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Old Fri, Aug-11-2017, 09:24:23 PM   #1
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Default N15 Design E46 M3 Fender Vents

I had a few requests for these and wanted to do this for my own car for a long time. So without further adieu, I'd like to introduce the N15 Design front fender vent:
  • Reduces drag and increases front downforce
  • Form fitting design that integrates with the body lines of the E46 M3
  • Easy DIY installation
  • Instructions, cutting templates, and installation hardware included

The primary purpose of fender vents is to reduce lift on the front axle and drag stemming from the front wheel well area. This is especially important if you have a front splitter that dumps air into the front fenders.

Until now, the only such products available for the E46 M3 were integrated on expensive, ill fitting fiberglass/carbon fiber fenders which require a body shop to fit and paint.

We spent countless hours perfecting the design and selecting the right material to achieve a good fitment. It isn’t easy designing flat sheet metal to conform to a compound curve, but we achieved it.

The vents ship flat and can be bent to shape by hand (installation instructions will show you how). They can be riveted on for an easy installation on the outside surface of the fender, or they can be installed underneath (either with rivets or epoxy) for a more integrated look.

Here are a few photos.












(The vents will be flush to the wheel arch once installed)



$179 + shipping -- Order here on the website

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Old Fri, Aug-11-2017, 09:33:09 PM   #2
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Default N15 Design E46 M3 Fender Vents

Looks awesome!

I would think the vents would need to be bent in the opposite direction since that would be the direction of airflow in the wheel well.

Or am I backwards?

Btw...I was thinking about you and regretting selling those 17" ARC8s to you!

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Old Fri, Aug-11-2017, 09:48:53 PM   #3
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pretty cool - would love to see how it looks post installation. thanks for making stuff like this.
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Old Fri, Aug-11-2017, 09:55:58 PM   #4
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Love all the innovation and new products! I'm not a track guy but still appreciate all the hard work you have been putting into this chassis.
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Looks awesome!

I would think the vents would need to be bent in the opposite direction since that would be the direction of airflow in the wheel well.

Or am I backwards?

Btw...I was thinking about you and regretting selling those 17" ARC8s to you!

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I think you might be backwards on that one -- it's meant to evacuate air. If the slats faced the other way, they would bring air into the wheel well.

I sold those wheels to someone around here. They're still getting used on track!
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I think you might be backwards on that one -- it's meant to evacuate air. If the slats faced the other way, they would bring air into the wheel well.



I sold those wheels to someone around here. They're still getting used on track!

Good point! I looked at some pics and your vents are oriented correctly.

Good to hear those wheels are being put to good use! I'll buy them back if the new owner is looking to sell them.


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What vents do youngster on the hood

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What vents do you have on the hood

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1. This looks rad

2. Are those the Essex AP 6 pistons?
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Love it! Great work
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