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      07-10-2012, 12:58 PM   #1
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Aftermarket front bumper with larger intakes?

Sorry if this has been asked several times but I can't seem to find answer..

Anybody know what the make of the front bumper is with the slightly larger intakes which stick further forward than the stock items?
I've done searches and looked through some of the pictures in the modified thread. Sods law when you want to find something you have seen before, you struggle!
Make and sample photos would be good, thanks.



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      07-10-2012, 01:09 PM   #2
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There are 3, RD sport makes a regular and an aggressive bumper that looks like this:

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Then there is the arkym bumper:



The there is the vorsteiner bumper:

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      07-10-2012, 01:28 PM   #3
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There's also the LTBMW 1M3 front bumper:

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Great, thanks. It was the Vorsteiner Iwas thinking about. I guess they cost a fortune?

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I'm in uk. Everything is expnsive here
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Are the intakes functional on these pieces? Do they have plumbing to cool brakes, engine, or channel airflow for aerodynamics?
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I guess yes, otherwise they wouldn't sell many


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I guess yes, otherwise they wouldn't sell many


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the RD Sport bumper would be my choice... absolutly love this bumper! too bad is really expensive...
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People buy aftermarket front bumpers for looks, not performance.
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In addition, I would doubt that any bumper out there is truly performance tested either regardless of any claims.
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      07-12-2012, 03:46 PM   #11
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Yeh fairplay I imagine they don't get tested the same as the OEs. I'd have thought any ducts would probably have some function, but not neccessarily proven..
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