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      10-18-2008, 12:09 AM   #1
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Aero Lip Question

I have a question to u guys who have Aero lip installed on their cars.

Did u prefer getting it installed from your dealership, or aftermarket? Also what would be the price difference between these two?

Any input would be appreciated, Thanks in advance
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      10-18-2008, 09:07 AM   #2
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It's such simple installation that you can do it yourself.
Only parts you need is 3M outdoor double side tape. Just get a pre-painted version from tischer or somewhere. DIY is available in DIY section in the forum.
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You can definitely DIY this part. It installs with the factory bolts underneath and 3M double sided tape across the front.
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oh yes that shouldnt be too difficult to DIY, but what i wanted to know was if u buy it from the BMW dealership, or elsewhere? The reason why im asking is, im not completely satisfied with my dealer, as they dont seem trustworthy to me. I dont want them to rip me off, so i want to know the prices between the dealership OEM lip and the aftermarket one?
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the reps are always going to be cheaper than oem..go to the sponsor section of the forums and search for the aero lip.. there are different sponsors selling them..
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You can get an OEM aero lip from tischer for $285 plus shipping... dealer quoted me $500
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DIY on the install is easy for aero lip, if you don't feel comfortable just kindly ask some members from the GTO area for some help.
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oh yes that shouldnt be too difficult to DIY, but what i wanted to know was if u buy it from the BMW dealership, or elsewhere? The reason why im asking is, im not completely satisfied with my dealer, as they dont seem trustworthy to me. I dont want them to rip me off, so i want to know the prices between the dealership OEM lip and the aftermarket one?
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i know this is a total noob question, but could someone please tell me what tool i need to remove the existing bolts on the front bumper (which I know have to go back on again after placing the lip on)? just a regular screwdriver, or something different? i'm away with work for a couple of days so can't just go out and check the car... thanks in advance.
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I believe they are 10mm bolts on the bottom but I may be wrong on the sizing.
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I believe they are 10mm bolts on the bottom but I may be wrong on the sizing.
cool, thanks very much.
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