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      08-14-2019, 08:09 PM   #23
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Would you be able/willing to post pictures of the clip for the camera and how to uninstall and reinstall?

Thank you in advance.
I would have to take it apart to show you, so I canít do that. The camera itself comes off the old grill. Clips right off the grill. When you buy your new grill with the parking assistant, you will see the opening and where it clips back in.
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      08-15-2019, 08:30 AM   #24
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I would have to take it apart to show you, so I can’t do that. The camera itself comes off the old grill. Clips right off the grill. When you buy your new grill with the parking assistant, you will see the opening and where it clips back in.
Got it. Thank you so much.
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      09-06-2019, 11:56 PM   #25
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I haven't seen any guides posted yet for grill replacement on the G20. I got my 2019 330i X-Drive about a month an a half ago. It was the first sold from my dealer, and parts are still hard to come by. I did manage to come across a shadow line grill from EuroActive. I couldn't find any installation help, but I figured it out. Thought I would share. Some of these pics were taken after I got the new grill on, just to show placement of pins.

This is quick and easy. All you need is a flat head screwdriver, an allen wrench/hex key, and about 15 minutes.


Step 1: Find and remove 6 plastic push-pins with a flathead screw driver. They are located here:





Step 2: Remove the weather stripping and pull back plastic piece. There will be a bolt to remove with an Allen wrench/hex key marked here:



Step 3: Pop the tabs holding the grill in place. Look at the back of your new grill to see the locations. The visible ones are marked here:





Step 4: After removing the old grill, pop the new grill into place and check the same tabs to make sure it is properly installed. Replace the hex bolt:



Step 5: Position the plastic cover back into place, and replace the 6 push-pins and the weather stripping:


You're all set. Here is the finished product on my vehicle:
What size hex key did you use for step 2?
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      09-07-2019, 12:40 PM   #26
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Like night and day.....
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      09-21-2019, 08:07 AM   #27
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Just did mine this morning it was pretty simple . It took about 20 minutes bc i had a little trouble with the clips on the grill but i think i was just bieng to cautious with it bc once i gave it some force while holding down the clips it popped right out. This is something anyone can do at home with a flathead screwdriver and a torques bit i believe it was a t30. No need for dealership install. Heres a before and after
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So how much is this black out grill surrounding in U.S for M340i?
hi Cosmo just did mine along with bumper trim and pedals
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This was extremely helpful, however I did pop one of the push pin connectors into the engine bay from Step 1, does anyone know where I can order a replacement? I couldn't find it anywhere, it's likely long gone by now after driving this week.
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This was extremely helpful, however I did pop one of the push pin connectors into the engine bay from Step 1, does anyone know where I can order a replacement? I couldn't find it anywhere, it's likely long gone by now after driving this week.
I think I answered my own questions

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...Lw_wcB#fitment
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I think I answered my own questions

https://www.fcpeuro.com/products/bmw...Lw_wcB#fitment
I did order these and they are identical, if anyone was wondering. I paid $9 to get a $.29 part with shipping... but I can sleep better now
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      10-23-2019, 08:16 PM   #32
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I just replaced my grill, thanks so much for the guide pictures -- it helped IMMENSELY. One thing I struggled with at first was trying to remove the entire plastic pin AND it's circular shroud -- if you are confused on this, as I was, JUST remove the pin from the middle of each circular piece!

QUESTION: Some of you posted pics where the door frames were blacked out as well -- did you wrap with vinyl? plastidip? or replacement parts? (etc)...

Thanks!
It's easy to pull out the middle pin
It was too hard to pull the entire pin.

There is no gap in the grill?
I do not have a gap or the bonnet closes well.
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I'm ok until I get to step 3 popping the tabs. The grille seams fixed pretty firm. Is there any good method to release the old grille?
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      11-08-2019, 12:21 PM   #35
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I'm ok until I get to step 3 popping the tabs. The grille seams fixed pretty firm. Is there any good method to release the old grille?
I just did mine, it's in pretty tight. There are 3 tabs on each side, press the left most one down and while it is down also try to get the middle one down. You will have to put some force into it to loosen, then the one closest to the middle. Maybe get a helper to push down on two and you do the 3rd and pull. It will sound scarier than it is! Then repeat the other side, once it all tilts out, it should be easy to remove it as the bottom won't give you any trouble.
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      11-08-2019, 12:22 PM   #36
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Easy peasy!

Thanks for the write up!
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