BBS Splitter - tow eye extension

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BBS Splitter - tow eye extension

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Hello all,

As a lot of us have BBS splitters, I’m wondering how people are getting over the fact that their towing eye is covered after install?

I recall on W&N seeing an extender piece that would allow the angular clearance for towing, but can’t seem to find mention of it anywhere!


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There used to be an extension for the E21 but I believe it is NLA for decades already:

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But perhaps the one for the M-Tech E30's will work and is also more rigid:

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Part no 51 71 1 953 903

Looks like it is still available from the dealer and otherwise I found it here, but much more expensive:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-Abschleppo ... SwxbJe35To

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I was able to order the extention back in 2010 .. at the moment NLA ik am affraid
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Seems like an easy part to fabricate something similar. I’ll draw something up and share if there’s an interest.

I have serious apprehension about being unable to tow the car without destroying the front bumper
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Looks very similar to the e30 mtec item
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car like this are not for towing :)

i had this issue some time ago, so i used tow truck and pulled car on the truck using aft hook.
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hello everyone, after a lot of research I found a new BBS spoiler, remaining stock and its dedicated towbar with homologation documentation, if someone needs photos or references to make a replica, please ask here
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P.s.
the one in the picture is not correct
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