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    School me on Mtech 2

    I have a 1991 convertible that has the early bumpers but from what I've been told due to being a convertible it accepts the Mtech 2 kit pretty easily.

    If the above is indeed correct - can someone confirm if this is what i need to to convert to Mtech 2 front & rear? Also what should this cost and possible vendors (good quality)?
    • MTech 2 one piece
      late model rebar
      late model front bumper shocks
      foglights
      late model metal valance
      rear Mtech bumoper


    Thanks!

    #2
    Easily? no. By the time you facelift your vert and source all of the parts, it will be time consuming, costly and labor intensive, then after all that it still wouldn't be a factory M tech car. Unless you are okay with that and attached to your car, I would just look for a factory fitted M tech car.
    "I'd probably take the E30 M3 in this case just because I love that little car, and how tanky that inline 6 is." - thecj

    85 323i M TECH 1 S52 - ALPINEWEISS/SCHWARZE
    88 M3 - LACHSSILBER/SCHWARZE
    89 M3 - ALPINEWEISS II/M TECH CLOTH-ALCANTARA
    91 M TECHNIC CABRIO TURBO - MACAOBLAU/M TECH CLOTH-LEATHER

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      #3
      Originally posted by reelizmpro View Post
      Easily? no. By the time you facelift your vert and source all of the parts, it will be time consuming, costly and labor intensive, then after all that it still wouldn't be a factory M tech car. Unless you are okay with that and attached to your car, I would just look for a factory fitted M tech car.
      Appreciate the feedback. Unfortunately in Canada real Mtech cars are not readily available. Even regular E30s that aren't rusted to hell are hard to find.

      I am not worried about the authenticity of the mods/car. i just want to update it by removing the diving board bumpers but still keep it OEM. I don't think i'll be the 1st E30 to install the Mtech bumpers as such i'm hoping someone with experience can provide some guidance.

      Thanks!

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        #4
        OP, you are better off sourcing an 88+ coupe if you are insisting on running an MT2 kit.
        Everything is far simpler, as the vert will require far more fabrication to make it work.
        If it's got tits or tires, it's gonna cost ya!

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          #5
          Originally posted by Stanley Rockafella View Post
          OP, you are better off sourcing an 88+ coupe if you are insisting on running an MT2 kit.
          Everything is far simpler, as the vert will require far more fabrication to make it work.
          I decided against the MT2 kit and I'm just going with the late model valance and plastic bumper. Aside from bolting on the late model shocks, rebar and removing the tow hook it's pretty much a straight swap. I'll add an IS lip as well to finish off the look.

          Thank you for chiming in!

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