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      04-04-2012, 07:37 PM   #1
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Euro Front Bumper through US Dealer?

Has anyone tried ordering a European front bumper through a US dealer. Rumor is that US dealer can not/ will not order European parts.
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      04-04-2012, 07:38 PM   #2
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Not sure about dealers but I purchased mine from IND.
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      04-04-2012, 07:47 PM   #3
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Us personally are unable to get you a Euro Bumper.
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      04-05-2012, 12:08 PM   #5
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      04-05-2012, 01:13 PM   #6
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We have the Euro Bumpers in stock right now!!

Feel free to PM if you have any questions.
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      04-05-2012, 02:07 PM   #7
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Yea, I would think they would say no... They can't be held liable for allowing people to break DoT regulations, as stupid as they are.
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      04-05-2012, 02:18 PM   #8
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As Kevin stated, we have a few of these in stock:

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      04-05-2012, 02:58 PM   #9
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Noob question...what exactly is the difference?
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      04-05-2012, 03:05 PM   #10
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Noob question...what exactly is the difference?
EU bumpers do not have the reflector cutouts, makes for a smooth front bumper.

Double points for those that have had the dealer drill in their front plate.
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in the pictures, seems like there are holes for the front parking distance sensors, do you guys have the kit for that also??
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      04-05-2012, 05:33 PM   #12
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in the pictures, seems like there are holes for the front parking distance sensors, do you guys have the kit for that also??
The front one is PDC ready.

Ones not drilled for PDC will have crosshairs behind the bumper for sensor placement if you would like to drill your own holes later.
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      04-05-2012, 05:37 PM   #13
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Is there anyway to get these pre-painted? Preferably by the factory?
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      04-05-2012, 06:04 PM   #14
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you yanks don't have the headlight washers? no requirements for those?
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Is there anyway to get these pre-painted? Preferably by the factory?
Its best these are painted locally in case there are any variations (fading, shipping damage, etc).

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you yanks don't have the headlight washers? no requirements for those?
Some do, most do not. Headlights washer openings can be cut in or we can order a bumper which is headlight-washer specific if needed.
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      04-05-2012, 06:36 PM   #16
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pm price shipped to 15478 please
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pm price shipped to 15478 please
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Do local BMWs offer to paint and fit these?
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      04-06-2012, 06:17 AM   #19
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The euro order block is so pathetic. I could not even order a Euro front license plate holder from my dealer.
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Do local BMWs offer to paint and fit these?
A local dealer might offer paint and fitting depending if they have a body shop or not.
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Do local BMWs offer to paint and fit these?
Since this is an OEM BMW part, I don't see any reason why not.
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EU bumpers do not have the reflector cutouts, makes for a smooth front bumper.

Double points for those that have had the dealer drill in their front plate.
Triple points if you car was ordered incorrectly and you got headlight washers when you didn't want them That is the main reason I bought it!
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