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      08-10-2014, 10:13 PM   #1
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European bumper

whats the difference between the European spec front bumper and the U.S. spec one?
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Euro bumper doesn't have reflectors.
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      08-13-2014, 01:11 AM   #3
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Euro bumper doesn't have reflectors.
And that's the reason to pay $1,300 instead of $110 for just the reflectors?
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LTMW can get you a Euro bumper, they already have it on their own M4!
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Euro bumper doesn't have reflectors.
And that's the reason to pay $1,300 instead of $110 for just the reflectors?
Yup. It's not for me, just answering the question.
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      08-13-2014, 12:12 PM   #7
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And that's the reason to pay $1,300 instead of $110 for just the reflectors?
On my E92 I had a local body shop fill in the reflector holes when I had my cover repainted. Came out perfectly for a lot less than that.
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Also, it's Euro. And it's popular to say parts are "Euro" in BMW circles.
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Also, it's Euro. And it's popular to say parts are "Euro" in BMW circles.
Not as popular as it is to say JDM in the honda / acura world.
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      08-13-2014, 01:02 PM   #10
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Also, it's Euro. And it's popular to say parts are "Euro" in BMW circles.
Not as popular as it is to say JDM in the honda / acura world.
Or the golf world.
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Also, it's Euro. And it's popular to say parts are "Euro" in BMW circles.
"Euro" does not have good connotations, it is the failing currency of the Eurozone. I prefer European parts.
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"Euro" does not have good connotations, it is the failing currency of the Eurozone. I prefer European parts.
Yea but "European Parts bumper" doesn't roll off the tongue quite as smoothly as "Euro bumper"
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