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      04-10-2012, 08:41 AM   #23
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Hey guys, the M3 bumper for LCI is already here in the US. I saw a couple of seller in LA selling this bumper.

This M3 bumper has air duct instead of foglights, they also have one with foglights which is less cheaper. Check this out: http://www.ebay.com/itm/250975395452...84.m1423.l2649

I contact the seller to ask if this is meant for LCI & he said it's for LCI but will not fit LCI with sport package. Maybe the one with foglights will fit the sport package. I prefer the one with air ducts & it looks better.

What do you guys think of the price? Or shall we wait for more seller to get a much competitive pprice?
That is odd.... What will it fit them? Perhaps he is referring to the fact that ir requires the trim pieces from he M-sport to work, all of which can be purchased from Tischer. Otherwise there is not reason it will nto fit.

I also find it odd the seller posted a picture of a pre-lci bumper cover. I will contact him and ask for better pictures and clarification on fitment.

BTW, I did contact several of the Taiwan distributors/manufacturers claiming they sell an M3 bumper cover for LCI cars and I got responsed from 2 out of the 3 I contacted. It turns out after digging a little deeper with the manufacturer that the bumper covers listed are NOT for LCI cars despite what the add says.
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      04-10-2012, 02:02 PM   #24
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if anyone needs an E92

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-E92-E93-...ht_3401wt_1163
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      04-11-2012, 02:34 PM   #25
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There are two types of M3 bumper they're selling on ebay. One with foglights without PDC holes & the other one with brake air ducts but have PDC holes...

But today I came across this one...

Air ducts w/o PDC holes...



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      04-13-2012, 03:45 AM   #26
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Modmy3 has the ones with the fog lights or the brake duct option for the lci sedans. I heard it was about 3 weeks when he has stock.
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i bought one just for fun. Will update on how it fits later
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      05-02-2012, 12:31 AM   #28
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i bought one just for fun. Will update on how it fits later
respect....please keep us posted on the whole process.
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      05-03-2012, 02:03 PM   #29
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i bought one just for fun. Will update on how it fits later
I'm excited to see the outcome...pics please...
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So the bumper came in today. Looks really good and really sturdy! I don't have time to test fit it on my car right now. But tomorrow or sat I should have some time. First thing i did was take my grill to see if it fits the bumper and with such suprise it fits perfectly. There may be hope for this bumper.
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      05-03-2012, 03:27 PM   #31
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That's a good sign that the grille fits perfectly. I hope the rest will fit as well. Thanks for the pics & I'm getting really excited about this...

BTW, which one did you choose? foglights or air duct?
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      05-03-2012, 03:50 PM   #32
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Whats the reason it won't fit sports package?? i see that on ebay it says WILL NOT FIT SPORTS PACKAGE.
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      05-03-2012, 05:47 PM   #33
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Whats the reason it won't fit sports package?? i see that on ebay it says WILL NOT FIT SPORTS PACKAGE.
I have no clue. My car didnt come with sports package so I didnt have to worry about it lol
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      05-03-2012, 11:39 PM   #34
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So the bumper came in today. Looks really good and really sturdy! I don't have time to test fit it on my car right now. But tomorrow or sat I should have some time. First thing i did was take my grill to see if it fits the bumper and with such suprise it fits perfectly. There may be hope for this bumper.

Seriously...you are a pioneer. We owe a lot to you if this works out.

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I have no clue. My car didnt come with sports package so I didnt have to worry about it lol
msport/mtech has different fender liners and I believe different brake ducts. It will not line up with a stock lci car.

I emailed all of these sellers and when they couldn't provide pictures of the unit mounted I bought oem mtech. I may be kicking myself if this works out for you.
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I hate you guys...lol...i waited and waited and nothing came out so i pulled the trigger on the performance bumper...lol
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      05-04-2012, 01:59 AM   #36
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I hate you guys...lol...i waited and waited and nothing came out so i pulled the trigger on the performance bumper...lol
yeah, i waited and waited and nothing happened, so i decided to just get one and see how it worked out lol. I was actually set on getting an aero bumper, but i thought id try this out first
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Nice...glad someone is willing to pull the trigger and try it out...def let us know how the fitment and everything is
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      05-04-2012, 11:11 AM   #38
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I emailed all of these sellers and when they couldn't provide pictures of the unit mounted I bought oem mtech. I may be kicking myself if this works out for you.
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I hate you guys...lol...i waited and waited and nothing came out so i pulled the trigger on the performance bumper...lol
Same here, I run out of patience and decided to go for the M-Sport. The only good thing is that I only spend $100 because I bought the bumper with only scratches on the bottom on Craigslist.
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Same here, I run out of patience and decided to go for the M-Sport. The only good thing is that I only spend $100 because I bought the bumper with only scratches on the bottom on Craigslist.
wow! what a deal! wish i could run into something like that
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Soooo i got around to test fitting it today. I put it on snapped pics then took it off because Im going to wrap the bumper while its off (i feel like thats a lot easier) anyways fitment is perfect, check out the pics. The screws that mount inside the wheel well onto the fender weren't screwed in, so there's a tiny gap, but if i use my hand and push it up, theres no problem.


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Even without screws, the fitment looks great...I can't wait to see the end result...
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Nicely done! Thank you.
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Very nice... Respect for being the first to do this.
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btw this is the seller i bought it from http://www.ebay.com/itm/140726412166...84.m1423.l2649
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