Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

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zz3po
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Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by zz3po » Mon 29 Aug, 2016 16:54

Hi everyone...
Im now transferring my z from natrow to widebody.
Any idea if an narrow body rear bumper will fit a widebody quarter panels, etc...?
Thanks :)

BILLZ3
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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by BILLZ3 » Mon 29 Aug, 2016 18:41

Hi
I have both versions sitting in my drive at the moment and looking at them the answer is no , the wide body one is wider to fit the rear wings
Bill

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dennisedlin
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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by dennisedlin » Tue 30 Aug, 2016 13:12

You need to swap the bumper too. In addition I think the drive shafts on the narrow body car are shorter than the wide body items. Not an issue in itself as you could fit wheels with a smaller offset to compensate. I believe that standard Z3M wheels will fit.
Please double check with part numbers from RealOEM to be sure.
Interesting mod though.
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zz3po
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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by zz3po » Tue 30 Aug, 2016 13:54

Thanks.
Allready have the wheels :)
Will get the bumper also

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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by BladeRunner919 » Tue 30 Aug, 2016 14:03

Have you got the sills as well?

zz3po
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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by zz3po » Tue 30 Aug, 2016 15:18

Buying all the wide parts together from a seller

Mugs
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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by Mugs » Tue 30 Aug, 2016 22:11

Having done the wide arch conversion to a 1.9, I know you need the following parts:
Rear wings, sills, rear bumper, wheel arch liners and the longer rubber shroud for the fuel filler neck.
Hope it helps?

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Re: Narrow body rear bumber on wide body fenders?

Post by spurs fan in a coupe » Thu 01 Sep, 2016 22:38

I've got a rear wide body conversion kit on eBay at the moment

I've got the arch liners and petrol filler surrounding too

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-z3-Estoril- ... iid%253A20
we expres: " He did hear the bells ringing, but doesnt know where where the clapper hangs".

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