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      12-08-2012, 08:39 AM   #1
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Would m3 rep bumper voids warranty?

Hello. I just recently placed an order for the m3 rep bumper to be installed on my 09 335 xi coupe. My car up to this point is all stock. I read that the brake ducts will have to be trimmed somehow to fit the bumper. Would that void my warranty?
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      12-08-2012, 08:43 AM   #2
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      12-08-2012, 09:00 AM   #3
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Thank you for your response but can you elaborate more? a simply no doesnt ease my worry
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      12-08-2012, 11:29 AM   #4
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Thank you for your response but can you elaborate more? a simply no doesnt ease my worry
No, it won't.
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Kidding, cosmetic changes like that does not void a warranty. It doesn't interefere with any mechanical elements.
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No.... well the dealer would have to elabarate on how your mod caused that particular part to break.

I dont see how adding a M3 rep would do that so NO.
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Not sure if serious ...

I have a m3 rep bumper and have no problems at all with my BMW dealership
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i could see them complaining about the brake ducts affecting your oil cooler, which affects the engine

but that's nitpicky
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      12-08-2012, 02:55 PM   #9
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Not sure if serious ...

I have a m3 rep bumper and have no problems at all with my BMW dealership
yeah i am serious and this question is silly, I know. At least I know it won't be much of a problem. My car's warranty will expire in august next year. Another question is when you want to cpo your modded car with the dealership, would they be okay with the mod as long as you pay the cpo package price?
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i could see them complaining about the brake ducts affecting your oil cooler, which affects the engine

but that's nitpicky
my car doesn't have the sport package with 18 inch wheels so pretty sure it does not have the oil cooler. Would a trimmed brake ducts cause any other problems?
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You sure hold true to your username! Joking haha...

Anyway, I have modded numerous parts on my car including a rear performance bumper and have not had issues... You are honestly fine.
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      12-08-2012, 04:18 PM   #12
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You sure hold true to your username! Joking haha...

Anyway, I have modded numerous parts on my car including a rear performance bumper and have not had issues... You are honestly fine.
haha... Just keeping it real, bro. if I have limited knowledge about car I'm just being honest and admit it.
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