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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 12-12-2012, 07:32 AM
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Front bumper replacement

Hey guys,
I need some help with finding a replacement bumper for my E36 coupe. It has some irreparable damage on the front left side and could use a whole new piece. Any suggestions for where to purchase one at reasonable cost if a friend will be helping me to do the manual labor to replace it? Recently moved back to PA so I'm not familiar with body shops. Thanks!
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Old 12-12-2012, 09:43 AM
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You can get M3 replica bumpers from DDM Tuning for very little money. The quality is just as good as OEM, but they're way less expensive. Their customer service is very spotty, but the products are usually good. Alternatively, you can always find a used non-M bumper from a parts car on Craigslist or at a junk yard for pretty little money. Either way though, you'll have to find a body shop to paint whatever you buy. Installation is very easy - just gotta make sure you still have all the little screws to secure the underbody and fender liners.
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Old 12-12-2012, 10:18 AM
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I'm in Rochester ny. And I have a bumper in my basement you can have. Non m. And black

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Old 12-12-2012, 04:02 PM
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This is where I got mine. You'll need to trade off price with shipping distance. These come in a big box and the shipping is a big chunk of the cost.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:04 AM
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Wow guys! Thank you so much for all the feedback and advice! I appreciate having some direction.
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Old 12-13-2012, 10:58 AM
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dont pay 200..... come get the one in my basement.
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Old 12-15-2012, 04:56 AM
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dont pay 200..... come get the one in my basement.
I may be interested pm me
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Old 12-15-2012, 06:25 AM
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EBay also has quite a selection of them also, right around $100...just a suggestion.

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Old 12-15-2012, 06:46 AM
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They do but they don't offer free shipping at that price...
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Old 12-15-2012, 08:11 AM
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Old 12-18-2012, 09:39 AM
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Ordering one may be my best option right now...thanks for all the advice! I'll let everyone know how it works out.
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