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      12-10-2012, 08:58 PM   #1
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Would y'all get this? 1m style front bumper from eBay

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-1-Series...305c1a&vxp=mtr

Just trying to get some opinions


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      12-10-2012, 09:11 PM   #2
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If i got some more pictures of it actually mounted up on a car and could look at the seams and body lines, possibly. depends if it comes painted for 800 bucks as well.
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      12-10-2012, 09:33 PM   #3
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Hope you dont have headlight washers.... Looks good otherwise.
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      12-10-2012, 10:45 PM   #4
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Yeah , you guys are right!who wants to be a crash dummy
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      12-10-2012, 11:15 PM   #5
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this is about 20 mins away from my house. I can see if i go to the store on Saturday and take some pics for everyone else as i am interested as well. Any idea how much it would cost to paint it sedona red?
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      12-10-2012, 11:18 PM   #6
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http://dtmfiberwerkz.com/access/styl...per-p-606.html

turns its cheaper through their website

$495 + $195
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      12-11-2012, 12:33 AM   #7
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this is about 20 mins away from my house. I can see if i go to the store on Saturday and take some pics for everyone else as i am interested as well. Any idea how much it would cost to paint it sedona red?
Nice! Please do. I think it would cost $200-$300 to paint.
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      12-11-2012, 12:41 AM   #8
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Just googling this company makes me run for the hills.


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      12-11-2012, 01:00 AM   #10
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Personally, I think the 1M front bumper looks a bit funny in the standard 1er width. It only looks right if you do a proper widebody.

By contrast, I think a good front lip looks great on a 135i.
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      12-11-2012, 01:53 AM   #11
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take a look at the kerscher website. You can get one for alot cheaper and probably better quality. They dont rip you off with shipping either.
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      12-11-2012, 03:35 AM   #12
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DTMfiberwerkz is bottom of the barrel quality. I saw their stuff on bimmerforums/r3v a lot when I had my e30s/e36s. As someone else mentioned, just buy the Kerscher bumper. It is superior quality and cheaper than the Ebay auction you posted.
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      12-11-2012, 07:03 AM   #13
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the Kerscher Front is made out of GFK

the new Rieger parts are made out of ABS ( just like the OEM parts)
http://www.rieger-tuning.de/en/news/...r_Coupe_EN.php
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      12-11-2012, 08:53 AM   #14
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the Kerscher Front is made out of GFK

the new Rieger parts are made out of ABS ( just like the OEM parts)
http://www.rieger-tuning.de/en/news/...r_Coupe_EN.php
Awesome, didnt know that Rieger made a 1m look!!!
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      12-11-2012, 09:04 AM   #15
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Personally, I think the 1M front bumper looks a bit funny in the standard 1er width. It only looks right if you do a proper widebody.

By contrast, I think a good front lip looks great on a 135i.
I don't agree. I think the 1m front only conversions looks completely off. Reminds me of a body builder with chicken legs. If I'm going that route then I'll be going full conversion.
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      12-11-2012, 09:44 AM   #16
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the Kerscher Front is made out of GFK

the new Rieger parts are made out of ABS ( just like the OEM parts)
http://www.rieger-tuning.de/en/news/...r_Coupe_EN.php
Great find!

Has anyone used any of their products? I'm considering the rear diffuser.
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a company just posted that they are selling a PUR version of this
http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=780168
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Awesome, didnt know that Rieger made a 1m look!!!
those parts are brand new ..World Premiere@ Essen Motorshow Nov.30.2012 - Dec. 08. 2012
but they dont use real carbon it's just "printed" on if u know what i mean ..dont what this technique is called in english
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those parts are brand new ..World Premiere@ Essen Motorshow Nov.30.2012 - Dec. 08. 2012
but they dont use real carbon it's just "printed" on if u know what i mean ..dont what this technique is called in english
Great.
Where can we see the pics from the event?

yeah the rear diffuser looked off because its aqua-printing or liquid painting, i forgot.

EDIT:
http://www.bmw-syndikat.de/bmwsyndik...News-Blog.html



Looks nice this way

Looks even better with the classic 135i exposed side grille mod
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I think the Rieger 1M style aero looks awesome!
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      12-11-2012, 05:13 PM   #21
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that RIEGER kit looks sweet. like the sideskirts and how the front like is SLIGHTLY modded in the center. very nice.
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the Kerscher Front is made out of GFK

the new Rieger parts are made out of ABS ( just like the OEM parts)
http://www.rieger-tuning.de/en/news/...r_Coupe_EN.php
This does look really nice, but is it publicly available yet?
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