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Do fake Esam visors have fitting issues?

Old 11-05-2009, 09:58 PM
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Old 11-05-2009, 10:16 PM
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Depends on what you mean 'issues' Mine are fine, but they're not 100% straight at the top. There's a bit of a curve. Some have complained that the indents hit the windows or rattle... I've not experienced that. Aside from the minor aesthetic thing, I'm happy with mine.
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Originally Posted by burstaneurysm View Post
Depends on what you mean 'issues' Mine are fine, but they're not 100% straight at the top. There's a bit of a curve. Some have complained that the indents hit the windows or rattle... I've not experienced that. Aside from the minor aesthetic thing, I'm happy with mine.
Okay, good answer. I'm ready to fill out my credit card info and buy Esams and some black lugs nuts too.
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go with weather tech
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Originally Posted by liltofuboix View Post
go with weather tech
I have them but I prefer the look of the Japanese ones.
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My front, driver's side fake e-sam, hits the glass! I tried to trim it some but it still hits...
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Old 11-06-2009, 12:19 PM
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I got the ebay Esam Visors for $55 shipped. They have really good fitment! The passenger side hit the glass a bit but I just sanded it down and now its fine.
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Originally Posted by InBox View Post
I got the ebay Esam Visors for $55 shipped. They have really good fitment! The passenger side hit the glass a bit but I just sanded it down and now its fine.
I'll probably have to do that, knowing my luck.
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Old 11-10-2009, 02:03 AM
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Im have the same ones from speed elements. I dont have any fitment issues and it doesnt hit the window.

Just happens to be that I have a set for sale. Brand new still in bubble wrap. $50 plus shipping.
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Originally Posted by theappe View Post
Im have the same ones from speed elements. I dont have any fitment issues and it doesnt hit the window.

Just happens to be that I have a set for sale. Brand new still in bubble wrap. $50 plus shipping.
I know this isn't a sales thread,

but damn I wish you would have told me that a week ago!
I would've gotten those off your hands.

We both have '05 BSPs I see.
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does anyone have the rear passenger esam, mine flew off in a hurricane last year and i havent been able to get a replacement one. PM me if anyone has what i need
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The espam knock-offs do have issues if you look closely enough. They are usually not cut out with precise, straight edges. Also, the passenger sides do hit the windows based on how warped the visors are. A good tip is to scrape off the double sided tape that originally comes on the visors and upgrade to a larger width (3/4") tape. This allows for more holding force to keep the warp from hitting the glass as much. Or, since I color matched mine and didn't care if I discolored the plastic, heat up the visor where it warps with a torch being careful not to melt it and slowly twist it to remove the warp. Takes some practice, patience and time, but eventually you'll eliminate the problem.
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My right rear visor hits the window. It fell off when I put the window up and of course got a couple scrapes.
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Old 11-29-2009, 04:44 PM
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i'm on my 2nd pair & no problems!!! my 2nd pair are the cf esams love them!!! u gotta line it properly.
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Ive had the fake ones for 3 years now i think. The only small issue i had at first is one of the caught on the window when i would roll it up but i sanded it down a little and it worked for me.
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My passenger side one rattles and I sanded it a little but not enough.

I sanded the left rear and its okay rolling up the window so far.
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