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Forum: X ///M Forum 06-29-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By northern2020
For sure if you lived on a part if the country...

For sure if you lived on a part if the country that doesn't see snow you may not see an issue..

Up here in Alberta they use gravel in the city (Edmonton) and gravel + salt on the highways during...
Forum: X ///M Forum 06-10-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Try using the 14 mil 3M - the stuff they use on...

Try using the 14 mil 3M - the stuff they use on the headlamps and see if it makes a difference on the flares. That's what I did, and haven't seen much issues, but my truck is a garage queen.
Forum: X ///M Forum 06-06-2011, 10:49 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Met a guy at the stealership and this is what...

Met a guy at the stealership and this is what happened after one Canadian winter!
Forum: X ///M Forum 02-12-2011, 12:04 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
The dealership should have recommended 3M film as...

The dealership should have recommended 3M film as it is widely known this is a major issue.

You will need to get a repaint, and fortunately it will no be as good az factory.

Wait 3-4 weeks...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-31-2011, 12:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
fat x5 No flaps yet... Have a set of rally...

fat x5
No flaps yet... Have a set of rally armor universal but they look a little flimsy

If I flap it would be the OEM painted.

My 3M scheduled for tomorrow...can you post pics of where most...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-20-2011, 03:52 AM
Replies: 54
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Posted By northern2020
My 3M guy recommended the thicker 3m on lower...

My 3M guy recommended the thicker 3m on lower doors and rockers, and in front of rear wheel add an additional thinner 3m that can just be peeled off and reapplied as time goes on.

Thicker below...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-18-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Did you use regular 8mil 3M or the thicker 12+...

Did you use regular 8mil 3M or the thicker 12+ mil?

Any pics of your 3M job?

Thanks!
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-14-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
BTW, the rally armor mud flaps look OK, but were...

BTW, the rally armor mud flaps look OK, but were too flimsy.

I would expect them to flap like crazy at top speeds!!

return to sender!
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-14-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Thumbs up Any more side / iso / front / rear shots of the...

Any more side / iso / front / rear shots of the flaps??

Much appreciated!

Obviously they were painted?

How does the lower flare in front of the rear door look?

Did you 3M down there as...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-05-2011, 01:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Correct... My math was off...mils was to be...

Correct...

My math was off...mils was to be used.

I decided to order Rally Armor universal mudflaps. I will test mount them with a mild adhesive before permanently riveting in.

I hope it...
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-03-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Anyone know the thickness of the 3m to be used?...

Anyone know the thickness of the
3m to be used?
8mm with 2mm clear coat?
10mm with 2mm clear?

14mm?
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-03-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Any pics of your truck with the flaps on? ...

Any pics of your truck with the flaps on?

Love to see them
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-03-2011, 12:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Do you happen to know how thick the thicker 3M is...

Do you happen to know how thick the thicker 3M is that seems to be holding up? Is it the headlight film?

I have seen as regular film as thick as 10 mill and headlight film up to 30 mill....
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-02-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
Thanks for the reply !! ..... ] The "thick"...

Thanks for the reply !! .....
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The "thick" 3m...have you used it, and how does it hold up??

Can you show a diagram as to where to apply the thick 3m?

Thanks

great forum
Forum: X ///M Forum 01-02-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 20,419
Posted By northern2020
X5 M / M package paint chipping issue

X5 M / M Package paint chipping issue
Hey guys, new today to the forum!

I have a deal in place for a space grey 2011 X5 M and recently came across a thread pertaining to the rear fender / lower...
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