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      09-13-2011, 10:43 PM   #1
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Carbon fiber splitters from Jlevis?

Hello everyone,

I want a pair of carbon fiber splitters for my lci e90 msport. The oem ones cost around $275 EACH! Jlevis has them for $275 a pair:
http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/3-Se...duct_info.html
Do you guys know if these fit like or close to OEM? how does the quality compare to OEM? Thanks a lot!
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      09-14-2011, 07:54 AM   #2
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did you try Ebay ? At least $100 cheaper.....
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      09-15-2011, 08:46 PM   #3
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did you try Ebay ? At least $100 cheaper.....
Bimmian.ca sells the same stuff, probably save some cash in duties
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      09-15-2011, 09:29 PM   #4
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I haven't had them but I've seen CF from third party vendors...the quality of CF really comes down to the epoxy used and the method used to create it. I believe the OEM ones use higher quality epoxy so they don't chip as easily?
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Bimmian.ca sells the same stuff, probably save some cash in duties
do you know if the fitment from bimmian is any good?
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      09-16-2011, 05:35 PM   #6
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bump! does anyone have first hand experience with the splitters from Bimmian? is the fitment any good??

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      09-18-2011, 01:11 PM   #7
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OEM vs. Replica

Nothing fits or has better quality than OEM.

You get what you pay for when it comes to replica. . .
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      09-19-2011, 10:46 PM   #8
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do you know if the fitment from bimmian is any good?
Bimmian.ca sells the same AutoCarbon stuff as the OP's link. The fitment has nothing to do with the supplier, just the manufacturer. I was also interested in these things because of the price but I am pretty picky with my mods and anything less than OEM fitment would bug me every time I would have looked at it. Plus I had someone send me a pic of the fitment of the same AutoCarbon splitters on their E90 and I wasn't impressed.

Check it and make your own judgments:

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      09-20-2011, 09:17 PM   #9
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You realize in my pic you posted they were not installed. They were sitting loose. An oem anything will look bad too when not fastened. IMO they fit great.
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You realize in my pic you posted they were not installed. They were sitting loose. An oem anything will look bad too when not fastened. IMO they fit great.
Thanks for clarifying...scared the crap out of me..didn't think the fitment would be THAT bad...
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have u bought these splitters? how is the fitment?

Thanks..
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bought them from bimmian. fittment is alright not that great though. But you get what u pay for
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bought them from bimmian. fittment is alright not that great though. But you get what u pay for
To my knowledge, Bimmian does not offer the LCI M-Sport splitters. They only offer the LCI standard bumper splitters...as per the pic.

Go OEM. The fitment will be 100%. You will get durability. And the quality will be what you should expect. The difference in cost is worth it all the way.
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bought them from bimmian. fittment is alright not that great though. But you get what u pay for
Thanks for the info, any pics u got of them installed?
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I may be looking to sell my lci msport splitters.. Fitament is spot on!!! May go with full front lip.
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To my knowledge, Bimmian does not offer the LCI M-Sport splitters. They only offer the LCI standard bumper splitters...as per the pic.

Go OEM. The fitment will be 100%. You will get durability. And the quality will be what you should expect. The difference in cost is worth it all the way.
Bimmian does carry LCI M-sport splitters. I bought a pair this summer and the fitment is spot on.
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Bimmian does carry LCI M-sport splitters. I bought a pair this summer and the fitment is spot on.
Thanks for the information. Would you by chance have any pictures you could post as I am really interested.

Thanks allot,

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