BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > DIY Guides/ Discussions
 
BPM Sport
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-20-2011, 06:55 PM   #23
eclipsisNA
Colonel
United_States
114
Rep
2,938
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 Estoril 328i M Sport
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Beverly Hills, CA

iTrader: (6)

Garage List
2014 BMW 428i  [3.88]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Alekshop View Post
To install CF spoiler:

1. Use BMW Betalink-K1 (BMW pn 82-69-9-408-866)
2. Read directions
What "directions" are you referring to? My spoiler didn't come with directions. All I'm wondering is what parts of the diffuser the Betalink goes onto.
Appreciate 0
      02-20-2011, 10:45 PM   #24
WCH
Major
WCH's Avatar
United_States
16
Rep
1,230
Posts

 
Drives: '14 F10 M5 SG
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Boston

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
I put it on all of the flat areas on the bottom of the spoiler. If you do a test fit, you will see where it sits. The key is to get it located front to back in the correct location. The first time I put it on forward more than it should have been and had to move it.

As you probably know, the betalink stuff is easy to spread so use it sparingly.
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-21-2011, 12:01 AM   #25
Alekshop
Alekshop's Avatar
United_States
120
Rep
2,340
Posts

 
Drives: E30 M3 l E92 M3 l F82 M4
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Bay Area

iTrader: (8)

Send a message via Skype™ to Alekshop
Quote:
Originally Posted by Eclipsis View Post
What "directions" are you referring to? My spoiler didn't come with directions. All I'm wondering is what parts of the diffuser the Betalink goes onto.
Directions are in betalink kit ... use them to get familiar on how to apply it ... that is all what you need to know ...
Appreciate 0
      03-14-2011, 10:24 AM   #26
JSF10
New Member
United_States
1
Rep
22
Posts

 
Drives: 2013 BMW M5
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Queens

iTrader: (0)

Send a message via AIM to JSF10
what type of spoiler is this? Will it fit a E93 Convert? Its hot!
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:24 AM   #27
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
63
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

If I wasnt going to use Betlink and decided to go with 3M tape is there any specific one that is recommended more then others? When I put the M3 spoiler on my 335 I used double sided tape but it was really thick and didnt stay down very good. Maybe I just used a cheap product or didnt clean the surface well enough but I know I dont want the same thing to happen this time.
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:28 AM   #28
chris s
Major General
chris s's Avatar
71
Rep
5,479
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 e92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New York

iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E92_SID View Post
If I wasnt going to use Betlink and decided to go with 3M tape is there any specific one that is recommended more then others? When I put the M3 spoiler on my 335 I used double sided tape but it was really thick and didnt stay down very good. Maybe I just used a cheap product or didnt clean the surface well enough but I know I dont want the same thing to happen this time.

3m sells an "automotive" line... the plastic backing on it is red. Comes in 1/4 and 1/2 inch varieties. You'll need both probably.

That said, i just did mine with 3m tape...and i'm not thrilled with how it's holding. I'm contemplating removing and using betalink. Or redoing the tape!
__________________

2012 MR e92 M3 DCT, fully loaded... ESS VT2-625, Brembo 380, BBS FI's, Akra/Challenge Sport, KW Sleeve kit, Full OEM CF Interior
2008 e92 M3 Coupe 6MT | AW/BLK Extended...SOLD!
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:51 AM   #29
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
63
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Quote:
Originally Posted by chris s View Post
3m sells an "automotive" line... the plastic backing on it is red. Comes in 1/4 and 1/2 inch varieties. You'll need both probably.

That said, i just did mine with 3m tape...and i'm not thrilled with how it's holding. I'm contemplating removing and using betalink. Or redoing the tape!
What exactly are you not thrilled about? Is it kinda coming off in some spots? That is what im afraid of. My car is not a lease but I am still unsure about putting something so permanent like betalink on it. What do you think? Are you concerned about how permanent betalink is?
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      03-15-2011, 09:57 AM   #30
chris s
Major General
chris s's Avatar
71
Rep
5,479
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 e92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New York

iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by E92_SID View Post
What exactly are you not thrilled about? Is it kinda coming off in some spots? That is what im afraid of. My car is not a lease but I am still unsure about putting something so permanent like betalink on it. What do you think? Are you concerned about how permanent betalink is?


Yes, the ends seem to have a little too much "play". I was on the fence with a CF lip on my AW. Now that it's on...i'm 90% sure i like it and will keep it. That said, either my application of the tape wasn't perfect or it's just not that effective! I just hate the idea that if i want to remove it...it's pretty much permanent and has to be ruined to be taken off.

I'm gonna speak to a body shop about alternatives... maybe there is some sort of silicone that is less permanent?
__________________

2012 MR e92 M3 DCT, fully loaded... ESS VT2-625, Brembo 380, BBS FI's, Akra/Challenge Sport, KW Sleeve kit, Full OEM CF Interior
2008 e92 M3 Coupe 6MT | AW/BLK Extended...SOLD!
Appreciate 0
      03-20-2011, 10:39 PM   #31
F82_SID
Brigadier General
F82_SID's Avatar
63
Rep
3,129
Posts

 
Drives: 2011.5 MR/BB E92 M3
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Denver, CO. USA

iTrader: (2)

Well I just installed my spoiler today. I went ahead and used the betalink. The stuff is really sticky and can get everywhere if your not careful. It very much so resembles tar for those who are unfamiliar.

