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      04-09-2012, 01:00 AM   #75
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Drives: 2011 E90 M3
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Surrey, BC, Canada

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Originally Posted by Nate@IND View Post
We have all had this happen at some point A 6-speed or DCT knob to the face is very common on the first install.

Could you post a photo of the raw carbon section? Being an OEM BMW part I have only heard that the carbon and fitment is perfect.

Thanks again!
I guess it's not really RAW CF per se, but more of a hard edge. It appears slightly unfinished because of the relatively large circumferential gap. The gap wasn't present on the original plastic OEM piece as there was a somewhat countersunken effect to the area surrounding the actual button/switch. Maybe someone can take a closeup for comparison on their original OEM piece.

Some finished photos (quickly snapped on a super sunny day - sorry), including a close-up of the area in question (again with terrible lighting - it's not yellow at all, I promise - it's my garage lighting at night). Overall, it's a really AMAZING piece! Matches very nicely with my black interior and carbon leather trim!
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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