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      11-04-2011, 01:24 AM   #15
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Drives: 2011 E90 M3
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Surrey, BC, Canada

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Originally Posted by Vancouver_M3 View Post
Thanks for the response to my thread. The pics are very helpful in judging quality especially when u have the factory one on one side. I think if you had both on I probably wouldn't have noticed. I suppose if I was to get it I would buy a betalink kit and mount like the factory one and it would fit closer. I can see where it doesn't quite line up but like you said its probably cause of the tape. Did the double sided tape come with the part? From a quality standpoint, the factory one has a lot more visual continuity with the lines of the car as the pattern runs front to back rather than some arbitrary angle. Does the right side one go the opposite direction so both sides at least look mirrored?
I have OEM splitters mounted with 3M tape. There's no gap if you place the tape slightly away from the edge, maybe 3-4mm. I don't think using Betalink vs. 3M tape will make a difference in fitment.
2011.5 E90 Dinan M3, SS II, M-DCT, EDC, M Drive. 20" MORR VS8.2 wheels
Performance Mods: Dinan St.1 suspension, exhaust, intake; TTPs; BPM St.II, DCT, servo tunes
Cosmetic Mods: OEM CF splitters, mirrors, center console, spoiler; Arkym CF diffuser; LUX; tint