Just fitted black kidney grilles - need opinions

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  • They look good.

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  • They dont look better than chrome but at least their 'different.'

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  1. Just fitted black kidney grilles - need opinions 
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    Still undecided. They may grow on me... but cant help thinking they look a tad incongruous on my colour, and the standard all chrome just looks so much better. On black or orient blue, i think they look awesome. Anything lighter and it doesnt really work terribly well.
    I might keep them on and see if they grow on me. I think the chrome ones will be back on fairly quickly though

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    I think before looks better on that colour

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    Get em off!

    unless you get some corner splitters? but standard silver always look better unless you've got a red/white/silver car. Dark and dark never go, always (well most of the time) looks cheap.
     
     

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    Black looks good mate
     
     

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    2 against and 1 for so far and I really can't decide tbh, not very helpful are we lol? Maybe you should add a poll to this thread. I was the same with my number plate surrounds and my mudflaps, while they looked great on other cars they just seemed to look a bit tacky on mine.

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    .....unless you get some corner splitters?
    Now they do look cool.
     
     

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    it does look pretty evil with the black but i would keep the chrome as it looks better imo
     
     

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    before,

    looks cheap with black ones imo
     
     

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    Keep the chrome in my opinion - with your colour, black just seems to take away those lovely lines at the front and make the car look a bit less impressive.
    ~ Steve

     
     

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    Not easy to choose, my car is the same colour as yours and have been thinking about black grills for a while, after looking at the pics I still don't know! I'm inclinded to go for carbon ones with carbon splitters.... Decisions decisions decisions!
     
     

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    Hmmm.

    +'s = Make the car look mean, look new, wont show flies really.
    -'s = Doesnt really go with blue, chrome looked much nicer, you'll sell them very easily.

    I would sell them on.

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