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      05-21-2014, 10:25 PM   #23
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Thanks guys for the compliments!
Im glad the DIY is being well received and can help you guys.
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      05-25-2014, 10:56 PM   #24
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Is this the standard F30 roof base you're using to install on the GT?

Shop BMW USA doesn't show a base support system for the GT yet.

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Picking up our GT this week!
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Is this the standard F30 roof base you're using to install on the GT?

Shop BMW USA doesn't show a base support system for the GT yet.

Thanks!

Picking up our GT this week!
Yup, this is the standard f30 rack. It fits perfectly.
Here are the part numbers:

Roof Rack: 82712295099
Bike Carrier: 82712166924

Congratulations on your GT! post some pics once you get it!
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      05-26-2014, 11:21 AM   #26
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Thanks for the reply.

I saw where you were looking to retrofit a wind fairing. Any luck with that?

Thanks!
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Thanks for the reply.

I saw where you were looking to retrofit a wind fairing. Any luck with that?

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Yup!
It turned out great! I'll post some pics as soon as I can.
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Hey Guys, here are some pics of the fairing that some of you wanted to see.







I will post a DIY on how to make this fairing work virtually on any roof rack regardless of the crossbar width or the pillars being in the way. This is the main issue with the inno fairing.

In my opininion it looks very clean and complements the roofrack.
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Looks epic!

Can't wait to see the DIY so I can implement as well. Just picked up our GT on Wednesday. Sooooo nice. Great upgrade from our 2013 X3.
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Looks epic!

Can't wait to see the DIY so I can implement as well. Just picked up our GT on Wednesday. Sooooo nice. Great upgrade from our 2013 X3.
CONGRATS BluesBrother!

Car looks nice! never have seen the side vent chrome.
Did you get the rack from the same dealership?
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Thanks! Yes, I purchased the rack from the selling dealer. The chrome side vents are part of the luxury line.
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Thanks Mike!

Here is a pic that came out good... Ready for the Tour de France LOL

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Has the fairing helped the slight wind whistle that happens with the rack alone?

Thanks!
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Has the fairing helped the slight wind whistle that happens with the rack alone?

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Absolutely. It has helped, but there is still some wind noise coming from the rack... I would say its a 75% improvement.
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One of the things that I like about this car, is that there are not many out there yet.
Some people have no idea what it is... and this little emblem, contributes to the confusion


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One of the things that I like about this car, is that there are not many out there yet.
Some people have no idea what it is... and this little emblem, contributes to the confusion


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Has the fairing helped the slight wind whistle that happens with the rack alone?

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Absolutely. It has helped, but there is still some wind noise coming from the rack... I would say its a 75% improvement.
Any links to where you purchased the fairing? Heading out on a road trip soon and am looking to add it to my GT as well. Thanks!
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Any links to where you purchased the fairing? Heading out on a road trip soon and am looking to add it to my GT as well. Thanks!
I ordered from amazon.

here is the link, pretty good price now at $74.62, I think I paid 80.00 for it.

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Let me know if you have any questions installing.

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Thanks!

Which size did you purchase & did it come with all necessary install pieces?
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Which size did you purchase & did it come with all necessary install pieces?
Order the Medium one. It comes with all needed to install.
I modified it to hide the mounting brackets beneath my bike racks. The middle bracket is the only one visible.
You don't have to mod if you don't want to, Ive heard the medium fits with no mods in the 3 series.
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Boom! Fairing on and ready.

Headed on a road trip to CO at the end of the month. Excited to see how it goes.
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Boom! Fairing on and ready.

Headed on a road trip to CO at the end of the month. Excited to see how it goes.
GREAT Bluesbrother!
It looks very OEM in my opinion.
Did you feel any improvement with wind noise?
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