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      05-19-2019, 07:26 AM   #1
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Hello superior 1M owners

Just wondering if anyone had feedback on the German company, Perl Carbon. They make some OEM looking carbon overlays for the 1M bumper "fangs". I just did the body conversion for my E88 and was interested in ordering these overlays. Wanted to check with you guys first to see if anyone had any experience with them.
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      05-19-2019, 05:15 PM   #2
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Looks like they didn't show up on mobile?

https://www.perl-carbon.de/bmw/carbo...-look-front-10
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that looks pretty nice! most of the "fangs" available in the market doesn't cover fully so the body paint can still be seen like the Alpha-N one
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that looks pretty nice! most of the "fangs" available in the market doesn't cover fully so the body paint can still be seen like the Alpha-N one
Yeah, first I've seen these overlay types actually cover the full fang. The other ones on the market change the shape to a sharp angle as well. I like that these look like an OEM cover that BMW might have made, like the F8X. I think I'll be able to run these with a Revozport lip as well
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These look pretty decent. Anyone know if these are 1x1 or 2x2 weave? Can we get them in gloss or matte? Anyone speak German and can find out?

Also, how are these mounted? Just tape?
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These look pretty decent. Anyone know if these are 1x1 or 2x2 weave? Can we get them in gloss or matte? Anyone speak German and can find out?

Also, how are these mounted? Just tape?
Speaking with them now regarding shipping to the US because their site doesn't allow it. I don't see any other options for different weaves or finishes but I can ask. Their site has an english toggle towards the top btw. I'm ordering in a couple weeks so I should be able to give a review by the end of june
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Speaking with them now regarding shipping to the US because their site doesn't allow it. I don't see any other options for different weaves or finishes but I can ask. Their site has an english toggle towards the top btw. I'm ordering in a couple weeks so I should be able to give a review by the end of june
Awesome, if you can ask them if they can ship to Canada as well that would be great

Looking forward to the review. Find out how these are put on..is it just 3M tape or do you need to do any more work.
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Speaking with them now regarding shipping to the US because their site doesn't allow it. I don't see any other options for different weaves or finishes but I can ask. Their site has an english toggle towards the top btw. I'm ordering in a couple weeks so I should be able to give a review by the end of june
Awesome, if you can ask them if they can ship to Canada as well that would be great

Looking forward to the review. Find out how these are put on..is it just 3M tape or do you need to do any more work.
They do, you'll just need to reach out with shipping info for a quote. If it's like shipping to the US, it's expensive lol 75€ which seems pretty high considering my 1M canards were 30€ shipped and are about the same size

These mount with tape, not sure if they already have it on the covers themselves or if that is user provided
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If you´d like someone to deal with shipping, etc. if they don´t do that themselves (or they offer you a major discount when providing a german shipping address) just message me.

I´m located in Germany and could deal with the shipping and also price debating if you are not succesful
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If you´d like someone to deal with shipping, etc. if they don´t do that themselves (or they offer you a major discount when providing a german shipping address) just message me.

I´m located in Germany and could deal with the shipping and also price debating if you are not succesful
They do offer free shipping to Germany... Not sure how much different it would be for you to ship instead of them. I've never used a middle man for shipping like that
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Just let me know how many sets you´d like to order, how much of a discount perl is offering you (i guess i can manage 10% for sure!)
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These just left germany on their way! Excited to get them on
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Anyone have these fangs on a VO? Curious how they look..
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These just left germany on their way! Excited to get them on
Pictures Please!!!
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Pics!

Came with self tappers for the bottom of the overlays AND a tube of betalink
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And here's a dry fit!
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And here's a dry fit!
Is that 3M Kelly Green wrap on your car? Looks great!
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And here's a dry fit!
Is that 3M Kelly Green wrap on your car? Looks great!
Yup! I love it. The color looks really crazy in person. Carbon accents it great too
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Yup! I love it. The color looks really crazy in person. Carbon accents it great too
Sweet, I'm been thinking about getting it wrapped this color as well, and this helps me to visualize it a lot.

How was the fit against the RevoZport lip? Did you have to remove the lip, and re-install it? Did you use the tappers as well?
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Yup! I love it. The color looks really crazy in person. Carbon accents it great too
Sweet, I'm been thinking about getting it wrapped this color as well, and this helps me to visualize it a lot.

How was the fit against the RevoZport lip? Did you have to remove the lip, and re-install it? Did you use the tappers as well?
I haven't installed the (rep) Revozport lip yet so this wasn't a problem. I would have had to remove the lip to put the fang overlays on as they bolt in from below. I actually don't think I'm going to use those self tappers since I think they'll cause issues with the lip fitting well. The betalink will definitely hold the overlays on there enough
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The fangs look really good, i like that there is no gaps around the edges that usually expose the bodycolor just a bit disappointed at what they cost, that it seems to have a fibreglass base , when looking at the pic you posted , showing the insides.

Its also very hard to tell from the angles of your pics, but does the weave of the fang match up to the lip?

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The fangs look really good, i like that there is no gaps around the edges that usually expose the bodycolor just a bit disappointed at what they cost, that it seems to have a fibreglass base , when looking at the pic you posted , showing the insides.

Its also very hard to tell from the angles of your pics, but does the weave of the fang match up to the lip?
Yeah they're not really cheap for what they are. I was shocked by how thin and seemingly flimsy they are. But, they'll hold up fine with adhesive. I brightened this picture up a ton to show the carbon weave against the lip. Keep in mind this was a dry fit, the fangs are not glued down yet so you can see slivers of color. When held down, the overlays do cover over all of the green on the fangs. The lip is also not attached to the bumper in this so there are some gaps
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