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      05-13-2008, 12:42 PM   #1
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Flush Reflectors inserts available

First and foremost please let me introduce my self. My name is Steve and I have been working with Jinxter for the past few weeks on creating a Flush insert to replace the factory BMW reflectors.

It's been great working with Jinxter as he was the one that took the time to create the originals and molds. To be honest I really did not think there was a market for suck a minor change but jinxter was persistent and we have created a product that does in fact look much better then the factory reflectors.

Being as this was a 50/50 project with Jinxter he told me that he is going to offer a Forum discount to M3post members. I canít speak for him on what the discount was going to be but he is going to offer it to you all when he returns from vacation.

I have taken the initiative to post them on eBay yesterday so they are available for order now. We expect shipment to begin mid next week if you are interested in the insert.

Feel free to ask any question in regards to these inserts and I will do my best to answer all of your questions. I'm new to this forum and am not on the computer often but will try to answer your questions ASAP.

You can find the auctions here :

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MESE:IT&ih=013

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MESE:IT&ih=013

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MESE:IT&ih=013

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...MESE:IT&ih=013

Here are some photo's of Jinxter's car (we will be posting better photo's shortly)







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      05-13-2008, 12:47 PM   #2
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the flush mount looks a lot like the retractable headlight washers. good job...i will be ordering for sure when i finally get my m3!
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      05-13-2008, 12:48 PM   #3
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how come one side has 2 clips, one has 1 clip?
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      05-13-2008, 01:31 PM   #4
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can you give us more info on touching up the paint on the edges of the cut out?
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      05-13-2008, 01:33 PM   #5
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good stuff. let us know about the discount
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      05-13-2008, 01:35 PM   #6
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Very nice! I will definitely be buying these when the discount comes.
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      05-13-2008, 04:01 PM   #7
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Looks good.
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      05-13-2008, 04:26 PM   #8
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      05-13-2008, 05:29 PM   #9
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looks good...great job
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how come one side has 2 clips, one has 1 clip?
Originally when the left side was created it was created with 2 tabs. Once Jinxter had started on the other side he realized there is no use for an additional tab. 1 tab was enough to stabilize the reflector. Originally we had included the additional tab and in fact our molds include the extra tab but we remove it for proper fitment.

At your request we can leave the additional tab.

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can you give us more info on touching up the paint on the edges of the cut out?
I currently donít have any photos of the cut out as Jinxter rushed to touch his up. Once we have another vehicle or we can find a picture of it we will post it.

As for details:

For light color vehicles you can see the cut that BMW put into the bumper. It seems as though BMW produced the bumpers, painted them and then made the cut outs for the reflectors. For lighter vehicles it is much more noticeable as the original bumper color is black. You can install these reflectors without touching up the cut but it will seem as though you have a bigger gap. Darker vehicles such as Jet Black and Jerez Black will be much less noticeable and may not require touchups. This is only a recommendation for best visual results. BMW dealerships usually offer touch up paints for your vehicle color codes. We would have included it with the orders but due to shipping regulations we are not allowed to send hazardsí materials.
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looks great! I'll be getting these when I get my M!

out of curiousity, how do you remove these after you put them in?
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Very very nice!
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I'm definitely interested.

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No offense, but 100 bucks for those are too much, IMHO.
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Group buy discount?
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No offense, but 100 bucks for those are too much, IMHO.

You have a better option?
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