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      07-22-2010, 09:13 PM   #23
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yea installation was really easy too... just a little 3m tape and the screws match up well underneath the car. If you have the akra then setting up your tips to match up might take a while but any other exhaust you should be fine.
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      07-22-2010, 09:36 PM   #24
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Noted with thanks! How many rolls of 3M tape did you consume?
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      07-23-2010, 10:47 AM   #25
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Not much to be honest I just put some along the top and edges of the diffuser... 3m tape a whole roll is probably 15 bucks
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      07-23-2010, 12:48 PM   #26
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Thanks again for your inputs! You have great mods! By the way, we almost have the same mods. Although my M3 E92 is in Silverstone II. I have just installed Vorsteiner CF Lip spoiler, CF Hood Vents, ZCP Rear Spoiler, OE Performance Grilles, Matte Black M3 badge, CF Roundels. Upcoming Akra Slip On, Akrym CF Rear Diffuser, OE CF Mirror Caps.
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      07-23-2010, 01:02 PM   #27
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yea installation was really easy too... just a little 3m tape and the screws match up well underneath the car. If you have the akra then setting up your tips to match up might take a while but any other exhaust you should be fine.
are these in stock?.... i hate waiting.. I have the front lip and love it....
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      07-23-2010, 05:19 PM   #28
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is what in stock? the rear diffuser lasted like 2 months to get to me....
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      07-23-2010, 09:24 PM   #29
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Eric informed me that there is currently a 3 weeks waiting time for the Akrym CF Rear Diffuser.
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      08-01-2010, 12:03 AM   #30
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I sould get the front lip and the diffuser installed by next week...They are Matte black but I'm getting the front painted...I will post pictures once I'm done..
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      08-01-2010, 12:16 AM   #31
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getting this diffuser fasho
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I sould get the front lip and the diffuser installed by next week...They are Matte black but I'm getting the front painted...I will post pictures once I'm done..
Thanks racedoc11! Looking forward to your pictures. Should be quite awesome!
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      08-02-2010, 07:41 PM   #33
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I sould get the front lip and the diffuser installed by next week...They are Matte black but I'm getting the front painted...I will post pictures once I'm done..
Did you ever install your ARKYM rear diffuser in matte black?Would really like to see pics, im debating same mod. Matte black rear diffuser on Jet black car.
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      08-02-2010, 09:26 PM   #34
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I should have it by tomorrow (Tuesday) and the car should be ready by the weekend I will post pictures by then...
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Did you ever install your ARKYM rear diffuser in matte black?Would really like to see pics, im debating same mod. Matte black rear diffuser on Jet black car.

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rear diffuser in matte isnt very attractive... maybe the front lip but even then the matte wasnt that impressive. theres a couple of threads with arkym matte front lips
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      08-03-2010, 10:34 AM   #36
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Two weeks to go before Eric ships my Arkym CF rear diffuser! Can't wait to install this last cf piece to complete my Cf motif on my SS II M3. :-)
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It actually looks like it is matte gray not back, anyway I took the car to the body shop today and they showed me a Ferrari 430 diffuser in matte black which was darker defiantly looked much better in color so I decided to get it painted. Once they are installed I will post the pictures. But here what both the lip and diffuser looks like



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rear diffuser in matte isnt very attractive... maybe the front lip but even then the matte wasnt that impressive. theres a couple of threads with arkym matte front lips
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The build quality of the matte finish looks kinda raw and rough. I think you made the right decision just to paint them. Please post some pics after. Good luck!
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what color is your car and what color are you painting the pieces? gloss black?
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My car is Alpine White. I'm painting the diffuser matte black (darker than the picture) and I'm thinking alpine white for the front lip to match the car. I stayed all night yesterday on Photoshop trying to see how it will look like but I'm still not a 100% sure.
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      08-05-2010, 01:43 PM   #41
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My car is Alpine White. I'm painting the diffuser matte black (darker than the picture) and I'm thinking alpine white for the front lip to match the car. I stayed all night yesterday on Photoshop trying to see how it will look like but I'm still not a 100% sure.
well post a pic of your car... i like gloss black on white but everyone has there preference... if you will paint te lip same as the car try to see how it would look molded on then
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Call me crazy I'm thinking of alpine white diffuser with Black oem black chrome tips....My body shop want to try all white lip and diffuser !!...I guess next week is not that far...regardless what color it will end up, I will post pictures...
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well post a pic of your car... i like gloss black on white but everyone has there preference... if you will paint te lip same as the car try to see how it would look molded on then
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rear diffuser the same color IMO looks bad unless its molded on and this diffuser isnt meant to be molded... the front lip maybe but def not rear..........
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hey guys this diffusor is beautiful....

however its agressive, you need to have a 90mm exhaust setup and some kind of trunk so itll blend

my 2 cents.
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