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78 MM side grille badges x2 carbon effect

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by brittas, Jul 12, 2019.

  1. brittas

    brittas Dedicated Member

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    I am in the UK.I have been having trouble finding these. I have found sets which include wheels Bonnet and boot. I can find no 78mm side ones.I need to source the x2 side grille BMW logos in carbon effect. Can anyone provide a supplier ? Many thanks in advance.
     
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    I bought some off fleabay last year. Dont remember the seller but they are very reasonable and fit well.
     
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    I have looked on ebay really struggling to find the side badges. All other badges no problem.
     
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    I found where I bought mine way back but he doesnt show anything at the moment.

    Look up and contact seller david1991 if you can. They were 11.99 at the time.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/david1991
     
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    I just changed a pair. Not easy to get the badge lifting without damaging the paint. They are well recessed. And even worse as mine are chrome.
     
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    Fishing braid is the answer pal, just ease the edge up with a platic aplicator and slide the braid undeneath, then work it around
     
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    We’ve got some thin line we use on other emblems. But it’s just getting it lifted up initially without damaging it. The factory ones are very well stuck down. And chrome effect especially is easily damaged. A plastic tool making no impression on lifting it. I used a screwdriver wrapped in a cloth in the end.
     
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    We have plastic filler applicators that have a bevelled edge, you can ease a corner under them , but I agree, they are tight
     
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    dental floss and plastic trim tools worked for me
     
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    I suppose I am going to have to risk the 78-82mm one and see if it fits as no others seem available.
     
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    This may sound crass but...if you can't find these things on the internet, maybe you shouldn't be let in charge of a car. It's a piece of plastic, how did you get a driving licence?
     
  14. brittas

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    Yawn..... Do you help people out one day and try to insult strangers the next? Some sort of issue at home perhaps?
     
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    I help people every day fella, it helps if they can put their shoes on first..... after that, don't drive a f@@kin car
     
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    From t'nterwebs, it's dirty,trickling the battery at the moment.
    Cost a few pence as I recall. Not even sure that they are fake carbon, but they are out there.

    *Not a fan of blue, says a man driving a blue car
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    Ever thought of calling a taxi?
     
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    I do the comedy you stick to the insults.