M3 Diffuser - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
BMW Forum BMW Forum

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)
Register Home Forum Active Topics Gallery / Showroom Auto Loans Garage Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read Auto EscrowInsurance

3-Series (E36) Chat relating to the BMW 3-Series from 1992-1999. Autodoodad Specific models include: BMW 316i, BMW 318i, BMW 318iS/ti, BMW 320, BMW 323, BMW 320, BMW 324, BMW 325, BMW 328.

BimmerWerkz.com is the premier BMW Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-14-2005, 12:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
4th Gear Member
 
93 325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Connecticut
Car:
Posts: 921
Photos:
93 325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to 93 325i
Just got my M3 diffuser today, is this suppoed to be painted the color of the car?
__________________
Complete mod list and pics:

My 1993 325i
93 325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-14-2005, 12:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Sweden
Car:
Posts: 151
Photos:
ILiveToRide is an unknown quantity at this point
You mean the lower middle part (sort of) of a M3 rear bumper? Just making sure so I don't tell you wrong.

If we mean the same thing then it's black on all M3's.
__________________
<img src='http://www.vovvenviggo.se/ilivetoride/sig8.JPG' border='0' alt='user posted image' />
1994 Arcticsilber M3, 286hp, 18&quot; AC Schnitzer wheels.
ILiveToRide is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 01:06 PM   #3 (permalink)
4th Gear Member
 
93 325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Connecticut
Car:
Posts: 921
Photos:
93 325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to 93 325i
Yea thats the part. Where the exhaust tips exit from. I thought it remained black, but a note on the diffuser said to fit the part before you paint it. I guess some people paint and some don't. I'm keeping mine black like stock, thanks for the info
__________________
Complete mod list and pics:

My 1993 325i
93 325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 02:38 PM   #4 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
B_w.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Edmonton
Car: turbo e36
Posts: 421
Photos:
B_w. is an unknown quantity at this point
did you get the oem diffuser or an after market one?
__________________
turbo 2.8
cp pistons, eagle rods, gt35r, tec3
B_w. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 02:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
4th Gear Member
 
93 325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Connecticut
Car:
Posts: 921
Photos:
93 325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to 93 325i
Not sure..I got the diffuser from bavauto so i doubt it's true OEM, but it looks like a quality part
__________________
Complete mod list and pics:

My 1993 325i
93 325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 05:46 PM   #6 (permalink)
Been here a while.
 
97alpineM3's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2004
Location: Virginia
Car: Blah
Posts: 5,375
Photos:
97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all97alpineM3 is a name known to all
Send a message via AIM to 97alpineM3 Send a message via MSN to 97alpineM3
Some paint... some dont.... Original Ms dont have it painted... but I know a few that have and it looks good.... Deloriant painted his.... check his out...

Les
__________________

1997 E36 M3 1990 E30 325i
97alpineM3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 08:12 PM   #7 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Deloriant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: San Clemente, CA
Car:
Posts: 2,155
Photos:
Deloriant is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Deloriant
I think it looks good painted...but it depends on a million things..
__________________
<img src='http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o17/M4yorThis/119575444991686.jpg'>
Deloriant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-14-2005, 08:47 PM   #8 (permalink)
5th Gear Member
 
jshearer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Scottsdale, AZ
Car: 1994 325is
Posts: 1,071
Photos:
jshearer is an unknown quantity at this point
When I look at the M3 it looks like the diffuser is part of the actualy bumper. When I look at my bumper on my 325is it looks like if I added the aftermarket diffuser(just diffuser part) it would look funny and not sit the same. Deloriant did you replace your whole bumper or just add a diffuser part?
__________________
<a href="http://imageshack.us"><img src="http://img217.imageshack.us/img217/3466/quicksignature20te.jpg" border="0" width="600" alt="Image Hosted by ImageShack.us" /></a>
jshearer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 12:46 AM   #9 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
chr328is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Car:
Posts: 128
Photos:
chr328is is an unknown quantity at this point
I am going to get the same one , from bav auto. What color does it come in? (the unpainted plastic?) Is it plastic black? or that dark grey color? just wondering, because I want to know if I'll need to paint it or not. Thanks
__________________
&lt;img src=&quot;http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a3...0003.jpg&quot; alt=&quot;Image hosted by Photobucket.com&quot;&gt;
chr328is is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 01:22 AM   #10 (permalink)
Power Shifting
 
