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      06-05-2012, 11:21 PM   #1
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Black grill DIY by using Plasti Dip

What a simple job!

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      06-05-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
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Not my specific style but nice clean job!
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      06-05-2012, 11:38 PM   #3
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bigger pics please. Love the white wheels btw. I think that's a first around here.
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      06-05-2012, 11:48 PM   #4
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bigger pics please. Love the white wheels btw. I think that's a first around here.
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      06-05-2012, 11:56 PM   #5
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I hope you masked off behind the grilles too!
Off topic: I was plasti-dipping a rear valence today and it was surprisingly easy to work with. Too bad I ran out after only 2 coats. Need to run and grab another can tomorrow to finish.
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      06-06-2012, 02:20 AM   #6
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hmmm this is really interesting...totally different route (rims)
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      06-06-2012, 03:58 AM   #7
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hmmm this is really interesting...totally different route (rims)
I am trying to make my car become younger !

Combination with red and white is great and sporty since many f30 owners choose black/silver rims.
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      06-06-2012, 06:22 AM   #8
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I am trying to make my car become younger !

Combination with red and white is great and sporty since many f30 owners choose black/silver rims.
white looks really good.
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Are those 19's? The white looks nice. How often are you washing them?
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can we get a side view?
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OP - Life would have been easier and it would have been a cleaner job if you had taken the grills out and put them back in
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      06-06-2012, 09:46 AM   #12
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OP - Life would have been easier and it would have been a cleaner job if you had taken the grills out and put them back in
I beg to differ. With plasti-dip, it doesn't get easier than the route OP took.
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      06-06-2012, 12:46 PM   #13
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Wow, the white wheels actually look good!
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Looks great. Did the plasti-dip cut away cleanly? I'm assuming you can't see any of the chrome on the edges? Any additional comments on how you did it would be appreciated...
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      06-06-2012, 08:30 PM   #15
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Are those 19's? The white looks nice. How often are you washing them?
Yes, 19's. I wash them every week

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Looks great. Did the plasti-dip cut away cleanly? I'm assuming you can't see any of the chrome on the edges? Any additional comments on how you did it would be appreciated...
Yes, It can cut away cleanly. I have tried it before as I failed first time

Plasti dip is good for newbie like me if you don't know how to take off the bumper
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      06-07-2012, 07:29 AM   #17
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Needs lowering. It'll look way more cohesive.

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      06-07-2012, 07:34 AM   #18
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Yes, It can cut away cleanly. I have tried it before as I failed first time

Plasti dip is good for newbie like me if you don't know how to take off the bumper
pretty sure you don't have to take off the bumper.
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this looks like a good easy alternative, but taking off 8 screws and taking off the clips to the stock grills by hand took me 20 min.
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      06-07-2012, 09:36 AM   #21
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nice job! and nice girls on the newspapers!
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