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    got the side strips spray titan silver, oil changes and replaced my front grills with matt black ones. what do you think.












    she needs a good clean, loads of bird poo after i pick her up from the garage. not sure if im brave enough today. still sporting a hang over!

    bbs lms to be wrapped and fitted soon too! that should complete the look
     
     

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    Pics dont work..............
     
     

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    hmm strange ill have a play

    cool should be working now!
     
     

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    Done! Looks good... what you polish that exhaust with??

    How much they charge for the spraying then?
     
     

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    Whats the finish like??

    I seen someones done and thy were pretty rough and poo...
     
     

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    finish is excellent mate. guy had major issues with them. first they peelled when he sprayed them. so he sanded them down, cleaned and primed them for a second time. sprayed them then sanded again, then finally a final coat of spray and laquer. they seem as smooth as the car. some can be a little smoother but not noticeable unless u run your hand down them. cost 200 in total. bit of a rip but everywhere round north london was a steal. exhaust tip is a newie, so havent polished it with anything yet!

    exhaust
     
     

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    Spot on !!!

    Can you spray that reverse sensor as well? Thay just seems to more stand out now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by michael14789 View Post
    Spot on !!!

    Can you spray that reverse sensor as well? Thay just seems to more stand out now.

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    Not a good idea-can cause all sorts of problems....
     
     

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    Yeah, I know. But I'm talking about only thin coat of silver spray - not primer, spray and laquer. Just to get them more in silver rather black. I've heard of bmw specialist thin layer of spray shouldn't affect them.

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    car looks good mate.. I'd get the 318ti badge off though

    there's no problem spraying the parking sensors.. I had mine done when my m tech kit was fitted and have had no issues.. also as long as the prep work on the plastic strips is done properly and a decent plastic primer is used you shouldn't have any problem with paint cracking/peeling easily etc..
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