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      06-12-2009, 02:55 PM   #1
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Chrome delete on Silver F01. Pics!

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Using silver and matte black vinyl, I was able to cover up all the chrome on the car. This included the rear trunk strip, door handles, side marker trim, front bumper grille trim, and soon we will be doing the kidney grilles. We also will be doing the rear diffuser in black as shown in the photos:












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      06-12-2009, 04:03 PM   #2
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Result looks great! Great pics too.
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      06-12-2009, 05:07 PM   #3
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The chrome strip on the trunk looks still very much like chrome to me in the 6th picture

Also, is the 5th picture photoshoped as the gap above the tires is pretty much gone (lowered the car)?

I'm not a big fan of the lowered car look... looks too much like a pimp car, plus I think it would make the ride quite harsh especially considering the rim size (I assume those are the 21" rims?)!

Everything else looks nice though!
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      06-12-2009, 06:00 PM   #4
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great job EAS, but i wonder what the car is going to look like with more aggressive wheels, tint and black kidney grills.
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      06-12-2009, 06:18 PM   #5
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i wonder what the car is going to look like with more aggressive wheels
those wheels are aggressive.

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      06-12-2009, 06:36 PM   #6
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BMW sourced all the chrome trim from an Ebay seller. What a joke.

God damn they really F'ed up that car up.

Still the ugliest in the segment. Just being real.
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      06-12-2009, 06:45 PM   #7
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lookin good!! the new 7even with that drop just became my background hope you dont mind!sick!!!!!!!!!
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      06-12-2009, 07:02 PM   #8
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Looks sick! That is how it should have came stock. I am not a big fan of its current styling although I think the engine, handling and performance are great!
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      06-12-2009, 07:09 PM   #9
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I love it!

What are those wheels?
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      06-12-2009, 08:45 PM   #10
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Wow! Now this is what you call the "Ultimate" flagship! Great job!
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      06-12-2009, 11:11 PM   #12
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Why can't BMW put a proper bumper on this car



Damn, that looks sick!!! Im sure when they release the M-sport, the owner of this car will be first to have the bumper on his car!
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      06-13-2009, 02:28 AM   #13
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The chrome strip on the trunk looks still very much like chrome to me in the 6th picture
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      06-13-2009, 04:00 AM   #14
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no it really doesnt. not compared to what the chrome would actually look like in direct sunlight, trust me. having seen this car before and after the silver vinyl, the difference is night and day. just these few subtle mods that brandon was kind enough to lend his talent to drastically changed the whole look of the car, while maintaining a factory look. brandon we have to finish vinyling my E30!
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Great looking 7 !
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looks sick as fudgee!!! so much better than the cheap looking chrome on the stock version. this car will do some serious damage with a proper bumper and updated taillights. Oh and those wheels look so beautiful, are they OEM?
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      06-13-2009, 11:00 AM   #17
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looks sick as fudgee!!! so much better than the cheap looking chrome on the stock version. this car will do some serious damage with a proper bumper and updated taillights. Oh and those wheels look so beautiful, are they OEM?
Yes the wheels are OEM, best looking wheel I have ever seen a car manufacturer produce. They are mind blowing in person
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      06-13-2009, 12:22 PM   #18
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      06-13-2009, 12:35 PM   #19
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Why can't BMW put a proper bumper on this car

awesome!
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      06-13-2009, 12:36 PM   #20
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looks great!! now we know what the carbon fiber guys are gonna make...
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      06-13-2009, 03:40 PM   #21
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looks great. personally not a fan of lowered cars, but otherwise it looks really classy and tasteful. good job.
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      06-13-2009, 04:23 PM   #22
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the car is actually not lowered, that was just a photoshop to see how it would look. I think if anything, a mild 1" drop would keep it looking factory- kind of like the concept version BMW did
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