E90Post
 


MINHS Auto Care Center
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior/interior) > CRT spoiler or OEM performance spoiler E92



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      07-31-2012, 07:39 AM   #1
Karura
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: E92 335is DCT
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 339
iTrader: (0)

CRT spoiler or OEM performance spoiler E92

Was thinking of getting the OEM performance spoiler or the CRT style one from IND for my AW E92. Which one do you people like more?

IND CRT



Vs

OEM Performance CF (without painted line)



Images taken from IND and JL Motoring
Karura is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 08:08 AM   #2
khaye1
Colonel
 
khaye1's Avatar
 
Drives: '12 MW 335i
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: San Diego

Posts: 2,681
iTrader: (7)

the IND is an OEM with CRT pinstriping...the second one is a rep.

But if you're talking about just the color then I vote for clean carbon look or paint the whole top
__________________
khaye1 is offline   Philippines
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 08:26 AM   #3
Karura
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: E92 335is DCT
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 339
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by khaye1
the IND is an OEM with CRT pinstriping...the second one is a rep.

But if you're talking about just the color then I vote for clean carbon look or paint the whole top
I did not know the JL was a rep, thought it was OEM lol, and you're right, I just wanted opinions on the pinstripe
Karura is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 09:08 AM   #4
E90Company
Major General
 
E90Company's Avatar
 
Drives: Car
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: FL

Posts: 6,141
iTrader: (2)

Neither. M3 lip.
E90Company is offline   No_Country
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 09:34 AM   #5
Bruce li
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: 2011 e90 lci
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: California

Posts: 305
iTrader: (0)

I like the IND
Bruce li is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 09:48 AM   #6
dragazn
Captain
 
Drives: i
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: dfw

Posts: 986
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2008 BMW 335i  [2.88]
Send a message via Yahoo to dragazn
both look the same, maybe one kick higher and the other kick lower...
dragazn is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 10:56 AM   #7
Karura
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: E92 335is DCT
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 339
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by dragazn
both look the same, maybe one kick higher and the other kick lower...
They should be the same; might be the angle of the pictures. Also the IND one has a high gloss coating on it I believe, so it looks more shiny.
Karura is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      07-31-2012, 11:30 AM   #8
Manny_World
Colonel
 
Manny_World's Avatar
 
Drives: e92 335i, e34 525i & e60 530i
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: N Las Vegas

Posts: 2,252
iTrader: (12)

Garage List
2007 BMW 335i  [4.00]
2007 BMW 530i  [4.33]
1994 BMW 525i  [0.00]
IND
__________________
Cobb|ER FMIC & CP|MS DP & Stud Kit|aFe DCI|Spec Stage 2+| Recaro Profi XL| Bilstein PSS9|HRE 840r|CF GTR Vented Hood|OSS Design|Walbro 255|BMW Perf. Spoiler|Muteki Anodized Blue Lugs|HID Fog Conv.|Cusco Strut Bar|StopTech Power Slot Rotors, Street Pads & SS Brake Lines|Michelin PSS|Muffler Delete|RB PVC Valve|BMW SSK
Manny_World is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-08-2012, 04:04 PM   #9
SilverII
Colonel
 
Drives: '11 335IS
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: DFW

Posts: 2,335
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2011 BMW 335IS  [4.83]
OEM
SilverII is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-08-2012, 05:21 PM   #10
_shim
Major General
 
Drives: an e90
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: 718

Posts: 6,327
iTrader: (5)

WAIT. What does your car look like? What exterior mods, wheels, drop do you have?

If you're stock, an m3 lip might be your best bet. If you've got some aggressive ext mods, the OEM performance spoiler gets my vote.
__________________
_shim is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-08-2012, 05:40 PM   #11
Blindside_137
Brigadier General
 
Blindside_137's Avatar
 
Drives: '09 E93 Space Gray 328
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Raleigh, NC // Blacksburg, VA

Posts: 4,976
iTrader: (1)

Quote:
Originally Posted by shim!
WAIT. What does your car look like? What exterior mods, wheels, drop do you have?

If you're stock, an m3 lip might be your best bet. If you've got some aggressive ext mods, the OEM performance spoiler gets my vote.
This

Not really a fan of the CRT style. It's weird done to match the body IMO. The CRT is silver body with red pinstripe which looks decent. White body with white pinstripe is odd to me.

A black car would look awesome with red CRT style stripe.
__________________
M3 Edition Grilles|Painted Reflectors|Matte Black Vinyl Window Trim|M3 Lip Spoiler|35% Tint|19" Satin Black Avant Garde M359|Lux H8 V3
OEM Aero Lip|M3 Side Skirts|LCI Tails|M-tech Rear|Duke Dynamics CF Performance|Cyba 4.0 Black Chrome
Blindside_137 is online now   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      08-09-2012, 03:51 PM   #12
acerboo
Brigadier General
 
Drives: e92 335d lci
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: kent

Posts: 3,578
iTrader: (2)

performance oem is a superb bit of kit
acerboo is offline   England
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 06:16 AM   #13
Karura
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: E92 335is DCT
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 339
iTrader: (0)

Holy thread revival, so I'm once again looking at things.
I've been going for a clean OEM look, so I would like to keep that. I'm swaying towards the OEM Performance (unpainted) spoiler.

