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    Does anyone have any pictures of an e46 compact with the front grilles de-chromed? preferebly a M sport thanks!!
     
     

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    id be interested in this as well
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    to be honest I think the de chromed stuff looks like a chav mod, I personally don't find them appealing at all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DSK View Post
    to be honest I think the de chromed stuff looks like a chav mod, I personally don't find them appealing at all.
    I did but ive managed to find a few on google and it really suites the car, especially as theres no other chrome parts on there
     
     

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    that looks really smart on the black one

    not so sure about the silver though

    hmmmm would it soon my maroon is the question?
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    Not sure its one of those things you dont know till u try
     
     

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    Peronally, I would go for the shaowline look
     
     

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    If you really want to see what it looks like, try taking a picture of the front of your car as near identical placed as the black one shown above and I will photoshop it for you. I do a lot of photoshop stuff and imho I think it will look sh*te on a burgundy compact. To me it looks wrong on the silver one, and am not even sure about the black one if I am totally honest.
    I briefly thought about it until I saw another picture of a black grilled black compact and it just seemed to be that bit too much black. Mind you, having black and silver roundels on mine makes it even more black. I kind of wonder how the conversation went for the specs of my car when it was built.
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    This thread set me off thinking about it all over again. Worse still, it made me consider the possibility of a partial black grille. The quick photoshop knock up isn't perfect, but it gives a general idea of what I am considering.In the pic, A=standard silver. B-verticals blacked and surround left silver. C=fully black
    sorry about the quality, not up to my usual standard. Might improve on it later when I have more time.

    What does everyone else with an opinion think of a partial black option.

     
     

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