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      09-14-2012, 04:36 AM   #1
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Which front bumper?

Just looking for some opinions, i'm eventually going to mod my front bumper and there aren't too many options out there for the LCI yet. I'd like something a little bit different andwas considering a 1m style bumper:




but not sure this really works on a non-m, not being as wide does it look a bit squashed? So instead i've done a quick photoshop mock of an e92 LCI with a M6 style bumper and though this might work better?





any thoughts or better options?
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i love the 1m bumper dude!!! seen it before on some of the US cars and think its such a sweet mod!
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+1 for 1m - Do it!
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That is basically breeding 1M bumper and BMW performance bumper (first photo).

Take a phot of 1M bumer and performance bumper and see what goes where. Not difficult to make, but as you will be wasting too bumpers, and that makes it expensive job.

I liked it and inquired about it couple of months ago from LTBMW.

I was told 700 delivered to UK (exclusing import taxes) and that clearly puts my mind off from it.

I have also contacted few companies in UK to see if they can combine 1M and performance bumper, but nobody agreed to do it.

It is excellent mod but shame that we do not have a local seller and importing it at that price is out of question (at least for me).
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No brainer
The 1m seems to look better on this car & the lines match up perfectly, the colour helps but i think because its a custom part some look better than other. Where did you get this pic Jeff?
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I have also contacted few companies in UK to see if they can combine 1M and performance bumper, but nobody agreed to do it.
Hi mate,
I did a pretty lengthy search too, Russ at Impact bodyshop (brighouse yorkshire) agreed to do it, their bodyshop takes on quite a bit of modification work instead of just the usual repairs.
Probably looking at even more than LTBMW though since your labour is on the and its not tried & tested as with LTBMW. If you get it done over here & you're willing to take a gamble there is always the option of donating your current bumper and only having to buy the 1m part.
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I was told 700 delivered to UK (exclusing import taxes) and that clearly puts my mind off from it.
+1 if it was more reasonably priced i would consider, m style do the bumper and a carbon lip and it comes out just under 1100 its a lot of dough...i could do a lot of mods for that! lol

but saying that...on the flip side its an awesome looking bumper and due to the price not many people would have it..so it would turn heads and win the individual factor in the UK for sure
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Mstyles is just for the M cars unfortunately
Plus its FRP and id want to avoid using that if possible, especially on a bumper.
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Mstyles is just for the M cars unfortunately
Plus its FRP and id want to avoid using that if possible, especially on a bumper.
ahh i see!! see if you can organise i group buy on the bumber lol!
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Where did you get this pic Ian
Last mths car of the month,which as you'd expect Longtran has his magical footprint all over.

For me,it epitomises what modding is all about,performance,suspension and aesthetic mods all beautifully put together.

Of course,modding is highly subjective,but this car ticks every box for me.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=720869
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christ that lip is 1200$ alone! the car is a beaut though & the bumper is so well moulded, it almost takes the form of the arkym front end.
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wont u need wide arch kit if you put the 1m bumper on
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I'd be up for a group buy on this, 1M bumper looks spot on.
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This is not the best photo but it is good enough to give us some idea.

This is what I wanted on my car but LCI bumper was expensive.

So LCI performance bumper + M1 bumper + M6 DRLs. Total cost was around 1000 without paint and fitting so I just gave up on this idea.


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This is not the best photo but it is good enough to give us some idea.

This is what I wanted on my car but LCI bumper was expensive.

So LCI performance bumper + M1 bumper + M6 DRLs. Total cost was around 1000 without paint and fitting so I just gave up on this idea.


Mmm.. Does look good though!
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anybody know what lips are on the 1m bumpers?
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