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      12-21-2007, 04:03 PM   #1
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which is hotter? M-tech vs Duke (pics)

I am debating on taking the costly plunge and doing the M-tech front just so I can run widder wheels in the front, because the duke bumper seems to taper in much more than stock (about .5in on each side)

Please tell why you like whichever one better!
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      12-21-2007, 04:07 PM   #2
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OEM M tech ,

DUKE is hot , but it not match the whole design for 100%

always look at your photos , and your car si SO hot ...
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M-tech.
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      12-21-2007, 04:10 PM   #4
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The duke front looks very nice on your car. It looks more aggressive than the M-tech due to the sharper more 'squared-off' lines, but the M-tech kit flows much better and has a smoother, classier look. If you've got the funds I would get the M-tech, but we all know there is a substantial price difference so I'm not sure the two can be directly compared

What size wheel/tire are you running up front right now - are you changing to new wheels and concerned about rubbing up front?
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      12-21-2007, 04:14 PM   #7
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Mtech because you keep fogs
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Mtech because you keep fogs

If I got the M-tech the first thing to go would be the fogs, like the photoshop above
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Mtec Mtec Mtec Mtec Mtec Buddy!!!

how about if I do m-tech, you hook me up with free gunmetals?? hahah
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      12-21-2007, 05:31 PM   #11
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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.
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i like the duke one more but i would never own a fiberglass front bumper
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Dukes looks more aggressive than the M-tech ... I like it better
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M-Tech with the 3D Design Splitters will give the same look as the Duke Dynamics.
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M-Tech with the 3D Design Splitters will give the same look as the Duke Dynamics.
That's exactly what I am going with on my car! It sucks that this is going to cost a lot, but honestly I think this gives the car the perfect combination of aggressiveness and class (plus I can keep my fog lights which is a huge plus!). The fact that the Mtech kit is not fiberglass is also a big plus, although I'm sure this is a big reason as to why it cost so much more.
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Mtech FTW! who has a good price on the front oem mtech?
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Definitely the Mtech!!
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m-tech, hands down.

i don't like the DD kit whatsoever.
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I say the Duke. I really don't like the way the M Tech curves in so much making it look so narrow at the bottom.

What's wrong with fiberglass if it fits well... looks just as good as plastic as long as you don't ruin it.
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I say the Duke. I really don't like the way the M Tech curves in so much making it look so narrow at the bottom.

What's wrong with fiberglass if it fits well... looks just as good as plastic as long as you don't ruin it.
haha, wow......i wont even bother this thread with all the comments/facts I could throw at you.

Anyway................ M-Tech
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mtech would be better if you were to add a lip onto it because mtech itself is too similar to stock and people who aren't keen on cars won't notice the difference of the Mtech and stock bumper unless parked side by side.

now about the duke kit not flowing as well as the mtech...keep in mind brandon has m tech sideskirts now which are almost identical to duke sideskirts.
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