Colour Coded Grill ?

n3thn

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Has anyone colour coded there front grill at all, if so does it look any good and are there any pics that anyone has to share as I am thinking about doing it on my C240 Sport as a change to the avantgarde mod that seems to be popular at the moment.

Any thoughts on this.

Jon
 

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I think this is a mod that differs greatly depending on the colour of the car. Yours is 189 like mine and Koolvin's I think. I don't know how it would look, if you want I could photoshop mine to see.
 

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what's more, this should have been posted in the bodywork forum!
 

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Originally posted by n3thn
are there any pics that anyone has to share

This might put you off the idea!

Embarrassing.jpg


Can you see the BMW vents?
 

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Originally posted by n3thn
Still undecieded, Shude did you manage to photoshop your car at all ?
Not yet! I will try to remember to do it tonight.
 

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I toyed with having mine totally painted in azurite when I had my smash last year, but decided I liked my Grill too much....
Then again I saw a C on the motorway last night in a dark colour with all the grill painted and the hood badge missing, it looked very nice and clean.....
 

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Their slats are black behind the chrome. Confusing buggers aren't they!
 

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Originally posted by n3thn
sorry for being thick but aren't your grills chrome ?????:D
There are several parts to the grill.

1. The frame
2. The insert
3. The chrome strips on the insert.

The normal grill is chrome frame, grey plastic insert and 3 chrome strips.

The Avantgarde style grill comprises of the chrome frame, shiny black plastic insert and 5 chrome strips.

You could colour code any or all of those components I suppose, if it is a black part and your car is very dark in colour (like ours) then I would recommend painting the black plastic insert as well so it doesn't "clash" :)

I will post some "artist's impressions" later today :)
 

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I got a price for the avantgarde grill for my 203...

£74+vat . Looks simple enough to install it . about 8 bolts.
 

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Originally posted by fuzzer
I got a price for the avantgarde grill for my 203...

£74+vat . Looks simple enough to install it . about 8 bolts.
Wow, cheap or what? :)
 

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Who's car do you want to see the 17" wheels on ?
 

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