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      06-28-2013, 04:24 AM   #1
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Vorsteiner GTS5

I finally had time to prepare the bumper. I had to drill the holes for PDC and the wash system for the headlights.
I donīt like the frontlip that comes with that bumper so I decided to mount my Revinora frontlip, but I have to repair the lip first, cracked it some weeks ago.

I will do a photoshoot when the lip is mounted and my Strasse Forged Wheels arrive. Hopefully end of next week! I wanted to post some pics, because I think there wasnīt a black M3 with that bumper mounted.


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      06-28-2013, 05:47 AM   #2
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Wow, something different, but honestly I think with that colour it didn't make that much different.
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      06-28-2013, 10:18 AM   #4
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Looks good man, so much better than the GTS-V bumper!
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      06-28-2013, 10:35 AM   #5
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Wow, something different, but honestly I think with that colour it didn't make that much different.
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Thanks guys, yes, I had the same discussion yesterday with some friends. Black hides the lines of the bumper a bit and it looks like the OEM bumper, but in person it looks different and more aggressive, that what I like about the bumper. I think it will work nicely with the SM8 wheels.


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Looks good man, so much better than the GTS-V bumper!
Thanks man. Iīm really excited how it will look with a different lip installed.
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      06-28-2013, 11:05 AM   #6
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Can't wait to see it with the wheels installed!
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How's the fitment?
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      06-30-2013, 12:15 AM   #8
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I like my gts5 bumper on jet black. I think the lip is just fine. So much more aggressive looking.
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I like my gts5 bumper on jet black. I think the lip is just fine. So much more aggressive looking.
Did you post some pics of your car? Would like to see how it looks,thanks!

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Can't wait to see it with the wheels installed!
One more day,.....

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How's the fitment?
I had to adjust it a little, but in the main the product quality is all right and fits good.
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Photo from my phone. Hopefully get a nicer photo session soon. As long as 4x4 pieces of wood don't fly at me on the highway anytime soon....again.
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Photo from my phone. Hopefully get a nicer photo session soon. As long as 4x4 pieces of wood don't fly at me on the highway anytime soon....again.
Looks really good...
lets see, perhaps I end up installing the original lip as well
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Looks great! Here's a shot of mine I just installed with the front lip in jet black
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Looks great! Here's a shot of mine I just installed with the front lip in jet black
Wow Marco, that looks really good!
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Looks great! Here's a shot of mine I just installed with the front lip in jet black
Marco, cars looking beautiful but please please please drop it more
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Marco, i didn't know you had an M3 too, car looks good man, i am loving my bumper as well. You know your car needs to be dropped!
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I think with that colour it didn't make that much different.
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GET THE WHEELS ON! Please!
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Marco, cars looking beautiful but please please please drop it more

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Marco, i didn't know you had an M3 too, car looks good man, i am loving my bumper as well. You know your car needs to be dropped!
Thanks guys! I know I really need to lower it, people have said my car looks like a lifted 4x4 ride height! LOL. I'm just really worried with the front lip plus LA's horribly paved roads, i'll be scraping left and right. What would you guys recommend for the least acceptable drop?
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Thanks guys! I know I really need to lower it, people have said my car looks like a lifted 4x4 ride height! LOL. I'm just really worried with the front lip plus LA's horribly paved roads, i'll be scraping left and right. What would you guys recommend for the least acceptable drop?
I was worried also but I also don't live in LA. I went with stage 3 Dinan and I love it. I imagine some V3's might work well. Your ride looks sick. I need a proppa photo shoot.
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Marco, cars looking beautiful but please please please drop it more
+1 ^

The car looks awsome.
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Moar pics!! I just went GTS3 on my jet black but I think I may be regretting that decision after seeing the GTS5 in black - its definitely not nearly as "busy" in the darker color.

As far as fitment with the vorsteiner bumpers there are a couple of things to look out for. The area around the headlights needs to be trimmed, the lower grille area needs to be cut down until the grille fits correctly and if you get a GTS3 with the tow hook cover the cover doesn't click into the fiberglass correctly, doesn't sit centered or flush in the hole and also is not in the correct place on the bumper so I recommend just shaving it off like the GTS5. Also, you are going to be spending more (about 3x at a high end shop) in paint and body work than an OEM part if you want it done right since it needs a lot more prep (guide coat and block sanding) to get the surface flat and remove all pinholes, etc.

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i LOVE the GTS5 bumper!!
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