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      03-19-2013, 10:34 PM   #1
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What Minor Cosmetic Mods Can I Do?

I just recently purchased a 2009 x6 5.0L white on red. I was wondering what kind of cosmetic mods I can do that won't cost me an arm and a leg but is noticeable. Was thinking about changing the chrome grills to black?


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      03-19-2013, 11:22 PM   #2
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Tinting, tires and rims. Choose what you like to your own taste and individuality...
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Tinting, design it by your own taste, cheap and valuable...
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I just recently purchased a 2009 x6 5.0L white on red. I was wondering what kind of cosmetic mods I can do that won't cost me an arm and a leg but is noticeable. Was thinking about changing the chrome grills to black?


Any recommendations/links?



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I changed out the entire front grill set on my 50i to black and like it a lot better. This link was for pics of some LUX lights I Installed but you can see the black gives it beefier kind of look:
http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showt...&highlight=LUX
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I just recently purchased a 2009 x6 5.0L white on red. I was wondering what kind of cosmetic mods I can do that won't cost me an arm and a leg but is noticeable. Was thinking about changing the chrome grills to black?


Any recommendations/links?



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First mod should be a good, classy level of tint.
Second is lighting - upgrade the angel eyes to lux LED
Third - swap out the grills to BMW performance gloss black versions - will look great on the white IMO
Last - rims. I would stick to OEM rims or a reputable brand like HREs but this is going to cost more $$$. Im selling a set of gloss black 214's that would look amazing on your ride. PM me if youre interested in those.
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      03-31-2013, 01:29 PM   #6
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Powder coat your current wheels to black and you'll have a look that is new, striking, and won't break the bank.
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Turner Motor Sports sell vinyl decals for all of the vehicles "BMW" emblems. Any color you want and really makes your car pop. Like $15 for a complete sheet to cover all of the emblems.
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I just recently purchased a 2009 x6 5.0L white on red. I was wondering what kind of cosmetic mods I can do that won't cost me an arm and a leg but is noticeable. Was thinking about changing the chrome grills to black?


Any recommendations/links?



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My old X6 was Alpine white, I painted the fog lights silver trim to black, black grills, powder coated my wheels also black and got the whole roof top covered with 3M carbon fiber vinyl.


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      04-07-2013, 02:13 PM   #9
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I am thinking about getting the lux angel eyes as well but the thing is I don't know how to install them and I'm worried for error messages as well as voiding of my extended warranty?

Black grills I think I am also going to get but would I need the matching mesh etc?

Here are a few shots of my car don't have much. The rims need an upgrade for sure IMO.


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Not my car but exact rims and what not!
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      04-11-2013, 02:48 AM   #10
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paint your wheels black. will looks sick!
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I am thinking about getting the lux angel eyes as well but the thing is I don't know how to install them and I'm worried for error messages as well as voiding of my extended warranty?

Black grills I think I am also going to get but would I need the matching mesh etc?

Here are a few shots of my car don't have much. The rims need an upgrade for sure IMO.


Thanks guys!!!

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Not my car but exact rims and what not!
I was worried about Angel Eyes as well, best (and probably only) mod I did and am happy about it. I still have warranty, even asked one service guy should I take them off prior to the service, he said no. Fairly easy to install, was worried also about that, but you will definitely figure it out. If you have very big hands, might take you a bit longer, but it works in the end.
In case something does go wrong with your lights, easily switch them back before you claim something warranty like with the service.

Congrats on the ride.
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Anyone have a contact that supplies the LED angel eyes halo. I looked at Lux but saw no phone number on their web site.
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Anyone have a contact that supplies the LED angel eyes halo. I looked at Lux but saw no phone number on their web site.
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