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      05-03-2017, 10:20 PM   #595
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Personally i'm not a fan of these, definitely doesn't look like they could be an oem part like the acexxon ones do.
Think it's because of the metal (or metalic look) mesh, haven't seen any recent BMW's with metal mesh; maybe paint them black instead of leaving them silver/metalic?
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What about these?
Looks like something from the Pep Boys aftermarket parts aisle. Options are good, but I'm not a fan of the look of these, and not a fan of the tactic of hi-jacking another member's thread on their own work.

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      05-07-2017, 12:12 AM   #597
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No comparison.

The metal mesh ones don't fit with anything else on the M2, in terms of style language.

I have the Acexxon gloss black honeycomb inserts still in the box (want to install the right way from inside the rear bumper) and if I don't install them on my car I'll just put them up on display in my living room. They are that nice-looking!

Of course they will make more sense being on the car though, hehe.
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Would agree with the Pep Boys analogy; the appearance and quality of the product produced by Acexxon will be hard to beat. In regard to appearance the honeycomb and slats both relate to current design themes..was going to go with the honeycomb but then saw the slat pattern on the M4...perfect. Now, after the fact I am glad I did because the slat design emphasizes the width of the flared rear end of the car.....awesome!!!!
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Not sure if anybody's inquired yet but any chance we could get these in carbon fiber?
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Not sure if anybody's inquired yet but any chance we could get these in carbon fiber?
that would be really awesome if acexxon could pull it off

what do you guys believe would look better on an alpine white f87

gloss black or matte honeycomb?
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that would be really awesome if acexxon could pull it off

what do you guys believe would look better on an alpine white f87

gloss black or matte honeycomb?

I have something else in mind, but it's gonna take more time to work on the design and prototyping it. Have other projects going on right now, but more stuff will be rolling out

Here's a sneak peak:
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      06-08-2017, 06:32 PM   #602
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Let me know when you want pay palling for those braces
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      06-09-2017, 12:07 AM   #603
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Let me know when you want pay palling for those braces
Thanks again

This will just be a cover piece to start off with at least

I'll take some photos soon
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      06-27-2017, 05:18 AM   #604
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Finally installed my slated versions in my PE last night. One hour start to finish both sides. The videos were a huge help, ty. I had great luck using a pair of long needle nose pliers with a 45 degree bend. Also somewhere in this thread someone stated the Torx screw is a T15, actually it's a T20, but the 15 will work. Also I found that lifting the little tab near the taillight, (the one that prevents that seam from lining up correctly) can be lifted by hand to get it started.
I had almost dreaded the thought of changing them, due to the issues some have had. My last observation is that mine snapped right in place. I have read others have struggled to get theirs to seat, I suspect this might be due to the openings that the new pieces are inserted into being slightly deformed when not removed correctly, making it difficult for the new piece to seat correctly.
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      06-27-2017, 06:19 AM   #605
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Finally fitted mine also over the weekend, have had them for over 3 months but was waiting for a mate who also bought a set to come over so we could fit them together.
He did pretty much all the work but we had all 4 installed in about an hour or so, the DIY'a were a great help, couldn't be happier in the improvement over the already sexy rear end.
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Thanks to a buddy of mine today we got the slats in. Less then one hour, didn't remove wheels just jacked the car up.



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Thanks to a buddy of mine today we got the slats in. Less then one hour, didn't remove wheels just jacked the car up.



Yes, that's what I did too, jack it up remove the bolts and pull out the fender to pop out the OEM reflectors. All should take less than 1 hour

Thank you for posting the pics!
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Yes, that's what I did too, jack it up remove the bolts and pull out the fender to pop out the OEM reflectors. All should take less than 1 hour

Thank you for posting the pics!
It's subtle but I can't get over how great it looks!

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It's subtle but I can't get over how great it looks!
Agreed! Subtle but makes a statement.
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      07-17-2017, 08:38 AM   #610
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[quote=Joaozao;21954599]It's subtle but I can't get over how great it looks!

Pictures really don't do them justice...
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I have something else in mind, but it's gonna take more time to work on the design and prototyping it. Have other projects going on right now, but more stuff will be rolling out

Here's a sneak peak:
More carbon fibre porn, can't wait... Do they go over the top, or in place of the existing?

Thanks in advance.....

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      07-20-2017, 04:44 PM   #612
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More carbon fibre porn, can't wait... Do they go over the top, or in place of the existing?

Thanks in advance.....

MJ
Over the top as aesthetic enhancement only for now and will not get in the way of removing them if work needs to be done to the engine bay. Pricing will be very reasonable if I do get them out in production and will be very limited as I don't think a lot of people will go for them, I just want to be different.
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Over the top as aesthetic enhancement only for now and will not get in the way of removing them if work needs to be done to the engine bay. Pricing will be very reasonable if I do get them out in production and will be very limited as I don't think a lot of people will go for them, I just want to be different.
I'm ready to order once you're ready to ship
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I have something else in mind, but it's gonna take more time to work on the design and prototyping it. Have other projects going on right now, but more stuff will be rolling out

Here's a sneak peak:
Plz PM with details, costs, etc once your further down the line.....

Cheers

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might be better creating your own thread than high-jacking someone elses for your benefit.
Indeed...especially with something ugly
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