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Old 02-07-2013, 05:41 PM   #1
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Sagging bumper

Okay I've had the bumper for about a year now and I've been talking about trying to fix it but now it's just gotten to a point where it drives me crazy. I have an m3 replica bumper and it sags really bad on the drivers side. When I got the car it was missing the front part of the wheel well on both sides... It was also in a minor fender bender, tapped the back of a 335, foot wasn't even on the gas, that only left a few scratches on the bumper so I decided to replace it and ever since then it just has not fit right. Does anybody know why this could be? Do I need to go and get the rest of the wheel well? Does that even make a difference
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:58 PM   #2
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probably because it's a replica m3 bumper?? those look piss poor on sedans anyway. why not go OE or OE rep?
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:09 PM   #3
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Okay I've had the bumper for about a year now and I've been talking about trying to fix it but now it's just gotten to a point where it drives me crazy. I have an m3 replica bumper and it sags really bad on the drivers side. When I got the car it was missing the front part of the wheel well on both sides... It was also in a minor fender bender, tapped the back of a 335, foot wasn't even on the gas, that only left a few scratches on the bumper so I decided to replace it and ever since then it just has not fit right. Does anybody know why this could be? Do I need to go and get the rest of the wheel well? Does that even make a difference
Did you get a new bumper? Or still have the M3 rep?
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:17 PM   #4
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I didn't like the oem look. I still have the m3
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:19 PM   #5
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It probably sags because its a cheap replica bumper... Get an OE Mtech1 or Mtech2 front bumper and you'll be set.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:24 PM   #6
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Not looking to get a new bumper, just looking to fix the sag. Looking to sell in the near future but still want the sag to be fixed.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:26 PM   #7
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Post some pics and maybe we can get a better idea of how much sag there is.
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Old 02-07-2013, 06:26 PM   #8
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:01 PM   #9
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Pic are held to tell but this is the best one I could get
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Old 02-07-2013, 11:01 PM   #10
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Mind end up going back to the oem after seeing this ...
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Old 02-08-2013, 10:56 PM   #11
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Any body know what size bulbs the e46 sedan oem fog lights use?
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