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      08-06-2013, 02:44 PM   #1
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Shark Fin on 1 series Coupe

Please can someone measure the distance between the rear windscreen and shark fin on a BMW 1 series coupe.

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      08-06-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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      08-06-2013, 04:20 PM   #3
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Sorry to be a pain is that 4.5cm?
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      08-06-2013, 04:41 PM   #4
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Looks to be 1 11/16" or for conversion 4.28625 cm
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Its about 4-4.5 cm
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      08-06-2013, 07:23 PM   #6
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probably about 1.5 inches if you account for the fact that he measured at an angle.
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4.5 cm or 1.75 in

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      08-07-2013, 12:43 PM   #8
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Please can someone measure with a flexible tape measure as I really want a precise measurement.

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      08-07-2013, 12:48 PM   #9
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Please can someone measure with a flexible tape measure as I really want a precise measurement.

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Seriously? How much more precise do you want it than the last picture I posted? A metal ruler bent to the curvature of the roof and I even stuck the edge under the fin to eliminate the extra unmarked bit at the end of the ruler.
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      08-07-2013, 03:36 PM   #10
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Seriously? How much more precise do you want it than the last picture I posted? A metal ruler bent to the curvature of the roof and I even stuck the edge under the fin to eliminate the extra unmarked bit at the end of the ruler.
this legit made me LOL
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      08-07-2013, 03:47 PM   #11
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Laser aligned GPS measurements, only please.
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      08-07-2013, 04:07 PM   #12
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Seriously? How much more precise do you want it than the last picture I posted? A metal ruler bent to the curvature of the roof and I even stuck the edge under the fin to eliminate the extra unmarked bit at the end of the ruler.
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      08-08-2013, 02:34 AM   #13
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Sorry buddy I didn't see the latest picture on my iPhone, that's really helpful and thanks for your help.
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      08-08-2013, 05:30 PM   #14
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LOL this is hilarious , maybe get a pair of electronic vernier calipers for spot on measurement.

Sorry no offence.
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We really need more threads like this.
Funny and harmless, awesome!
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