to pull them out.

Front Grill Left 51 13 7 979 349 44.20
Front Grill right 51 13 7 979 350 44.20
side gill left 51 13 7 979 351 56.53
side gill right 51 13 7 979 352 56.53

inc tax

Chrome Black exhaust (you need 4) 18107842862 18ea inc tax

The bonnet grills and mirrors covers are standard parts ordered in black. they are 60 quid and 136 quid +tax respectively for each side (come painted). (yes thats nearly 400 pounds in total!)

I ordered the the first 4 above although BMW UK and AG don't have any of these in stock so will see what happens.
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i should add as I've not had the parts yet it could be that these are wrong but the ETK and dealer think they are right. Will post up pics when they arrive.
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Cheers for part numbers and prices mate! Post some pics when you do get them.
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they arrived! and they are the nutsz
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