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      09-28-2012, 08:48 AM   #1
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Best place to get OEM E90 LCI Trunk?

Hey guys,

I am strongly considering upgrading the rear ofmy e90 to the LCI spec. As I undersand it I will need:
-LCI tail lights
-Coding to make the lights work
-LCI Trunk
-M3 trunk Spoiler lip
-Paint for the trunk
-BMW roundel for the trunk
-M3 badge for the trunk

Anything else I am missing? Where is the best place/website/vendor to get the LCI tails and trunk? Is there a known vendor that tends to have the best prices on this stuff?

Thanks guys!

Here is a picture of the rear of my car as it sits currently.

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      09-28-2012, 12:38 PM   #3
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I got my trunk and lights from EAS.

And all you need is the trunk, paint, lights and coding.

Everything else transfers over. Double sided tape for the lip.

Here's some motivation for you

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Somebody told me the LCI has a different trunk liner. Is that not true?
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Somebody told me the LCI has a different trunk liner. Is that not true?
Interested to know this for sure!
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Wow, those pics show just how much the LCi conversion transforms the look of the car. EAS did a great job kaiv
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McKenna for sure!
Probably McKenna - West Coast
Tischer - East Coast (Local Pickup for me)
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Somebody told me the LCI has a different trunk liner. Is that not true?
That is correct, actually. I reused my pre-LCI one but to be 100% perfect you may want to replace the trunk liner as well.

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Wow, those pics show just how much the LCi conversion transforms the look of the car. EAS did a great job kaiv
Ditto!

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      10-23-2012, 07:08 PM   #11
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Liner is the same, I just did mine recently
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Trunk Lid Trim Panel Up To 09/2008 Part# 51497060634
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how much did that set you back?
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You will sometimes see trunk lids for sale on these forums for a reasonable price. You could also get lucky and get one painted the same color as well saving a ton of money.

Good luck and I do agree LCI looks way better.
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I hit the jackpot and found my LCI rear end from a junkyard
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I hit the jackpot and found my LCI rear end from a junkyard
How did you locate it? Thanks.
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How did you locate it? Thanks.
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How can one be located?

I am sure there are a good number of unfortunate LCI 328's, 335's, and M3's that drowned in Hurricane Sandy that still have their trunklids intact? How can we get a hold of these? I know bodyshops are able to search salvaged parts for replacement for insurance repairs...

and I have seen websites where you can buy whole salvaged cars from things like Hurricane Sandy... but I don't need a whole car for parts... just the trunk... and maybe a CIC navigation that stayed dry as well
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I'm parting out my E90, trading it in or selling it. I bought the lid brand new from the dealer with the tail lights. I'll let you guys know As soon as I take everything off and get ready to sell everything. It is painted jerez black but it can be sprayed any color you want. The best cosmetic mod I did on this car. It even has the OEM carbon fiber spoiler which I also bought brand new. Could sell as a package or separate. Perfect for anyone looking to upgrade the back of their M3 or E90 3 series. Not sure yet how much. Will keep you guys posted. BTW the tails are the new upgraded ones that don't fail like on the early years LCI models that failed frequently. Everything is OEM.
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I'm parting out my E90, trading it in or selling it. I bought the lid brand new from the dealer with the tail lights. I'll let you guys know As soon as I take everything off and get ready to sell everything. It is painted jerez black but it can be sprayed any color you want. The best cosmetic mod I did on this car. It even has the OEM carbon fiber spoiler which I also bought brand new. Could sell as a package or separate. Perfect for anyone looking to upgrade the back of their M3 or E90 3 series. Not sure yet how much. Will keep you guys posted. BTW the tails are the new upgraded ones that don't fail like on the early years LCI models that failed frequently. Everything is OEM.
Let me know!
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$750, factory painted and shipped to your door.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140922060985...84.m1423.l2649

Been up there for awhile, but I just can't bring myself to come out of pocket for that much in shipping. Not so bad for you, though.
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$750, factory painted and shipped to your door.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/140922060985...84.m1423.l2649

Been up there for awhile, but I just can't bring myself to come out of pocket for that much in shipping. Not so bad for you, though.
Or you can get mine, you pay for shipping, all lights included.
http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=845058
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