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      02-03-2017, 06:06 PM   #1
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What's the price range of M Tech bumpers - OEM vs. good third party vs. eBay?

Hey guys I'm looking at changing my pre-LCI's front bumper (and maybe rear bumper too) to the M Tech style.

I'm pretty confused about where to buy from:

1. OEM is super-expensive (and just hard to find period), and I'm not sure if it's necessary unless the fit of the non-OEM stuff is really bad; this isn't a showcar, if it looks fine from 5 ft away I'm cool with that

2. Quality third-party stuff ($500+?)

3. The cheapest stuff you can get on eBay ($300?)

So yeah this thread is basically asking:
a) What people recommend to buy, OEM vs. non-OEM, given that budget is a consideration; I'd rather not overspend
b) The suppliers people like best
c) Any other random tips/opinions on this

Thanks a lot!
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For the eBay ones I'd just check and see how many units they've sold of it and how reputable they are, there is good stuff on there you just gotta
Know where to fish. All these third party guys sell the same stuff plus ridiculous amounts shipping
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For the eBay ones I'd just check and see how many units they've sold of it and how reputable they are, there is good stuff on there you just gotta
Know where to fish. All these third party guys sell the same stuff plus ridiculous amounts shipping
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Im planning on buying a m3 front bumper replica off eBay anyway , practically the same bumper as mod bargains but they want $125 shipping whereas eBay's is free
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Cool, thanks guys
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Been looking on Ebay for an M-Tech rear for the longest. Anyone have a link to get one?
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