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      04-06-2012, 08:49 PM   #23
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Or you could get a body shop to fill the OEM US bumper...
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      05-20-2012, 12:35 PM   #25
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pre painted

What is the cost of a oem pre-painted rear bumper cover for an e92 09 m3 coupe sparkling graphite metallic.
Paint code a52.

Please get back to me as Iím ready to order.

I'm looking for a bmw aw oem painted one. I unserstand the match might not be perfect but i want an original one and am ready to pay the premium.

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Would you mind telling me which model front/side grills you have on your vehicle? How close do they match the gloss shadowline? Thanks.
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As Kevin stated, we have a few of these in stock
Is there a price difference with/without PDC and with/without headlight washers?
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      05-20-2012, 07:01 PM   #28
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Would you mind telling me which model front/side grills you have on your vehicle? How close do they match the gloss shadowline? Thanks.
Grills are BMW performance and the Gills were custom painted, it all matches perfectly and I couldn't be happier seeing as how Im such a picky bitch
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Can you still get the Pre-painted euro bumpers at all? If so, where?
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What is the cost of a oem pre-painted rear bumper cover for an e92 09 m3 coupe sparkling graphite metallic.
Paint code a52.

Please get back to me as I’m ready to order.

I'm looking for a bmw aw oem painted one. I unserstand the match might not be perfect but i want an original one and am ready to pay the premium.

thank you
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Paint code is A22 for Sparkling Graphite - how do you have an '09 SGM? Guessing you mean Space Grey
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      05-20-2012, 09:45 PM   #31
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Or you could get a body shop to fill the OEM US bumper...
This seems to be a much cheaper way of accomplishing the same outcome.
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Or you could get a body shop to fill the OEM US bumper...
This seems to be a much cheaper way of accomplishing the same outcome.
Cheaper = costs less. Seems to be the smart thing to do. Fresh paint on the bumper, don't require removing and replacing! The previous owner painted over the reflectors on my front bumper when he had the bumper resprayed.
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      05-21-2012, 05:12 AM   #33
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We get the shit end of the stick in the UK with gas prices, short warranty, rip off dealer prices. But at least we get a nice looking bumper. The US one is horrible.
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Paint code is A22 for Sparkling Graphite - how do you have an '09 SGM? Guessing you mean Space Grey
A52 Space Gray Metallic, thank you!
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A52 Space Gray Metallic, thank you!
after waxing my new to me 2009 m3 with 13000kms my gf pressed the wrong button on door remote and closed the garage door on my rear bumper..... thank god it wasent the rear lid!

Looking to get it replaced with a factory painted one if not i guess i'll get it repaired....
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after waxing my new to me 2009 m3 with 13000kms my gf pressed the wrong button on door remote and closed the garage door on my rear bumper..... thank god it wasent the rear lid!

Looking to get it replaced with a factory painted one if not i guess i'll get it repaired....
Please let us know if you have any luck in sourcing one. I want to get get a euro front and get rid of my front reflectors and plate holes.
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after waxing my new to me 2009 m3 with 13000kms my ex gf pressed the wrong button on door remote and closed the garage door on my rear bumper
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You can't its blocked from their system.
US dealers can't order Euro parts.
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Please let us know if you have any luck in sourcing one. I want to get get a euro front and get rid of my front reflectors and plate holes.
I have 2 in stock.



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Quadruple points if you've scraped the shit out of the bottom of your bumper and are OCD about your car's appearance
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Um, that is exactly what I said.......
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I see so little difference between the Euro and the US front bumper that I must question the purpose for changing it.

If the bumper is damaged or chipped by road degree the best way I would proceed would be as follows;

1) Find out from your BMW dealership who he recommended body shop is. Here in Canada BMW uses only certified shops that have certifyed body shop repair technicians on staff. Even here in our small own (less then 400,000 people in our town) there is a certified BMW body shop. In the front office there are 3 certificates from BMW on the wall for people that underwent training by BMW. The insurance company also recommends the use of these shops. Workmanship is guaranteed for as long as you have the car.

2) If one absoluely needs the Euro part so be it, only bring it to the US only primed as it is stored. Use the certified shop (item 1 above) to finish the bumper then install it. Colour match will be 100% since those shops use only the original paint.
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That's what I'll be doing! Still an OEM bumper, costs less, and no need to sell an extra bumper.
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