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This is the place to show off your BMW to other members of the community. Post pictures and videos of your car and the modifications you have done to it. If you need a picture of something on a coupe, sedan, convertible or touring you will probably find it here!

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Old 12-25-2012, 07:20 AM   #821
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^ looks like its just a Thule fairing on an e90 OEM rack (correct me if I'm wrong Bimmerboii)...

I wish I had known e90 racks fit e46's, I like their design better...
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:54 PM   #822
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the yakima whispbar. havent seen one of these on here yet




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Old 12-28-2012, 06:16 PM   #823
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the yakima whispbar. havent seen one of these on here yet




I'm jealous. I was looking at those when I got my OEM rack. They were so expensive and I would've had to wait for them to ship from Sweden.
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:20 PM   #824
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They are nice and silent. Only issue I have is finding things like a spare wheel holder. But I think the new Thule one will work. Fingers crossed
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:41 PM   #825
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Love my roof rack! Evrything used except for the landing pads just touched it all up with some flat black. Ready for snowboarding season!
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:06 PM   #826
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Did you get the black body trim painted? I know this is off topic but I was wondering because I was thinking about getting mine painted

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Old 12-29-2012, 12:18 PM   #827
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Did you get the black body trim painted? I know this is off topic but I was wondering because I was thinking about getting mine painted

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Not sure if its me your asking but no all the trim on my car came black from factory. But i did spray my chrome grille with the same flat black as the rack this is just an older pic. But its really easy and worth it to spray all your trim. Just make sure you prep it with some scotch-brite and spray some adhesion promoter on it before the color and youll have a good looking durable finish.
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:42 PM   #828
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:43 PM   #829
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Old 12-29-2012, 02:31 PM   #830
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Yeah that's what I meant. It looks good man, what was the cost for all the materials?

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Old 12-30-2012, 12:48 AM   #831
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Yeah that's what I meant. It looks good man, what was the cost for all the materials?

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Scotch brite like $3, flat black like $5-$10, adhesion promoter in a spray can probly $10. Cheap and worth it DIY
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Old 01-01-2013, 11:05 AM   #832
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I kinda like these Thules. I need to get one for my ZHP. I'm tired of tossing my mountain bike in the trunk. LoL
Thats exactly why i just went straight to the roof rack! hah

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^ looks like its just a Thule fairing on an e90 OEM rack (correct me if I'm wrong Bimmerboii)...

I wish I had known e90 racks fit e46's, I like their design better...
actually the complete rack is from thule the base, bars, and thule. i also like the oem racks the bases are cleaner.

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Old 01-01-2013, 03:46 PM   #833
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Few pics over the past few years. OEM E90 BMW rack, two fork mount oem bike trays and one thule tray, two oem bmw wheel racks.

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Old 02-03-2013, 07:46 AM   #834
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Old 02-11-2013, 01:56 AM   #835
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Old 02-19-2013, 10:39 AM   #836
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Old 02-19-2013, 11:47 AM   #837
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Old 02-21-2013, 11:13 AM   #838
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Old 02-22-2013, 12:52 PM   #839
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here's a question: Can you still get the OEM bars for a touring with roof rails from BMW? Or is it all "good luck finding it used" these days? (I do see 'em come up occasionally in the classifieds.)

EDIT: Found em on ECS
http://www.ecstuning.com/BMW-E46-325...Rack/ES196926/
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Old 02-22-2013, 01:04 PM   #840
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I've always wanted to take my bikes with me when we go camping but never wanted to place them on top of my car because I didn't want to be fumbling around and have one slip on top of my car. How loud or stable to they feel while your driving?
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