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  1. E46 facelift conversion 
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    Hello, I am looking to buy an E46 99/00', so pre-facelift. My question is can I change the front and rear bumpers to facelifted ones? Ideally to the sport ones? And if so is it merely a straight swap or do they require modification?

    sorry if this has been asked before, if so then feel free to point me in the right direction.

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    As far as I know you can....you need to purchase the front 2 wings and the repeaters, the facelift bonnet, the M tech II front bumper and rear bumper, the facelift headlights, the MV2 alloys and also the rear LED lights. The rear LED lights need to be fitted using an adapter so a warning light does not come up on your dash. I have heard it is a very costly conversion unless you know the right people A link to a site with more information on this coversion will follow...

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    2001 E46 325ci facelift conversion???

    I am having trouble finding the website which has a how-to with explanations and diagrams. If I find it I will post it onto here.

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    I think the OP is just asking if you can fit later facelift bumpers to an early pre-facelift E46. I think you can without the need to change wings / bonnet etc.
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by SootE46 View Post
    I think the OP is just asking if you can fit later facelift bumpers to an early pre-facelift E46. I think you can without the need to change wings / bonnet etc.
    Oh I just re-read the post...yes you are correct! I do apologise for that As far as I am aware you can fit the facelift bumpers onto a pre-facelift vehicle as the measurements are exactly the same.

    I thought Dev wanted to carry out a full conversion after looking at the thread title

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    Or just buy a facelift BMW!
     
     

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    i want to do it too, do the headlights mount right up?
     
     

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    hi all, first post here, i have a 53 plate 3 copue with xenon light, does any one know a suitable source to fit the ccfl angel eye rings ?? also what is the suggested lighting output i.e. 7000k series or greater ( i think 7000k is pure white or something) .......... any assistance welcome. thanks.
     
     

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    I think the most wideley used are 6000
     
     

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    6000k is pure white with a tinge of blue. 7000k will be white but a very noticeable blue output.
     
     

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