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      12-06-2012, 11:42 AM   #1
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M3 Replica front end

The perennial 'What do you want for christmas' conversations have been coming up... and like normal, I can't think of anything...

I was looking around for a set of splitters and came across this...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-3-SERI...item35c0c1fc32

Vendor seems to get a lot of good reviews, and its one hell of a good price...

Has anyone taken the plunge with these guys?

I can't quite work out whether or not my SE fogs would fit or if I would need new fogs (anything else?) to fit...

Any thoughts?
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      12-07-2012, 10:39 AM   #2
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I've never seen that buyer before, but for it painted and delivered for around 250 it seems a bargain! Might have to consider it myself

As for fog lights, looks like it takes the fogs from the mtech bumper so you'd need those as well. Not sure if you'd need adaptors or anything for them though sorry
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      12-07-2012, 11:40 AM   #3
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I believe Ross 320d also have this bumper on sale. Try him perhaps and see what kind of deal you got?

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=776315
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      12-08-2012, 07:40 AM   #4
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Have taken the plunge... Will let you know how it works out...
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      12-08-2012, 08:37 AM   #5
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Did you get the one off eBay? I'd be greatful for photos and a little review of it, does look a bargain! Have you asked for them to paint it too or are you going to sort it yourself?
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      12-08-2012, 08:56 AM   #6
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Price has now more than doubled on eBay
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      12-08-2012, 01:38 PM   #7
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Yeah... Painted and delivered for 243...

Will let you know how it all works out
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      12-22-2012, 04:51 PM   #8
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Part has arrived!

Have some pics I will upload soon... Just waiting on delivery of my new fogs before I
can put it on... Unless you can fit the fogs without taking it back off again?!

Paint looks good, quality looks nice... Will have to wait till I fit it to comment on the overall fit

All in all, happy so far!

Excited !
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      12-22-2012, 05:22 PM   #9
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You got any photos of it now before its fitted? Good luck getting it on, let us know how it goes.

Ive just checked and the price has come back down a bit but still more than you paid
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      12-22-2012, 06:14 PM   #10
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can you fit the foglight later after fitting the bumper?? or do you need to remove the bumper first b4 installing the foglight? please update on what you have done. curious to know too
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      12-23-2012, 04:25 AM   #11
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Pictures arent that flash...




Will see if I can get a better front on view.

With the weather as bad as it is, I may end up waiting for the spots regardless...

But in the flesh paint job looks good, arrived well packed and all I want to do is put it on!
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      12-23-2012, 04:53 AM   #12
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Ok, some new ones... Excuse harry the caterpillar!





Left and right grills just resting in there for the pics




Its a bit dusty and could use a clean... So smudges are me, rather than the paint...
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      12-23-2012, 09:15 AM   #13
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Nice, looks spot on and really good quality Lets just hope the fitment is spot on aswell now...
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That looks awesome
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How much did the fog lights set you back?
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interesting, is the paint a good match?

would it be easy to cut new holes for front pdc, and are there any markings fir cut outs for the xenon washers?
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Got a set of oem 2nd hand 40 delivered
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interesting, is the paint a good match?

would it be easy to cut new holes for front pdc, and are there any markings fir cut outs for the xenon washers?
Colour match looks good... Will have a look tomorrow for any markings for the washers... I dont have front pdc, nor xenons... So fine for me...
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If fitments perfect then that price was an absolute steal!
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Looks good, shame they don't do them for the E92!!
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bargain mate!!!!

looks very good quality! hopefully fitment is good too!!! cant wait to see pics once its on!
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interesting, is the paint a good match?

would it be easy to cut new holes for front pdc, and are there any markings fir cut outs for the xenon washers?
Had a look, no marks on the inside for pdc or washer... But am sure you could make a template from your current one if keen...

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bargain mate!!!!

looks very good quality! hopefully fitment is good too!!! cant wait to see pics once its on!
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It seems a steal, just need the fogs to arrive and it to stop raining!

There will be plenty of pics once fitted
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Just saw this thread. Fitted mine a couple of weeks ago:



The fit and finish is good, but I ve had to disconnect my headlamp washers for the time being as there is not enough width in the area of the bumper for the original washer caps. I'm going to look into M3 washer jets. Reasonably happy.
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