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      06-06-2014, 09:43 AM   #1
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Before and after M-Sport Front Conversion

I finally did it and after doing it, I regret just not buying an M-Sport to begin with...LOL...Problem is when I bought mine there were no M-sports on the lots to compare so not being able to see them side-by-side was hard to grasp I guess. Well here is a before and after for those on the fence about doing the conversion or trying to decide between the M-sport or other.
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      06-06-2014, 09:56 AM   #2
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That looks very good,
Where did you buy the bumper ?
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      06-06-2014, 10:33 AM   #3
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What a difference. Love it! Love the motorized front plate as well.
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      06-06-2014, 12:33 PM   #4
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That looks very good,
Where did you buy the bumper ?
Actually got it from an eBay guy that others here have talked about and bought from. I can send you a link if you are interested.

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      06-06-2014, 02:21 PM   #5
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Actually got it from an eBay guy that others here have talked about and bought from. I can send you a link if you are interested.

Could you send me a link to? Thanks :-)
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      06-06-2014, 03:12 PM   #6
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looks really nice...Msport is the way to go...congrats! Any side shots?...I'd like to see how the wheels look with the new front.
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      06-06-2014, 03:16 PM   #7
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can you send me link to bumper and tag holder?
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      06-06-2014, 03:54 PM   #8
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@Dippydo send me the link as well. Assume it included everything needed for install right?
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      06-06-2014, 04:38 PM   #9
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@Dippydo send me the link as well. Assume it included everything needed for install right?
Yes sir. The body shop I took it too was highly recommended here that has done a lot of these over the years and they said this was the best one they came across yet. Included everything and did not require any mods. The splitter needs a little adjusting for my taste but I thing that is because the shop used too thick of 3m tape so it shows a gap. I saw the tape and frowned after the fact. That was one thing I did not go over with beforehand. They preferred to use glue, but I wanted the tape because I am 100% sure that thing will get busted this winter. LOL...
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      06-06-2014, 04:49 PM   #10
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Yes sir. The body shop I took it too was highly recommended here that has done a lot of these over the years and they said this was the best one they came across yet. Included everything and did not require any mods. The splitter needs a little adjusting for my taste but I thing that is because the shop used too thick of 3m tape so it shows a gap. I saw the tape and frowned after the fact. That was one thing I did not go over with beforehand. They preferred to use glue, but I wanted the tape because I am 100% sure that thing will get busted this winter. LOL...
nice, thanks for the PM.
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looks really nice...Msport is the way to go...congrats! Any side shots?...I'd like to see how the wheels look with the new front.
Not the best pic. Doesn't look that much different from the profile than the base. Instead of curving up going forward it is straight.
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      06-06-2014, 04:56 PM   #12
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Also guys, here is the link to the same front bumper kit, but for those (like me) who have PDC:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2012-2014-M-...0cb2f2&vxp=mtr
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      06-06-2014, 05:13 PM   #13
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Also guys, here is the link to the same front bumper kit, but for those (like me) who have PDC:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2012-2014-M-...0cb2f2&vxp=mtr

Yes so there is no confusion, I do not have PDC or the head light washers. Also no side reflectors :-)
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beautiful man.
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but you still have the driving / fog lights. wish the M-Sport would retain them.
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@Dippydo, car looks great!

But is it just me that prefers the non-msport front?
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      06-06-2014, 10:22 PM   #18
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Too sexy - now you can say your 335 doesn't look like Joe Schmoe's on the next lane. Totally digging the license plate! I see you didn't touch the side skirts or the rear bumper? I left mine with the sports-line look as well, I think they look fine the way they are.
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      06-07-2014, 08:31 AM   #19
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I finally did it and after doing it, I regret just not buying an M-Sport to begin with...LOL...Problem is when I bought mine there were no M-sports on the lots to compare so not being able to see them side-by-side was hard to grasp I guess. Well here is a before and after for those on the fence about doing the conversion or trying to decide between the M-sport or other.
Dippydo, car is looking great, that front does make the car look so much more aggressive! BTW, what wheels are those? Specs as well pls? Also, can you send me the link for the license plate?

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Can you send me a link to the plate mount?
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Looks amazing. Nicely done!
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Dippydo, car is looking great, that front does make the car look so much more aggressive! BTW, what wheels are those? Specs as well pls? Also, can you send me the link for the license plate?

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Will send a link on the plate for every one. Damn I should call them up ans see if I get a commission or something..LOL..
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