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    Hi Again Folks!

    I have just been given some Side Skirts for my E36 BMW Compact, the problem being I don't know how to fit them etc.

    Apparently, I need some clips and some screws to attach them to the car.

    First Question, is it easy to fit them

    Second Question, where on real oem can i find them? I have looked
    everywhere!!

    Third Question, will I need to drill holes etc into the car for them to be fitted?

    Please help!!
     
     

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    i believe you right there is a fixing kit for them and yes you will have to drill hole in the seals to fix the plastic clips mate
     
     

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    Is there a section on here on how to fit the skirts? Cannot seem to find one?

    Thanks.
     
     

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    Moved to Bodywork & Styling forum.
     
     

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    does your compact have skirts already?
     
     

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    No... First time fitment
     
     

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    So you've got aftermarket/M3 skirts you want to fit then? When mine were taken off, the sill under the original skirts, or proper name being sill covers, the sills are actually the EXACT shape of the covers!! but slightly smaller of course. It was so easy to remove the original ones, probably less than 10 mins for both sides.

    Go to the bodywork and styling section, and look for my post, 1997 E36 323i hamann skirts fitted.
     
     

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    there are 2 ways to fit them
    1. get the fitting kit from bmw for oem parts
    2. aftermarket skirts are usually fitted with , sikaflex or windscreen adhesive , they both are permanent glue type adhesives.
     
     

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    Thanks guys and girls, they are BMW ones off another Compact, just never came with the fitting kit so I will have to improvise on this one....

    As usual you have been very helpful.

    Thanks again.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by CharleyNokia View Post
    So you've got aftermarket/M3 skirts you want to fit then? When mine were taken off, the sill under the original skirts, or proper name being sill covers, the sills are actually the EXACT shape of the covers!! but slightly smaller of course. It was so easy to remove the original ones, probably less than 10 mins for both sides.

    Go to the bodywork and styling section, and look for my post, 1997 E36 323i hamann skirts fitted.
    Cannot find that post Charley, would you know how many clips I will need for each sill please?
     
     

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