E90Post
 


TNT Racewerks
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior/interior) > Removing Spoiler/ Carbon Fiber mirror covers????



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      11-14-2012, 12:40 PM   #1
jayely1
Lieutenant Colonel
 
jayely1's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New Mexico/Illinois

Posts: 1,924
iTrader: (1)

Removing Spoiler/ Carbon Fiber mirror covers????

Just wondering the best way to do so when they're both on with 3m tape...Also, will the paint be damaged in anyway if I take them off? I think they have been on the car for 10,000+. Thanks guys
jayely1 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 12:56 PM   #2
KwlAznKid
Colonel
 
KwlAznKid's Avatar
 
Drives: BMW/MERCEDES/PORSCHE
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: LA/Irvine/Fremont, CA/ University of California San Diego Alum

Posts: 2,415
iTrader: (4)

no there shouldn't be any paint damage, get a heat gun or blowdryer and heat the area up like mad then slowly start to push the parts off, DON'T pull up it could break the part. push it and like i said make sure the tape is heated up
__________________
BMW E92 328I /BMW E46 M3 /Mercedes Benz W209 CLK500 /BMW E92 335I(sold)/Porsche 996 911 C2(sold)/BMW E46 325CI(totaled)
KwlAznKid is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 12:59 PM   #3
Delusive
Major
 
Delusive's Avatar
 
Drives: Static E92
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Bay Area, CA

Posts: 1,485
iTrader: (6)

Blow dry it off with heat or another method is get some dental floss then slide it under the spoiler, once it's removed get some goo gone and take off the remaining tape.
__________________
Delusive is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 01:41 PM   #4
jayely1
Lieutenant Colonel
 
jayely1's Avatar
 
Drives: 335i
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: New Mexico/Illinois

Posts: 1,924
iTrader: (1)

Cool thanks guys, you think it could melt the mirror covers?
jayely1 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      11-14-2012, 06:52 PM   #5
ChasVS
Colonel
 
ChasVS's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 MB ML350 Bluetec
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Central FL

Posts: 2,432
iTrader: (10)

Use a hair dryer and you'll be OK. If you use a heat gun, you could warp the mirror covers. For the spoiler, heat it up and then use dental floss or fishing line to cut through it.
__________________
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
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 12:18 AM.




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