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      12-04-2016, 10:35 AM   #1
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Gloss black grills another eBay item.

Not sure if anyone has purchase this brand. Looks pretty good. Another option is to wrap the OEM grills in gloss blk.
https://www.ebay.ca/itm/332041890843
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If price might be an issue then you could also plastidip (matte look) or autodip (new product like plastidip but a tad more expensive) autodip gloss black is almost identical to a gloss black vinyl and its removable. One can should be enough.
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If price might be an issue then you could also plastidip (matte look) or autodip (new product like plastidip but a tad more expensive) autodip gloss black is almost identical to a gloss black vinyl and its removable. One can should be enough.
Price really isn't an option but I figured they take a beating with stone chips and if they work for 100 bucks it's worth it. I purchase a lot of stuff on eBay and pretty happy with the quality but it's the fitment I am worried about. Where do they sell the gloss black plasti dip?
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Price really isn't an option but I figured they take a beating with stone chips and if they work for 100 bucks it's worth it. I purchase a lot of stuff on eBay and pretty happy with the quality but it's the fitment I am worried about. Where do they sell the gloss black plasti dip?
One thing i know is that plastidip is quite resistant even with rock chips but autodip on the other hand not too sure. YST auto also sells autodip for 27.99 a can i think. You could order online but that would cost you shipping.

As for the fitment of your ebay grills, i have no idea. I imagine it can be a hit or miss. Maybe someone that has bought this can chime in.
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They will prob fit as the tabs look to be in the correct positions. However, those look like the ones RG Sport carries. Guaranteed fitment going that route.
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They will prob fit as the tabs look to be in the correct positions. However, those look like the ones RG Sport carries. Guaranteed fitment going that route.
That's great to know. I may order them as well. Thanks
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They will prob fit as the tabs look to be in the correct positions. However, those look like the ones RG Sport carries. Guaranteed fitment going that route.
That's great to know. I may order them as well. Thanks
RG Sport is what I went with and they fit perfectly- I would go with a local vendor before eBay - local guys inspect the merchandise and guarantee fitment- o recommend RG Sport for the grill.
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FYI, even though it may looks the same, with my experience dealing with China, used molds are sold for cheap and used plastic are often used for cheaper priced items.
The one that I am selling are from reputable manufacturer that is using a brand new plastic.
The difference between used and new plastic, used plastic is brittle since it is lack of oil in it already.
The difference between used and new mold, used mold has a lot excess materials where it will cause improper fitment.
And lastly, what you found on Ebay is the old design, not 1:1 style as the F85/F86 X5M/X6M.
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FYI, even though it may looks the same, with my experience dealing with China, used molds are sold for cheap and used plastic are often used for cheaper priced items.
The one that I am selling are from reputable manufacturer that is using a brand new plastic.
The difference between used and new plastic, used plastic is brittle since it is lack of oil in it already.
The difference between used and new mold, used mold has a lot excess materials where it will cause improper fitment.
And lastly, what you found on Ebay is the old design, not 1:1 style as the F85/F86 X5M/X6M.
Ok good to know thanks. Not sure what u mean by old design. Are they posting improper pics on eBay? Looks like the newer f15 model.
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FWIW, buying from RGSport you get guaranteed fitment, whereas eBay can be hit or miss. Being these ship from China, you'll have a hard time returning them.

I love description says it's made in Taiwan not China, as if that makes it any better (it doesn't matter where it's made)

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And lastly, what you found on Ebay is the old design, not 1:1 style as the F85/F86 X5M/X6M.
Is the old design the first batch you had made?

(AKA the ones I got)
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FWIW, buying from RGSport you get guaranteed fitment, whereas eBay can be hit or miss. Being these ship from China, you'll have a hard time returning them.

I love description says it's made in Taiwan not China, as if that makes it any better (it doesn't matter where it's made)


Is the old design the first batch you had made?

(AKA the ones I got)

Very true. I may hold off and purchase from RGsport. Its the shipping fees and duty that kills us in Canada sometimes paying as much as the grills themselves. Its nice when u can get products with free shipping and no duty chg's but like you said its hit or miss and the chance you have to take when buying from ebay. And honestly everything is freaking made in China!
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FWIW, buying from RGSport you get guaranteed fitment, whereas eBay can be hit or miss. Being these ship from China, you'll have a hard time returning them.

I love description says it's made in Taiwan not China, as if that makes it any better (it doesn't matter where it's made)


Is the old design the first batch you had made?

(AKA the ones I got)
Correct. It was the first batch that my supplier made and brought in to the US.
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