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      01-30-2013, 01:45 AM   #1
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Cf splitters

Going to install cf OEM BMW splitters , should I use betalink or 3m tape?
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      01-30-2013, 09:28 AM   #2
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Isn't there a screw that should be used?
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Isn't there a screw that should be used?
Only one screw is used unless you drill the bumper for the second one.

OP, just use 3M tape.
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Only one screw is used unless you drill the bumper for the second one.

OP, just use 3M tape.
+1. 3m and the one screw hole that is already drilled. No need to add the extra holes in your car. I had had mine on for quite some time and unfortunately put them through their paces with no issues at all.
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I drilled the extra hole and used 3M tape on upper edge. I watched this DIY on how to install.

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      01-30-2013, 11:46 AM   #6
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Only one screw is used unless you drill the bumper for the second one.

OP, just use 3M tape.
+1 3M tape works very well. Betalink is somewhat permanent. So if you use betalink and hit something on the road, breaking one/both of your splitters, or even change your mind about them, you'll wish you used 3M tape.
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      01-30-2013, 12:23 PM   #7
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Only one screw is used unless you drill the bumper for the second one.

OP, just use 3M tape.
+1 3M tape works very well. Betalink is somewhat permanent. So if you use betalink and hit something on the road, breaking one/both of your splitters, or even change your mind about them, you'll wish you used 3M tape.
Exactly what I was thinking, if i damaged one id want tone able to slip it off without damaging my bumper. Thanks for the input . Does it sit loose with 3m? Any play ?
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Exactly what I was thinking, if i damaged one id want tone able to slip it off without damaging my bumper. Thanks for the input . Does it sit loose with 3m? Any play ?
No play - Sits tight
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Try to find 3M outdoor grade double sided tape. And yes, there should be two screws on each side IIRC...
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When I banged up my first set of OEM-reps and replaced them, the 3M tape took off some of the paint from the bumper! Yea, I think 3M tape will hold the 4 oz (or whatever it is) splitter just fine!

...and yes, I repaired the paint chip before replacing.
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