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      05-26-2012, 02:05 PM   #1
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Big difference between replica?

Was wondering how big the differences are between replica amuse trunks and the real deal. I was hoping to find a used one. Anyone have an idea the price between replicas and the real deal?
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Is it a huge issue though?
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All depends on which rep you are looking at. Fitment will vary from different makes. What lips did you have in mind?
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well I was hoping for a amuse trunk not a lip
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From what I've read the rep trunks usually take work to get them to fit properly. There were quite a few discussion around rep fitment in this area.
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Replica lips fit just fine from past experience. I've only ever bought two lips though. Trunks usually fit ok...friend of mine bought one from **********s and it fits very well!
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Replica lips fit just fine from past experience. I've only ever bought two lips though. Trunks usually fit ok...friend of mine bought one from **********s and it fits very well!
any chance you could rate the fitment from 1-10?
as long as its not extremely noticeable I think it'll be fine
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any chance you could rate the fitment from 1-10?
as long as its not extremely noticeable I think it'll be fine
Depends from manufacturer to manufacturer, but I'd say 9.5/10 from just looking at it.
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Check out my recent thread "M3 trunk" for E92 it was 750ish I think. Looks great, exterior fitment is great too. Motorwerks in Houston did the install but did say internal items for wires and lights was difficult. I think it came form modbargins.
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i've got a rep and fitment isn't perfect, but I never notice it. There's just a couple places where it pinches tighter (but doesn't hit). You could always spend hours tweaking the mounting to get it close(r)

I don't think the extra money for the real deal is worth it personally
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      05-28-2012, 09:46 PM   #14
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Check out my recent thread "M3 trunk" for E92 it was 750ish I think. Looks great, exterior fitment is great too. Motorwerks in Houston did the install but did say internal items for wires and lights was difficult. I think it came form modbargins.
750 for the trunk? Or with the install also.
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