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      04-24-2024, 11:50 AM   #331
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Im not going to lie I was sh#tting it lol
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      04-24-2024, 03:43 PM   #332
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Im not going to lie I was sh#tting it lol
Did you use the cutting wheel after all ?
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      04-24-2024, 03:46 PM   #333
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Did you use the cutting wheel after all ?
yeah but i needed to use the drill bit to get all the way through, the groove i created with the cutting wheel (80% deep) kept it in the right place though as that thing wants to go everywhere lol
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      04-24-2024, 03:56 PM   #334
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yeah but i needed to use the drill bit to get all the way through, the groove i created with the cutting wheel (80% deep) kept it in the right place though as that thing wants to go everywhere lol
Ahh - did you get the cutting bits also? I thought I had a few of these but can't put my hand to them. I will be putting together the order this weekend and wondered if they would be any use. In the past I have used an old steel rule double sided taped to the cutting line to keep me true.
Also, was the Dremel battery or mains powered? I have both but the mains one is buried somewhere (probably with the bits) and I cant be arsed digging if I don't need to!
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Ahh - did you get the cutting bits also?
yeah, the cutting discs were easy to use by eye tbh

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Also, was the Dremel battery or mains powered?
Mains but still stopped if i got too deep too fast
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      04-25-2024, 02:23 PM   #336
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Been playing with AI to make the background nicer than my car park

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      04-25-2024, 04:27 PM   #337
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Been playing with AI to make the background nicer than my car park

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The more I see these wheels, the more I think they'd look great with the Cerium grey accents on my car...
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      05-01-2024, 09:55 AM   #340
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      05-02-2024, 12:55 AM   #341
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Very nice car.
The side skirts in the same color look great.

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Bad news and good news

The carbon fibre laquer seems to be failing,

the good news is Auto ID have authorised replacements without hesitation, bad news I have to remove it

and then i have to get them ppf'd again.
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I have bought a couple sets of mirror caps, all have gone back none have fit quite right. How were the auto id fitment wise? I can't wrap my head around 2k plus for the oems.
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How were the auto id fitment wise?
perfect mate as good as the original black covers
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perfect mate as good as the original black covers
I'll have to give them a shot. I have had my eye out for some bg take offs too think paint match would look good.
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I'll have to give them a shot. I have had my eye out for some bg take offs too think paint match would look good.
take offs?
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Bad news and good news

The wing mirror cover laquer seems to be failing,

the good news is Auto ID have authorised replacements without hesitation,

bad news, I have to put the oem covers back on whilst i return them and then put the new ones back on later, so thats another 4 attempts to break my mirror glass

and then i have to get them ppf'd again.
Why not have them Charge you for a 2nd set of covers, as a deposit, while you swap them once with new ones and then send back the defective set and then refund you when they receive them?
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Why not have them Charge you for a 2nd set of covers, as a deposit, while you swap them once with new ones and then send back the defective set and then refund you when they receive them?
i suggested that but they said their system cant do it (or didnt want to)
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take offs?
Someone with an m2 selling oem painted caps.
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Someone with an m2 selling oem painted caps.
ahh i gotcha
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Ever since I got the Eventuri CF Intake I have been looking for a good engine cover to match, the only one I could find was the Dinan one with the Dinan logo under the laquer so couldnt be removed, so that was out. I gave up looking for one then as soon as I did one popped up on ebay without even looking for it

I got it from HG Motorsport it was advertised as 3 and 4 series but as the part numbers for the oem ones matched i took a punt and it fits perfect

So I have matching engine bling at last



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Ever since I got the Eventuri CF Intake I have been looking for a good engine cover to match, the only one I could find was the Dinan one with the Dinan logo under the laquer so couldnt be removed, so that was out. I gave up looking for one then as soon as I did one popped up on ebay without even looking for it

I got it from HG Motorsport it was advertised as 3 and 4 series but as the part numbers for the oem ones matched i took a punt and it fits perfect

So I have matching engine bling at last



Wow, this is really good. I've never liked the Dinan one either. Are the graphics under the lacquer?
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