Some info on my car mods:
AW Painted reflectors
and all the factory 335is mods (diffuser, black tips, etc)

I'm getting mixed opinions from this thread, let's hear more!
Karura is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 06:23 AM   #14
#Tee
Chronic trollololer level 60
 
#Tee's Avatar
 
Drives: yes
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Socal

Posts: 4,659
iTrader: (0)

M3 lip sounds fitting for you, the white pin stripe reminds me of those chrome trim you buy at kragen's and install them around the door/trunk/window trim. They must of gotten that idea from the volk time attack wheels lol.
__________________

#TeamStretchNpoke IG:Tee212
custom cf rear side diffuser add ons for sale (e9x,M3s,f3x) pm me for details. thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=962442
#Tee is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 06:49 AM   #15
Karura
First Lieutenant
 
Drives: E92 335is DCT
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Vancouver

Posts: 339
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ~XxTeexX~ View Post
M3 lip sounds fitting for you, the white pin stripe reminds me of those chrome trim you buy at kragen's and install them around the door/trunk/window trim. They must of gotten that idea from the volk time attack wheels lol.
I think you may be right... I keep looking at this thread!!
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=402972

So it's basically between OEM M3 spoiler (very clean) vs OEM performance spoiler (slightly more aggressive.) Decisions...
Karura is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 07:04 AM   #16
_shim
Major General
 
Drives: an e90
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: 718

Posts: 6,327
iTrader: (5)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Karura View Post
Holy thread revival, so I'm once again looking at things.
I've been going for a clean OEM look, so I would like to keep that. I'm swaying towards the OEM Performance (unpainted) spoiler.

Some info on my car mods:
AW Painted reflectors
and all the factory 335is mods (diffuser, black tips, etc)

I'm getting mixed opinions from this thread, let's hear more!
My vote still goes for the m3 spoiler. The OEM perf spoiler is nice, but it sounds like you have simple, clean mods and adding another pattern to it just draws attention away from everything else. just my 2cents, of course.
__________________
_shim is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 08:44 AM   #17
ChasVS
Colonel
 
ChasVS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB ML350 Bluetec
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Central FL

Posts: 2,432
iTrader: (10)

OEM Performance! Of course I may be biased since I have it on my Jet Black E92 :>)
__________________
My speeding isn't the problem. It's the Slow Folks ahead of me that cause accidents!
ChasVS is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 08:46 AM   #18
NJ330i
Major
 
NJ330i's Avatar
 
Drives: 2006 Electric Red 330i
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: New Jersey

Posts: 1,367
iTrader: (29)

Garage List
2006 BMW  [4.75]
Either one will look good
__________________
NJ330i is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 09:23 AM   #19
ChasVS
Colonel
 
ChasVS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB ML350 Bluetec
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Central FL

Posts: 2,432
iTrader: (10)

Quote:
Originally Posted by acerboo View Post
performance oem is a superb bit of kit
__________________
My speeding isn't the problem. It's the Slow Folks ahead of me that cause accidents!
ChasVS is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 09:46 AM   #20
abhishriv
Major
 
Drives: 2007 335i Coupe (Space grey)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Toronto

Posts: 1,218
iTrader: (0)

i have the performance spoiler replica from JL.. i would say fitment was 99%. im really happy with it, but be advised that i dont think you can attach the JL replica with 3M tape... theres not much contact area on the bottom of the spoiler to hold it down well... i had to use betalink and i havent had a problem.
abhishriv is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 10:07 AM   #21
ChasVS
Colonel
 
ChasVS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB ML350 Bluetec
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Central FL

Posts: 2,432
iTrader: (10)

Quote:
Originally Posted by abhishriv View Post
i have the performance spoiler replica from JL.. i would say fitment was 99%. im really happy with it, but be advised that i dont think you can attach the JL replica with 3M tape... theres not much contact area on the bottom of the spoiler to hold it down well... i had to use betalink and i havent had a problem.
I've got the OEM Performance Spoiler attached with 3M tape. You need to use a layered approach for the front tape to make it fit correctly. It's solid as can be and I can remove it if ever needed. Betalink on the other hand is forever... Unless you want to respray your trunk.
__________________
My speeding isn't the problem. It's the Slow Folks ahead of me that cause accidents!
ChasVS is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-09-2012, 10:11 AM   #22
abhishriv
Major
 
Drives: 2007 335i Coupe (Space grey)
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Toronto

Posts: 1,218
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChasVS View Post
I've got the OEM Performance Spoiler attached with 3M tape. You need to use a layered approach for the front tape to make it fit correctly. It's solid as can be and I can remove it if ever needed. Betalink on the other hand is forever... Unless you want to respray your trunk.
hmm maybe the underside of the replica is a bit different, i havent seen the bottom of the OEM but i just couldnt figure out how my spoiler would keep on at highway speeds with just the tape.. its ok though i dont plan on changing the spoiler now i love it.. the only thing i might replace it with is the entire amuse cf trunk.
abhishriv is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:20 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST