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Old 02-21-2017, 09:40 AM   #1
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Wind deglector rear feet

Hi guys, I know I can't be the only person that has had this question. The rear feet for the factory wind deflector are missing. Is there any place to buy replacements? Does anyone have a good hack? (the rubber or plastic pieces that fit over the metal tabs that go under the tonneau cover)

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Old 02-24-2017, 11:28 PM   #2
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you mean the rubber coating on the metal tabs? maybe just plasti-dip them? plasti-dip is also sold in non-aerosol form and advertised to dip objects (ie. tool handles) to provide a rubberized protective coating.

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I also posted this in the convertible forum (which is what I actually meant to do), and what directed to ecs thing that has exactly what I was looking for

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-bmw-parts/wind-deflector-support-plate/54317037389/?gclid=COHupK_DqtICFQaBswodWCgG-Q
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Old 02-25-2017, 10:59 AM   #4
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expensive part! Especially if you need 2.
If you already have the metal tabs, I'd be tempted just to plastic dip them to prevent vibration. Or maybe wrap with rubber bands. Or some closed cell foam.
I'd also be tempted to buy the proper part. But at $66 for two, I might try a hack first. Really the only purpose of those tabs is to prevent theft, I think, maybe. I'm not too concerned about theft.
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Old 02-26-2017, 06:54 PM   #5
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I also posted this in the convertible forum (which is what I actually meant to do), and what directed to ecs thing that has exactly what I was looking for

https://www.ecstuning.com/b-genuine-...FQaBswodWCgG-Q
Didn't think anyone sold just the feet.....good find OP.
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