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Old 08-27-2009, 05:22 PM
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Cool New corner lights looking sweet..

I finally got my corner lights in the mail today. It took me half an hour and they were mounted. I have been looking many places for clear corner lights, but i realized that i can not just mount clear glass lights on it because of how dark the headlight are. That would just look strange with shiny white corner lights and dark head lights.

So i figured that i had to go for smoked glass. And it looks good. It blends in perfectly with the headlights. Now off to get me some style 37 wheels..

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Old 08-27-2009, 06:17 PM
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Old 09-02-2009, 08:52 PM
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get clear side markers now.
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Old 09-03-2009, 03:27 PM
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Yeah good idea.. I'll do it right away
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Old 09-14-2009, 08:31 AM
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Old 11-15-2009, 07:22 AM
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Looks pretty good
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Old 11-15-2009, 03:02 PM
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Looks good. I need to take a picture of my head lights. They are different as well.
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Old 11-24-2009, 07:58 AM
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Where did you find the smoked light covers?
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Old 01-22-2010, 05:54 PM
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I ordered a set of those online, still waiting for them though... apparently the website name cannot be mentioned here. Also bought a set of smoked LED tailights for mine, as my OEM's were all cracked. The new tailights look sweet, I think anyway.
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Old 01-23-2010, 09:43 AM
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Hello.. Here is the link to the corner lights They are not covers, but complete corner lights that you replace the OEM with..

Those tail lights looks good. Not my style, but they do look good.
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Old 01-23-2010, 10:14 AM
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Thanks for the link daytona, if mine don't arrive soon enough I'll get em there. Nice driveway of yours too I'd say, smokin' deal on the 3.
I was contemplating headlights but think I still like the OEM's more. I suppose an HID upgrade to the bulbs may update the look a bit. I like this car way too much, better slow down before I go bankrupt!
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Old 01-23-2010, 10:27 AM
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Haha.. I hear you.. It is easy to get carried away..
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Thanks for the link. I am also considering a HID retrofit, but i want to keep my stock housings.
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Old 01-23-2010, 06:08 PM
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I wish I knew what they looked like on a black car....
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Old 01-23-2010, 06:35 PM
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opinions? not on the MS skills, just the potential look.
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Old 01-24-2010, 10:40 AM
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the smoked corners would look best on a black car like yours i think. would blend in with the headlights perfectly. still waitin for mine, ordered them a few weeks ago.
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Old 02-07-2010, 05:25 PM
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I ordered a set of those online, still waiting for them though... apparently the website name cannot be mentioned here. Also bought a set of smoked LED tailights for mine, as my OEM's were all cracked. The new tailights look sweet, I think anyway.
Too much chrome and you'll have a hell of a time getting the "Check Brake Lights" message to go away. My buddy has those on his 750iL. I'm a personal fan of the CELIS taillights instead.
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Old 02-07-2010, 05:28 PM
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Thanks for the link. I am also considering a HID retrofit, but i want to keep my stock housings.
The point of a retrofit is so that you can keep your stock housing I got HID conversion kits from both www.ddmtuning.com and www.hidextra.com (coupon code "besthid-m" got my free shipping and free resistors (make sure to ask for them at checkout) for $65 shipped).
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PERFORMANCE:///M5 6spd conv., Iron sleeves, L/W Teflon coated pistons, 3 angle valvejob, P&P head, cams, electric fan, CF intake tube w/aluminum heatshield, Magnaflow 14816'd
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Hardwired V1 above rearview, 12" RE Audio DVC sub, MTX 81000D, silver trim, 5% tint
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Old 02-07-2010, 08:18 PM
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I've had the LED tailights for a month now and they work well, no error messages or glitches. I considered the Celis LED's but wanted less color (personal preference) They look nice with the dark green, the smoke lenses keep the chrome to a minimum. I got my smoke corner lights finally, kept clear 1157 bulbs also. They just make it look even better, blend in with the stock headlights nicely.

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Old 02-15-2010, 09:15 AM
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hi there my name is brian i live in scotland in the UK your clear lenses look good i just bought a set for my bmw 728i and i do not know how to get the old ones off can you help many thanks:
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Old 02-15-2010, 09:12 PM
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If you're talking about the tailights, there are four nuts holding each tailight assembly. Once you pull open the inside covers in the trunk, you will see the nuts which tighten onto studs which are built into the housings. Once the nuts are removed, the units come out easily. The wiring harness pulls off easily and the replacement pushes on just as easy. Be sure the rubber seal on the new units are complete (water gets in easily otherwise). You may have to align the new ones slightly... they can move around a bit before you tighten them down.
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Old 02-16-2010, 09:22 AM
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hi there my name is brian i live in scotland in the UK your clear lenses look good i just bought a set for my bmw 728i and i do not know how to get the old ones off can you help many thanks:
For the clear corner lenses, there is a screw hole along the edge of your fender for a long phillips head screw driver. Just turn that and you should be able to pull them right out.
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Old 02-21-2010, 03:17 PM
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just a couple of latest pics, one of the smoke corners... clear bulbs inside.
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