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:ben: Some idiot let a bucket fall off the back of his truck on the highway, and now I have to replace my front bumper...... :tsk: great. Does anyone know if it really matters much if the bumper I get is polyurethane or plastic as long as it is primed? I'm thinking of replacing my bumper with The Mtech 2 front bumper off of http://www.modbargains.com/MTech-ll-Style-Front-Bumper-BMW-E46-Coupe-Sedan.htm it comes with the grill and fog light housings that I need, but is made of polyurethane. Does anyone know if this is a good bumper???? Thanks for any help anyone can give me :clap:

 

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:ben: Some idiot let a bucket fall off the back of his truck on the highway, and now I have to replace my front bumper...... :tsk: great. Does anyone know if it really matters much if the bumper I get is polyurethane or plastic as long as it is primed? I'm thinking of replacing my bumper with The Mtech 2 front bumper off of http://www.modbargains.com/MTech-ll-Style-Front-Bumper-BMW-E46-Coupe-Sedan.htm it comes with the grill and fog light housings that I need, but is made of polyurethane. Does anyone know if this is a good bumper???? Thanks for any help anyone can give me :clap:
PolyPropylene and Polyurethane are essentially the same. Very good quality - stay away from Fiberglass.:thumbup:
All our mtech II bumpers ($175 starting price) are in stock and ready to ship. For the price you can even do a front and rear with fogs;) :)

Here is some feedback from our customers:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=793274
 

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Prepping was simple for mine. no primer used. The bumper was hit with a DA sander to remove any scratches then sprayed with an adhesion promoter. Then base coat and clear.
 

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PP - is usually the prefered by bodyshops. it is an OEM material that is easy to work with and on the prep work.
PU - is more flexible, almost rubbery and is a little more work to finish properly.

I had the choice and went with PP, later I met some others who went PU and regretted it.

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Heyyyyyyyy look who it is!! I know it's killing you having a bumper looking like that. Don't worry, it will be fixed soon! Did you figure out which body shop you were gonna go to??
 

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Yeah I'm still not sure which shop I'm taking it to yet. I went ahead and ordered the polyurethane bumper ( I hope It turns out ok ). I have a guy who is giving me a good deal on prep, prime, and installation (I think). Hopefully I will just be able to take it to the shop ready for paint.....and taw daw I'll have my car back. I need the paint on the bumper (and the bumper itself) to hold up to my "lead foot" style of driving. lol Maybe I should install a push bar on the bumper (kidding). Thanks For Your Help And Great Advice!!!!! Trust me I need it
 

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Swerve!!!!!
 
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