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      12-11-2013, 02:27 AM   #1
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M3 Rep or MTech?

Im looking to upgrade the rear bumper on my e90 lci and I'm having trouble in deciding whether to go with the M3 replica bumper or the MTech bumper. Any of your opinions are appreciated. Thanks in advance!
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      12-11-2013, 11:04 AM   #2
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M-tech. It's not an M3. While the M3 rep looks good, I think an M-tech with a diffuser is far more appropriate for the car if you want an aggressive look.
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M-tech. It's not an M3. While the M3 rep looks good, I think an M-tech with a diffuser is far more appropriate for the car if you want an aggressive look.
+1 IMO an e90 with Msport rearbumper and 'is' diffuser looks way better than m3 rear.
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      12-11-2013, 01:23 PM   #5
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I was recently faced with this decision, I ended up choosing mtech front and rear. The m3 bumper is nice but I feel like it doesn't work as well on a non M car that doesn't have aggressive fenders and what not like the m3 (hope that makes sense).
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m3 rep front
mtech rear.
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      12-11-2013, 01:40 PM   #7
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+1 IMO an e90 with Msport rearbumper and 'is' diffuser looks way better than m3 rear.
+2 .
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      12-11-2013, 01:46 PM   #8
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      12-11-2013, 01:47 PM   #9
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get the mtech. m3 rep doesn't look bad but ur car isn't a m3 and everyone knows it
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There's more details in Mtech rear, especially with performance diffuser...
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+1 IMO an e90 with Msport rearbumper and 'is' diffuser looks way better than m3 rear.
+3.
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get whatever you like
This.

I would just browse the PHOTO/MEDIA section and really take the time to look at each bumper. Then get a better idea of which bumper YOU like.




I mean, you would never start a thread asking people how to dress yourself, would you?
Because at the end of the day, you're buying this for yourself, not for the approval of some strangers on the internet.
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i prefer the m3 front and skirts..but mtech rear.
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      12-11-2013, 08:48 PM   #15
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IMO E90 PRE LCI = M3, LCI = M Sport.
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IMO E90 PRE LCI = M3, LCI = M Sport.
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Where can i purchase a performance diffuser? I'm not looking for it to be carbon fiber

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      12-12-2013, 12:28 AM   #18
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I bought M3 Reps for my car(install in Spring), but like some of our fellow members seem to assume, I'm not trying to pass my car off as an M3, I just dig the lines. Last I checked that wasn't a crime. I just think they're much better looking than the MTechs. Now if I ever stick an ///M or M3 badge on my 325, then yes, call me out on it, I insist!, but that'll never happen. Hell, I have Alpina B7 Rep wheels and refuse to put the Alpina Badges on them. Yep, they've got BMW badges, but that's for uniformity. Haha, I can already feel the burn with this post, but that's cool, it's all part of the fun.
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Both are nice except when the M3 bumper has fogs
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Where can i purchase a performance diffuser? I'm not looking for it to be carbon fiber
Here you go bud.

http://www.getbmwparts.com/partlocat...catalogid=4462

There's a small service fee for doing the work for you. Would you like me to give you my PayPal?
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I love my M-tech front and back. Upgrading the back to CF diffuser, but the front is just so aggressive in my mind. Looks hot in alpine white
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i prefer the m3 front and skirts..but mtech rear.
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