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      07-15-2013, 01:54 PM   #1
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Should I get black side vents?

I have a MW E92 M3 and it already has the gloss black kidney vents. I'm debating getting the gloss black side vents as well. I see that some people have them and others don't. I think I'm going to keep the hood vents OEM.
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      07-15-2013, 03:41 PM   #2
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My vote is yes, I did glossy black side vents with tinted lens. I HATED the chrome look.
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      07-15-2013, 05:06 PM   #3
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^^^^^^^^ yes agreed
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      07-15-2013, 05:29 PM   #4
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My vote is yes, I did glossy black side vents with tinted lens. I HATED the chrome look.
I hated the chrome ones too. Pissed me off every time I got in or out of the car.

I got the OEM gloss black ones and love them.
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      07-15-2013, 06:31 PM   #5
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Yes you should.
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      07-15-2013, 06:32 PM   #6
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Yes, next question.
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      07-15-2013, 07:23 PM   #7
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i agree with everyone else. i chose to take the carbon fiber route instead of black but if you're halfway there, you might as well finish the look.
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      07-15-2013, 07:28 PM   #8
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I have a MW E92 M3 and it already has the gloss black kidney vents. I'm debating getting the gloss black side vents as well. I see that some people have them and others don't. I think I'm going to keep the hood vents OEM.
I have a MW e92, went with BMW editions kidney and side grills. A little more expensive but OEM fit and looks great. Painted IND reflectors top it off nicely.
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      07-16-2013, 02:19 AM   #9
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Also agree, i did black front and side grills and black exhaust tips and it looks so much better with my black paint, than the chrome ever did.
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      07-16-2013, 11:07 PM   #10
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I HATE chrome. I swapped off my chrome pieces for gloss black. If you are unfortunate enough to have the chrome window trim though I might just leave the other bits chrome too.
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      07-17-2013, 12:18 AM   #11
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Yes. Do the black side vents.
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      07-17-2013, 04:11 AM   #12
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Yes do it, i just changed my chrome ones with the oem black chrome front and sides, a little more expensive than some of the aftermarket ones, but you can't go wrong with oem parts. my car is jerez black and i have the black window trim, so the only thing now that is chrome are the exhaust
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      07-22-2013, 04:05 PM   #13
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yes
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      08-02-2013, 03:08 PM   #14
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Hi,

Where to buy OEM black side vents like these beside on ebay?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E92-E93-...c7b5c6&vxp=mtr

What's the parts references?

Thanks.
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      08-02-2013, 06:23 PM   #15
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Hi,

Where to buy OEM black side vents like these beside on ebay?
http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E92-E93-...c7b5c6&vxp=mtr

What's the parts references?

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IND Distribution for painted parts
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=318768

BMWpartpros.com for OEM edition parts
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=863104
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      08-03-2013, 11:54 PM   #16
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IND Distribution for painted parts
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=318768

BMWpartpros.com for OEM edition parts
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=863104
Thanks!
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      08-05-2013, 12:10 AM   #17
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Yes, go for the IND painted side vents perfect fit and finish
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