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      11-13-2008, 12:13 AM   #23
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Well, Long is not Best Buy. When buying used items at a discount over the internet, I don't expect perfection. Sounds like Long did try to help but somehow things just didn't work out. Sorry to hear about the unfortunate incident but hope everything will work out in the end. Good luck.
i understand that long isn't best buy or apple or whatever... but after hearing how hes about as close to god as you can come on e90post and always helping fellow members i would have thought he would have given me something more than a


he didn't even offer to sell me a new one at discount or even full price for that matter... nothing, he just wasted my time, his own money (i never asked for him to overnight it for $33) and just said he can't help me with a product that he makes money (be it a lot or a little) off of. and if you read again... the trim was supposed to be new.
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      11-13-2008, 12:13 AM   #24
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i did... he referred me back to longtran and said he was going to take care of it.

If i had cracked it installing it, i woulda owned up and just bit the bullet but

1. i didn't crack it during install.
2. again we are taking about something cosmetic about the piece when that isn't the problem with it. it DIDN'T FIT. What am i supposed to do with a trim piece that doesn't fit, frame it and put it over my fireplace? This is why I was eager for Long to test fit the trim to see that it didn't fit properly... which took almost 2 months for him to do and even then he said he didn't test it properly cuz his m3 and my 328 are different. either way, cracked or not, it isn't like it would fit properly on any e90 so how could a crack make a difference and like i said before the only answer i can come up with is that it can't be resold to someone who won't notice. now that its cracked they'd have to pony up a new piece for me and throw the old one out which to the maker of the trim, apparently isn't acceptable.
I would go after the guy who sold it to you.

I believe you didn't crack it during install. But you did while removing it right?
I understand how you feel. You're not in a good position. The guy who sold it to you got off scott free and passed the problem to you .

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      11-13-2008, 12:18 AM   #25
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I would go after the guy who sold it to you.

I believe you didn't crack it during install. But you did while removing it right?
I understand how you feel. You're not in a good position. The guy who sold it to you got off scott free and passed the problem to you .

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for the 1000th time... NO.

like i said i've done this a ton of times, i know how to be careful installing/removing the trim, especially cuz it has that clear coat that cracks/chips easily.

i could go after him, but 1. its a little late for that, and 2. im pretty sure he is one of longs friends which is probably why he expected long to help me out. plus i'm not sure if he knew it wasn't a good fit cuz like i said it was supposed to be new which would mean he didn't install it.... if he did he probably saw the bad fit which is why he sold it.
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      11-13-2008, 01:07 AM   #26
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btw. long was swamped with work. his wedding was probably during the time you sent it. so give him a god damn break. shit.
Seriously? I think long can speak for himself. I don't see why your getting involved
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      11-13-2008, 01:13 AM   #27
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i did... he referred me back to longtran and said he was going to take care of it.

If i had cracked it installing it, i woulda owned up and just bit the bullet but

1. i didn't crack it during install.
2. again we are taking about something cosmetic about the piece when that isn't the problem with it. it DIDN'T FIT. What am i supposed to do with a trim piece that doesn't fit, frame it and put it over my fireplace? This is why I was eager for Long to test fit the trim to see that it didn't fit properly... which took almost 2 months for him to do and even then he said he didn't test it properly cuz his m3 and my 328 are different. either way, cracked or not, it isn't like it would fit properly on any e90 so how could a crack make a difference and like i said before the only answer i can come up with is that it can't be resold to someone who won't notice. now that its cracked they'd have to pony up a new piece for me and throw the old one out which to the maker of the trim, apparently isn't acceptable.

You probably didnt crack it during install but during removing it you did. You pulled it off too hard or too fast and it caused hairline cracks. I did what i can for you. I did what I can, sorry I wasnt able to help you further.
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      11-13-2008, 01:15 AM   #28
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Seriously? I think long can speak for himself. I don't see why your getting involved
agreed and maybe he missed the part where I said I understood that he got married and was probably unusually busy the week leading up to it and week after as he was on his honeymoon. I'm not unrealistic, I know I'd be preoccupied and busy if I was in the same position but it just adds to the fact that something that should've taken 10-15 minutes took almost 2 months. He still waited an extra 2 weeks AFTER he got back to try and test it and ultimately send it back with no help/solution provided for a product he sells.
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      11-13-2008, 01:16 AM   #29
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You probably didnt crack it during install but during removing it you did. You pulled it off too hard or too fast and it caused hairline cracks. I did what i can for you. I did what I can, sorry I wasnt able to help you further.
waste my time... or nothing?

how many more times do i need to say I wasn't the one who cracked it... it was in pristine condition (other than it NOT FITTING) when I sealed up the box and paid the lady to send it to you via FedEx
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      11-13-2008, 02:22 AM   #30
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MMM how are we supposed to know if the trim wasnt cracked during install? Cause i remember there was nothing wrong with it before it was shipped to you. So please explain to me why? and im pretty sure 100% sure long didnt crack it. if you want your money back dispute it against the shipping provider.
that would suck if you didnt get insurance.
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i did... he referred me back to longtran and said he was going to take care of it.

