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      12-17-2012, 03:17 PM   #1
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Best place for rep carbon!

Looking for a nice lip and rear diffuser. Really like this one: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/BMW-E92-E93-M...ht_10043wt_923

Anyone ever order it or have suggestions for others. Thanks!
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      12-18-2012, 06:38 AM   #2
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you should try the ebay one and let us know how it is ....ill give you 1000 man points
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      12-18-2012, 12:08 PM   #3
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Lol im debating it!
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      12-18-2012, 12:47 PM   #4
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Lol im debating it!
I don't blame you lol
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      12-18-2012, 01:15 PM   #5
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I'll prolly wait for someone else to do it lol
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      12-18-2012, 10:51 PM   #6
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I'll prolly wait for someone else to do it lol
HAHAHA i think thats what everyone is doing
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      12-18-2012, 11:05 PM   #7
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I've been on the fence about rep carbon stuff from ebay, and from reading the feedback from the various vendors it seems like a lot of it is at least satisfactory for the price. If the price is cheap enough to justify I'll buy something and post about it. I don't want a diffuser though, really just a front lip/splitter and a rear performance style spoiler.

I think it is a fairly safe gamble though. Worst comes to worst you can leave negative feedback and likely get a refund.
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      12-18-2012, 11:59 PM   #8
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considering most after market CF pieces on the market are replicas in one way or another, and most of the fitment on them are off (Search!) i don't see why people think that a piece made in Asian where labor is basically nothing cost 300 and a piece made in the USA cost 1000.

think of it like this a lip that cost a 1000 will eventually get scratched and damaged the day you decide to put it on, you just paid 1000 dollars for it and now your luck if you get 500 for it. If you pay 300 for something made in China you can buy 3 others to replace it.

people say the fitment for the replica pieces are bad etc... but have anyone tried both original and replica? maybe a few, but i never see threads about fitment issues of replicas why? maybe cause it didnt cost much ? on the other hand i cant remember how many times i read threads about fitment issues with stuff that will cost you an arm and a leg and people tend to bash the companies that make them.
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      12-19-2012, 12:46 AM   #9
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check out the sponsors that sell reps.. their pretty cheap and decent reviews on here... jl-motoring seems to have decent options.
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      12-19-2012, 01:33 AM   #10
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considering most after market CF pieces on the market are replicas in one way or another, and most of the fitment on them are off (Search!) i don't see why people think that a piece made in Asian where labor is basically nothing cost 300 and a piece made in the USA cost 1000.

think of it like this a lip that cost a 1000 will eventually get scratched and damaged the day you decide to put it on, you just paid 1000 dollars for it and now your luck if you get 500 for it. If you pay 300 for something made in China you can buy 3 others to replace it.

people say the fitment for the replica pieces are bad etc... but have anyone tried both original and replica? maybe a few, but i never see threads about fitment issues of replicas why? maybe cause it didnt cost much ? on the other hand i cant remember how many times i read threads about fitment issues with stuff that will cost you an arm and a leg and people tend to bash the companies that make them.
so your saying that the vendors on m3post create and develop carbon fiber and products in usa?
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      12-19-2012, 06:36 AM   #11
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so your saying that the vendors on m3post create and develop carbon fiber and products in usa?
a lot claim that they do, not sure if they do
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      12-19-2012, 09:14 AM   #12
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I got some rep CF splitters that went through "rigorous quality control testing" lol... I'll let you know how they go when i install em..
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people i know have gotten the CF rep spoliers off of ebay with no problems...
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Honestly a lot of the stuff on eBay is the same replica stuff US vendors charge a lot more for.
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what about stuff from jb speed?
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what about stuff from jb speed?
I got the splitters from jbspeed.. Quality is good..Got a little over anxious tho and ordered it before I got the car so I don't kno about fitment lol
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      12-19-2012, 12:01 PM   #17
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lmfao thats funny
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      12-19-2012, 03:53 PM   #18
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Honestly a lot of the stuff on eBay is the same replica stuff US vendors charge a lot more for.
exactly ...even check alibaba... thats probably where they get there stuff also ...or get it custom made in china .
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Very interested in ebay CF parts also..is fitment just a crap shoot?
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      12-22-2012, 05:50 PM   #20
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It seems that it doesnt fit right most of the time.
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Looking for a nice lip and rear diffuser. Really like this one: http://www.ebay.ca/itm/BMW-E92-E93-M...ht_10043wt_923

Anyone ever order it or have suggestions for others. Thanks!
Don't deal with the seller above. I had purchased a spoiler from him before and wasn't happy with the fitment and paint quality. There were bubble wrap marks on the spoiler. When I asked for a refund, the seller refused.
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