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      06-24-2011, 11:55 PM   #1
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Accident? ----> New Bumper!!

got into a fender bender in mid may (stop n go traffic got the best of me) and decided to take this chance and ugprade the bumper and do some mechanical repairs anyway, just got the car back today, gave it a quick half-assed wash and started taking photos in the driveway. decided to go with the m3 style front, and had to replace the grills as well. will post more when i meet up with my friend who just got his e92
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      06-25-2011, 02:25 PM   #2
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looks good i have the same color and want to do an m3 rep front. its nice to see what it looks like on the same car
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Looks awesome.. Good choice.
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      06-25-2011, 03:23 PM   #4
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very neat! Where did you get your bumpers? Thanks.
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Look good
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      06-25-2011, 03:53 PM   #6
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Very nice. I recommend LCI halogen headlights as your next mod
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      06-25-2011, 06:51 PM   #7
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thanks guys. got the bumper on ebay.

yakev, do the lci's fit directly without any modding?
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probably going to look into getting the hamann replica lip or depo p90's next
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thanks guys. got the bumper on ebay.

yakev, do the lci's fit directly without any modding?
I may not be yakev, but I can tell you with close to 100% certainly that it's literally a plug-and-play swap. No wire cutting, just pull out the old, pop in the new. And while they don't look as nice as the xenons, I think they're alright
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thanks guys. got the bumper on ebay.
How much did you pay for it? And roughly how much was the paint job?
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I may not be yakev, but I can tell you with close to 100% certainly that it's literally a plug-and-play swap. No wire cutting, just pull out the old, pop in the new. And while they don't look as nice as the xenons, I think they're alright
+1; from everything I've read, completely plug and play. Big plus for you is you'll get angel eyes!!! And imo, they look pretty damn good, only second to LCI xenons.

You should pay no more than $400, and get $100 for yours.
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How much did you pay for it? And roughly how much was the paint job?
i think the bumper was 475 and paint was 300
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Looks good! Definitely a good start.
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what happened to the head light sprayers?
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...I never had headlight sprayers?
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one problem I ran into when having this bumper installed was that the foglight connectors didn't match The bumper. the bumper came with 9006 connectors and OEM is h11 I believe. the seller reimbursed me the ~$12 I paid on eBay for the new connectors so it wasn't a big deal. if possible make sure to clarify this before u buy a bumper like this online
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what you need next is an upgrade on rims...
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      07-25-2011, 01:08 PM   #18
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Nice man! Looks great!

I'm waiting for someone to LIGHTLY rear end my car so I can get a new rear bumper. lol
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what happened to the head light sprayers?


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...I never had headlight sprayers?

The true replica came with the headlight sprayers which then could be deleted or not based on the decision of the owner.

This is a bumper that went onto a customer's car



Hope that answers the questions.
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Your bumper looks great!
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      07-26-2011, 06:44 AM   #21
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looks pretty good.
i was looking for a pic of an e90 with the m style front. im probably going to just keep mine stock with splitters. i hate paying for paint lol
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