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View Poll Results: Which bumper would you choose?
Amuse 10 16.13%
1M3 33 53.23%
M-tech 21 33.87%
Original stock is the best :P 1 1.61%
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      01-13-2013, 11:13 PM   #1
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Bumper mod: Amuse, 1M3 fitment, and then M-tech

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1M3 bumper mold with Revezport lip.





Initially: Amuse M3 rep bumper



1M3 fitment, and also rezonzsport lip fitment.



Sold the Amuse, using M-tech with CF splitters as temporary till the 1M3 is ready



Rear shot of CD Arkym trunk and and CF diffuser. Pipes: Akrapovic



Akrapovic D/Ps for next installation.

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Nice downpipes. Just wish they were 3"
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Nice downpipes. Just wish they were 3"
2.5" is quite alright, my friend's running AA and the sound is a bit too loud.

man I'm expecting some critic remarks from you dude hahaha!
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hey man where can i get that first bumper? looks mean
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2.5" is quite alright, my friend's running AA and the sound is a bit too loud.

man I'm expecting some critic remarks from you dude hahaha!
Honestly with the baby snails this car has it dousn't make any difference. The quality of the Akra pipes are unbelievable. Great choice.
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hey man where can i get that first bumper? looks mean
They originate from Taiwan, made from the Amuse M3 original bumper then modified for E92 non-M, then produced in mass. Fitment is good.
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Honestly with the baby snails this car has it dousn't make any difference. The quality of the Akra pipes are unbelievable. Great choice.
indeed, unless you change to RB turbos...?? I have a BNR34 for weekends drive and the difference in the twin turbos is way too significant...

And yes, Akra stuff are amazingly nice to look at. My friend's running the same evolution on his 335i and his whole midpipes and tailpipes have turned into titanium blue!
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They originate from Taiwan, made from the Amuse M3 original bumper then modified for E92 non-M, then produced in mass. Fitment is good.
Can you show me where I can get one? Looks amazing
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IMO the M-Tech front looks amazing with those CF splitters but since your rocking those beautiful M3 mirrors my vote goes for the 1M bumper good luck on the new bumper and i cant wait to see the finished look!
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Can you show me where I can get one? Looks amazing
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IMO the M-Tech front looks amazing with those CF splitters but since your rocking those beautiful M3 mirrors my vote goes for the 1M bumper good luck on the new bumper and i cant wait to see the finished look!
Yes, but for an unknown reason the Mtech carries very well for white E92, for darker ones its just like a OEM bumper... even with the CF splitters. It looks totally different when on a AW E92 though!

Yup; once its ready will send my car for spraying into space grey.
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I have Agency Power downpipes which look similar to your downpipes pictured here. I am running a stock exhaust with my downpipes and it sounds like an E46 M3 but a little richer. I don't want a very loud car so I most likely will never get a new exhaust system.

Yours will be much louder since you have an after market exhaust system but shouldn't be too bad.
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The Mtech and 1M bumpers look awesome, the Amuse is too busy for stock fenders IMO. And the quality of those downpipes....wow.
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m-sport + arkym lip
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I have Agency Power downpipes which look similar to your downpipes pictured here. I am running a stock exhaust with my downpipes and it sounds like an E46 M3 but a little richer. I don't want a very loud car so I most likely will never get a new exhaust system.

Yours will be much louder since you have an after market exhaust system but shouldn't be too bad.
the evo right now sounds a bit like the PE, im expecting with the akra d/ps it wont be increase that loud, thats why i stayed away from AA or AR d/ps. will post a clip when done!

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The Mtech and 1M bumpers look awesome, the Amuse is too busy for stock fenders IMO. And the quality of those downpipes....wow.
the amuse looks more aggressive; whereas the mtech is more subtle. And m3 styles fenders already on the way, waiting for thr bumper to be sprayed together, at the meantime wrapping the chrome part with CF and changing the M3 label

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m-sport + arkym lip
thats a nice combo! and one of the best out there. However I just find the side depth of the mtech bumper too short :/
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I feel like everyone is going for the m1 or m3 look so I would say just do mtech i've always thought it looked clean. if your going for a more aggressive look than I would say m1.
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looks much better with the Mtec bumber than any of the others, well done
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That is one ugly front bumper!
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Good thing you sold the amuse ......
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The Amuse one had me loling, who would buy that? Maybe a heavily modded widebody M3 can pull it off but in that first pic its just looks like an insult to BMW
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I feel like everyone is going for the m1 or m3 look so I would say just do mtech i've always thought it looked clean. if your going for a more aggressive look than I would say m1.
Yea, now M-tech has overtaken the amuse in the poll! hahaa. Mtech's not for me, too soft looking with the centre 'mouth' pointing downwards

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looks much better with the Mtec bumber than any of the others, well done
yea, it looks nice and clean, but not to my preferred choice.. especially when the foglamps are taken out.

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That is one ugly front bumper!
haha it does at one sight due to the curves line from the headlight to the mouth, but it grows on me.. kinda miss it now

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Good thing you sold the amuse ......
I need to recover my funds after spending on a new 1M bumper and then labour work on the 1M3 bumper!


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The Amuse one had me loling, who would buy that? Maybe a heavily modded widebody M3 can pull it off but in that first pic its just looks like an insult to BMW
its quite popular here, especially with the non-LCI E92s. It adds a hint of JDM in the bimmers. In fact this has over sold the M3 rep bumpers here.

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M3-rep fenders with CF overlay side markers
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