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Old 07-02-2009, 09:40 PM   #1
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Aftermarket bumper source?

Has anyone ever used these guys?

http://www.toofastmotors.com/

Also, whats the difference between the polyurethane bumpers and an FRP one?

$220 for an M5 front bumper seems like a good deal
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Old 07-03-2009, 07:26 AM   #2
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polyurethane is like a million times better the FRP.

if i'm not mistaken FRP is a fiberglass mold with something else added but it will still be weak and will crack much easier then the polyurethane
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Old 07-03-2009, 08:17 AM   #3
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picked up a bumper for a Mustang from there 2 weeks ago, its good quality, still have to install it though
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Old 07-04-2009, 11:49 PM   #4
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let us know how it fits Harman rai
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Old 07-05-2009, 12:37 AM   #5
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i bought my hid kit from them they seem like decent people to deal with
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Old 07-05-2009, 11:49 AM   #6
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V10 Power,

I would NOT recommend FRP bumpers. We have tried it before, and its a big issue. FRP bumpers are hard and rough to deal with when installing. You will find that FRP is hard to install and may require you to modify the bumper in order for it to fit. Such as shaving, cutting, and using bondo to make the gaps seem better.

PP is much easier to work with, its flexible, and very easy to install. Not only that but its OEM material used on your OEM bumpers. So in the event of an accident, your front bumper will have a higher impact resistance than FRP. I used to have a fiberglass front, and someone smacked into it, and it literally disintegrated.

IMO, its a BMW, so spend the extra $$ and get a high quality bumper that'll save you a lot of time in the long run, and possibly increase your chances of survival in the event of an accident.

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Old 07-05-2009, 04:44 PM   #7
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i'm gonna agree with steve...
i got a bumper from him and the quality felt really good and it installed really nice also.
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Old 07-05-2009, 06:14 PM   #8
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