E46 BMW Social Directory E46 FAQ 3-Series Discussion Forums BMW Photo Gallery BMW 3-Series Technical Information E46 Fanatics - The Ultimate BMW Resource BMW Vendors General E46 Forum The Tire Rack's Tire Wheel Forum Forced Induction Forum The Off-Topic The E46 BMW Showroom For Sale, For Trade or Wanting to Buy

Welcome to the E46Fanatics forums. E46Fanatics is the premiere website for BMW 3 series owners around the world with interactive forums, a geographical enthusiast directory, photo galleries, and technical information for BMW enthusiasts.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   E46Fanatics > BMW Regional Forums > Regional Forums > NY / NJ / CT

NY / NJ / CT
Have you seen another BMW while driving around in your area? Maybe you can find their car in the E46Fanatics Garage!

If you don't have your garage setup, sign up today HERE

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-02-2009, 07:03 PM   #1
Registered User
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Staten Island
Posts: 35
My Ride: 2002 m3 vert
Rear Diffuser Installed!!! Pics inside.

Just wanted to share with you guys.
I wanted to get one that would fit well. After doing some research I found out the Z-Shift diffuser was one of the better fitting ones and came with a perfect fitment guarantee. I contacted Z-Shift and the customer service was great, responses were quick and answers were informative. I really only wanted the half carbon fiber since I was gonna get it painted anyway but they only had the full carbon fibers in stock and offered a great deal. So I ordered the full carbon fiber diffuser from them. They shipped my order quickly and it was at my door within a week. The diffuser looked great.
I researched and contacted a few local shops about the price to get the outer half of the diffuser painted. The difference between the quotes was hundreds of dollars. I contacted Leo and John at Impressive Auto Center and they were quick to respond and ready to help. They offered to paint, polish, and install the diffuser for a great price ($100). I met John, he showed me the cars they were working on around the shop, talked for a bit, cool guy. I left the diffuser there Thursday night and came back on Saturday morning to have them install it. The paint came out great. Perfect lines, perfectly matched paint between the diffuser and the rest of the car. It took about a half hour to take my stock diffuser off and fit the new one on. After a bit of work it fit the bumper very well. I would say 9/10.
All in all I am very happy with the diffuser from Z-Shift and equally happy with the work done by Impressive Auto. Thanks a lot for a great product and great service guys.

P.S. My friend saw the diffuser on my car and said he wants the exact same one on his M now.

I know so here you go. Not the best quality but it's all I got.

Click image for larger version

Name:	m7.jpg
Views:	148
Size:	122.0 KB
ID:	317849 Stock

Click image for larger version

Name:	m6.jpg
Views:	126
Size:	75.9 KB
ID:	317850

Click image for larger version

Name:	m5.jpg
Views:	146
Size:	97.6 KB
ID:	317851

Click image for larger version

Name:	m4.jpg
Views:	141
Size:	123.5 KB
ID:	317852

Click image for larger version

Name:	m3.jpg
Views:	127
Size:	101.2 KB
ID:	317853

Click image for larger version

Name:	m2.jpg
Views:	138
Size:	133.7 KB
ID:	317854

Click image for larger version

Name:	m8.jpg
Views:	137
Size:	120.4 KB
ID:	317855

Click image for larger version

Name:	m1.jpg
Views:	131
Size:	108.5 KB
ID:	317856

Last edited by shmezelk8; 06-03-2009 at 09:31 PM. Reason: Normal sized pics now
shmezelk8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Ads by Google

Guests, get your FREE E46Fanatics.com membership to remove this ad.

diffuser, impressive, paint, z-shift

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Censor is ON

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:04 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - 2016 performanceIX Inc - privacy policy - terms of use