It is a very good thing that the betalink kit came with betacleaner because that stuff works really well to clean off all of the extra goop.

Anyway, it came out looking really good! I will post a pict tomorrow.
__________________
2011/E92/M3/MR/BB/ZCV/ZP2/EDC/2MT
Appreciate 0
      04-13-2011, 09:25 PM   #32
TripsMMM
New Member
0
Rep
6
Posts

 
Drives: 2004 M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Raleigh, NC

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Alekshop View Post
To Remove spoiler:

....
It should look like this when you done !





This is the spoiler available through BMW Perf parts, correct ?? Looks great, by the way.

You wouldn't happen to have the BMW CF Front Splitter on there would you ? Anyone ?? I'm trying to find some pics of what that looks like on Alpine or Mineral White.

Thanks.
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 09:20 AM   #33
Nelrock
Lieutenant
Nelrock's Avatar
United_States
7
Rep
516
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Oklahoma

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TripsMMM View Post
This is the spoiler available through BMW Perf parts, correct ?? Looks great, by the way.

You wouldn't happen to have the BMW CF Front Splitter on there would you ? Anyone ?? I'm trying to find some pics of what that looks like on Alpine or Mineral White.

Thanks.
Yeah...that's the BMW Performance CF spoiler.

As for the splitters, I know I've seen some on an AW in the pictures forums. May try looking in there underneathe the "color" sticky at the top.
__________________

2011 E92 M3 | Melbourne Red | Black Novillo w/Carbon Leather Trim | M-DCT | Competition Package | Premium Package 2 | Convenience Package | Enhanced Premium Sound | Heated Front Seats
2004 E46 M3 | Silver Grey | - Retired
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 07:23 PM   #34
AlexTek
First Lieutenant
AlexTek's Avatar
5
Rep
364
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Puerto Rico

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by TripsMMM View Post
This is the spoiler available through BMW Perf parts, correct ?? Looks great, by the way.

You wouldn't happen to have the BMW CF Front Splitter on there would you ? Anyone ?? I'm trying to find some pics of what that looks like on Alpine or Mineral White.

Thanks.
Hi,

I have only taken 1 picture since I installed the BMW CF Spoiler and the front splitters.


I will try to take more pictures this weekend. As soon as I take them, Ill post it here

The rear lip spoiler is OEM from BMW performance, but the front carbon fiber splitters are from eBay. Same OEM quality and 1/3 the cost from BMW. This is the seller from who I bought the splitters. Great quality: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT

Any questions let me know.

Regards,
Alex
__________________
BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP 6MT
- Upgrades:MS Stage 2 Intake + Turner Test Pipes + BPM Stage 2 Tune with Coding; Fox Red Novillo/Carbon Leather/Competition Package/Premium Package 2/Convenience Package /Enhanced Premium Sound/Satelite Radio
Appreciate 0
      04-14-2011, 07:26 PM   #35
AlexTek
First Lieutenant
AlexTek's Avatar
5
Rep
364
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Puerto Rico

iTrader: (0)

Here is a link of the Carbon FIber Splitters in my car. I sent this pictures to an eBay seller. This is my car:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...=STRK:MEWAX:IT
__________________
BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP 6MT
- Upgrades:MS Stage 2 Intake + Turner Test Pipes + BPM Stage 2 Tune with Coding; Fox Red Novillo/Carbon Leather/Competition Package/Premium Package 2/Convenience Package /Enhanced Premium Sound/Satelite Radio
Appreciate 0
      05-09-2011, 11:54 PM   #36
grsd03
Enlisted Member
0
Rep
35
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 M3 Conv.
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver, BC

iTrader: (0)

Will this fit the E93?
Appreciate 0
      07-27-2011, 03:54 PM   #37
Shaun@AW
First Lieutenant
Shaun@AW's Avatar
United_States
6
Rep
387
Posts

 
Drives: 2009 AW M3 DCT
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South Florida

iTrader: (2)

Send a message via AIM to Shaun@AW
Anyone know the part number for the wing?
__________________
09 M3 AW DCT
Appreciate 0
      07-27-2011, 04:45 PM   #38
Space Ghost
Captain
Space Ghost's Avatar
United_States
6
Rep
625
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: USA-PA

iTrader: (5)

E92 is 51622159805.
Appreciate 0
      07-28-2011, 11:42 AM   #39
chris s
Major General
chris s's Avatar
71
Rep
5,479
Posts

 
Drives: 2012 e92 M3
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: New York

iTrader: (8)

