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Old 01-26-2004, 07:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I tried cleaning my black skirts but everytime i scrub it my towel gets completely black. Can the grey removal work with the e34's skirts...? i'm talking about this, http://www.geocities.com/karlkarlb/greyskirts.html

I cant decide if it would even look good if i did get them white instead of 'blackish'.... what are your opinions?
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Old 01-26-2004, 09:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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photoshop them white and see if they look good....

I personally think u should restore them... dont know how.
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well if they were white, i think it would look nice.... but you'd have to paint he front and rear peices...

think about it... the 1995 525i came stock with body colored skirts
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Its easy to make them black again, I do it all the time!! With jsut a trim and Tire cleaner that I have!! it makes them black for quite a while, then I have to do it again but w/e its worth it!! I am sure any Trim clearner would do that job and who cares if the towel gets dirty, just keep that same towel for all trim cleaning from then on!!
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Next time I clean them, I will take a before and after picture to show you!! I just did it like 2 weeks ago so who knows how long til I do it again!!
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Go for white mann! I had an e34 that had body colored skirts, looks better than black definitely. And white skirts will give your car a "lower profile" look with the impression of a lower ground clearance.
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my car is black anyway...i dont have this problem LOL
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who cares if the towel gets dirty
lol, im not worried about dirty towels... im not THAT much of a cheapass... I said that to show that perhaps the black is rubbing off because i do not think i want them to be black anymore... im sure white would look better...
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think about it... the 1995 525i came stock with body colored skirts
I'll have to search for a pic...
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