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      11-19-2012, 11:43 PM   #23
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Your e90 looks so unique with the roof rack, yellow tow hook and those angel eyes! what's next?
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      11-19-2012, 11:58 PM   #24
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Nice!! What angle eyes are those?
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      11-20-2012, 12:31 AM   #25
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Lookin' good!
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      11-20-2012, 02:39 AM   #26
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Nice one!
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      11-20-2012, 03:45 AM   #27
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Looks hot and sexy.
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      11-20-2012, 04:49 AM   #28
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Your e90 looks so unique with the roof rack, yellow tow hook and those angel eyes! what's next?
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Nice car OP!
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      11-20-2012, 05:09 AM   #29
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Well you've certainly got a nice rack there...


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      11-20-2012, 07:26 AM   #30
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thanks guys! the angel eyes are Piaa Ion Yellow!
next on the list is some repairing and looking for a very very specific set of wheels!
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      11-20-2012, 10:07 AM   #31
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I like it but I would ditch the fairing. I had one on a previous car and 1- I noticed no reduction in wind noise or improvement in aerodynamics, 2 - it ended up scratching my roof. I just don't think Thule has engineered all that great of a product... It seems silly to add a fairing and then have the big hand-screws sticking up into the path of the wind.
+1. Even with the foam padding between the fairing and the roof, you will still get scratches. It's not the fairing that scratches the paint, it's the dirt and grit that gets trapped between the roof and the fairing/padding that will scratch the paint. I've had fairings in the past and will never run one again, it's just not worth the tiny aerodynamic advantage or slight noise reduction.
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      11-20-2012, 10:13 AM   #32
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I ended up installing the knobs upside down, added foam padding on the bottom side of the fairing, it should be fine!
I had a rubber strip on the bottom of mine. It fell off.... The roof was scratched. I wouldn't install anything that touches the paint of the car if I didn't have to. I love how the roof rack screws into the roof vs. resting on it like other cars. You will be fine if you keep an eye on it which I know you will
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      11-20-2012, 10:21 AM   #33
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I had a rubber strip on the bottom of mine. It fell off.... The roof was scratched. I wouldn't install anything that touches the paint of the car if I didn't have to. I love how the roof rack screws into the roof vs. resting on it like other cars. You may be fine with the fairing but I wouldn't do it.
hmmm interesting. Let me see if I can do something about that, maybe add a strip of clear paint protection film where the fairing touches the roof
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