Would E12 Euro bumpers fit......

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canada karl
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Would E12 Euro bumpers fit......

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on a Bavaria? Looks to me like the car bodies might be of a similar size?
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Re: Would E12 Euro bumpers fit......

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I would have to say, I bet not. To me the e3 is a fair bit larger. And if they did fit something wouldn't line up I'd bet. Just my 2 cents.
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Re: Would E12 Euro bumpers fit......

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Bav's are much larger inside, but just a little outside. I think I did a mockup one time when I had parts cars for both and it seems like a Bav would have fit at least one end of and E12, but I don't know about the other way and I'm not even positive I did the mockup. One thing visually to consider is Bavs are much longer in the trunk. You would really just have to try them if nobody has done it.
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Re: Would E12 Euro bumpers fit......

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I think your right. Just by looking at the pictures it appears to me that the rear E12 bumper would fit but the front sides of the E12 bumper would be too long for the Bavaria.
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