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      02-10-2017, 10:46 AM   #1
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Are there any advantages to having the BMW Cover for reinforcement plate (GTS)? Has anyone installed it?

First thought was it might benefit aero (or stiffen the chassis), but I can't imagine it being a $500+ upgrade.
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I'd say it is for aero purposes only. The smoother the surface under the car, the faster the air travels and hence reduces the pressure under the car. I think the steel plate on the base M3/4 is sufficient for body stiffness.
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I'd say it is for aero purposes only. The smoother the surface under the, the faster the air travels and hence reduce the pressure under the car. I think the steel plate on the base M3/4 is sufficient for body stiffness.
That's pretty much what I had thought. I just can imagine it making that much of a difference. Thanks for chiming in!
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that plate is just a thin composite about 5mm thick over top of the standard m3/m4 aluminium stiffing plate. It's there for airflow
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