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Old 04-19-2012, 12:20 PM
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e70 Aero kit paint options - need public opinion

Got my aerokit, thinking of painting it to accentuate detail, though not sure what looks better.

Can you tell me which you think looks better? I would greatly appreciate your input. Better to get opinion on choice before painting, i think.

And forgive my abysmal Photoshop skills, take a step back from monitor, it will blur imperfections.
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Old 04-19-2012, 12:55 PM
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Just my 2c but it looks like you purchased a used aero kit off an alpine white and bolted it on to your sapphire. Not feeling it. That said, I do think the aero kit disappears a bit on the black x5s. Not sure what the answer is.
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Thanks for feedback.
Just to clarify - this is is pic of some car i found on web with silver aero kit. Picture was hazy so i bumped contrast a bit for better viewing, but I guess it turned the silver into more white color.

My car still looks stock and kit is unattached, and primed. Before I mounted I wanted to know what people think of possible contrasts.

So the lighter color would be silver/aluminum and black tone would match my paint.

Thanks for your reply

Anyone else?
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IMO, it needs to match the color of the vehicle.
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I'd either color match it or paint it a nice silver for contrast.
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I'd either color match it or paint it a nice silver for contrast.
+1. Maybe darken the silver a tad, if you go that route.
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Old 04-19-2012, 03:27 PM
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wrap it in 3M DI-NOC carbon fiber, dark gray....can always change it if you don't like it..
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^that's not a bad idea! Those parts on a black X wrapped in carbon fiber would give it a pretty hot look, might be worth a shot. We wrapped the center section of one of our VWs hoods a while back to see how the Di-Noc lasted on exterior parts, it held up great to the Ohio weather (read not nice weather 90% of the time). If you want to check out pricing on the Di-Noc HERE is a link to the sheet sizes we currently have on the site.

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Old 04-19-2012, 10:55 PM
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top right or bottom right and leave the rear as black.
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All black or the options mentioned by rh71 ^
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