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Old 08-21-2012, 09:26 PM   #41
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well the one you linked is not.

They're showing factory installed stock M3 spoiler on stock M3. not sure if you can false advertise anymore than that.
So then don't get that one? I do want one that's close to being OEM. I'd prefer an OEM one, but I could go for a replica if it's good and cheap enough
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:55 PM   #42
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well the one you linked is not.

They're showing factory installed stock M3 spoiler on stock M3. not sure if you can false advertise anymore than that.
idgaf

Both look great. Cheaper one looks more aggressive and I like it.
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Old 08-21-2012, 10:38 PM   #43
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Both look great. Cheaper one looks more aggressive and I like it.
So how different exactly does the Amebawings one look from OEM?

Edit: does it look radically different, or pretty close?
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Old 08-22-2012, 12:17 AM   #45
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Looks good. Thanks
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Old 08-22-2012, 04:11 AM   #46
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So how different exactly does the Amebawings one look from OEM?

Edit: does it look radically different, or pretty close?
it's pretty close. material is very pliable like molding trim from Home Depot.
actually I wouldn't be surprised if it really was. edges are rounded by a sander and not a mold. there is no channel underneath for the double sided tape to hide in, so it raises the trim above the trunk and not flush.

but like I said if not picky it's fine. if picky get a used M3 one.
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might as well buy one on ebay, looks better then carbon fiber, and its cheaper! ps, cheaper and painted!
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So how different exactly does the Amebawings one look from OEM?

Edit: does it look radically different, or pretty close?
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it's pretty close. material is very pliable like molding trim from Home Depot.
actually I wouldn't be surprised if it really was. edges are rounded by a sander and not a mold. there is no channel underneath for the double sided tape to hide in, so it raises the trim above the trunk and not flush.

but like I said if not picky it's fine. if picky get a used M3 one.
here is a post of mine back in 2007 about the difference. an oem one has more of a wing overhang to it also. which is hard to see in my photos from the shadow. the ebay ones are more a "right" angle. like i said, i've been told it's just trim they buy in long lengths and cut and round off corners. it's not a part from a single mold or hard polyurethane.
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...30&postcount=8
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Old 08-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #49
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here is a post of mine back in 2007 about the difference. an oem one has more of a wing overhang to it also. which is hard to see in my photos from the shadow. the ebay ones are more a "right" angle. like i said, i've been told it's just trim they buy in long lengths and cut and round off corners. it's not a part from a single mold or hard polyurethane.
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Thanks! Looks good. I really like both. Will buy the ebay replica some time soon.
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