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Old 12-14-2004, 08:20 PM
jetblack540i jetblack540i is offline
 
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99 540 chrome trim replacement

i have a 99 540 with the premium package but no sport package. does anyone know any way that i can swap the chrome trim around the windows with the rubber trim that comes on the sport package, it looks so much better. if you have any idea how much it would cost can you let me know that too. thanks alot
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Old 12-15-2004, 11:41 PM
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i have a 99 540 with the premium package but no sport package. does anyone know any way that i can swap the chrome trim around the windows with the rubber trim that comes on the sport package, it looks so much better. if you have any idea how much it would cost can you let me know that too. thanks alot
It's about $250 for the matte black and $1200 for the much better, highly preferred :-) glossy black moldings. They're all metal

I think the impact strips for the bumpers, doors, and fenders run about $200 for the ones without the chrome strip.
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Old 12-16-2004, 10:13 AM
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thanks for the info, do i just need to go to the dealer to get that or do you think there is another source that might have it cheaper. i have checked out bavarian autosport and bmp design. is there somewhere else i should be looking? thanks alot
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Old 12-16-2004, 05:11 PM
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thanks for the info, do i just need to go to the dealer to get that or do you think there is another source that might have it cheaper. i have checked out bavarian autosport and bmp design. is there somewhere else i should be looking? thanks alot
Get it from Vaheh at Crevier BMW in Santa Ana, CA. (714) 835-3171 ext 393. Excellent prices! You can tell him i sent you

Here are the part numbers for the matte black window trim
Moldings:
Upper window covering front left 51 32 8 185 269
Upper window covering front right 51 32 8 185 270
Upper window covering rear left 51 34 8 185 271
Upper window covering rear right 51 34 8 185 272
Lower window covering front left 51 21 8 159 257
Lower window covering front right 51 21 8 159 258
Lower window covering rear left 51 22 8 159 103
Lower window covering rear right 51 22 8 159 104

Weatherstripping:
Weatherstripping front left 51 21 8 159 235
Weatherstripping front right 51 21 8 159 236
Weatherstripping rear left 51 22 8 159 021
Weatherstripping rear right 51 22 8 159 022

For the bumpers and fenders, you have a few options..basic, M Logo on driver's door, park distance control, license plate holder deletion, etc.
 

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