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Old 11-14-2012, 02:20 AM   #1
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E46 Front Bumper, Conversion.

Not my vehicle, just saw the picture on a different board.

What do you think ?

It somehow blends, but those headlights are killing me

It is a Prior Design bumper ?
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Old 11-14-2012, 05:22 AM   #2
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I like it and I think it is a Prior Design bumper. I've always been a fan of their stuff, I just don't think you can find it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:01 AM   #3
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Most likely prior design. I think it will look nice if the car has at least some bigger wheels on it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 03:03 PM   #4
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Nevermind the BMW.

Saw this beast.

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Old 11-14-2012, 05:52 PM   #5
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I like it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:50 PM   #6
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Prior design's taste in wheels is pretty bad.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:52 PM   #7
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Prior design's taste in wheels is pretty bad.
That and their side skirts too. Ugly as sin. But they do make some nice fronts / rears for E46's if you like aggressive looks. Rare too. But I'm guessing they're expensive as hell.
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Old 11-14-2012, 07:57 PM   #8
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I like it and I think it is a Prior Design bumper. I've always been a fan of their stuff, I just don't think you can find it.
Euro-spec.net a.k.a. (dtm-spec.net) carries/carried Prior Design pieces.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:27 PM   #9
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I've always been a fan of their stuff, I just don't think you can find it.
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Old 11-14-2012, 08:48 PM   #10
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Never was a huge fan of prior... but this I actually like! Doesn't look to out of place like the rest of their stuff.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:30 PM   #11
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kinda looks like a 1 series.
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kinda looks like a 1 series.
More like an E92 M-sport front.

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Looks like a different M-Tech II with a few more angles to it. It's not bad, kind of modern looking.
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Old 11-14-2012, 11:35 PM   #14
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There are few cars that I find uglier than this. (the very top one)

No matter what you do to that car, those headlights will always look absolutely ridiculous. I can't believe someone within BMW's design team approved that atrocious design.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:03 AM   #15
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E92 M-sport with e46 m3 bumper.
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:12 AM   #16
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I think it's one of the better looking aftermarket bumpers
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:25 AM   #17
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There are few cars that I find uglier than this. (the very top one)

No matter what you do to that car, those headlights will always look absolutely ridiculous. I can't believe someone within BMW's design team approved that atrocious design.
Agreed! Never was a fan of the E46 compact...
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Old 11-15-2012, 12:53 AM   #18
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The reason I chose to show this is because I flirted with the idea of having a bumper with larger side intakes.

One for the gearbox cooler and one for oil.

400$ for a brand new bumper is not so much I believe.
M3 Bumpers sell for ridiculous high prices in the UK ranging from 150 to 350

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Old 11-15-2012, 01:04 AM   #19
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I think it only looks good on the facelift coupe..
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Old 11-15-2012, 07:57 AM   #20
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Not the worst I have seen, but not bad.
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