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Old 07-15-2014, 11:54 PM
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SLS grill, custom black headlamps OEM baked

I know it's been "done before" but here's a fresh update =)
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Old 07-16-2014, 08:40 AM
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Is there a % light reduction associated with that like there is with tint? Isn't it noticeable when driving? What is the emblem on you front fenders?
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I don't think that's a tint on the headlight. I just think he had the entire housing interior painted black/glossy black. This is a way to get a black out look, but not affect light output.

Personally, I'm not a fan of it, but to each's own. I would have left a bit of chrome or silver in the housing (perhaps projector / lens ring).
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I don't think that's a tint on the headlight. I just think he had the entire housing interior painted black/glossy black. This is a way to get a black out look, but not affect light output.

Personally, I'm not a fan of it, but to each's own. I would have left a bit of chrome or silver in the housing (perhaps projector / lens ring).
Maybe, but it sure looks like the projector lens itself is behind a tint. That ought to be nice and clear if only the interior is painted black.
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Which grill is it and from where?

Looks great! Thanks for posting!
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very nice
thanks ... I have been inspired by this black SL for almost 3 years. it took a long time to coordinate the blacking of the OEM bixenon's (never been done before) and getting the perfect matte grill with distronic

here's the pic that inspired the look
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Old 07-17-2014, 03:51 AM
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Looks great! Thanks for posting!
@DICECEDES: LOVE your car man. super clean looking!! and those rims are just wow.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Front-SLS-Fla...vxp=mtr&_uhb=1

This is truly rare. it would look great on your car!
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Old 07-17-2014, 03:56 AM
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here's another shot
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Old 07-17-2014, 03:57 AM
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was gonna matte out the chrome strips in front next..what do you think??
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Might as well. I did mine across the entire car. Definitely looks better than the chrome
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that looks amazing! bigger wheels and drop wouldnt hurt.
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that looks amazing! bigger wheels and drop wouldnt hurt.
do you think bigger wheels is an absolute necessity when dropping it or would it look fine dropping it with OEM 17's?

reason is I'd like to drop mine but keep the AMG OEM 17's ...
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do you think bigger wheels is an absolute necessity when dropping it or would it look fine dropping it with OEM 17's?

reason is I'd like to drop mine but keep the AMG OEM 17's ...
it all depends on your taste mate. My wife's CLK has 19's on em but I didnt bother dropping it (her choice), although the fender gap is very noticeable. if you drop yours with your current 17's, im sure it will look good but IMO, it will look better with a bit bigger wheels. dont forget the ride quality as well.
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Originally Posted by beejaypunsalan View Post
it all depends on your taste mate. My wife's CLK has 19's on em but I didnt bother dropping it (her choice), although the fender gap is very noticeable. if you drop yours with your current 17's, im sure it will look good but IMO, it will look better with a bit bigger wheels. dont forget the ride quality as well.
thanks for the input, I'd to keep the wheels to save on tires - the way these cars eat tires I don't feel like spending MORE money on wheels and then even more money on new tires and the cost of 18-19 inch tires - ya feel me?
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blacked out chrome front
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Nice! Does it go all the way around? How did you do it? Might as well do the foglight chrome ring if you're goin for the no chrome look.
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blacked out chrome front
is that SLS gril oem? was it a direct fit?? where did you get it?? Thx
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@DICECEDES: LOVE your car man. super clean looking!! and those rims are just wow.

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Front-SLS-Fla...vxp=mtr&_uhb=1

This is truly rare. it would look great on your car!
Thanks midnight AMG. I agree would look great on the car. This shipping is crazy so hopefully I can find another in the states. Thanks again for posting - it looks great. I was not sure if I would like it but I do!
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Old 07-20-2014, 01:53 AM
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hey guys ... truth be told the chrome bit was photoshopped lol.

buuuut I just purchased "pre-dip" for plasti dip which is a chemical that primes the surface of oil and build up. Im going to spray the chrome tomorrow now that I know what all blacked out front looks like
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