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      02-06-2009, 04:34 PM   #1
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Thumbs down Vorsteiner's Quality Control Sucks

Look at this NEW diffuser ... Is it suppose to be like that or it is just me ?


Vorsteiner asked to remove those pictures. They are taking care of this issue .

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      02-06-2009, 04:35 PM   #2
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Why wouldnt you call and complain before installing?
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      02-06-2009, 04:38 PM   #3
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Contact Vorsteiner and ask for a replacement since they claimed they spend so much on quality control ..etc.

You should get what you paid for right? 3x the cost of a rep.
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      02-06-2009, 04:45 PM   #4
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Why wouldnt you call and complain before installing?
i have no time to call and waist my time on that ... I hope they will be in touch with me soon
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      02-06-2009, 04:47 PM   #5
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      02-06-2009, 04:51 PM   #6
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Ouch! good luck with that. Why didn't u contact them instead of posting this? Should have given them a chance to respond first imo. Where are the vorsteiner fanboys at? Although it looks like I might have to go with their trunk.
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Contact Vorsteiner and ask for a replacement since they claimed they spend so much on quality control ..etc.

You should get what you paid for right? 3x the cost of a rep.
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      02-06-2009, 04:57 PM   #8
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I don't see why you're bugging over those tiny scratches, but the lack of holes in the second diffuser is ridiculous.
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I don't see why you're bugging over those tiny scratches, but the lack of holes in the second diffuser is ridiculous.
I can understand his position. When you pay the kind of money that Vorsteiner commands, you expect a better product. I've seen replica parts (..and parts made by lesser known companies) with a lesser amount of defects than that expensive Vorsteiner piece. I'm sure many people will agree.
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      02-06-2009, 04:59 PM   #10
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I don't see why you're bugging over those tiny scratches, but the lack of holes in the second diffuser is ridiculous.
those tiny scratches are very visible ...
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      02-06-2009, 05:03 PM   #11
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Looks like complete crap to me.
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I honestly think Vorsteiner is crap and is replica quality. and taking advantage of bmw owners coz they can afford the shit

but...
1. ur statement that you dont have time to call and want THEM to call u is very dumb, IMHO. with all due respect
2. why would u install if u dont like the product??
3. why did u post a thread before trying to reach a resolution with them? that's kind of a low blow
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I don't see why you're bugging over those tiny scratches, but the lack of holes in the second diffuser is ridiculous.
F that When you pay $1200 for a diffuser it better be PERFECT!
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      02-06-2009, 05:06 PM   #14
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I have always seen their products as overpriced and low quality. I know they have always had a lot of fitment issues, this was specially true for E46 parts.
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      02-06-2009, 05:07 PM   #15
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F that When you pay $1200 for a diffuser it better be PERFECT!
I've never seen any aftermarket body part for a car look perfect straight out of the box. But like I said, the lack of holes in that second diffuser is really bad.
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I've never seen any aftermarket body part for a car look perfect straight out of the box. But like I said, the lack of holes in that second diffuser is really bad.
+1 on that. In fact my BMW itself isnt perfect. hood doesnt line up with fenders, etc. but then Vrs claims they're the SHIT and their fanboys always talk shit about replicas
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I would say that you shoulda contacted them first before putting it on. Now, they can say that you may have scratched it or something. Either way, hope it works out for ya
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      02-06-2009, 05:36 PM   #18
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How long would you expect a diffuser not to get any scratches once it's on the car? I always seem to get scratches on the bottom of the car in both front and back after less than a month it seems. A better first investment for me would be to get metal or plastic shields for the bottom of the bumpers. I do feel for ya; I'd expect perfection too at the asking price.

Mantis,

There have been threads about the fit of the hood. It seems that this can be easily fixed. I would not have expected that in a $60K - $70K car either, but at least it's fix-able. Dealers should check this during prep.
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I honestly think Vorsteiner is crap and is replica quality. and taking advantage of bmw owners coz they can afford the shit

but...
1. ur statement that you dont have time to call and want THEM to call u is very dumb, IMHO. with all due respect
2. why would u install if u dont like the product??
3. why did u post a thread before trying to reach a resolution with them? that's kind of a low blow
maybe you are right but my job was to pay them for their product ... their job was to make sure it will be 100% flawless ...


either way , they contacted me already and the replacement will be send next week.
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That is the sucks. Return that shit, get a rep, and you're all of the sudden $1000 richer!
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      02-06-2009, 05:40 PM   #21
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How long would you expect a diffuser not to get any scratches once it's on the car? I always seem to get scratches on the bottom of the car in both front and back after less than a month it seems. A better first investment for me would be to get metal or plastic shields for the bottom of the bumpers. I do feel for ya; I'd expect perfection too at the asking price.

Mantis,

There have been threads about the fit of the hood. It seems that this can be easily fixed. I would not have expected that in a $60K - $70K car either, but at least it's fix-able. Dealers should check this during prep.
Over the time it probably will get some scratches ... agree

but so does your car ... you would want to buy new car with scratches here and there right ?
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I honestly think Vorsteiner is crap and is replica quality. and taking advantage of bmw owners coz they can afford the shit

but...
1. ur statement that you dont have time to call and want THEM to call u is very dumb, IMHO. with all due respect
2. why would u install if u dont like the product??
3. why did u post a thread before trying to reach a resolution with them? that's kind of a low blow


I can't believe this guy is waiting for a vendor to contact him.

On the other hand, I bet vendors love people like me. You guys seem so overly critical of aftermarket parts. lol. Either I'm completely oblivious to imperfections or I've just been lucky, but I have been nothing but happy with all of my Vorsteiner products. Like the other guy said, even my M3 isn't perfect. I am waiting for BMW to contact me regarding the uneven shut lines in my hood.

In any case, I hope you get it sorted out. You should at least be happy with what you get after paying what you did. I just don't see why you installed it before raising the issue.
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