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View Poll Results: Which do you like better? please read cons and perks before voting. Thanks.
Performance front 5 7.58%
M3 rep 13 19.70%
PRE LCI MTEC 27 40.91%
LCI MTEC 21 31.82%
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      05-29-2012, 03:58 PM   #1
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LCI VS PRELCI: MTEC front bumper poll

I started with 4 bumpers
  • Performance has no fogs and and looks like a toothless old man
  • M3 is a bit poserish and i dont like the way it looks with fogs and fog delete... no i like my fogs.
  • PRE LCI is the least amount of work ie cheapest and looks clean, i just dont like the pucker-lip look too much but i think a lip spoiler can take care of that
  • LCI looks the freshest but also the most work, ill be busy most of the time these coming months and i dont know if i can take on the project.

Sigh... that being said let me know which one do guys like the most.

Performance front

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Pre-LCI M-Tech but I am a minority
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I like the way the PRE-LCI lines "flow" into each other.
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I've always loved the pre-lci mtech with cf splitters
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Pre-LCI M-Tech but I am a minority
I actually think we are the majority
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LCI Msport w/ Exotics Tuning lip
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i luv the performance front! now i just need a custom front lip!
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I like the way the PRE-LCI lines "flow" into each other.
Same looks much cleaner for pre lci car

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I've always loved the pre-lci mtech with cf splitters
yeah im definitely getting a lip if i get pre lci

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LCI Msport w/ Exotics Tuning lip
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i luv the performance front! now i just need a custom front lip!

I hink performance looks much better for LCI models, not pre lci
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THB the entire M-Sport LCI package does not flow at all.
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Pre LCI MTech + Studie lip has always been my favorite look.
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THB the entire M-Sport LCI package does not flow at all.
he is only rocking the fronts vs the whole kit
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see

Is that a wrap?

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THB the entire M-Sport LCI package does not flow at all.
yeah i kinda agree

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Pre LCI MTech + Studie lip has always been my favorite look.
thats the lip i was thinking about getting since its does the best job at hiding the haning lower lip look haha
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That's not a wrap, they ended up making a full c/f version and FRP version (I have the FRP version and will be doing a real c/f overlay) and still come out cheaper vs buying the c/f version from the start
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LCI + lip imo, old shit sucks
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Pre-LCI Msport

Please don't do M3 rep anything.
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That's not a wrap, they ended up making a full c/f version and FRP version (I have the FRP version and will be doing a real c/f overlay) and still come out cheaper vs buying the c/f version from the start
well on the bumper, the tow hook flap looks funky

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LCI + lip imo, old shit sucks
new shit is a lot of work lol

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Please don't do M3 rep anything.
yeah i agree


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Tow hook flap? I don't follow (I'm going from LCI to LCI Msport and they appear to be in the same location albeit a different shape)
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Only reason I'll go for LCI is for the new hood/bonnet. Love the 'V' shape...
I find the perf bumper is ugly & m3 rep... no thanks but perhaps a 1M rep...
Pre LCI with splitters is the best looking bumper in my opinion if u don't mind the hood.
I'm fighting the urge to do the LCI front conversion, I really want the LCI hood but as far as I know, you have to change the bumper/grills too.
As for the rear, I love the LCI tail lights, hate the pre-LCI.
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