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Old 04-16-2010, 12:20 AM   #1
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convert rear bumper from 325i to the one on 330i

hi,

can i convert this



to the "rear" bumper in the pic below ?



???

reason to convert - i love that bumper
reason for Q - its very difficult to get one in that color. and thought of giving it a try, to know if the conversion is possible

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Old 04-16-2010, 05:02 PM   #2
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Exclamation 50 views and not one YES or NO ?

50 views and not one YES or NO ?
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Old 04-16-2010, 05:14 PM   #3
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yes.. it is an mtechI bumper..
i have one in that same color, but i kinda need it..

if you are going to swap it out, you might as well get mtechII.


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Old 04-16-2010, 06:40 PM   #4
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You can certainly swap bumpers, and easily. If you want to modify your stock bumper to look like an M-Tech I, I would say that the answer is a resounding NO. Unless you have a considerable amount of time, patience, money, and bodywork skills, in which case I say do it.
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Old 04-16-2010, 06:45 PM   #5
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I think you can do so, but your gonna have to buy the bumper brackets that hold the bumper from prefacelift bumper. At least I had to
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Old 04-16-2010, 08:37 PM   #6
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i have one in that same color, but i kinda need it..
I didn't mean to make this a WTB thread. but, thanks bro.

PS: I like the M-Tech I better.......i know it sounds funny .....but, i like it.


All ----- Thanks for the info guys. if anyone knows someone selling it let me know. i am in SoCal. I have a thread for WTB - http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...2#post11608672
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I think you can do so, but your gonna have to buy the bumper brackets that hold the bumper from prefacelift bumper. At least I had to
you are right. but, i will know it for sure when i jump into the mod. but, 1st i need to find one
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Old 04-16-2010, 09:36 PM   #8
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That car in that first picture is beautiful
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