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      09-29-2013, 12:00 AM   #155
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      10-01-2013, 09:23 AM   #156
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FedEx shall be delivering my E90 1x1 diffuser today! I will post pics up ASAP! (BTW, I don't have the car yet....modding collecting in process)
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      10-01-2013, 02:10 PM   #157
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FedEx shall be delivering my E90 1x1 diffuser today! I will post pics up ASAP! (BTW, I don't have the car yet....modding collecting in process)
awesome.. i hope i get word my 2x2 e90 diffuser is shipping soon
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      10-01-2013, 02:44 PM   #158
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2 per week?!

Are we weaving the carbon fiber on the thighs of virgins?
The fiber is aplenty on the roll. lol. The lay up and carbon pattern, infusion, curing, trimming, assembly, and clear coat all take time, especially when you want the part to come out looking nice consistently

The M3 sedan model sold far less than the coupes, so we felt only one mold was needed or this model.
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      10-01-2013, 04:49 PM   #159
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awesome.. i hope i get word my 2x2 e90 diffuser is shipping soon
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      10-02-2013, 10:16 AM   #160
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I need to take better pictures but like Greg/GM says it takes time to make such a nice piece...here are my thoughts...

brand spanking out of curing...you could smell the clear right away upon opening the box and the massive amount of bubble wrap protecting the piece.

Once I brought it out into the light the level of engineering that went into the piece is clear especially since the depth and clarity was evident. The layout is flawless!

You can see where there are meshing that has to be done because of the curves, etc but it is done very well and in a place you won't see when installed on the car.

Everything is even and cleanly done - I am super happy with the piece and can't wait to get the car to install it....it is going to be a long 6 months if I can even wait that long.

pics to follow but it really is an amazing piece...the wait is worth it.

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      10-03-2013, 04:16 PM   #161
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I need to take better pictures but like Greg/GM says it takes time to make such a nice piece...here are my thoughts...

brand spanking out of curing...you could smell the clear right away upon opening the box and the massive amount of bubble wrap protecting the piece.

Once I brought it out into the light the level of engineering that went into the piece is clear especially since the depth and clarity was evident. The layout is flawless!

You can see where there are meshing that has to be done because of the curves, etc but it is done very well and in a place you won't see when installed on the car.

Everything is even and cleanly done - I am super happy with the piece and can't wait to get the car to install it....it is going to be a long 6 months if I can even wait that long.

pics to follow but it really is an amazing piece...the wait is worth it.

Michael

Michael,

Thanks for the kind words bout our parts. Glad you love the part and can't wait to see it installed once you pick up the E90!

Thanks!
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      10-04-2013, 08:33 PM   #162
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I did a search but could not find a specific DIY. Will someone please tell me how to install this thing? Is it just 3M tape all around the edges or are there fasteners/screws too?

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      10-05-2013, 07:05 AM   #163
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I did a search but could not find a specific DIY. Will someone please tell me how to install this thing? Is it just 3M tape all around the edges or are there fasteners/screws too?

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3m tape and 2 screws at the bottom at the factory location, you'll have to drill the 2 holes on the diffuser yourself. I used a little bit of betalink on the top edge so it would be flushed and no gaps, I hated the way it looked with the 3m tape.
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      10-07-2013, 12:30 PM   #164
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I need to take better pictures but like Greg/GM says it takes time to make such a nice piece...here are my thoughts...

brand spanking out of curing...you could smell the clear right away upon opening the box and the massive amount of bubble wrap protecting the piece.

Once I brought it out into the light the level of engineering that went into the piece is clear especially since the depth and clarity was evident. The layout is flawless!

You can see where there are meshing that has to be done because of the curves, etc but it is done very well and in a place you won't see when installed on the car.

Everything is even and cleanly done - I am super happy with the piece and can't wait to get the car to install it....it is going to be a long 6 months if I can even wait that long.

pics to follow but it really is an amazing piece...the wait is worth it.

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      10-07-2013, 02:54 PM   #165
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Soon, Soon my friend....SOON! I have it in the box in my garage and with torrents of rain and family taking priority have yet to take some really good pics but they will come.

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      10-07-2013, 03:27 PM   #166
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3m tape and 2 screws at the bottom at the factory location, you'll have to drill the 2 holes on the diffuser yourself. I used a little bit of betalink on the top edge so it would be flushed and no gaps, I hated the way it looked with the 3m tape.
No Beta link should be required. The install with the 3M tape is all down to technique. We are working on doing a video to show how to do it best. It's not as clear cut to show in videos. I can refer anyone to their nearest Challenge dealer that I know is trained to install aftermarket lips/diffusers etc.

I have recently showed a customer that had it not installed properly how it can be done correctly and result in a part with no gaps etc. The installation technique is really that important.
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3m tape and 2 screws at the bottom at the factory location, you'll have to drill the 2 holes on the diffuser yourself. I used a little bit of betalink on the top edge so it would be flushed and no gaps, I hated the way it looked with the 3m tape.
No Beta link should be required. The install with the 3M tape is all down to technique. We are working on doing a video to show how to do it best. It's not as clear cut to show in videos. I can refer anyone to their nearest Challenge dealer that I know is trained to install aftermarket lips/diffusers etc.

I have recently showed a customer that had it not installed properly how it can be done correctly and result in a part with no gaps etc. The installation technique is really that important.
Any shops in SD you guys recommend for install?
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      10-08-2013, 09:42 AM   #168
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Any shops in SD you guys recommend for install?
James at ACG should be able to assist you with install. I'll give him a heads up as well.
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James at ACG should be able to assist you with install. I'll give him a heads up as well.
Thanks Greg!

Now just waiting on the UPS guy to bring it lol
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Thanks Greg!

Now just waiting on the UPS guy to bring it lol
I already talked to James there. Confirmed they know how to install it correctly etc. and will be happy to do it there.
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I already talked to James there. Confirmed they know how to install it correctly etc. and will be happy to do it there.
Awesome! Thanks!!!
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No Beta link should be required. The install with the 3M tape is all down to technique. We are working on doing a video to show how to do it best. It's not as clear cut to show in videos. I can refer anyone to their nearest Challenge dealer that I know is trained to install aftermarket lips/diffusers etc.

I have recently showed a customer that had it not installed properly how it can be done correctly and result in a part with no gaps etc. The installation technique is really that important.
Understood, I love mine so much it's not going anywhere anytime soon, also if any thieves wanna try and take it, they'll have to break it.
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Awesome! Thanks!!!
Post pics when you get it on there, Jeremy! Would love to see it.
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has anyone received a 2x2 e90 diffuser yet?
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      10-25-2013, 12:38 AM   #175
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has anyone received a 2x2 e90 diffuser yet?
Sooooon(hopefully lol)
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Here is a quick shot of one of the first 2x2 weave E90 diffusers. These are shipping today and mid week FYI.

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