Cruzin 323is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Carle Place, NY
Car:
Posts: 3,677
Photos:
Cruzin 323is is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Cruzin 323is
mines oem, off a m3.. thats why it doesn't line up correctly!
__________________
-SOLD..
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2229108/1 *UPDATED 8.25.06*
R.I.P Fast 6


stuff for sale on my e36.. CHeck it out!
http://www.bimmerwerkz.com/forum/aft...e36-49128.html
Cruzin 323is is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 08:27 AM   #11 (permalink)
4th Gear Member
 
93 325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Connecticut
Car:
Posts: 921
Photos:
93 325i is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to 93 325i
Quote:
Originally posted by chr328is@Apr 15 2005, 12:46 AM
I am going to get the same one , from bav auto. What color does it come in? (the unpainted plastic?) Is it plastic black? or that dark grey color? just wondering, because I want to know if I'll need to paint it or not. Thanks
[snapback]332696[/snapback]
It is the plastic black color. The same as the OEM valence. I think it would look fine right out of the box no paint, but on deloriants it looks nice painted.. i'll try out the black and go from there. BTW they are on sale at bavauto for $115
__________________
Complete mod list and pics:

My 1993 325i
93 325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 10:18 AM   #12 (permalink)
You Can Has A Custom Title!!
 
Deloriant's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: San Clemente, CA
Car:
Posts: 2,155
Photos:
Deloriant is an unknown quantity at this point
Send a message via AIM to Deloriant
Quote:
Originally posted by jshearer@Apr 14 2005, 07:47 PM
When I look at the M3 it looks like the diffuser is part of the actualy bumper. When I look at my bumper on my 325is it looks like if I added the aftermarket diffuser(just diffuser part) it would look funny and not sit the same. Deloriant did you replace your whole bumper or just add a diffuser part?
[snapback]332580[/snapback]
Replaced the entire bumper.
__________________
<img src='http://i116.photobucket.com/albums/o17/M4yorThis/119575444991686.jpg'>
Deloriant is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 04:46 PM   #13 (permalink)
2nd Gear Member
 
B_w.'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2004
Location: Edmonton
Car: turbo e36
Posts: 421
Photos:
B_w. is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
mines oem, off a m3.. thats why it doesn't line up correctly!
is there any way to make the oem difuser look like it belongs there or is the bavauto one the best ways to go.
__________________
turbo 2.8
cp pistons, eagle rods, gt35r, tec3
B_w. is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 05:32 PM   #14 (permalink)
my car is red
 
94BMW325i's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Newark, Delaware
Car: 94 325i, 84 325e
Posts: 5,747
Photos:
94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of94BMW325i has much to be proud of
Send a message via AIM to 94BMW325i Send a message via Yahoo to 94BMW325i
get an m3 rear bumper
__________________


member and partial creator of pimpin the auto club
94BMW325i is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-15-2005, 07:47 PM   #15 (permalink)
1st Gear Member
 
chr328is's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Car:
Posts: 128
Photos:
chr328is is an unknown quantity at this point
Quote:
Originally posted by 93 325i+Apr 15 2005, 06:27 AM--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(93 325i @ Apr 15 2005, 06:27 AM)</div><div class='quotemain'><!--QuoteBegin-chr328is@Apr 15 2005, 12:46 AM
I am going to get the same one , from bav auto. What color does it come in? (the unpainted plastic?) Is it plastic black? or that dark grey color? just wondering, because I want to know if I'll need to paint it or not. Thanks
[snapback]332696[/snapback]
It is the plastic black color. The same as the OEM valence. I think it would look fine right out of the box no paint, but on deloriants it looks nice painted.. i'll try out the black and go from there. BTW they are on sale at bavauto for $115
[snapback]332775[/snapback]
[/b][/quote]



cool thanks. And are you guys sure that the original bumpers on the m3 DO NOT have that part painted???? (the diffuser part) Because I always thought they did
__________________
&lt;img src=&quot;http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a3...0003.jpg&quot; alt=&quot;Image hosted by Photobucket.com&quot;&gt;
chr328is is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 3-Series (E36)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
M3 Rear Valance/ Diffuser EuroBeem 3-Series (E36) 3 04-28-2005 05:50 PM
Rear Diffuser silver328is 3-Series (E36) 16 10-16-2004 08:39 AM
M3 Diffuser k2c69n 3-Series (E36) 8 10-13-2004 08:13 PM
M3 Rear Diffuser akolang M-Series (M1, M3, M5, M6) 0 12-23-2003 07:59 AM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:20 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.