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      10-31-2008, 02:31 PM   #2267
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Anybody know how to self install a front bumper? Or know someone that can do it flawless?

update: Prices's wants to charge me $879 for bumper(which they won't buy from tischer), body labor, paint supplies, paint labor. But there is guy on the forum that is selling my same exact bumper for $150, but is whining that to ship it will cost as much as the bumper. Until i convince this guy any of yall locally have one lying around let me know- e90 sedan fitment
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Installing a bumper isn't that hard on any car. Just take your time and don't force it. There are a few DIY's floating around here in case you need it. The front bumper has a ton of bolts to it.
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      10-31-2008, 03:42 PM   #2269
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I do have my Stock E90 TiAg bumper, but need it for if I ever go back to
stock or have an unfortunate event due to someone else.
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      10-31-2008, 04:56 PM   #2270
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Please please please please umcool911 let me buy it from you. I am cash in hand ready just give me a price.
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I wish I could, I need it though, for if anything like well what happened to you
happens to me. Sorry. You would probably want it repainted anyways.(If OCD) It
has a rock chip here or there, but that it normal on any car really.
I am also not sure how long I will have the car. I will probably be returning it
to stock if I ever sell it. The dad does not want me keeping it very long either,
but I plan on keeping it for a long time.

Why won't they buy it from tischer or give you check for it?
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Boro, installing a front bumper is not hard at all. Definitely buy from someone and install it yourself. Trust me, its not worth it to pay someone else to do it- especially what Price's is charging. Like Dark said, read up on the DIYs on here and you're good to go. I used to install angel eyes by taking off the bumper before I got my jack. No big deal.
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we use Crest because we own that store but they suck.
They were nice enough to total out my A4 so that I could have enough money to get my E90 . Car was pretty messed up though. Guy hit me at 50+ mph while i was stopped waiting to make a left turn.
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      10-31-2008, 08:30 PM   #2274
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Anybody know how to self install a front bumper? Or know someone that can do it flawless?

update: Prices's wants to charge me $879 for bumper(which they won't buy from tischer), body labor, paint supplies, paint labor. But there is guy on the forum that is selling my same exact bumper for $150, but is whining that to ship it will cost as much as the bumper. Until i convince this guy any of yall locally have one lying around let me know- e90 sedan fitment
easy to do
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      11-01-2008, 01:45 PM   #2275
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easy to do
^^^ Wrote the DIY for it!
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They were nice enough to total out my A4 so that I could have enough money to get my E90 . Car was pretty messed up though. Guy hit me at 50+ mph while i was stopped waiting to make a left turn.

haha they do suck real bad...every body shop ive seen bring a car to us has been really bad...
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need help on the bumper install, just have BBQ and I am pretty sure some of us E90 can stop by to help you
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When checking my oil level through iDrive does anyone know how much each bar represents. I'm down a bar and still have 3k miles before my oil change is due. I don't like driving the car with any oil burnt off much less for 3k more miles.
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I can remove and re-install my bumper in less than 5 minutes
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I can remove and re-install my bumper in less than 5 minutes
Now that's quick. You have power tools? I do all mine by hand, which definitely makes it take much longer.
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It was really hard to get to those bolts in the fender wells
on a lowered car on 19's lol
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I like to see that on on newly bumper with all its bolts on
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I guess I'll call the dealer tomorrow and make them give me some oil.
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I have some oil you can have. Will discount it 2.
Have 2 or 3 quarts I think? I have an oil change due in a few hundred miles anyways

bought it from the dealer. Probably 10$ would work. Actually you can just have it.

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Just looked and only have 1 quart left, but its yours
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im replacing my foglights tomm, should i take off my front bumper completly or just unscrew the wheel well protector and bend it back and do it that way?
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im replacing my foglights tomm, should i take off my front bumper completly or just unscrew the wheel well protector and bend it back and do it that way?
unscrew wheel well. Its really easy. You have to take off a few bolts under the front bumper as well.
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I have some oil you can have. Will discount it 2.
Have 2 or 3 quarts I think? I have an oil change due in a few hundred miles anyways

bought it from the dealer. Probably 10$ would work. Actually you can just have it.

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Just looked and only have 1 quart left, but its yours
I'll let ya know, I might just run by tomorrow and tell them to top it off, no service costs for 50k miles better mean some oil if it is going to burn off like this. Expected from a turbo car so hope it won't be a problem. It's more the principle than actually buying it. Otherwise I would just go out and get some tonight.
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I'll let ya know, I might just run by tomorrow and tell them to top it off, no service costs for 50k miles better mean some oil if it is going to burn off like this. Expected from a turbo car so hope it won't be a problem. It's more the principle than actually buying it. Otherwise I would just go out and get some tonight.
They made me buy mine
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