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    Afternoon All,

    I am after a boot lip spoiler for my E46 coupe. I know that there are mainly two options out there - a rubbery type of material (cheaper) and the harder plastic more similar to OEM part.

    My question is, how rubbery is the rubbery one!?! ..........if you see what I mean?

    I can either spend £60-£70 on a rubber one supplied and painted, or spend £130 on the harder plastic ones (OEM?) for the same result?

    I hope you understand what I'm trying to get at!?!?!
     
     

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    if you look at my previous posts mate i have a link to one off ebay was plastic and painted for i think 60 top quality looks great and looks oem, paint match is brill to
     
     

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    The ebay ones (from the right seller) are great.

    I have a fitting/review of mine on the second page of this thread

    Some newer photos in here.

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    Thanks guys,

    It sounds like you went with what i refer to as the 'rubbery' ones, do they flex much once its stuck down - ie, does the lip bit feel stiffer once it's fixed in position?

    From what I read in Psy's thread they can't be faulted for 40 odd quid?
     
     

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    no flexing at all once on the car ive even shut the boot holding it flexs side to side before you put it on but thats it once its in position parked next to a mtec 3 series the other week and the only difference was that his was blakc mine was silver
     
     

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    Thanks Chaps,

    Just went on e.auto.bay2008 shop and found one in my colour. Supplied, painted and P&P all for £39.50???? I feel guilty getting it so cheap!

    Thanks for the responses!!
     
     

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    lol i was the sam but when its fitted its great cheapest part of bodywork ever including paint
     
     

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    I got one of those for my mate. Did you get the E39 M5, E46 M3/iX or the 330i one?
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by coupedan View Post
    Thanks Chaps,

    Just went on e.auto.bay2008 shop and found one in my colour. Supplied, painted and P&P all for £39.50???? I feel guilty getting it so cheap!

    Thanks for the responses!!
    Got my spoiler from their m8. You won't be disappointed
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by coupedan View Post
    Thanks guys,

    It sounds like you went with what i refer to as the 'rubbery' ones, do they flex much once its stuck down - ie, does the lip bit feel stiffer once it's fixed in position?

    From what I read in Psy's thread they can't be faulted for 40 odd quid?
    There's no way it's moving anywhere Dan!
    It's stuck hard and there is no flex on that axis.

    As fingz999 says, you can even close the boot if you want - no movement at all.

    Post photos when you get it on!

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