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Old 11th October 2015, 13:02   #391
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From todays DDT Drive @ Kasara back road (NH3);

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Old 17th October 2015, 12:06   #392
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After about 3 years finally got rid off this sticker

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Yes indeed the black grille has seriously transformed the front looks. Now wondering whether or not to smoke the whiskers black.
I was stuck with the same thought for a while but finally went ahead and did it. Believe me you wouldn't regret it because it does have that much impact on the front end even if its just a tiny silver part there. Makes it look more mean ass, even in some one else's rear view mirror, more so if the car is black or imperial blue.

Another confusion was whether to go for matt black or gloss. If its gloss, it should be done without even the slightest dust or even a hair line mark. The clear coat should be spotless to give it the OE feel. I went with gloss and felt it looked better.

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After about 3 years finally got rid off this sticker
Man, that's patience! I ripped it off right at the dealer before delivery itself.

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I was stuck with the same thought for a while but finally went ahead and did it. Believe me you wouldn't regret it coz it does have that much impact on the front end even if its just a tiny silver part there. Makes it look more mean ass, even in some one else's rear view mirror, more so if the car is black or imperial blue.

Another confusion was whether to go for matt black or gloss. If its gloss, it should be done without even the slightest dust or even a hair line mark. The clear coat should be spotless to give it the OE feel. I went with gloss and felt it looked better.
Great, please share pictures of this mod job
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Great, please share pictures of this mod job
I am away from home and have only a couple of mobile snaps to share.. The lighting was poor as it was taken late evening when the job was done. However this should give you an idea..

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-x.jpg

After this paint job, a couple of guys (a cousin once and a friend an other time) whom I was following behind in my car, asked me like what did I do to the car to make it look so menacing. They said, in their rear view mirror it was just the DRLs visible and with that wide and low killing stance of the car (imagine how it would look if lowered!), they said it looked like some sports car was following 'em, and they couldn't make out so easily what was different from the stock car. That's what acknowledged the fact that getting rid of chrome grill and silver whiskers did transform the car beyond what one would imagine. The smallest of mods done tastefully on the right part can do wonders.

Right now, the eye sore is the license plate on that bumper. I mean, not the type of plate or font, but the existence of plate itself.

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I am away from home and have only a couple of mobile snaps to share.. The lighting was poor as it was taken late evening when the job was done. However this should give you an idea..
You car looks HOT

Definitely the smoked out whiskers & the black grille ( in your case its the double slat grille ) look really good on dark cars. On white too it will give a good look i assume. Shall get this done soon
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Some more pictures of our Drive to kasara ghat back road;

Germans on the prowl;
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1445794087.164337.jpg

The line up;
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Just a walk into the woods
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1445794177.858176.jpg

From L to R - F30 320d (Prestige), F10 530d, F30 328i, A4 B8 3L TDI, Octavia 2.0 TDI
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1445794159.651664.jpg

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WIP: KAMYO on the job;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1446458257.421171.jpg

Final Results;
The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-imageuploadedbyteambhp1446458291.370035.jpg
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A Close up of the ///Muffler tips post Detailing

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A Close up of the ///Muffler tips post Detailing

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Thanks! Delicious. They look good enough to eat.

Where did you get them? How's the quality?

I hate the black tips on my 530d. Want to change them.
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Thanks! Delicious. They look good enough to eat.

Where did you get them? How's the quality?

I hate the black tips on my 530d. Want to change them.
Hey,

Firstly wishing you a very Happy New Year

Well these muffler tips came with my M Exhaust, check this post;

http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/test-d...ml#post3499631 (The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!)

The quality is SOLID & ///M logo is laser engraved on them

Attaching a few more pics for your reference;

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-img_20140620_181700.jpg

The ULTIMAT3 - F30 BMW 328i. EDIT: Upgraded with ///M Exhaust & Injen Intake!-img_20140620_181759.jpg

You can order these same for your F10 from;

http://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocat...catalogid=4462

or

Buy it from the BMW service centre / showroom.
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As the Make in India week concludes, a picture at the Make In India convention centre;

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Excellent!!
The 3 looks bad-ass post the black grill!
(That's the reason I changed mine too)

P.S: I was also there post the Make In India conclusion & the same spot!
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Excellent!!
The 3 looks bad-ass post the black grill!
(That's the reason I changed mine too)

P.S: I was also there post the Make In India conclusion & the same spot!
Hey mikon thanks, yes indeed the black grilles have added that aggression to the car. You were there too ? Such a miss
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The Signature F30 Angry Grin

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^ Today @ NH8

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