If i had cracked it installing it, i woulda owned up and just bit the bullet but

1. i didn't crack it during install.
2. again we are taking about something cosmetic about the piece when that isn't the problem with it. it DIDN'T FIT. What am i supposed to do with a trim piece that doesn't fit, frame it and put it over my fireplace? This is why I was eager for Long to test fit the trim to see that it didn't fit properly... which took almost 2 months for him to do and even then he said he didn't test it properly cuz his m3 and my 328 are different. either way, cracked or not, it isn't like it would fit properly on any e90 so how could a crack make a difference and like i said before the only answer i can come up with is that it can't be resold to someone who won't notice. now that its cracked they'd have to pony up a new piece for me and throw the old one out which to the maker of the trim, apparently isn't acceptable.
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      11-13-2008, 02:27 AM   #31
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Seriously? I think long can speak for himself. I don't see why your getting involved
its a mother fucking public forum. Dont tell me what to do. The OP shouldnt have posted this on thread then and shouldve resolved it through pm
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      11-13-2008, 02:28 AM   #32
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agreed and maybe he missed the part where I said I understood that he got married and was probably unusually busy the week leading up to it and week after as he was on his honeymoon. I'm not unrealistic, I know I'd be preoccupied and busy if I was in the same position but it just adds to the fact that something that should've taken 10-15 minutes took almost 2 months. He still waited an extra 2 weeks AFTER he got back to try and test it and ultimately send it back with no help/solution provided for a product he sells.
LONG IS NOT A GOD. GOD DAMN DUDE GROW UP. ITS YOUR FAULT LONG CANT HELP YOU. DEAL WITH IT.
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      11-13-2008, 04:02 AM   #33
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i saw that trim. it aint long's fault...i saw those trims waaayyy bak b4 too, they were in great shape. idk wat/how they got cracked, but thats not his fault
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      11-13-2008, 10:24 AM   #34
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Lol pakman your a child. Grow up little one the fact that this is a public forum has nothing to do with the dispute the op has with long. I'm not on either side but I'm sure long is a grown man and can handle things himself so there's no need for your useless flaming since the dispute has nothing to do with you.
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      11-13-2008, 11:08 AM   #35
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LONG IS NOT A GOD. GOD DAMN DUDE GROW UP. ITS YOUR FAULT LONG CANT HELP YOU. DEAL WITH IT.


both of you need to chill guys! relax.

I bet LT is loughing to you guys.

Pakman: u seems like LT spokesperson ya?no hard feeling
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      11-13-2008, 11:25 AM   #36
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this is funny, since the trim wasn't cracked when you first got it, anything that happens to the trim after that is your responsibility.
Don't you see that?
Dude, I had a painted and Clear Bra'd front bumper shipped to me from CA to NJ (something most wont do) by that dude without a hitch. It was packed beautifully and the bumper itself was A+++
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      11-13-2008, 11:46 AM   #37
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this is funny, since the trim wasn't cracked when you first got it, anything that happens to the trim after that is your responsibility.
Don't you see that?
Dude, I had a painted and Clear Bra'd front bumper shipped to me from CA to NJ (something most wont do) by that dude without a hitch. It was packed beautifully and the bumper itself was A+++
Yes I do, except the crack in it shouldn't have mattered because it didn't fit in the 1st place. Why doesn't anyone see that? The company won't take it back because its cracked, but cracked or not, it still won't fit on the car. The cracking didn't cause it to not fit, it didn't fit before it was cracked. I just don't understand how so many people can not understand that the cosmetic damage that the piece sustained was AFTER the fact that I found out it didn't fit and sent it to Long for a replacement. Its BS that the shop won't take it back because they probably are upset they can't resell it now... resell a poorly fitting piece.... which means that had the piece not gotten cracked, whoever came along next would have gotten the bad fitting piece. You guys all think that is acceptable?? I sure as heck don't. That piece should have been test fitted to show how poorly it fit and then I should've had a new piece sent back to me by the manufacturer... but Long wouldn't divulge that info so IMO that makes it his responsibility then to deal with things of this nature since he won't let us know who is making them (which I understand but on the same page, its not like I'm going to go blabbing it all over or start buying the trim from them and selling it myself... all I've ever wanted out of this was a replacement piece).
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      11-13-2008, 12:03 PM   #38
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Dude, youre prolly the most hated on here right now!
You know that 90% of members on here on all on his nutz, lol!
(not that he did anything right or wrong, just sayin)
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      11-13-2008, 12:06 PM   #39
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yep I know... but I'm not one to let that stop me from feeling the right thing was not done in this situation.
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Maybe u should blame the shipping company?
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not reallies. lol
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ok, first off. i didnt sell you this kit. someone else sold it to you. i was nice enough to help you. i shouldnt have helped you to begin with. you did not pay me, did you? i took my time to try to get you a a new piece. you sent back a crack trim and wanted a new piece? just because the part was a defect, that does not give you the rights to crack the piece. the kit was brand new and you expect the shop take it back when you damaged it? i even spent $33 dollars out of my own money to overnight the piece to the person you sent it to. the part got return because no one claimed it, and i resent it out again. today i see this??? wow. what a jackass you are. remember, you DID NOT PAY ME for this. you are one smart cookie. you wait til i send out the part and then you post this. had i knew this was going to happen. i should have just threw that piece away...



OP needs to lighten up. Longtran was just doing a good service and trying to help when he is not involved. I even stopped reading the OP after I realized Lontran was not the seller.
Longtran still deserves a
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OP needs to lighten up. Longtran was just doing a good service and trying to help when he is not involved. I even stopped reading the OP after I realized Lontran was not the seller.
Longtran still deserves a
you should've read on... long was the original seller and the guy who sold it to me was his friend, his car even pops up on Longs sig pic.
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