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      11-04-2010, 08:34 PM   #1
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Drilled Holes :(

so i got my m3 with drilled holes from the dealer and i have narrowed it down to two options.....bumperplugs or euro plate. i was just wondering for the people here who have either to chime in on how they like the plugs or the euro plate or what your overall opinion is. thanks!
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so i got my m3 with drilled holes from the dealer and i have narrowed it down to two options.....bumperplugs or euro plate. i was just wondering for the people here who have either to chime in on how they like the plugs or the euro plate or what your overall opinion is. thanks!
Who drills the holes? Dealer or vpc?
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yup the dealer done did it
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do the plugs.. no euro plate... euro plate looks out of place when u arent in europe!
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do the plugs.. no euro plate... euro plate looks out of place when u arent in europe!
thats what i was thinking....the plugs are good but i still think they are too noticeable :/
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thats what i was thinking....the plugs are good but i still think they are too noticeable :/
Who sees the front of the car anyway?
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do the plugs.. no euro plate... euro plate looks out of place when u arent in europe!
thats what i was thinking....the plugs are good but i still think they are too noticeable :/
I have plugs and the car looks fine. Check the link in my sig for a pic.
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I went for the euro plate, bmw sells a plate rack especially made for the m3, it's thin and fits the bumper perfectly
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Hahahha I like what you put on the plate
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Hahahha I like what you put on the plate
haha, as far as you know I could be the new Stig
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haha, as far as you know I could be the new Stig
oh reallyyyyyy
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oh reallyyyyyy
It would be a dream job,

you don't have to talk or to be nice to your coworkers

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Just drop the bumper of to a body shop and have them fill the reflector and drill holes and match the paint. It will look like a Euro bumper.

And I never get why people here likes euro plates so much, back in europe most people i know that are car enthusiasts disslike them, and they always tend to special-order the ''small europlate version''. I havnt seeen the small version here in the states yet. But i guess its something different i guess.

And third, why would you drive around with a europlate here anyway, youre not in europe!
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And I never get why people here likes euro plates so much, back in europe most people i know that are car enthusiasts disslike them, and they always tend to special-order the ''small europlate version''. I havnt seeen the small version here in the states yet. But i guess its something different i guess.
Small like this?

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Get the bumper plugs. I have them and they're great. I don't get having "Euro plates" in the United States. You'd be at more risk to get pulled over in states requiring a front plate. In other states, it would look funny because umm...you're not in Europe.

I did look into body shops filling the holes (4 of them in the BMW). It was ~$400 at the 3 places I went to. A bit much to spend on filling some holes in a plastic bumper.
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I think I can live with the bumper plugs for now. Thanks guys
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Small like this?

I think most european countries got couple different plates, i know in sweden theres a small version that people usually put in the front of the veichle, but i think its amndatory to have the ''normal'' europlates in the back.

Heres a shorter plate in belgium; http://www.ad.nl/ad/nl/1013/Buitenla...t-Belgie.dhtml
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The dealer pushed the screw plates into the bracket so hard it went thru and I got 4 hole sin my bumper I got the plugs.. I like them.

Here's a few pics of them.



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The dealer pushed the screw plates into the bracket so hard it went thru and I got 4 hole sin my bumper I got the plugs.. I like them.

Here's a few pics of them.



not a big fan of bumper plugs, but I love your angel eyes, which ones are they
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i would get the bumper plugs between the two choices
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not a big fan of bumper plugs, but I love your angel eyes, which ones are they
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