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      12-12-2012, 10:49 PM   #1
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Rear end wide body conversion

Is there a wide body conversion kit for the rear? If so where can it be bought and price. Thank you and hope to hear responses.
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      12-13-2012, 09:42 AM   #2
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You cant just bolt anything onto the rear to make it wider like the front, so fab work will need to be involved to make any rear widebody work, even if you buy the 1M rear quarters.
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      12-13-2012, 10:19 AM   #3
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You cant just bolt anything onto the rear to make it wider like the front, so fab work will need to be involved to make any rear widebody work, even if you buy the 1M rear quarters.
Well that sucks, does the car look good with just the front wide body and do they make a front lip for it?
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      12-13-2012, 10:56 AM   #4
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ER might be an option for you
http://www.evolutionracewerks.com/?q=node/55
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      12-13-2012, 11:14 AM   #5
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ER might be an option for you
http://www.evolutionracewerks.com/?q=node/55
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      12-13-2012, 11:34 AM   #6
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No problem There's always the option of manipulating your rear quarter panels but that can require deep pockets especially when done right.
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      12-13-2012, 11:59 AM   #7
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No problem There's always the option of manipulating your rear quarter panels but that can require deep pockets especially when done right.
What do you mean by deeper pockets. Oh yeah money well the front is going to be a stretch so I'm probably not going to do the back because I will also have to get rims
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      12-13-2012, 12:21 PM   #9
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You can fit iCarbon and ICarbon Rep lips on the ER front end. You just need to cut part of it.

Here are some photos of the ER front end on their Car





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      12-13-2012, 12:36 PM   #10
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You can fit iCarbon and ICarbon Rep lips on the ER front end. You just need to cut part of it.

Here are some photos of the ER front end on their Car





Here are some photos of the ER front end on my car







Wow I love your car I saw you were thinking of changing up your backend in another post.
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someone on here did the 1M front without the rear. said its a square set up.
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      12-13-2012, 12:56 PM   #12
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someone on here did the 1M front without the rear. said its a square set up.
That would look pretty sick! I'm going to look into that as well. Will oem 1m front end work?
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      12-13-2012, 01:11 PM   #13
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That would look pretty sick! I'm going to look into that as well. Will oem 1m front end work?
Im doing a full 1M conversion this winter and getting RB turbos this summer. Then I will be done modding this car...
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From the looks or stance perspective, the front only 1M conversion falls way short compared to a full widebody. From a practical stand point it does let you run a nice square set up.
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Performance wise, you will be in good shape with the front end only. It totally transforms the way the car handles. With a LSD and a square set up with 9.5's on my car, the thing handles like it is on rails.
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      12-13-2012, 01:38 PM   #16
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Performance wise, you will be in good shape with the front end only. It totally transforms the way the car handles. With a LSD and a square set up with 9.5's on my car, the thing handles like it is on rails.
Would it be weird to go 10" up front and 9.5 " in back
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      12-13-2012, 04:10 PM   #17
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Would it be weird to go 10" up front and 9.5 " in back
yes, with an ER kit or 1M kit, I recommend 9.5 front. ET25+- with 265 or 275.
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      12-17-2012, 12:38 PM   #18
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http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...=684100&page=4

his name is sk8fe... in MY opinion it looks nice, with a fender roll inthe back you COULD make the optical illusion of a wide rear as well.... he even posted a walk around vid in the thread.
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You just need to purchase 1m rear panels from BMW and get them fitted, a lot of effort though
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You just need to purchase 1m rear panels from BMW and get them fitted, a lot of effort though
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      01-28-2013, 11:33 PM   #21
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hahaha! no no, i got told thats how a 1m conversion can be done? pretty sure BMR Autowerkes can order them into Aus and probably other countries :P
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