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      02-28-2014, 02:21 PM   #23
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Look closer at my pictures. The top two are the same as yours, full chrome. The next ones have gloss black around the trim and "black chrome" strips which is quite a bit darker in the gills themselves. The sides of the gills are also black.

I'll take pictures under better lighting so you can see the difference more, from the same angle as my first two OEM chrome shots.

I also think I prefer the double slat look.
hmmm not sure if I have the same ones you just installed, but definitely not the ones you replaced. On the ones from the first two pictures you can clearly see the slats are silver on the sides, mine are darker than that... unfortunately my car is on the boat at the moment but in the meantime I found this other picture that has a better profile view of the slats:

Anyway, your car looks great with the new grills. Enjoy!
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      02-28-2014, 03:15 PM   #24
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Thanks for the link. I think I may have to pick these up and sell my OEM BMW Performance grills since they still have a little chrome in them. I prefer the all gloss black.
That's what I ordered. Ill post up images when I have them on.

I have the M Sport grills now with the black background, ^^like above image.
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      02-28-2014, 09:17 PM   #25
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I messed around with several grills on my space gray 5. I didn't like chrome with SG. I had the bezels painted to match the body and inserted the gloss black louvers and it looked great. Only problem was paint chips on the bezels so I eventually went all black.
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      03-17-2014, 08:40 AM   #26
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Brianeck, here a hot chick on top of your car with black grilles. : )
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      05-17-2014, 03:27 PM   #27
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Hey I love the grille you have on your car. Can you send a link to where you bought it
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      05-17-2014, 04:33 PM   #28
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I ordered these:

http://www.autotecknic.com/product_p/bm-0612-g.htm
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      05-18-2014, 02:35 AM   #29
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Here you go...

Taken by dealer prior to delivery (OEM 6-series black grills)
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      05-18-2014, 10:10 AM   #30
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Here's mine.
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      05-18-2014, 09:49 PM   #31
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I went with the BMW grills. I wanted gloss black to match the shadowline and didn't want the M6 style double slats. I don't mind the slats on these because they are more of a black chrome finish than bright chrome. I've also got some painted reflectors on the way but Turners got back ordered for another week, and having the roof, fender/door handle chrome pieces done in gloss black.

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      05-21-2014, 12:44 PM   #32
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Double slat

I ordered the gloss black logo delete double slat grille. It's a two piece unit. I took the chrome lip and put it with the black double slats. Came out killer.
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      05-21-2014, 06:24 PM   #33
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I ordered the gloss black logo delete double slat grille. It's a two piece unit. I took the chrome lip and put it with the black double slats. Came out killer.
is that double slat (m6 style grille) aftermarket or original bmw?
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      05-21-2014, 06:26 PM   #34
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I ordered the gloss black logo delete double slat grille. It's a two piece unit. I took the chrome lip and put it with the black double slats. Came out killer.
is that double slat (m6 style grille) aftermarket or original bmw?
Aftermarket.
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      07-12-2014, 05:01 AM   #35
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That is a fantastic idea ! Contemplating whether to go with gloss or matt? In addition, whether should I keep the chrome lip or change the 2 pieces to black? Exterior is tanzanite blue...

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I ordered the gloss black logo delete double slat grille. It's a two piece unit. I took the chrome lip and put it with the black double slats. Came out killer.
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      08-05-2014, 09:11 PM   #36
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Here they are on my car. I felt the M6 logo was too much on the stock ones, so these new ones leave the grills nice and clean...




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Here they are on my car. I felt the M6 logo was too much on the stock ones, so these new ones leave the grills nice and clean...




Wow..your car looks amazing..btw,where did you get your grills?

I have night vision,so that makes search even harder.
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Wow..your car looks amazing..btw,where did you get your grills?

I have night vision,so that makes search even harder.
Thanks! I got my grills from TrinityAutosport. They are the only vendor I use for all the parts on my BMW's. They are a vendor on here -- contact Nerwyll or Joe. Joe is the owner -- Nerwyll is the manager. They'll get them for you and their pricing and service is top notch!
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Thanks! I got my grills from TrinityAutosport. They are the only vendor I use for all the parts on my BMW's. They are a vendor on here -- contact Nerwyll or Joe. Joe is the owner -- Nerwyll is the manager. They'll get them for you and their pricing and service is top notch!
Thnx bro!
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      08-09-2014, 04:10 PM   #40
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I went with BMW's black and chrome grille on my GC, and I really like how it turned out. In fact, I thought I was getting an all-black grille, so I was a bit disappointed at first. However, once I installed it, I liked that it had the chrome slats. My previous F10 was completely blacked out (Alpine white with zero chrome anywhere, and black wheels), and while I liked that look, I am really liking how my GC looks with the OEM wheels and just a bit of chrome. I did lay vinyl over the ugly yellow side markers, though.
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I went with BMW's black and chrome grille on my GC, and I really like how it turned out. In fact, I thought I was getting an all-black grille, so I was a bit disappointed at first. However, once I installed it, I liked that it had the chrome slats. My previous F10 was completely blacked out (Alpine white with zero chrome anywhere, and black wheels), and while I liked that look, I am really liking how my GC looks with the OEM wheels and just a bit of chrome. I did lay vinyl over the ugly yellow side markers, though.
I ended up with the same ones and I was also thinking they were gonna be all black. . . I think I would have preferred them black but they still make a nice improvement.
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I ended up with the same ones and I was also thinking they were gonna be all black. . . I think I would have preferred them black but they still make a nice improvement.
You didn't ask but...
Don't you think the plate properly mounted in front will look a lot better than using the tow hook? I realize you are poking holes in your bumper, but it is kind of like putting plastic on your furniture -yea, it still looks great 4 years later under the plastic, but you had to stare at the plastic for 4 years.
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      08-13-2014, 03:44 PM   #43
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You didn't ask but...
Don't you think the plate properly mounted in front will look a lot better than using the tow hook? I realize you are poking holes in your bumper, but it is kind of like putting plastic on your furniture -yea, it still looks great 4 years later under the plastic, but you had to stare at the plastic for 4 years.
Nope, I prefer the look of the toe hook plate, and really did on my 335 too. Unique and asymmetrical!
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Nope, I prefer the look of the toe hook plate, and really did on my 335 too. Unique and asymmetrical!
Well, to be clear, just because it is not my style, does not mean it is bad or wrong! Carry on
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