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      12-16-2012, 04:29 PM   #1
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Black Kidney Grilles

Just received my 2013 Space Gray/Oyster X3 on Friday. I love it so far but was thinking of replacing the existing silver kidney grilles with black ones. Has anyone installed these and what's your opinion on the looks?
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      12-16-2012, 04:45 PM   #2
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Just received my 2013 Space Gray/Oyster X3 on Friday. I love it so far but was thinking of replacing the existing silver kidney grilles with black ones. Has anyone installed these and what's your opinion on the looks?
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      12-16-2012, 05:55 PM   #3
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I have a 2012 x3 with the m- package titanium silver and I changed mine out and really like the look. Side trim is black and the grilles lower on the car are black.
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      12-16-2012, 07:25 PM   #4
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I have a space gray M3 with gloss black grills and I love the look. I loved it so much that the day I got my Deep Sea Blue X3 I changed out the grills to the gloss black ones. It's more noticeable and better looking on the lighter colors like Space Gray.
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Recently took delivery of my 2013 2l X3 diesel, space grey colour with a silver grille (as supplied by factory & not specifically ordered). Dealer says the 3l models usually come with silver grilles & the 2l models all have black grilles.
I guess the factory must have run out of black grilles when they assembled my car. Not to worry - I prefer silver!
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I painted mine from silver to black. It took all of a 3 hours including drying time.



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I bought a set of blace grill but have yet to change them. I like the stock grills.
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I bought the black grills and installed them.

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