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      02-04-2013, 01:00 AM   #1
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$5.00 for M TRI color Grill

Took me 5 mins to do it and turn out not bad at all I think.
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      02-04-2013, 01:34 AM   #2
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Really nice and unique looking IMO
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Looks great. Link to where you order the materials?
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Looks great! bump for the link where you got the wraps!
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      02-04-2013, 09:18 AM   #6
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+ 1 where did you get the wrap material in those exact colors? I have an IND grill that I don't want to take off and send back just to add the stripes, LI lasers already mounted perfectly

We're you able to do it without removing the grill from the car?

Thx!
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      02-04-2013, 05:23 PM   #7
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You don't need to removing the grill from the car, just put them on directly.

Below is the link you can get the vinyl from
http://www.ebay.com/itm/370752469252...witem=&vxp=mtr
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Now that's a very clean and simple mod; not over the top at all!
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Took me 5 mins to do it and turn out not bad at all I think.
That really looks cool. Are those only strips of the three colors placed on the top rib of each vane or did you have to cover entirely each of those three vanes? Could you post a closeup picture?
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These are strips of the three colors placed on the top rib of each vane.
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it says " Enough for 2 to 3 cars." Anyone wanna split?
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it says " Enough for 2 to 3 cars." Anyone wanna split?
Seriously? They cast $8 with free shipping.
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it says " Enough for 2 to 3 cars." Anyone wanna split?
C'mon man, if you can afford a $100K M5, and $100 gas fillup (is just change), so $8 dollars is mere "peanuts". Besides, you need spares as you may have to change the strips when dirt/grime gets on the edges as time passes.
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This is cool - but since Im ordering from IND - im just having them paint it
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This is cool - but since Im ordering from IND - im just having them paint it
That works too but I personally prefer stick ons as they are easy to remove in case one gets weary of them -- whereas having them painted on requires repainting or replacement of the grill.
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That works too but I personally prefer stick ons as they are easy to remove in case one gets weary of them -- whereas having them painted on requires repainting or replacement of the grill.
Yea I havent thought that far ahead - im still waiting on my f10!

On a side note, are the grill inserts (the grill) on the stock grill actually black? If so wouldnt that piece detach and be re-useable?
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It depends on certain models. I think all the model including the M series grille slit are black. Regular model of the kidney are chrome.
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How difficult do you think they would be to remove later? How do you think they'll hold up to winter driving?
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Seriously? They cast $8 with free shipping.
This is how I was able to save up for my car. Every little bit helps.
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It depends on certain models. I think all the model including the M series grille slit are black. Regular model of the kidney are chrome.
Nope the m comes with chrome grill, black has to be ordered after from IND or via the dealer

All 5's come with chrome grill looks like poo
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Nope the m comes with chrome grill, black has to be ordered after from IND or via the dealer

All 5's come with chrome grill looks like poo
I believe what sr2003 is referring to are the vanes (or slits as he calls them) which are usually black in M cars and surrounding it is the oval chrome edge.
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Nope the m comes with chrome grill, black has to be ordered after from IND or via the dealer

All 5's come with chrome grill looks like poo
Oh, the grill and vanes are black color since day one i pick it up at dealer , that's why i thought they are all black color on M5 model.
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