Wind deglector rear feet - E46Fanatics 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

Go Back   E46Fanatics > E46 BMW > E46 Convertible

E46 Convertible
The E46 vert forum. Talk about dropping your E46 top here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 02-21-2017, 10:40 AM   #1
2000e46vert
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Ewing, NJ
Posts: 55
My Ride: 2000 323ci
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)

Last edited by 2000e46vert; 02-21-2017 at 10:41 AM.
2000e46vert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2017, 12:28 AM   #2
SWO Daddy
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: San Diego
Posts: 597
My Ride: 05 911S / 05 330cic
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.

__________________

Last edited by SWO Daddy; 02-25-2017 at 12:36 AM.
SWO Daddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2017, 12:36 AM   #3
2000e46vert
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Ewing, NJ
Posts: 55
My Ride: 2000 323ci
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
2000e46vert is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-25-2017, 11:59 AM   #4
dknightd
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: upstate NY
Posts: 1,593
My Ride: 2002 330 cic
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.
dknightd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-26-2017, 07:54 PM   #5
BobSC
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 767
My Ride: 01 330Cic, 12 750Li
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2000e46vert View Post
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.
__________________
2016 X5
2012 X3
2009 X3
2001 330Cic
BobSC is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
convertible, wind deflector

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 11:06 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
(c) 1999 - VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.