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Old Jun 10th, 2014, 07:40 PM
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Mini Cooper BLACKED OUT look.. Advice

Hey guys so I have the Mini Cooper r50 52 plate. The car is black and I have applied a black grill to the car. There is now 2 silver plastic covers underneath the fog lights of my car. There is also a long black cover on the rear of the car. Can these be removed? If so what is underneath.. If they cannot I am considering buying plastidip to spray them black.

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A guy in my work done exactly this with his R50 and it looks pretty good
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A guy in my work done exactly this with his R50 and it looks pretty good

Thankyou so much for the reply really appreciate it! Looks great
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hi , all the chrome bits on bumpers can be removed ,carefully prise them of ,its just clips on the chrome covers slotting into the bumper, I used a paint scraper with a heavy tape on the edge so as not to damage the paint on the bumper, hope this helps, the car above is mine, I also painted the steel mesh grill to keep the black look, yours looks really good as well ,did you do the stripes yourself? looks great, hope this helps
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hi I posted a message below ,don't know if you seen it, can you tell me if you fitted the new grill or did you have it done by someone else, and how easy or hard was it to do, and can you tell me where you purchased it from, I would app. it thanks.
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