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      09-17-2012, 05:07 PM   #1
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Bimmian Painted Reflectors

To make a long story short, I ordered a set of painted reflectors from Bimmian. Needless to say, the paint doesn't match too well with the car and I am also having major issues with fitment. All the clips are pushed in and I still have a huge gap at the edges.

I have contacted earlier today requesting for a full refund and I'll let you guys know how it goes. As far as I know, I should have gone with IND. The only reason I went with Bimmian is because I have purchased overlays in the past and it was perfect...big mistake. Let's hope their customer service is better than their products. :
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      09-17-2012, 05:42 PM   #2
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They made a bad mold of the E9x M3 OEM reflectors and after years won't change them. Let me know if you need any help
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      09-17-2012, 06:02 PM   #3
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Had the same experience with Bimmian. I did send them back and get a refund so you should be ok. Contact Nate he'll take care of you.
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      09-17-2012, 07:03 PM   #4
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I had to return bimmian ones i bought from Turner as one would not snap in flush and secure. I fought with them for an hour including trying to chip excess paint from the edges with no sucess. The orange ones snaped right back perfectly. I'll keep the ugly orange ones.
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      09-17-2012, 09:00 PM   #5
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IND is the place to go for these!
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      09-17-2012, 09:32 PM   #6
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They made a bad mold of the E9x M3 OEM reflectors and after years won't change them. Let me know if you need any help
I'll be in contact with you as soon as I wrap things up with Bimmian. As of right now, I have not yet heard anything from any Bimmian rep...hope it doesn't get ugly
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They will not give me a 100% refund for a defective part. Instead, they are charging me 20% restocking fee. Ridiculous. Never ever will do business with Bimmian

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      09-18-2012, 07:46 PM   #8
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They will not give me a 100% refund for a defective part. Instead, they are charging me 20% restocking fee. Ridiculous. Never ever will do business with Bimmian

Unbelievable! Turner took mine back with no issues. You wont see me placing an order with Bimmian, ever. No need to.
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To make a long story short, I ordered a set of painted reflectors from Bimmian. Needless to say, the paint doesn't match too well with the car and I am also having major issues with fitment. All the clips are pushed in and I still have a huge gap at the edges.

I have contacted earlier today requesting for a full refund and I'll let you guys know how it goes. As far as I know, I should have gone with IND. The only reason I went with Bimmian is because I have purchased overlays in the past and it was perfect...big mistake. Let's hope their customer service is better than their products. :
I wish i saw this....5 days ago same EXACT issue with my reflectors...i am going to order via IND. My bimmians when I was installing the drivers side....broke in the middle luckily no damage to the bumper but the reflector is useless...orange OEM ones are soo much more sturdier i was totally surprised with the lack of quality from bimmian..total shit
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      05-26-2013, 09:45 PM   #10
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Just installed depo smoked reflectors from ebay, $30 shipped, not as curvy as oem but fit just fine, loving the look....

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Motherf&*#%*$ I just placed an order on these 5 minutes ago!!! and I was contemplating iND... trying to cancel right now...
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Motherf&*#%*$ I just placed an order on these 5 minutes ago!!! and I was contemplating iND... trying to cancel right now...
IND uses OEM reflectors - the fitment is stock. Takes about 1 minute to install both. It's a no brainer.
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Motherf&*#%*$ I just placed an order on these 5 minutes ago!!! and I was contemplating iND... trying to cancel right now...
IND uses OEM reflectors - the fitment is stock. Takes about 1 minute to install both. It's a no brainer.
I know... I'm so pissed... I already had the purchase page for IND... Went with bimmian instead cause they're local and I figure I would get them faster... So pissed!!!

Ordered black glossy grills too... Hoping there's no problem with those.
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