Quote:
Originally Posted by AlexTek View Post
...but the front carbon fiber splitters are from eBay. Same OEM quality and 1/3 the cost from BMW. This is the seller from who I bought the splitters. Great quality: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT
OEM is OEM... Ebay is NOT OEM quality!
__________________

2012 MR e92 M3 DCT, fully loaded... ESS VT2-625, Brembo 380, BBS FI's, Akra/Challenge Sport, KW Sleeve kit, Full OEM CF Interior
2008 e92 M3 Coupe 6MT | AW/BLK Extended...SOLD!
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2011, 12:04 PM   #40
ILSMKU
BMW FTW
ILSMKU's Avatar
No_Country
33
Rep
1,894
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: ///OC

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
I installed my performance spoiler with 3m tape too. I noticed that the middle of my spoiler has what appears to be a crease or line in the middle of it. Its hard to see, but at the right angle, I can see it. Take a look. At some angles it looks MINT. But as you can see, at a certain angle, I can see a crease down the middle of it. Should I go exchange it?

normal looking at this angle.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/193/spoiler2v.jpg/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/683/spoilerdf.jpg/

crease at this angle
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/710/crease.jpg/
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2011, 12:17 PM   #41
AlexTek
First Lieutenant
AlexTek's Avatar
5
Rep
364
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Puerto Rico

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ILSMKU View Post
I installed my performance spoiler with 3m tape too. I noticed that the middle of my spoiler has what appears to be a crease or line in the middle of it. Its hard to see, but at the right angle, I can see it. Take a look. At some angles it looks MINT. But as you can see, at a certain angle, I can see a crease down the middle of it. Should I go exchange it?

normal looking at this angle.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/193/spoiler2v.jpg/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/683/spoilerdf.jpg/

crease at this angle
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/710/crease.jpg/
Mine is oem ad has the same line/division from the Carbon Fiber, and it's oem.

While my Front Splitters are carbon fiber, replicas from
BMW performance and are flawless.

People think because the front Splitters are not oem is not quality, let me tell you I've seem both in front, and people can't tell any difference.

The trunk spoiler is better oem, but the Splitters that are in the lower front and can scratch, tear or break easily, is better to go eBay 4AMotor than oem. $230 shipped to your door. If you break it you buy another set and still haven't paid $800.

Just my 2 cents.
__________________
BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP 6MT
- Upgrades:MS Stage 2 Intake + Turner Test Pipes + BPM Stage 2 Tune with Coding; Fox Red Novillo/Carbon Leather/Competition Package/Premium Package 2/Convenience Package /Enhanced Premium Sound/Satelite Radio
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2011, 12:17 PM   #42
AlexTek
First Lieutenant
AlexTek's Avatar
5
Rep
364
Posts

 
Drives: BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Puerto Rico

iTrader: (0)

By the way on the trunk spoiler I used beta link and the front Splitters tape 3M.
__________________
BMW M3 E92 2011 ZCP 6MT
- Upgrades:MS Stage 2 Intake + Turner Test Pipes + BPM Stage 2 Tune with Coding; Fox Red Novillo/Carbon Leather/Competition Package/Premium Package 2/Convenience Package /Enhanced Premium Sound/Satelite Radio
Appreciate 0
      08-18-2011, 12:23 PM   #43
ILSMKU
BMW FTW
ILSMKU's Avatar
No_Country
33
Rep
1,894
Posts

 
Drives: E92 M3
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: ///OC

iTrader: (5)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by AlexTek View Post
Mine is oem ad has the same line/division from the Carbon Fiber, and it's oem.

While my Front Splitters are carbon fiber, replicas from
BMW performance and are flawless.

People think because the front Splitters are not oem is not quality, let me tell you I've seem both in front, and people can't tell any difference.

The trunk spoiler is better oem, but the Splitters that are in the lower front and can scratch, tear or break easily, is better to go eBay 4AMotor than oem. $230 shipped to your door. If you break it you buy another set and still haven't paid $800.

Just my 2 cents.
Well its good to know Im not alone, but that sucks too! I was a little disappointed it was so flimsy. They should have made the middle more solid.

I agree with you 120% on the front lip. Those get hammered so why not get replicas. But I plan to get a full lip. Not just the corners like the performance version from BMW.
Appreciate 0
      08-21-2011, 03:03 PM   #44
EuroTrip
BMW FAN
EuroTrip's Avatar
10
Rep
693
Posts

 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3 DCT ZCP Mineral Wt
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Laguna Beach, CA

iTrader: (5)

All of them have that crease in the center of it. I just bought one and it has it as well. It is not defective.


Quote:
Originally Posted by ILSMKU View Post
I installed my performance spoiler with 3m tape too. I noticed that the middle of my spoiler has what appears to be a crease or line in the middle of it. Its hard to see, but at the right angle, I can see it. Take a look. At some angles it looks MINT. But as you can see, at a certain angle, I can see a crease down the middle of it. Should I go exchange it?

normal looking at this angle.
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/193/spoiler2v.jpg/

http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/683/spoilerdf.jpg/

crease at this angle
http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/710/crease.jpg/
Appreciate 0
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:35 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST