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      10-28-2019, 12:19 PM   #1
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Exhaust Black Out Piece on Amazon

What do you guys think of the viability and sustainability of this piece. It has 3m double sided tape and is supposed to stick to the exhaust housing.
Will it stick in the heated area?
Seems like a simple and easy way to black out the exhaust area but I wonder if it will work or not. Your thoughts?
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      10-28-2019, 01:35 PM   #2
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I know another G05 owner did this a few months back - if you search for their post, you may be able to see their thoughts.
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What do you guys think of the viability and sustainability of this piece. It has 3m double sided tape and is supposed to stick to the exhaust housing.
Will it stick in the heated area?
Seems like a simple and easy way to black out the exhaust area but I wonder if it will work or not. Your thoughts?
Bought these exact same ones from eBay a few months ago and have had them on the car since then without any issues. It does not even look like they are add-ons it looks and flows very seamlessly as if it was an original part on the car.
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      10-28-2019, 10:22 PM   #5
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What do you guys think of the viability and sustainability of this piece. It has 3m double sided tape and is supposed to stick to the exhaust housing.
Will it stick in the heated area?
Seems like a simple and easy way to black out the exhaust area but I wonder if it will work or not. Your thoughts?
Bought these exact same ones from eBay a few months ago and have had them on the car since then without any issues. It does not even look like they are add-ons it looks and flows very seamlessly as if it was an original part on the car.
Sam,

Can you post a pic of what they look like. Considering these as well. Thanks in advance
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Wish there was no divider in the middle.
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      10-29-2019, 11:49 AM   #7
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Bought these exact same ones from eBay a few months ago and have had them on the car since then without any issues. It does not even look like they are add-ons it looks and flows very seamlessly as if it was an original part on the car.
Awesome!

I was hoping this would be the case.

Simple, easy and cheap mod.

Thank You.
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      10-30-2019, 05:28 PM   #8
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Sam,

Can you post a pic of what they look like. Considering these as well. Thanks in advance
Bump.

A picture(s) on your car would be great.

Thanks.
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Wish there was no divider in the middle.
Ditto, partially for basic looks (I didn't really want to look like an AMG), partially because that middle piece is the only part that is in exhaust flow and gets pretty hot, and partially because the middle piece prevents playing with more attractive exhaust tips.

But as is, I have these on as well since May 2019. Paint is not peeling from any of it and, as mentioned, only the middle bar gets hot — you can touch the surrounds after a good run, but not the middle piece. Only wear that I notice is the paint of the middle piece has become matte with the surrounds still glossy — so the heat does have an impact, but at least so far, you have to look pretty close to see it. Overall, the simplicity has been worth it. If/when paint peels, I'll remove them and put new ones on.

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Thank You.
Looks Great.
Nice ride.
I think this piece will work well.
I too will replace with new one, if and when needed.
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Sam,

Can you post a pic of what they look like. Considering these as well. Thanks in advance
Bump.

A picture(s) on your car would be great.

Thanks.
Sorry took me a while to post pics but wife delivered a baby few weeks ago so have been enjoying time with my little man. Here are some pics I took today morning.
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Sorry took me a while to post pics but wife delivered a baby few weeks ago so have been enjoying time with my little man. Here are some pics I took today morning.
Sam:

Congrats on your son!!

Thanks for the pic. Looks great. I literally just received these yesterday. Look great on your ride. I can't wait to put them on.

Nice, high quality, yet inexpensive part.
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Sorry took me a while to post pics but wife delivered a baby few weeks ago so have been enjoying time with my little man. Here are some pics I took today morning.
Sam:

Congrats on your son!!

Thanks for the pic. Looks great. I literally just received these yesterday. Look great on your ride. I can't wait to put them on.

Nice, high quality, yet inexpensive part.
Thanks a lot man and yes quite a quality part for such a low price!
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What tips are those? I have the shadowline exhaust OEM tips sitting in a box bc I tried to install them myself and had no luck so I still need to get those on but those tips look nice sticking out. Wished that's how the car came in the first place. Although you have the m50 and I have the 50i, I'm assuming the application should still be the same.
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What tips are those? I have the shadowline exhaust OEM tips sitting in a box bc I tried to install them myself and had no luck so I still need to get those on but those tips look nice sticking out. Wished that's how the car came in the first place. Although you have the m50 and I have the 50i, I'm assuming the application should still be the same.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VJCB6WM..._dtKSDbTC3QK0B

Did have an issue with having them stay on though so after a few weeks I just took them out after I lost 1 on the highway
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Although you have the m50 and I have the 50i, I'm assuming the application should still be the same.

Yes.
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So I received my exhaust tip covers today from amazon. Overall give them 4/5 stars so far mostly because they use a low quality adhesive which is very difficult to peel the red plastic backing off. I would recommend a pair of tweezers.
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Ditto, partially for basic looks (I didn't really want to look like an AMG), partially because that middle piece is the only part that is in exhaust flow and gets pretty hot, and partially because the middle piece prevents playing with more attractive exhaust tips.

But as is, I have these on as well since May 2019. Paint is not peeling from any of it and, as mentioned, only the middle bar gets hot you can touch the surrounds after a good run, but not the middle piece. Only wear that I notice is the paint of the middle piece has become matte with the surrounds still glossy so the heat does have an impact, but at least so far, you have to look pretty close to see it. Overall, the simplicity has been worth it. If/when paint peels, I'll remove them and put new ones on.

Here are some pics:
That M badge is actually sacrilegious
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Where did you get these tips?

I am interested
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      01-10-2020, 12:24 PM   #21
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Where did you get these tips?

I am interested
I wouldnt bother with it, I lost 2 of them on the highway a week after lol
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Lexx, speaking of looks, have you thought of changing the body color panel around the receiver? Looks awful imho with white especially. Probably my first mod if/when I finally get mine.


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