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      02-18-2020, 01:49 PM   #1
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F34 Black Front Grills

What brand grills is everyone buying, OEM or Amazon grills. Also for those that have the Amazon ones how is the quality?
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      02-18-2020, 02:39 PM   #2
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I went with BMW grills when I swapped mine. If you shop the various online dealers you can find some at a discount.
The grills are a very "out front part" and I wasn't going to put in something cheap looking.
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bought mine from aliexpress, fit and finish was fine and has been holdling up well. If you arent buying oem, might as well cut out the middle man. Just dont expect a rush delivery
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bought mine from aliexpress, fit and finish was fine and has been holdling up well. If you arent buying oem, might as well cut out the middle man. Just dont expect a rush delivery
I did the same, went with the "double" bar style in matte finish, no complaints on fit and quality.
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I did the same, went with the "double" bar style in matte finish, no complaints on fit and quality.
Any links to grill? I see quite a few on aliexpress. Thanks!
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Any links to grill? I see quite a few on aliexpress. Thanks!
Here is the one I bought:
https://m.aliexpress.com/item/32948224719.html
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I went gloss black single bar style from Ebay Perfect fit.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/GLOSS-BLA...72.m2749.l2649
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No matter where you buy from, AliExpress or eBay, they come from pretty much the same factory in China. Just look for the cheapest. Think I paid $35 for double slats on AliExpress last year. Fit perfect and no issues since.
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I did order a set of black double slat. Pretty inexpensive so if I don't care for the look it's a cheap experiment. I was thinking of a carbon fiber spoiler and the like, but I think I'll wait on that for now. Appreciate the recommendations!
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I did order a set of black double slat. Pretty inexpensive so if I don't care for the look it's a cheap experiment. I was thinking of a carbon fiber spoiler and the like, but I think I'll wait on that for now. Appreciate the recommendations!
I did the cf spoiler, looks great imo. Came out to around $200ish shipped. Cheap mod.
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I also added the CF spoiler. I got a compliment last time at the dealership on it.
It does block the rearview a bit more than stock when up. Not too big of a deal.

If you install one, make sure to tape closed the drain holes until you have all the bolts back in. If you drop a bolt or washer down one, it triples the install time. Ask me how I know.
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I did the cf spoiler, looks great imo. Came out to around $200ish shipped. Cheap mod.
I've seen your pics and I agree it does look great. Normally I don't really care for spoilers and less so when they don't color match the car, but the CF is a nice fit.

I may wait for Spring as I hate doing anything on the car when it's cold. My garage isn't heated and I don't have much tolerance for cold in my old age. Luckily this winter has been mild and I had a 50F to change my oil lol.
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