A small but sufficient guidance for removing (setting in the reverse order) e36 front bumper and e36 rear bumper next. It comes to the standard vehicle equipment from the factory without tuning body kit elements.
Disassemble e36 bmw 3 series front bumper
Front bumper bmw e36 can be removed either with the amplifier or separately. In the first case, open the hood and unscrew headlights together with turn signal. Under the headlights observe and unscrew bolts of amplifier bumper fastening to the body. In the second - remove moldings prying them loose with a screwdriver and unscrew underneath bolts of the bumper fastening.
In both cases, then remove the fender liner unscrewing wheels alternately left and right. Now we pull off the bumper from guiding and disconnect wires from foglights and hoses from the headlight washer, if there is one in your third model.
Repair of bmw e36 rear bumper
There are also two options - the bmw e36 rear bumper can be removed from the trunk (remove under a carpet the plastic and unscrew dampeners) together with dampers or just with the amplifier by removing the bottom lip (fixed on three clips) and unscrewing two bolts right under the sprocket. Both in the first and second cases it is necessary to unscrew also arch liners and only thereafter to move the bumper.
Purchase of bmw e36 bumper
New bmw e36 bumper of the original performance can be bought for $500-800, but what is the point? New alternatives cost around $70 or complete and painted used bumper around $40 may completely solve the question. But you can search for tuning stores and get more attractive option for about $100.