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and on one of the tipover protectors. Anybody experienced this? The tipover protection doesn't bug me much, and I may just end up removing the small gills...but still. It's kind ofn annoying and I wonder if it's widespread? (Searching the forum makes me think 'no')
 

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I've got bubbling on the tip over chrome. Not sure what causes that but I suspect that whatever they spray on the ABS plastic to plate the chrome on is no longer sticking to the plastic, possibly not applied properly or maybe the piece was flexed and caused failure to adhesion. All I know is that for $130 I'm living with it until it becomes significantly noticeable.
 

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copperstatetour said:
I've got bubbling on the tip over chrome. Not sure what causes that but I suspect that whatever they spray on the ABS plastic to plate the chrome on is no longer sticking to the plastic, possibly not applied properly or maybe the piece was flexed and caused failure to adhesion. All I know is that for $130 I'm living with it until it becomes significantly noticeable.

Me too...tried to get it taken care of while it was still under "warranty", but my local dealer said NO WAY! WTF, but I had the last laugh when it was time to get a new bike.
 

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Me too...tried to get it taken care of while it was still under "warranty", but my local dealer said NO WAY! WTF, but I had the last laugh when it was time to get a new bike.
Great. I bought yer freekin' bike! :rotf:
 

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Mine is bubbling as well. Looks cheap........... :cool:
 

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Yes, this occurred on both sides (IIRC) of my '05 LT. I finally replaced 1 (both?) sides when I couldn't stand it any longer. Purely cosmetic, but come on BMW - fix this problem.
 

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It doesn't bug me yet ("As is, No Warrantee"), I may see what it looks like with them removed altogether and live with that...eventually.

Replacing all 4 would be $160...and I've better things to spend that kinda money on.
 
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