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      09-28-2010, 08:59 AM   #1
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Dealer is giving me a choice: OEM rubber mats or regular. Any suggestions? Should I get just the factory OEM and get something for the winter like Weather Tech?

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I have OEM rubber mats for summer driving (good for rain). Then I put separate winter mats on top.
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      09-28-2010, 09:19 AM   #3
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For me, I find the carpet ones look so much nicer and are easier to keep clean than rubber ones for day to day. ONE wet footprint on rubber ones = having to clean with water, and looking dirty and bad until you do. Carpet, you just shake out or brush and they look good.

I use a rubber one in REALLY bad wet/snowy weather, then throw it in the garage.
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Ask for BMW Premium mats...thick like the weathertech, has the pants saver feature... and as a bonus, has the BMW stamped into it, made by weathertech.

Autohaus has them for 15% off.

$137 regular

don't get the original rubber mats, too thin and they suck.
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I have OEM rubber mats for summer driving (good for rain). Then I put separate winter mats on top.
Wait a minute... you put a rubber mat on your rubber mat to protect it?!!
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perfect! thanks guys, that's exactly what I needed to hear. Will try to get BMW Premium mats.
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i have both, the all weather rubber & carpet on the e90s one on each. I find the carpet's driverseat ANNOYING. without the rubber pad, your shoes alwasy get stuck modulating the clutch.. thats if you drive stick that is.
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Morning,

Dealer is giving me a choice: OEM rubber mats or regular. Any suggestions? Should I get just the factory OEM and get something for the winter like Weather Tech?

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weather tech, you won't regret it

get the laser fit, they are made for canadian winters.
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Wait a minute... you put a rubber mat on your rubber mat to protect it?!!
OEM rubber mats for summer, slush mats for the winter. The OEM rubber mats aren't very big so they're no good for the winter.
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OEM rubber mats for summer, slush mats for the winter. The OEM rubber mats aren't very big so they're no good for the winter.
Gotcha. It just sounded a little funny at first read.
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weather tech, you won't regret it

get the laser fit, they are made for canadian winters.
+1 I use the Weathertech lasers for winter, BMW carpets for summer. yeah the carpets need more attention but rubber mats don't have the same class IMHO.

One caveat with the lasers - the front passenger tub doesn't go all the way up the firewall. I put a BMW rubber mat on top of the weathertechs just on that side during the winter.
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      09-29-2010, 08:23 PM   #12
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+1 I use the Weathertech lasers for winter, BMW carpets for summer. yeah the carpets need more attention but rubber mats don't have the same class IMHO.

One caveat with the lasers - the front passenger tub doesn't go all the way up the firewall. I put a BMW rubber mat on top of the weathertechs just on that side during the winter.
Why can't Weathertech modify the design so that the passenger side mat gives more protection to the firewall carpet? I was disappointed with the flaw and sent back the set that I ordered.
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thanks for all the suggestions.
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