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post #1 of 2 Old Sep 3rd, 2006, 8:20 pm Thread Starter
 
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Angry BMW windshield replaced but inferior!

My dealer replaced my fogging original shield Saturday with a new replacement shield that is of inferior quality. I didn't notice it till I left the dealership heading to the Blueridge Parkway and noticed that it is distorted. When you lower the shield from the top down about 2 inches it looks like you are looking thru a magnifying glass. Also when you look thru the sides it looks distorted. Has anyone else experienced this with a replacement shield from BMW. Are they using an aftermarket company? My original shield may have fogged but it was crystal clear from all angles with no distortion. I find this new shield terribly distracting while driving! Ron

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post #2 of 2 Old Sep 3rd, 2006, 8:51 pm
 
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The majority of the OEM shields stick, IMO. The clarity stinks. And the airflow is very dirty. Get it replaced again, then order a real shield with clean air from Cee Bailey's or the like.
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