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Old 01-12-2019, 05:45 PM
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I'm planning on doing an engine bay clean today - after seeing OB's engine bay I'm ashamed of mine! Heading down to the local super-market to finds something like scrubbing bubbles and then to an auto-part store to find me some 303...
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Old 01-12-2019, 05:47 PM
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I'm planning on doing an engine bay clean today - after seeing OB's engine bay I'm ashamed of mine! Heading down to the local super-market to finds something like scrubbing bubbles and then to an auto-part store to find me some 303...
That's the ticket Wayne. SB and 303. You are going to be amazed!
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Fixed one of the 2 broken studs on the front strut mounts. The other was impossible.

I was first trying to turn in with a vice grip but it was no go.

Went down to AutoZone and bought a stud extractor tool and came off within seconds.

Then I finally installed the le mans front flares!




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Old 01-12-2019, 07:27 PM
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Looks good! I have been thinking about adding the front flares. Where did you get yours and what was the cost. I see ECS Tuning has them for a mere $323 a side...
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It came with the 4.6is parts car I bought.

Sold the running boards as I already had them and just kept the front flares.
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That's the ticket Wayne. SB and 303. You are going to be amazed!
I've been doing my bay with SB and 303 ever since I saw OB's first post on the subject. Looks awesome!
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Is the plastic molded different for running boards, or do they just "ride" on top?
I've always like them and definitely want to retrofit some once I work through all my other bugs.

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It came with the 4.6is parts car I bought.

Sold the running boards as I already had them and just kept the front flares.
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Yea it's wider to accept the running boards.


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Is this kit good?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-X5-E53-...frcectupt=true

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I can't speak either way on the running boards but those are not the flares like Mr.R has, just the standard fender lip.
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