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      07-02-2012, 07:03 AM   #1
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What piece is missing.....

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After some help. Only had my 135i for a week and noticed it looks like its missing a part! Please see attached pics, is there supposed to be a fastening in the hole in the wheel arch liner? Also attached is a pic of the underside. The wheel arch in question is the rear passenger side.


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      07-02-2012, 08:20 AM   #2

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The car might have had the splash guards installed, then removed. That looks like a mounting hole for the splash guards.
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      07-02-2012, 10:38 AM   #3
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My car had the same hole (drivers side). In the directions for the splash guards, I just put on, it said the hole was already there and to thread the screw for the guards into it but the hole was too big to thread into. I ended up having to use a bolt and nut.
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      07-02-2012, 10:12 PM   #4

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Mine has that hole as well
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      07-02-2012, 10:28 PM   #5
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Completely normal...
Every 135i I've seen, has it.
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      07-03-2012, 12:47 AM   #6
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I have it too...

I just double side tape on the back to fill up the hole.
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      07-07-2012, 05:13 AM   #7
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Mine has that too - dealer didn't know why it was there but he said nothing to worry about. I initially thought it was a rust hole
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