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Hey all! I got my new bumper on yesterday! It's a Ci sport bumper with the reflector holes filled. Looks exactly like the euro version (that I couldn't find anywhere). I have the 2001 330Ci, so the fog trim and lower trim is silver. I changed the silver center grill to the black center. My car is steel gray. Enough of the background... I need to know what you guys think:

Should I leave the silver trim or go with black? I really like the black look, but the silver looks pretty good with the black center grille. I'm also thinking of painting everything black except the thin silver ring around the fogs. If you have any thoughts, please let me know.

Here's what it looks like. It's been raining here, so it's really dirty.





Thanks for your input.

JJ
 

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Here's a bigger pic. Sorry about the thumb sized one.

 

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first get clears :)

If you get covers you can try the look or change it per season :)

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I have a set of front clears.... I am not really fond of the rear clears, so I never bought them. The car just doesn't look right with clears on the front and amber in back. You mentioned covers? What do you mean?
 

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Personally I don't like the coupe bumper... I'm hoping to replace mine one day. But as a cheaper alternative, I painted my fog covers silver but left the middle black (328Ci) and I kinda like that effect, it's original. You can barely see it in my sig so here:

<img src="http://photos.e46fanatics.com/data/500/8485ddecompare2-med.jpg">

Seems to me like you are tryign to stray away from the "modded" look, while most of us are trying to get into it. If you're trying to keep a kinda stock looking car definately keep the silver.
 

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i like the black look my self

breaks up all the gray from your car. but it as to be what you like do what makes you happy with the color. also with the clears all around. having clears all around is like a stanard around the
fanatics but not very body as them including me hehehe...
never taught of it untill lately. mine on on order for now. but if you don't like how it looks don't do it. that is what is so nice in mod'ing you do your own tases and likes on your baby. that is
what makes very one's ride different big time...............
bobm3 :thumbup: :thumbup:
 

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Anyone know how much the fog surround trim and lower center trim pieces cost for black? I'm thinking about buying the black like Tim suggested and then I can switch it up as I feel like. Thanks for your suggestions!

JJ
 
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