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      Today, 04:34 AM   #1
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Need some opinions please

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So this is what my car currrently looks like...Basically a standard M5....


I saw this pic from a fellow owner a while back and Ive been debated with myself for ages whether I do this or not...Just wanted to get your opinions




So my plan would be to get the gloss black LCI grill, gills, gloss black rims and also a splitter of some sort...

Shall I just bite the bullet and do it??
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No don't your car looks classy as it is
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Really based on what image you want ..

Your one looks classy but still mean - however if your looking for people to notice you and lots of attention then go with the updates.

Personally I am purist and prefer the clean look
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1 million % do it ! m5 looks so much meaner with no chrome and LCI grill makes huge difference!
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Here's another opinion...

I don't like the blacked out grill on a dark car -- to me, the chrome highlights it. (On a light color like Alpine White, however, I do like the black grill.)

As far as black rims, to me it just looks like they're REALLY dirty. I haven't seen a car -- any car, any color -- that I thought looked better with black rims.

Again, one person's opinion...
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Don't do the blacked out wheels. Then again, I've always hated that look.
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Does also depend on the wheels Black with a chrome lip is good !
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Does also depend on the wheels Black with a chrome lip is good !
Okay, I'll concede that one -- at least sometimes. (Then again, I'm not a fan of three-piece wheels. Detailing around all those bolts has to be a total misery!)
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the second pic is more aggressive, the first one is classier.
Really depends what you are aiming for.
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Here's another opinion...

I don't like the blacked out grill on a dark car -- to me, the chrome highlights it. (On a light color like Alpine White, however, I do like the black grill.)

As far as black rims, to me it just looks like they're REALLY dirty. I haven't seen a car -- any car, any color -- that I thought looked better with black rims.

Again, one person's opinion...

IMO I agree not a fan of black rims especially on dark color.
However with respect to the side grills the chrome just looks out of place. IND gives many options. I would have them painted the exterior color. Leave the very inner part (mesh) black.
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I had the same dilemma with my MCB. Started getting a little bored with the stock colors. Installed the iND cosmetic package and couldn't be happier! As for black rims, if you're gonna do it you should black out everything.
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