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    Hi,

    I hope this is in the correct section and the title is OK, if you have a E39 with a boot lip can you post some pics of it please - specifically showing how far in it's mounted.

    I got mine installed last week but i think the body shop have put it on too far back - it's right on the edge, i think there meant to be like 1 cm in from the edge but i can't find some decent pics.

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    it should have a feww mm back from the edge mate, likethis one
     
     

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    Hmm yeah looks like mine is a bit further back, there's no flat at the back now between boot and spoiler just a straight edge right up.

    Will go have a look after dindin.

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    no worries matey.
     
     

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    Yup double checked, mine is right back.

    The verticle line coming up from the boot blends into the verticle up on the spoiler instead of having a flat first like that pic shows.

    Which is a good thing as i prefer it like that I don't like how that silver one has a step.
     
     

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    its certainly not the worst thing in the world. BMW have the step on all the models with a boot lip, no idea why to be honest
     
     

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    Yeah not sure either, must be a reason but i defo prefer how mine is

    Back into the bodyshop Tuesday for the rest of the bits
     
     

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