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#1 (permalink) Old 02-09-2006, 06:35 PM
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What's this called and where can i get it?

I bought my car and it didn't come with the large plastic covering over the radiator and up to the grill. I didn't think anything was even supposed to be there until i noticed it on a few pictures on the internet. Now i want one. Anyone know where i can get one? Bavauto doesn't carry them. It's for an 98 M3 if that matters.
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Upper Covering

heres the BMW part #

51711977986

$34.75 @ pelicanparts.com

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What's this then? 51-71-8-119-045-M9

I was trying to see a pic of it to make sure it looked right and i saw this. looks almost the same but it's 24 bucks.
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?!? My car doesn't have that. either. I don't think... Hmm...


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well i looked it up under 98 m3 from realoem.com ....i duno..call pelicanparts...they have cool staff

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i think the second pic (pelican parts) is for an e46? the upper rad cover is not overly important, but makes the engine look much better and does help get air to the alternator

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Your car looks like it has all that it needs. Maybe m3's have a different cover, i.e., the one you have on your car. That's probably why 4evr is in the same situation.

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It's called a radiator cover. The euro one has a little bit mroe style, but we wont get picky


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You mean it's either smoked/clear?


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