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  1. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Had one chrome and one original, unfortunately I didn’t take a before shot. Quick tip; i found tin foil easier to use than newspaper for behind the grille when spraying. Bends easy and grips to the grille. I used satin black spray. Unfortunately I nicked it a couple of times when peeling...
  2. Rybrook Warwick BMW
    Wanted a price for black grilles and new headlights for a 320d m sport plus 2011. WG11 FTZ
  3. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Quick query, are the upper radiator grille shutters an active component? Are they opened and closed via some kind of automatic actuator or is it a passive component and they're just forced open by the movement of the car through the air? If they are actuated how can I tell if they are working...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Has anyone put a gloss black grille on their sapphire black e92? is the colour difference very noticeable? Am I better off going with matt black? Thanks
  5. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    So today I saw a pretty F21 with the matte black grille and Msport colour piping and got pangs of need. I drive a 2015 1 series m-sport in black - the new shape. After a wee eBay search (amongst other websites) I've found that it's actually quite difficult to find one of these grilles when...
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Guys I have an x6 in sapphire black and today went to get the chrome around Windows and front grille wrapped. As I hate chrome. Went back to car and around Windows looked awesome but with the grille he only did around the trim and not the slats. Is that normal? He said it's impossible to wrap...
  7. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, Does anybody know how the read fresh air vent is removed on the F11 520d. The part number is 64229158312 RealOEM.com - Part Search Any help greatly appreciated. Mine has some missing pieces in the vent and it looks ugly. Cheers Jon
  8. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi i have just bought a e60 and in the front bumper the lower grille between the 2 fog lights has to rectangular holes which appear to have some covers missing. Do I just need the 2 rectangular grilles or are they for some sort of ducts? Thanks in advance
  9. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    I went to remove the panel. Took all the screws out that needed to be removed. Then I realised there are pipes running through the back of the panel. I've looked at so many how to's and not one mentioned these pipes. What are they and how do I go about removing them to take out the grille?
  10. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    hey, i purchased some grille decals for myE46, now due to the shape of these grilles the decals stuck on nicely without any kinks or bumps etc etc.. i then purchased some for my F20, and obviously the curves are quite a bit greater on this than the E46, so when applying, there were some kinks in...
  11. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Looking to spray paint the standard grill on my 318i (2004) and wanted suggestions on the best way to do so, the current grill is Silver so will i need to primer it? And would gloss or Matte black look better on my black car? Many thanks, Con:cool
  12. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Does anyone know how to replace the lower centre grille on a M Sport bumper? Thought it would simply clip in but after buying a new one, it looks like it needs the bumper off to do. Any help much appreciated. Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  13. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi there trying to locate a black gloss grille of good quality to exchange with the chrome black original part So far no look even with german suppliers who dont seem to manufacture one for M sport Thanks
  14. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi all, Have seen many of these on eBay, does anyone have experience in buying one from non BMW direct? Think it would finish the car off. Any ideas where to get the gloss black grille from, more looking for someone or anyone who knows a place that don't supply cheap horrible parts. Car is a...
  15. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    I have just bought a BMW 3 series coupe and I'm looking to buy new front grille in black. And I want a rear boot lip but don't want to get them of eBay. Is there anywhere else that sells them preferably in the northwest?
  16. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, This my first post, so please excuse if posted incorrectly! Hoping someone out there can help. Last week, I had the mis-fotune of a lump of hard rock salt hit the small grill next to my near (passenger) side front fog light. The grille is shattered, and as it is also an air intake into the...
  17. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    So, I've had my BMW for just over a month. It's a 1999 328ci Coupe, in dark(ish) blue. The front grille is currently held in with sticky pads, and I would like to get the wheels refurbished at some point. So do I just keep things standard in silver/chrome, or should I get a black grille, and get...
  18. General BMW Discussions
    Good Afternoon all, i just wanted to pick everyones brains. Ive got a 2004 BMW 530i (SE) but have bought an m sport bumper for the front. My intention is to use the existing fogs that are there and change the surrounds. My real question (apologies if its been covered before) is, can you buy...
  19. BMW Detailing, Bodywork and Styling forum
    Hi guys and gals. I'm fitting an aerodynamics front splitter to my standard e46 compact SE grille and have noticed that you have to cut the standard lower grilleto fit splitter. My question is would the 3 part system (or any of the parts) from the sport bumper fit my standard SEE bumper once...
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