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      03-12-2013, 01:15 AM   #1
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E90: LCI hood on pre LCI front bumper

I really want to do a LCI conversion on my e90 which got me thinking. Is it possible to attach a LCI e90 hood onto a e90with a pre LCI front bumper with the capability to open and close the hood and drive the car? Since the pre lci grill has a cut on the top end of the grill (which blends with the chrome bit on the pre lci hood), and the LCI hood has a curve could I possibly buy a LCI grill and attach it or if not just use the pre lci grill and live with a small even gap? Im curious since if its possible I want to buy the hood first and then in the future put a LCI bumper.

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Won't work out unless you get a custom install or an LCI bumper.
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its a video on youtube about a guy that did a pre-lci hood on lci grills and bumper. i think the hood would have a gap for grills that is all if you used a lci hood with pre lci grill and bumper, if i find more solid evidence because i'm thinking of doing it until, i get the m-tech upgrade. ill let you know
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u can use a lci bumper with pre lci hood, but idunno how itll work the other way around.
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      03-18-2013, 01:43 PM   #5
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its a video on youtube about a guy that did a pre-lci hood on lci grills and bumper. i think the hood would have a gap for grills that is all if you used a lci hood with pre lci grill and bumper, if i find more solid evidence because i'm thinking of doing it until, i get the m-tech upgrade. ill let you know
Thanks, Theres a guy on E90 post who did a conversion and during the process he attached the LCI hood with a pre LCI bumper and it looked like it fitted very well.
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      03-18-2013, 04:12 PM   #6
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It does work. Saw some propel do Lci msport conversion, just search around . Im gonna try and do the same if not then i'll do cf hood and mtech front bumper....only time will tell. Btw if you will have a gap if you just do the hood first
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