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      10-06-2012, 07:36 AM   #1
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Hey guys,

Just thought I'd post a fun thread about a little project of mine. Step 1 is the front end. Step 2 & 3 is skirts and rear; to come.

Just dropped off my euro Mtech bumper to John @ carstar for paint. It should be ready for install next week!

Pics to be updated soon!

If anyone needs hook ups for paint hit John up.

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He'll definitely take care of you guys.

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How much does he charge for painting a detached bumper?
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How much does he charge for painting a detached bumper?
Reasonable prices is all I can say.

It was awesome when I got there that he punched in my colour code, checked it out on the computer and immediately spit out 7 variations for BSM lol.

He then grabbed his colour booklet and was able to immediately match my paint from a colour pamphlet. Pretty kool, I'm very excited for next week.
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Hey your car is Black Sapphire right?
If so, do you think he would mixup some extra paint and put it into an aerosol or just a can for me?

Have you considered adding 3D style splitters to your mtech molded on with a CF lip underneath? I don't know if that's your style/taste, but there's a car on here that looks pretty damn sweet with the setup. You've probably seen it already but if not let me know and I can send a link.
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looking forward to the pics!

Also, where did you end up getting your mtech parts from?
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      10-06-2012, 07:59 PM   #6
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Hey your car is Black Sapphire right?
If so, do you think he would mixup some extra paint and put it into an aerosol or just a can for me?

Have you considered adding 3D style splitters to your mtech molded on with a CF lip underneath? I don't know if that's your style/taste, but there's a car on here that looks pretty damn sweet with the setup. You've probably seen it already but if not let me know and I can send a link.
I do want a lip or some form of splitters that will go well on the Mtech, but I have to do some research first because I like being unique
As for the arisol can, I doubt he'd have anything like that lol...hell, I'd want 1 myself for touch ups.

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looking forward to the pics!

Also, where did you end up getting your mtech parts from?
I got my bumer from SG_335i (think that's his screen name) - he sold his car so I picked this up.
-another member (Muirin) also has some mtech stuff which I think you should give him a shout about.

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      10-07-2012, 04:46 PM   #7
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Update:

These are pics of the car curently....

I have to say, I'm going to miss the aerokit front end, but I'm shooting for a special lip on the mtech front end that no one has or something very rare.
I'll also be doing the same for the sides and back, but that's step's 2 & 3.

More pics to come once the painted bumper is finished
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Bumper is prepped, painted and now on the car. Picking her up tomorrow mining can't wait!

Edit:

Here are some teaser pics (sorry for bad quality - iPhone pics)

Abolsutely love the bumper!
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Update - Here is the finished product!

Special thanks to John at Carstar on Old Kingston Rd. Awesome guy, awesome prices and I love the new fascia!!
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      10-18-2012, 12:10 AM   #10
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Sweet front Nelio!! Gotta love it?!!
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Sweet front Nelio!! Gotta love it?!!
Thanks dude wait till I throw a lip on her
She's much sexier topless tho
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I hope your in winter mode riding at that height
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Very nice, that is my plan once I finish stage one of my project but the lighting on the pics makes it hard to see the curves of your new bumper.
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I hope your in winter mode riding at that height
Not winterized yet, I always wait until weather gets well below 10deg. And the snow is a coming....



Plus, I'm on stock sport suspension lol not lowered at all.
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Thanks for all the kind words thus far - I know the pics suk (iPhone) and it was like 6pm after work.

I'm planning to do some serious research for a perfect fitment lip that will compliment the mtech bumper. That's for after winter. Then phase 2 & 3 in doing M3 skirts with a unique rear.
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Thanks for all the kind words thus far - I know the pics suk (iPhone) and it was like 6pm after work.

I'm planning to do some serious research for a perfect fitment lip that will compliment the mtech bumper. That's for after winter. Then phase 2 & 3 in doing M3 skirts with a unique rear.
There was a recent thread about a really nice CF lip for the M-Tech bumper, its making me contemplate going with an M-Tech bumper this spring. You should check it out
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Thanks for all the kind words thus far - I know the pics suk (iPhone) and it was like 6pm after work.

I'm planning to do some serious research for a perfect fitment lip that will compliment the mtech bumper. That's for after winter. Then phase 2 & 3 in doing M3 skirts with a unique rear.
There was a recent thread about a really nice CF lip for the M-Tech bumper, its making me contemplate going with an M-Tech bumper this spring. You should check it out
So far my favorite lip is the rep 3D lip made by LTBMW that fits nicely on the m-tech bumper.

Anyone know where on their website I can find pricing and shipping info? I can't seem to find it?....

Maybe ill have my fiancé retrofit something and make my own unique design.
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So far my favorite lip is the rep 3D lip made by LTBMW that fits nicely on the m-tech bumper.

Anyone know where on their website I can find pricing and shipping info? I can't seem to find it?....

Maybe ill have my fiancé retrofit something and make my own unique design.
There website sucks you need any info best way I found was to call them

Oh btw

LOWER YOUR CAR ALREADY
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So far my favorite lip is the rep 3D lip made by LTBMW that fits nicely on the m-tech bumper.

Anyone know where on their website I can find pricing and shipping info? I can't seem to find it?....

Maybe ill have my fiancé retrofit something and make my own unique design.
There website sucks you need any info best way I found was to call them

Oh btw

LOWER YOUR CAR ALREADY
+1 LMAO...not that your car isnt gorgeous already but some stance will do it up BIG!!
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