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      10-04-2010, 11:13 AM   #1
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Arkym lip or Ericcson front bumper

I am trying to decide between the two. and Arykm matte black or Amuse Ericcson front bumper. I have an AW. The looks are different but there pos/neg to both.

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      10-04-2010, 11:33 AM   #2
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My suggestion is only put a fiberglass bumper on a car if it's a show car only and not going to be driven hard.
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I had an Ericcson bumper on for quite some time with no issues. If you like the aggressiveness, I'd go for it.
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they are both beautiful!

however it matters on what other mods you have.
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arkym FTW! easy to install and you can swap out if you need.
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I am trying to decide between the two. and Arykm matte black or Amuse Ericcson front bumper. I have an AW. The looks are different but there pos/neg to both.

Input please!!!
You can't dispute the Ericcson pieces, they're simply beautiful. If the funds allow, go for it.
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[quote=tom @ eas;8104450]You can't dispute the Ericcson pieces, they're simply beautiful. If the funds allow, go for it.

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they are both beautiful!

however it matters on what other mods you have.
Thank you


When you say, it depends on the mods.....What do you mean. Grille, sideview, rims or is there something else your talking about.
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He means how aggressive of a look you are going for. If you get Erricson it would be best to pair it up with nice aggressive wheels and so forth to offset the dramatic look of the bumper.

If you want to keep it classy and so on, the Arkym all the way.
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Be prepare to invest more $$$ into prep work if you want you bumper to look good. Ericcson parts fit great but required 5-10h of prep work to look right.

Arkym fits great as well and doesn't require any prep work
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Be prepare to invest more $$$ into prep work if you want you bumper to look good. Ericcson parts fit great but required 5-10h of prep work to look right.

Arkym fits great as well and doesn't require any prep work
This is false information. We've installed three Ericcson front bumpers installed had zero fitment issues and only required minor prepping before leaving for paint.

OP: If deciding upon a front lip in lieu of the Ericcson bumper another option would be to look into the Challenge GT front lip:



More pictures can be seen in this thread: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=437086
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This is false information. We've installed three Ericcson front bumpers installed had zero fitment issues and only required minor prepping before leaving for paint.

OP: If deciding upon a front lip in lieu of the Ericcson bumper another option would be to look into the Challenge GT front lip:


More pictures can be seen in this thread: http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=437086
No one is arguing about the fitment. But their FRP parts require more then just a minor prep work if one wants to get it done right.
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No one is arguing about the fitment. But their FRP parts require more then just a minor prep work if one wants to get it done right.
This is 100% true
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He means how aggressive of a look you are going for. If you get Erricson it would be best to pair it up with nice aggressive wheels and so forth to offset the dramatic look of the bumper.

If you want to keep it classy and so on, the Arkym all the way.
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