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    • Vorsteiner poor product quality concerns, E92 M3 carbon diffuser compared to AC-Schnitzer

      CEC wheels recently posted pictures that caught our attention. They compared a Vorsteiner carbon fiber E92 M3 diffuser to AC-Schnitzer's diffuser and the quality difference is startling. This is the not the first time we have heard concerns about poor Vorsteiner quality. For a company willing to charge $25k for a widebody kit the contrast here between the two pieces with the Vorsteiner diffuser showing scratches and poor plastic construction is pretty extreme. Take a look at the pictures and decide for yourself.


      AC Schnitzer (TOP) Vorsteiner (Bottom)



      AC Schnitzer (Full Carbon Fiber Construction)



      Vorsteiner (DVWP & Carbon Fiber - dry vacuum woven plastic)



      AC Schnitzer



      Vorsteiner



      AC Schnitzer



      Vorsteiner


      This article was originally published in forum thread: Vorsteiner poor product quality concerns, E92 M3 carbon diffuser compared to AC-Schnitzer started by Sticky View original post
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      1. deemo319's Avatar
        deemo319 -
        The "quality" of this is a Millennium Falcon light speed jump from perfection as they tout. This is $25,000 worth of widebody aero kit? Click here to enlarge
      1. SSDD's Avatar
        SSDD -
        Although not as bad as these pictures, I've heard that the authentic Amuse body kits leave a lot to be desired for their price as well. What is up with these insane expensive body kits having exceedingly low quality control standards?
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by SSDD Click here to enlarge
        Although not as bad as these pictures, I've heard that the authentic Amuse body kits leave a lot to be desired for their price as well. What is up with these insane expensive body kits having exceedingly low quality control standards?
        I've heard the Amuse stuff is better than OEM.

        Who said it leaves a lot to be desired?
      1. tom @ eas's Avatar
        tom @ eas -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I've heard the Amuse stuff is better than OEM.

        Who said it leaves a lot to be desired?
        I can reply to this, since I've owned both:

        The Amuse trunk is probably the best fitting trunk on the market today. The Amuse front bumper is a much different story.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by tom @ eas Click here to enlarge
        I can reply to this, since I've owned both:

        The Amuse trunk is probably the best fitting trunk on the market today. The Amuse front bumper is a much different story.
        Why the major difference in the bumper and the trunk?
      1. SSDD's Avatar
        SSDD -
        To clarify- I meant I've heard their bumpers require a lot of work to make fit correctly.
      1. DarkPhantom's Avatar
        DarkPhantom -
        Do they even have a Quality Control department?
      1. tom @ eas's Avatar
        tom @ eas -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        Why the major difference in the bumper and the trunk?
        No idea, I was a bit disappointed myself.
      1. 600whp S4's Avatar
        600whp S4 -
        whats the price difference between the two pieces ?
      1. inter1032's Avatar
        inter1032 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 600whp S4 Click here to enlarge
        whats the price difference between the two pieces ?
        between the amuse trunk and vorsteiner?
      1. dOpEdUpM3's Avatar
        dOpEdUpM3 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        I've heard the Amuse stuff is better than OEM.

        Who said it leaves a lot to be desired?
        I'm shocked this 25k+ wide body kit is so poorly manufactured... this straight after they received it? Amuse fits amazing on z4m parts and I have seen a trunk mounted for the first time with perfect lines. Never seen their front bumper but I can ask someone. Most all aftermarket parts are going to be more than you wan to spend, but when you finally get the items shipped to you and your not satisfied with the quality it really makes the company look bad. Don't get me wrong I love the look of the vrs-style trunk lid but after seeing this I would rather pay for a rep if I know its gonna be the same quality even if I pay more.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by dOpEdUpM3 Click here to enlarge
        I'm shocked this 25k+ wide body kit is so poorly manufactured... this straight after they received it? Amuse fits amazing on z4m parts and I have seen a trunk mounted for the first time with perfect lines. Never seen their front bumper but I can ask someone. Most all aftermarket parts are going to be more than you wan to spend, but when you finally get the items shipped to you and your not satisfied with the quality it really makes the company look bad. Don't get me wrong I love the look of the vrs-style trunk lid but after seeing this I would rather pay for a rep if I know its gonna be the same quality even if I pay more.
        I'm shocked about the body kit as well. I was considering it as I know when the car is done I'll need some major rubber in back. Well, I mean, $25k is stupid money for a body kit to begin with but after this? Doesn't look like $25k quality to me.
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        Sticky just go for wider metal fenders but round. extend your OEM fenders! More of a German look Click here to enlarge
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        Sticky just go for wider metal fenders but round. extend your OEM fenders! More of a German look Click here to enlarge
        I haven't really seen anyone do this well yet.

        I want more of this kind of look:

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      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        Get the FLOSSMAN kit then! im sure you'll be happy with that! I can hook you up if you have any issues getting a hold of it.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        Get the FLOSSMAN kit then! im sure you'll be happy with that! I can hook you up if you have any issues getting a hold of it.
        What does it look like?
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      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        Great link my friend!
      1. 0-60Motorsports's Avatar
        0-60Motorsports -
        My Pleasure Bro. FLOSSMAN products are very very good quality even the fiberglass ones! I plan on getting a hood from them sometime in the future. if you decide you want any of their kits let me know and I'll hook you up.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by 0-60Motorsports Click here to enlarge
        My Pleasure Bro. FLOSSMAN products are very very good quality even the fiberglass ones! I plan on getting a hood from them sometime in the future. if you decide you want any of their kits let me know and I'll hook you up.
        I'll let you know, I would want a kit that looks most like the G-power setup.