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      03-20-2013, 12:05 PM   #1
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has anyone ordered a mod bargains mtech bumper?

how are they and are they the same as oem fitment and materiel. should i buy this bumper or go a different route?
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      03-20-2013, 12:09 PM   #2
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I wouldnt mind gettting input on this either !!! hooe you guys can helo
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      03-20-2013, 12:11 PM   #3
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      03-20-2013, 01:25 PM   #4
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i haven't gotten one, but i've seen many mtech conversions on here that all look oem when they're not

mod bar gains is a pretty reputable company, i wouldn't be worried about it

just go for it!
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      03-20-2013, 01:32 PM   #5
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Just installed JGMODs mtech rear. 100% OEM fit and finish..better actually so you do not have to change the rear guides like you do with the OEM. Auto body shop didn't even know it was not OEM..lol
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Just installed JGMODs mtech rear. 100% OEM fit and finish..better actually so you do not have to change the rear guides like you do with the OEM. Auto body shop didn't even know it was not OEM..lol
good to hear, how do you like the look is my second question, i still have second thoughts
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good to hear, how do you like the look is my second question, i still have second thoughts
I felt like you..I was like eeeh especially on crimson red..I was scared the black area would look unfinished or cheaper than stock..but when I saw it in person I was just like WOW,,, body shop guy said good choice. Pics don't do it justice

My recommendation is to paint the diffuser pieces satin black.. That's what I did. Basically shop owner did a few of these in OEM and the diffuser may be sitting around on the warehouse shelf somewhere and get a little dull. Since its an unfinished shiny plastic piece you may want to protect it from the elements a little even if yours comes perfect.
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I felt like you..I was like eeeh especially on crimson red..I was scared the black area would look unfinished or cheaper than stock..but when I saw it in person I was just like WOW,,, body shop guy said good choice. Pics don't do it justice

My recommendation is to paint the diffuser pieces satin black.. That's what I did. Basically shop owner did a few of these in OEM and the diffuser may be sitting around on the warehouse shelf somewhere and get a little dull. Since its an unfinished shiny plastic piece you may want to protect it from the elements a little even if yours comes perfect.
they have a different look for the e90 i just went with a new oem pre lci rear bumper didnt want any headaches
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      03-20-2013, 02:44 PM   #9
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I bought one but I'm waiting for better weather to get it painted and mounted. I'll let you know once it is on...I've never had a problem with quality or any other issues from this vendor.

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I felt like you..I was like eeeh especially on crimson red..I was scared the black area would look unfinished or cheaper than stock..but when I saw it in person I was just like WOW,,, body shop guy said good choice. Pics don't do it justice

My recommendation is to paint the diffuser pieces satin black.. That's what I did. Basically shop owner did a few of these in OEM and the diffuser may be sitting around on the warehouse shelf somewhere and get a little dull. Since its an unfinished shiny plastic piece you may want to protect it from the elements a little even if yours comes perfect.
Is the painted part of your bumper flat? As in, no contour lines? From the photo, it doesn't look like the contour lines from the diffusor goes up through the bumper.
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I have Mod Bargains Mtech front and rear... fitment on both is awesome! PU material also, same as OEM.
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Is the painted part of your bumper flat? As in, no contour lines? From the photo, it doesn't look like the contour lines from the diffusor goes up through the bumper.
on the e92 it doesnt have that ridge that comes out like on the e90 which i dont really like looks alil bulky
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Is the painted part of your bumper flat? As in, no contour lines? From the photo, it doesn't look like the contour lines from the diffusor goes up through the bumper.
There are contour lines and a bumper cap...all made invisible by dark parking lot and shitty iphone pics..
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There are contour lines and a bumper cap...all made invisible by dark parking lot and shitty iphone pics..
Ahhh I see it now. Looks great then!
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