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      04-15-2012, 06:41 PM   #1
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Best options for e92 M-Tech front??

Hey everyone,

As some may know i just installed an M-Tech front and rear on my e92 328.
I'm planning to order the performance diffuser for the rear.
But for the front, i'm looking for options and opinions on what looks best.

I know many people are going to say Arkym, but i just cant justify spending 900 dollars on a front lip lol,

Here are some pictures of my car for reference:

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=675090

My first choice is the Hamann CF front Competition Lip:







or i can go the splitter route:
Vorsteiner:


OEM:


Lastly the Kerscher Lip:



What do you guys think?
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      04-16-2012, 09:40 AM   #2
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bumpppp no one?
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      04-16-2012, 10:04 AM   #3
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I think the mtech bumper looks great without a lip.
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the competition lip is nice. i wouldn't do cf/black splitters on a white car. looks goofy from a distance
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      04-16-2012, 06:24 PM   #5
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THank you for posting this, I am looking into Mtech bumpers now that my car's been hit. However, I can't see any CF of black on my Atlantic Blue.... it sucks because I feel the Mtech isn't complete w/o a lip or splitters.
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      04-16-2012, 07:26 PM   #6
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I would save up and do the Arkym lip.
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I would save up and do the Arkym lip.
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      04-16-2012, 09:09 PM   #8
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I would save up and do the Arkym lip.
lol i wish. 900 bucks is wayyyyy out of my price range, esp. after blowing all my loot on this mtech kit
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I like your first choice the best as well. Or the arkym one.

How much was your full kit? I just got my e92 last week, same color, and I want to go Msport kit as well.

I think it definitely needs a lip to look complete as well, but I still like it without the lip.

Do you know the difference between euro spec and non euro spec on the msport kit?

I saw that vaders car had euro spec and I just can't figure out the difference.

Also, do you have to purchase the bumper with the fog lights or will the stock fog lights mount right up?

Sorry, I'm extremely new but love the e92s and I finally was able to find one.

Any information would be great.
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i dont think there is difference on european mtech kits and us ones.
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The euro mtech has no amber reflectors!!
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I like the Hamann style the best, and plan to get one soon.
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I vote Hamann

I have an Msport myself and altho I like it as is that Hamann lip is lookin beddy niice. Where you looking at buying it from?
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I vote Hamann

I have an Msport myself and altho I like it as is that Hamann lip is lookin beddy niice. Where you looking at buying it from?
either jl-motoring, or through a local group buy. I'm 90% sure I'm going with the Hamann front lip. Its the only one (besides the arkym) that actually makes the front end look more aggressive
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Ive seen the Hamann lip up close and form afar and imo, aint really digging it. it seperates itself from the mtech too much and doesnt flow well together. The arkym lip is OK too, it takes away the aggressiveness of the mtech, still looking / waiting for something similar to the M6, M3 VRS style lips. iirc, there was one on ebay but it looks like the fitment is off.
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either jl-motoring, or through a local group buy. I'm 90% sure I'm going with the Hamann front lip. Its the only one (besides the arkym) that actually makes the front end look more aggressive
I agree completely. Well post pics when you decide to pull the trigger good luck!
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I'm contemplating the same options. Hamann Competition lip looks good, but I'm afraid my car is too low for that lip.

Might go with Kerscher. Am M3 VRS style lip would be great though!
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Sorry to say but either Arkym or Splitters + Kersher would look great.
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