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      10-04-2017, 11:15 AM   #1
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Photoshop request - Black grill

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can anybody please photoshop the kidney grill from my car:

http://f15.bimmerpost.com/forums/att...0&d=1497865693

I'd like to see how it'd look like with either M-sport grill or M5-sport grill (double slat).. both are high-gloss black.

PS: I already blacked out (painted in matt plastdip) the vertical grill parts a few months ago (it's an hybrid one which came with silver/white grill)
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      10-04-2017, 11:21 AM   #2
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Is this suitable?
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      10-06-2017, 05:51 AM   #3
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Is this suitable?
thanks!

I think I like that look
Anybody else's opinion?
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      10-13-2017, 12:54 AM   #4
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thanks!

I think I like that look
Anybody else's opinion?
It looks a lot cleaner all blacked out
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      11-08-2017, 03:27 PM   #5
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Looks great!
Does anyone have experience in spray painting the chrome grill with the Black Plasti Dip paint?
I am trying to find out the cheapest valid alternative to replacing the kidney grills with new ones as I read that it is not easy to take them down and put them back.
Thanks!
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      11-10-2017, 11:13 AM   #6
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Looks great!
Does anyone have experience in spray painting the chrome grill with the Black Plasti Dip paint?
I am trying to find out the cheapest valid alternative to replacing the kidney grills with new ones as I read that it is not easy to take them down and put them back.
Thanks!
as a matter of fact, this is what I did on my original grill and the result is shown in the top image I posted here in the opening post In my case the grill was satin silver (it's an hybrid edrive) and I plasti dipped it with black paint. I didn't bother removing the grill and just taped everything nicely and sprayed it while still on the car. After a year still shows like new
I could also now try to plasti dip the remaining chrome surroundings but I think it would show nicer if it would be high gloss black instead of matt black from plasti dip.
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Update: I ordered (non OEM) double slat high gloss M-performance kidney grill and installed it in a few minutes (yanked out the original ones, didn't care about breaking clips) and so happy with the result:



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Update: I ordered (non OEM) double slat high gloss M-performance kidney grill and installed it in a few minutes (yanked out the original ones, didn't care about breaking clips) and so happy with the result:



Love the look..
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