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      10-31-2008, 08:24 PM   #1
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Arrow The front bumper is off the Beast !

I just want to share some pictures with you ... took the front bumper off the car today...

it will be going through small cosmetic surgery ...
stay tuned !

PS. i really like that BMW use carbon fiber reinforcement support and not the aluminum like they did before











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      10-31-2008, 09:09 PM   #2
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What do you have in mind? Molded reflectors? A molded front lip?
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      10-31-2008, 09:25 PM   #3
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I just want to share some pictures with you ... took the front bumper off the car today...

it will be going through small cosmetic surgery ...
stay tuned !

PS. i really like that BMW use carbon fiber reinforcement support and not the aluminum like they did before

nice wheels!
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ahhh what happen? Euro bumper coming????
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nice wheels!
they are for sale !
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ahhh what happen? Euro bumper coming????
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disgustingly HOT.. I had the chance to check it out in person. Can't wait for the finished product
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      11-02-2008, 02:15 AM   #9
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while the bumper is off , i am thinking to install front camera, LI "parking sensors" , and air scoops ...
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since I don't have cold weather package (just the heated seats) I was thinking to shave off those small plastic parts (in red circle) that are not doing anything (time to save some weight )




what do you guys think ?
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LOL, by how much weight? a few oz?
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LOL, by how much weight? a few oz?
haha ... a few here a few there ...
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I would just leave it alone.
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I would just leave it alone.
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since I don't have cold weather package (just the heated seats) I was thinking to shave off those small plastic parts (in red circle) that are not doing anything (time to save some weight )




what do you guys think ?
Yep, that will help, all 150 grams of it.
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I vote leave it too
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I vote leave it too
obviously i will leave it ... i was just kidding !
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      11-02-2008, 12:41 PM   #19
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obviously i will leave it ... i was just kidding !
haha.. you got PM
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cool can't wait to see the finished product...
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if you really want to shave some weight, just leave the bumper off
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if you really want to shave some weight, just leave the bumper off
yeah, i know ...

but after taking a closer look, I think bmw put so much unnecessary stuff into this car. I wish they would made it lighter , something like gt3 rs ...
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