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The BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 04-11-2010, 08:10 AM
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Mudguards or Not ?

I can't seem to keep road splatter/ brake dust off the sides of my car. Everytime I drive my freshly cleaned car even for a short ride I get splatter on the sides of my car & lower sills. This is when I drive on dry sunny days, this shows up on my car since it is Alpine white. Myabe this doesn't show up as bad on darker cars but does anyone else have the same problem? I am thinking about getting the BMW mudguards but don't know if it will be effective or ruin the look of the car ?
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:22 AM
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it will work but ruin the look...

there's a reason it did not come stock... but it's there for those who need it...

ultimately if it makes life better for you, get it...
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Old 04-11-2010, 07:55 PM
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Don't even think of doing it. I saw one sometime ago, I think that might be the only 6 in the states that has it. It was too damn ugly . I have Alpine white and I know what you are saying but I put up with the little mess. When I get home I usually have a little spray bottle to wet wipe the the bottom of the doors before putting it up for the following weekend. A good thing to have too is turtle wax tar and bug remover. Works great.
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I can't seem to keep road splatter/ brake dust off the sides of my car. Everytime I drive my freshly cleaned car even for a short ride I get splatter on the sides of my car & lower sills. This is when I drive on dry sunny days, this shows up on my car since it is Alpine white. Myabe this doesn't show up as bad on darker cars but does anyone else have the same problem? I am thinking about getting the BMW mudguards but don't know if it will be effective or ruin the look of the car ?
What you're experiencing is quite common. Don't do the mud flaps. Instead, when you wash or have your car washed wipe-down your wheels and remove any wet tyre shine residue. Because your car is white, you always should have on-hand micro-fibre towels, bug and tar remover [Turtle Wax has a very good product], and Meguiar's Quick Detailer. Did I mention do not do the mud flaps?
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What your're experiencing is quite common. Don't do the mud flaps. Instead, when you wash or have your car washed wipe-down your wheels and remove any wet tyre shine residue. Because your car is white, you always should have on-hand micro-fibre towels, bug and tar remover [Turtle Wax has a very good product], and Meguiar's Quick Detailer. Did I mention do not do the mud flaps?

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