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      08-04-2013, 04:48 PM   #1
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Who makes the best fitting/looking CSL trunk?

I am going to buy a carbon fiber CSL trunk. Who makes the best fitting and looking trunk? I searched, but found nothing really concrete. Would love to hear some real word experience. If the trunk had to be fitted, let me know what had to be done.

Post pics if you have them please. If you are a vendor send me a PM with your best price and tell me about fitment along with a link or pictures. I have a 2010 e90...so one that will fit the LCI. If you have a used trunk, let me know as well.

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Hit up jay from jgmods, from what I hear, fitment is pretty on point when you order with him!
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Mine is an lci cf from sonic tunning and fitment was 100% cant find an issue besides hsving to drill the wholes witch i don't know if others is the same
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Hit up jay from jgmods, from what I hear, fitment is pretty on point when you order with him!
Thanks, I looked on his site and didn't see any (I don't remember), but I will PM him.

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Mine is an lci cf from sonic tunning and fitment was 100% cant find an issue besides hsving to drill the wholes witch i don't know if others is the same
What brand is yours and who did you buy it from? Thanks
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Thanks! I didn't see you had that in your original post. I must have still been asleep.
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Haha it's ok i didn't realize i wrote it twice! But if you want pics or anything let me know only thing was there is no bracket to mount the key cylinder witch to me wasent a big deal since i never use it always use the fob or the handle
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Haha it's ok i didn't realize i wrote it twice! But if you want pics or anything let me know only thing was there is no bracket to mount the key cylinder witch to me wasent a big deal since i never use it always use the fob or the handle
Pictures would be great...thanks.

The cylinder doesn't matter to me either. I don't think I have ever used it.
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Pictures would be great...thanks.

The cylinder doesn't matter to me either. I don't think I have ever used it.
I dont think you even have one, I dont have one on my 09 lol
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I dont think you even have one, I dont have one on my 09 lol
I almost went out and looked...I didn't think I did either, but was too lazy to go look! lol

But I was right, I have never used it!
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I compared some CSL trunks before I decided to go for the Duke Dynamics...For me, it's the best high kick i've seen & the fitment is 9.5/10
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I have a Seibon CSL trunk, I'd say fitment was 9.5/10, no placement for badges and it looks nice. There is a very minute difference in gap, on the top, but it is nowhere near being an eyesore and quite negligible. Love it and weighs 10lbs!
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I compared some CSL trunks before I decided to go for the Duke Dynamics...For me, it's the best high kick i've seen & the fitment is 9.5/10
Thanks! I like the DD too...just need to find one at a great price!

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I have a Seibon CSL trunk, I'd say fitment was 9.5/10, no placement for badges and it looks nice. There is a very minute difference in gap, on the top, but it is nowhere near being an eyesore and quite negligible. Love it and weighs 10lbs!
Pics? I have looked at the Seibon on ebay...just can't decide.
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Did anyone change their hydraulic hinges for the trunk when swapping to a carbon fiber trunk? My paint shop today said the weight difference might make it necessary to go to a light duty hydraulic hinge??
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Did anyone change their hydraulic hinges for the trunk when swapping to a carbon fiber trunk? My paint shop today said the weight difference might make it necessary to go to a light duty hydraulic hinge??
I didn't bother changing mine. But yes, the trunk is so light & you need a little more force to pull it down.
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I didn't bother changing mine. But yes, the trunk is so light & you need a little more force to pull it down.
Thanks...I will look into it. How long have you had your trunk installed? My body ship said over time it could indent the trunk lid because of the pressure.

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Thanks...I will look into it. How long have you had your trunk installed? My body ship said over time it could indent the trunk lid because of the pressure.
I had mine for more than a year & I didn't encounter any problem so far...
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I had mine for more than a year & I didn't encounter any problem so far...
Thanks, that is what I wanted to hear!
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Ordered a CSL carbon fiber trunk from Sonic Tuning today! Can't wait to get it! Already have tracking too! That is awesome!
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Ordered a CSL carbon fiber trunk from Sonic Tuning today! Can't wait to get it! Already have tracking too! That is awesome!
Thanks for your order.

Your trunk is going out tomorrow.

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