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      12-22-2007, 02:10 AM   #23
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      12-22-2007, 02:31 AM   #24
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haha, wow......i wont even bother this thread with all the comments/facts I could throw at you.

Anyway................ M-Tech
Not really understanding what you're trying to say. I've had numerous fiberglass kits from many reputable names like Mugen, RE-Amemiya, Bomex, ACS, Hamann, Etc; and they've all fit perfect. It's not my fault people buy crappy kits from companies like Wings West and then complain about fit. If it fits and fits well, what's wrong with it?

You know people were modding cars with fiberglass kits before plastic. Of course plastic is preferred by everyone, but it's not the be all, end all of enhancements.
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      12-22-2007, 03:38 AM   #25
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your setup is fine the way it is...
seems like your trying to split hairs...
keep your money and fly to NY or something fun!
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I don't know why the majority are saying M-Tech... The Duke looks so much better with the rest of the car... and actually looks a lot more similar to the front end of the new M3. The M-Tech has some sharp corners or edges that just don't match up with the styling of the headlight surrounds and the kidney grille.
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I would just keep your front. It looks good, and its different from the other thousand people on here with an mtec front.

ahhahah....dude there is no way there is 1000 people in the US with the Mtech bumper on the e92.

I would doubt you could find 30 people in the entire US with the Mtech front on their coupe.
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Dude I would rock both of them but well....mtech
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      12-23-2007, 07:44 AM   #30
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      12-23-2007, 09:41 AM   #31
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Duke looks better but there's no comparison to the fitment of OEM.
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      12-24-2007, 12:41 PM   #33
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MTECH FTW! Is it possible to get just the front bumper now? last i heard, you had to buy the whole kit. let me know if you don't want the rear bumper, i've been looking to buy the Mtech rear. Man I love those Matte Black CSL's!!!
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      12-24-2007, 01:00 PM   #34
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2 very nice front ends... its a hard choice... i think you cant go wrong with either.
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M-Tech!!!!

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I like dukes way better
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      12-25-2007, 08:58 AM   #38
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If you're going for that factory look (from what I see you are), then go for the Mtech, as it was made for the car, hence looks great!
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Go with the M front for sure!!!

Curious to know if it is possible to get the "M" kit from the dealer, or is it not worth the inflation they put on it? How much is the front going for from our sponsors, painted & all??
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Go with the M front for sure!!!

Curious to know if it is possible to get the "M" kit from the dealer, or is it not worth the inflation they put on it? How much is the front going for from our sponsors, painted & all??
inflation...yes. The front alone from our vendors is about $1000. PLUS paint, bring the total to around $1350 or so. I would assume price will drop when it gets to the states, since the e90 mtech front is close to $400 I believe
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Brandon I prefer the Mtech although yours still looks good.

If you are worried about Fiberglass cracking, that's a whole 'nother discussion but that is something it brings to the table.

I wonder if Mtech wouldn't be as low as the Duke's kit.

I was kinda thinking the same thing but I'm happy with my Aero lip (for now).

If I were you I'd enjoy your front for awhile and when you really get sick/bored of your car, get something new then. That's what I'm going to do at least, maybe I'll get the Mtech when they have more add-ons (splitters and such) available.
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Brandon I prefer the Mtech although yours still looks good.

If you are worried about Fiberglass cracking, that's a whole 'nother discussion but that is something it brings to the table.

I wonder if Mtech wouldn't be as low as the Duke's kit.

I was kinda thinking the same thing but I'm happy with my Aero lip (for now).

If I were you I'd enjoy your front for awhile and when you really get sick/bored of your car, get something new then. That's what I'm going to do at least, maybe I'll get the Mtech when they have more add-ons (splitters and such) available.
+1 enjoy what you have for now. Later, when its easier to get something else..then take the plunge.

But then again....maybe you should not don't listen to me. I am on my 5th front bumper.
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