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      01-17-2009, 06:11 PM   #1
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Pre-painted Bumpers

Can you purchase BMW parts pre-painted? Or, do they always ship with a primed finish? Need a new rear bumper cover 51128040567 and it shows primed on RealOEM but I was wondering if there was another avenue to get it pre-painted.

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      01-17-2009, 09:32 PM   #2
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Can you purchase BMW parts pre-painted? Or, do they always ship with a primed finish? Need a new rear bumper cover 51128040567 and it shows primed on RealOEM but I was wondering if there was another avenue to get it pre-painted.

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Not in the US market. You would have to order directly from Europe (it would be a Euro version bumper w/o side marker slots). Talk to RennSpec about it.
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      01-17-2009, 10:01 PM   #3
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I could use a new door, but I can't imagine what the shipping would cost.

Not to mention, the USD to Euro conversion probably would not help either.
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      01-17-2009, 10:19 PM   #4
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Wea, I've sent you a PM!
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      01-17-2009, 10:52 PM   #5
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Not in the US market. You would have to order directly from Europe (it would be a Euro version bumper w/o side marker slots). Talk to RennSpec about it.
Thanks Kev! I will let you know how it works out.
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      01-26-2009, 07:46 PM   #6
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Wea, I sent you a PM regarding the rear euro bumper w/ OEM paint.

Anyone who is interested please PM or email me for more info. Both front and rear Euro bumper with BMW factory pre-paint is available to order now.

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      01-26-2009, 07:49 PM   #7
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      03-19-2009, 03:42 AM   #8
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Just installed the Pre-Painted Euro Bumper Cover (Spacer Grey) for our client's E92 M3. Enjoy the picture.

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      04-01-2009, 01:34 AM   #9
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Just installed the Pre-Painted Euro Bumper Cover (Spacer Grey) for our client's E92 M3. Enjoy the picture.

looking good! can't beat oem paint!
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      04-01-2009, 12:35 PM   #10
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pm me price for front e92 jerez black please. thanks.
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      04-01-2009, 01:03 PM   #11
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Just installed the Pre-Painted Euro Bumper Cover (Spacer Grey) for our client's E92 M3.
Isn't there still enough "day to day" variation in the paint that a perfect match would require feathering and re-clearing into the surrounding panels?

In general why can you get prepainted parts in EU? Is this common across many brands?

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      04-01-2009, 03:17 PM   #12
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Isn't there still enough "day to day" variation in the paint that a perfect match would require feathering and re-clearing into the surrounding panels?

In general why can you get prepainted parts in EU? Is this common across many brands?

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No. It really depends on how well you have been keeping your paint. Properly washed, waxed, cared for - and it will be a perfect match. I got pre-painted front and rear bumpers after 2.5 yrs ownership (Mystic Blue) and it was a perfect match.
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      04-01-2009, 04:33 PM   #13
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No. It really depends on how well you have been keeping your paint. Properly washed, waxed, cared for - and it will be a perfect match. I got pre-painted front and rear bumpers after 2.5 yrs ownership (Mystic Blue) and it was a perfect match.
Sounds lucky. I have conflicting information. A very high end body shop that has German BMW certified mechanics and techs told me they always HAVE to spray on to bordering panels and reclear coat them as well. The problem is the very slight variation you get combined with a body line gap. Other pro body shop folks have told me the exact same story.
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      08-02-2009, 09:12 PM   #14
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Please PM me for 2005 E46 M3 vert front bumper, prepainted in silver grey (A08)

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Just installed the Pre-Painted Euro Bumper Cover (Spacer Grey) for our client's E92 M3.
Can you order them with the headlight washers? How much for a front SSII shipped to TX? Thx.

Rather than repaint a rock-chipped bumper, this is a great way to bring your M3 to like-new condition, and without the ugly reflectors . There's nothing better than OEM paint.
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PM sent about Interlagos Blue A30 E46. Bump Thanks
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PM sent about a 2009 M3 Convertible Jerez Black rear bumper cover. Thanks.
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Need OEM Interlagos Blue bmper with PDC and headlight washers. How can I find one?
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      11-17-2011, 03:09 PM   #19
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So is it impossible to get a Euro bumper that is pre-painted by BMW now?
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So is it impossible to get a Euro bumper that is pre-painted by BMW now?
I've also been trying to find this out. Looks like the only vendor who was offering it though has disappeared.
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      11-23-2011, 10:12 AM   #22
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FWIW, I haven't seen BMW specifically offer a pre-painted Euro bumper. You can go through multiple vendors here to do it, but I would advise against it. Not bashing their work, as they all do great work, but from what I have read, there will be slight color differences.

It's best to get the piece primed, take it to a reputable body shop, and have them color match it. This way, you'll get a perfect match with no issues.
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