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      07-06-2011, 01:08 PM   #1
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...is the Windscreen worth it or not?

Just wanna ask the opinion...debating on getting the windscreen for the M3 vert. Is it worth it? Does it make a difference with or without it?
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      07-06-2011, 01:23 PM   #2
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Yes, it's 100% worth it. Makes a noticeable difference in the amount of wind swirling around in the front seat. It's also very noticeable with the top up and all windows down. Much reduced wind noise.
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Yes, it's 100% worth it. Makes a noticeable difference in the amount of wind swirling around in the front seat. It's also very noticeable with the top up and all windows down. Much reduced wind noise.
I still remember when you doubted me at first :P
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      07-06-2011, 01:29 PM   #4
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totally worth it!

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I still remember when you doubted me at first :P
lol, I remember and won't doubt the Persian again! I owe you a meal next time I'm in Cali for hooking me up with the deal.

It really is a must have mod.
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totally worth it!

Where did you get your rims from? those are 19s or 20s?
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lol, I remember and won't doubt the Persian again! I owe you a meal next time I'm in Cali for hooking me up with the deal.

It really is a must have mod.
Sounds good to me

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Where did you get your rims from? those are 19s or 20s?

They're M6 reps and are no longer in production if IIRC.

Look like 19s.
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      07-06-2011, 03:27 PM   #10
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Sounds good to me




They're M6 reps and are no longer in production if IIRC.

Look like 19s.
whats IIRC?
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whats IIRC?
"If I Recall Correctly"
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      07-06-2011, 04:00 PM   #12
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"If I Recall Correctly"
gotcha!
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Windscreen is a must have. So is the SmartTop. Best money you'll spend.
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Where did you get your rims from? those are 19s or 20s?

They are not reps they are OEM 19" M6 rims. I don't know why Persian54 says they are reps when he doesn't own my car and doesn't know me either

I bought them off a guy in Seattle. I am using my OEM rims as my winter rims as the M6 rims are wider and sit flush with the sides of the car better (i.e. without spacers) ---- so I use them for my summer set now. Plus I like the look of 5 spoke > 10 spoke

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too lazy to search, but where do u guys buy the windscreens from?
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Hey guys..I recently bought the wind deflector(aka windscreen) on ebay, just wondering whether I got the real deal. Is it fully a plastic frame with mesh? Jdubya what's a SmarTop? By the way am new to this forum and this is my first post.
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Windscreen is definitely worth it. I also bought mine from eBay.
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Was worth it when I had my E46 M3 vert. Drove around in 37 degree weather with the top down and barely felt the chill. Of course I was wearing a winter jacket and driving gloves and had the heat and seat heaters on full blast. All that got cold were my eyes (no hat).
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They are not reps they are OEM 19" M6 rims. I don't know why Persian54 says they are reps when he doesn't own my car and doesn't know me either

I bought them off a guy in Seattle. I am using my OEM rims as my winter rims as the M6 rims are wider and sit flush with the sides of the car better (i.e. without spacers) ---- so I use them for my summer set now. Plus I like the look of 5 spoke > 10 spoke

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthr...3&highlight=M6
So the rumor is false...OEM M6 wheels WILL fit on the E9x M3. Thanks brother!
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too lazy to search, but where do u guys buy the windscreens from?
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Hey guys..I recently bought the wind deflector(aka windscreen) on ebay, just wondering whether I got the real deal. Is it fully a plastic frame with mesh? Jdubya what's a SmarTop? By the way am new to this forum and this is my first post.
First off...it makes a huge difference. I had the dealer order mine from BMW. It is plastic and mesh and comes folded up in a storage sack. Cost around $500
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Totally worth it. Search online for it though. I got mine from Morristown BMW (via online sale) and it was $429. You won't be sorry.
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