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      10-16-2010, 09:38 AM   #23
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What about those of us who already have foglights on our E92 N/A coupes?

I don't see how that front bumper with those new style fogs would work for us
What would be done with the existing fogs and housings? They are completely different.

Curious to hear feedback on anyone who has done this..
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      10-20-2010, 01:24 PM   #24
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I don't see how that front bumper with those new style fogs would work for us
What would be done with the existing fogs and housings? They are completely different.

Curious to hear feedback on anyone who has done this..
Existing fogs and housing cannot be re-used. The new fogs utilizes 9006 type bulbs (included) but requires an adapter to be used with your OEM harness (not included, but can be sourced from your local auto parts store easily).
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      10-20-2010, 01:49 PM   #25
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be sure to post some more pics after install! im sure theres a lot of people interested in this bumper
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      10-21-2010, 06:55 AM   #26
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Existing fogs and housing cannot be re-used. The new fogs utilizes 9006 type bulbs (included) but requires an adapter to be used with your OEM harness (not included, but can be sourced from your local auto parts store easily).
And what about the Oil Cooler intake tract? It looks like the new foglight sits directly over it? If that is the case is there an option for no foglights? I've been looking at the e90 version but have been concerned about this.
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      10-21-2010, 09:01 AM   #27
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      10-21-2010, 12:08 PM   #28
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And what about the Oil Cooler intake tract? It looks like the new foglight sits directly over it? If that is the case is there an option for no foglights? I've been looking at the e90 version but have been concerned about this.
The OC intake tract should fit, I haven't heard any issues in regards to this and these bumpers.

You can always remove the fog lamps and grilles yourself, but we include them for you.

There is no option to order w/o the fogs unfortunately.
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      10-21-2010, 12:19 PM   #29
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The OC intake tract should fit, I haven't heard any issues in regards to this and these bumpers.

You can always remove the fog lamps and grilles yourself, but we include them for you.

There is no option to order w/o the fogs unfortunately.
Nice. Thanks. Now I just need an excuse to get one...
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      10-21-2010, 02:45 PM   #30
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Wow, $499!

That's about half the price of the OEM M-tech front.

Can't wait to see installed pix.
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      10-21-2010, 03:24 PM   #31
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Wow, $499!

That's about half the price of the OEM M-tech front.

Can't wait to see installed pix.
Agreed, it's a much better priced alternative. No need to wait for installed photos




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      10-21-2010, 06:37 PM   #32
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that thing is nice but not feeling the foglights....
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      10-22-2010, 05:55 AM   #33
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dude after u install it let me know i wanna see it in person am in dallas thanks
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      10-22-2010, 09:05 AM   #34
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dude after u install it let me know i wanna see it in person am in dallas thanks
Me too! Frisco here!
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      10-22-2010, 10:19 AM   #35
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foglights look stupid imo
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      10-27-2010, 06:16 PM   #36
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do the OEM M3 lower kidney grills fit? I dont want the fog lamps and thinking to just switch out those out...
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      10-28-2010, 04:10 AM   #38
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Looks good on dark colors not so much on light colors without a more agressive hood.
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Is it me or does it line up with the hood around the headlight better than the OEM bumper?

Any word on when the full kit comes out? Pricing?
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      11-08-2010, 02:20 PM   #40
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Is it me or does it line up with the hood around the headlight better than the OEM bumper?

Any word on when the full kit comes out? Pricing?
Full kit still in development...got no further info besides that at this time.

Remain patient
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      01-05-2011, 08:41 PM   #41
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Existing fogs and housing cannot be re-used. The new fogs utilizes 9006 type bulbs (included) but requires an adapter to be used with your OEM harness (not included, but can be sourced from your local auto parts store easily).


I have this bumper and it is dead on fitment. As for the fogs, if you are using an HID kit like I am, who cares? Just retrofit the kit, and use 9006 HID bulbs. This kit is HIGHLY recommended.
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Any trimming of the radiator shroud/support, brake or oil cooler vents? Or is it direct fit no modification?
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I just got this bumper and taking it to paint tomorrow. It's really nice quality!
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Any trimming of the radiator shroud/support, brake or oil cooler vents? Or is it direct fit no modification?
The passenger side air duct will have to be extensively trimmed or removed.
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