E90Post
 


 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > E90 / E92 / E93 3-series Technical Forums > Cosmetic and Lighting Modifications (exterior/interior) > Ebrake Boot vs Shifter Boot Leather



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      12-23-2012, 06:42 PM   #1
jwzimm
Captain
 
jwzimm's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 335i X-drive Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Renton, WA

Posts: 821
iTrader: (9)

Ebrake Boot vs Shifter Boot Leather

Hey all,

Theres something that has been bugging me for some time and I wanted to see what the community thinks. I have the black Dakota leather interior in my '11 335. The leather on the shifter seems to be good quality real leather and matches the rest of the car well. The ebrake boot, however, seems to be imitation "pleather". Shouldn't these two match? Did I get hosed at the factory or the dealership?

Let me know if this is normal or something I should bring up to the dealer on my next visit.

Thanks,

Last edited by jwzimm; 12-23-2012 at 11:33 PM.
jwzimm is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-24-2012, 03:44 PM   #2
jwzimm
Captain
 
jwzimm's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 335i X-drive Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Renton, WA

Posts: 821
iTrader: (9)

Can someone with Dakota Leather (preferably black) take a photo of their ebrake and shift boots? The visual difference is pretty significant on mine.
jwzimm is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2012, 11:09 AM   #3
jwzimm
Captain
 
jwzimm's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 335i X-drive Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Renton, WA

Posts: 821
iTrader: (9)

Bump. I was just told by the dealer this is normal. It doesn't seem right though. Can someone please take a look at theirs and let me know what they have?
__________________
2011 e92 X-Drive Coupe - KW V1 Coilovers, BMW PPK Stage 1, "is" fog deletes, rear diffuser, and black exhaust tips, lots of coding.
jwzimm is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2012, 04:50 PM   #4
NavZ
Private First Class
 
Drives: E90 330i '06 M
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Posts: 145
iTrader: (0)

I had a quick look & they seemed the same. I'll take a pic for you when I get a chance
NavZ is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      12-26-2012, 05:35 PM   #5
jwzimm
Captain
 
jwzimm's Avatar
 
Drives: '11 335i X-drive Coupe
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Renton, WA

Posts: 821
iTrader: (9)

Thanks. I would appreciate a photo if you can.

I just looked on realoem.com and according to this: http://www.realoem.com/bmw/showparts...84&hg=34&fg=30

There is not an option for dakota leather vs leatherette so it looks like they are the same. I guess that means what I have is what everyone has. It is just striking how different they look.
jwzimm 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 01:30 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