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      10-23-2012, 12:02 AM   #1
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M-Sport Rear Bumper Include or not

Anyone else dislike the rear m-sport bumper? Was going to retrofit to m-sport front, rocker panel/sides, etc. I think the black area is too high on the m-sport rear.
Would it look funny if I just retrofitted everything except the rear?


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      10-23-2012, 12:28 AM   #2
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I was thinking about doing the same thing but without the sides too. I hope someone does this and posts some pics!!
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I was thinking about doing the same thing but without the sides too. I hope someone does this and posts some pics!!
I might do it really soon.
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I might do it really soon.
Nice post pics when you do! I'm just worried the m-sport bumper doesn't line up well with the stock sides and rear bumper so it hangs lower than the rest of the car.
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spend the money on go parts instead :-)
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spend the money on go parts instead :-)
I hear you on that, but I already went the slower 328i route. Going to go all show and some go
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not a fan of the rear bumper either, which is why i went sport. To me the rear bumper makes the rear of the car look a bit too boxy, noticeable when looking from a side angle.
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I'm going with the front bumper + side skirts. It's already painted with the "reflector-delete" and ready for install. I just need some time off work to get to the shop.

I'll probably do the rear bumper eventually, but only if someone makes a proper diffuser for it.

Here's a pic for inspiration.
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I'm going with the front bumper + side skirts. It's already painted with the "reflector-delete" and ready for install. I just need some time off work to get to the shop.

I'll probably do the rear bumper eventually, but only if someone makes a proper diffuser for it.
My thoughts exactly. Its inevitable someone comes up with a nice rear diffuser.
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not a fan of the rear bumper either, which is why i went sport. To me the rear bumper makes the rear of the car look a bit too boxy, noticeable when looking from a side angle.
Same here.
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