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      08-25-2012, 06:31 PM   #1
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Lip damaged

so going into the AT&T store i was staring at the X5 that i was going to park next to, and i didnt pay attention to the curb.

break it buy a new one?

is it worth getting repaired?

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      08-26-2012, 11:35 PM   #2
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it will be hard to repair it,

First option: you need to eliminate the whole lip or broken section with carbon fiber, it's require wet sanding in order to get it in a good condition stage.

Second option is to repair with fiber glass and paint the whole lip.
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      08-27-2012, 12:48 AM   #3
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im just gonna do a cf layup. it's not hard.
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      08-27-2012, 08:40 AM   #4
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Not much you can do but repair with fiberglass and then paint over it.
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      08-27-2012, 03:15 PM   #5
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Paint it.
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Only option is what The Tech said and paint it body color or gloss black. I've come to the conclusion that if your M is daily it just does not make sense to purchase a high end lip such as Arkym, Vorsteiner, or 3D design etc. I removed my Revinora RCRT lip since i like to daily my M. I'll slap it on for meets and shows, its only 4 screws and some 3M tape.
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ill repair it and post pics.
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      08-28-2012, 09:22 PM   #8
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just keep as is and drive. Unless you are really anal about it. I like to think of front lips as deposible items. It can have a lil wear and tear. Adds character to the car
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Only option is what The Tech said and paint it body color or gloss black. I've come to the conclusion that if your M is daily it just does not make sense to purchase a high end lip such as Arkym, Vorsteiner, or 3D design etc. I removed my Revinora RCRT lip since i like to daily my M. I'll slap it on for meets and shows, its only 4 screws and some 3M tape.
Depends on where you live. We have good roads in my area of OC. I daily mine pretty low with an Arkym lip and I've only had one major scrape in a year (in an area I'm not familiar with). NYC is probably another story though...
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i'd just apply authentic carbon fiber inlay over the crack and call it a day.
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