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      01-08-2013, 09:26 AM   #1
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Smile Waiting on Car need some pics

Waiting for the car to come in and I have been collecting small things to install before the car gets here.

I am considering a rear bumper top protector. Has anyone installed one of this and have any pics to share?

Also considering the exhaust tips, but not sure how the m sport package is configured so will probably wait for those.

Here is a list of the small things I purchased, can wait until the cars get in so I can put them on:
BMW tire valves
Coding cable and software
BMW sun visor
WeatherTech floor mats
Chrome door edge guard trim molding
BMW license plate frame and BMW screw covers
European light switch (so I can turn the rear fog lights)
iPhone 4 Snap in adapter
BMW 3rd brake light decal
Carbon fiber roundel
BMW multifunction cargo mat
Led interior package
M pedals
BMW USB cigarette lighter charger

Hum, seems I'm forgetting something, I will keep an updated list and take pics when the car gets here and I install these.
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What color is your new vehicle? Chrome edge guards, really?

Where did you get your BMW license plate frame with BMW screw covers and
BMW 3rd brake light decal?
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What color is your new vehicle? Chrome edge guards, really?

Where did you get your BMW license plate frame with BMW screw covers and
BMW 3rd brake light decal?

I know I am not sure about the chrome edge will look but the color of the car is titanium silver as in the link so it maybe ok. http://www.ebay.com/itm/310518717739...84.m1497.l2648

I bought the license plate BMW screws and 3rd brake decal from ebay also.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300800428050...84.m1497.l2649

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170959743314...84.m1497.l2648
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I know I am not sure about the chrome edge will look but the color of the car is titanium silver as in the link so it maybe ok. http://www.ebay.com/itm/310518717739...84.m1497.l2648

I bought the license plate BMW screws and 3rd brake decal from ebay also.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/300800428050...84.m1497.l2649

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170959743314...84.m1497.l2648
Thanks for the info.

IMHO, I would skip the door edge guards. If you go with them then be careful not to scratch the paint as it may lead to rust. I am old enough to remember door edge guards being a very popular mod and seeing a lot of rusty doors but that was before the paints and rust prevention we have today.
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I have the 3M invisible ones on my Infiniti and they work pretty good, I make go that route instead of these, just need something to protect the edge knowing how the kids and the wife open the doors :-)
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Found pictures of 2 different ones, any opinions or anyone that has used either ?




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I personally like the look of the stainless steel (matches the sills for the Mtech package) but it should also cover the lip of the bumper.
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