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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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Looks like they didn't show up on mobile?

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      05-21-2019, 06:28 AM   #3
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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
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