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Old 07-26-2004, 08:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I would just like to let everyone know that the grey side skirt removal method inthe FAQ forum works great. It took me about 1 hour and even without the front and rear bottom of the bumpers painted my car looks ten times better. So if you have an older bmw try it...it works great.
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Old 07-26-2004, 09:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
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What did you fill the jack-up holes with?
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Old 07-26-2004, 10:09 PM   #3 (permalink)
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you paint those parts with a similar color from an autoparts store, or order from paintsractch.
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Old 07-26-2004, 11:06 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I can't find my paint code! where is it? 95 325i...
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Old 07-27-2004, 12:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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good for you....

i messed up with mine... probably due to the heat and strong winds at that time, i could hardly keep the paper towel soaked in Castrol... i'll try again sometime.
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i Didnt even use papertowels. I just keep spraying it on and letting it soak in. Then i brused it with a kitchen brush until it looked milky and then i used some elbow grease and wiped it off with a towel. Im getting my bumpers and jack covers painted by a body shop because i hit a cat so i needed a new front bumper anyway.
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