Welcome to Bimmerfest -- The #1 Online Community for BMW related information! Please enjoy the discussion forums below and share your experiences with the 200,000 current, new and past BMW owners. The forums are broken out by car model and into other special interest sections such as BMW European Delivery and a special forum to voice your questions to the many BMW dealers on the site to assist our members!

Please follow the links below to help get you started!

Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > M Series > E46 M3 (2001-2006)

E46 M3 (2001-2006)

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-01-2010, 05:42 AM
ZANDER24 ZANDER24 is offline
Registered User
Location: Ireland
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 6
Mein Auto: e36 M3 Evo
Led rear light troubles

Hi guys, recently bought my new baby, a 2003 m3 coupe.. love it
I want to put the OEM LED rear lights on it, i contacted the Stealers and they told me after looking up my chassis number that i would need new LCM Now that gives a total cost of 850 euro for the transformation you really need a sense of humour whenm dealing with BMW.

I am not great at doing research, but from the bit i have done, most seem to say that the dealer is talking crap and that my 2003 LCM is fine and only needs to be flashed? as its only 2001 cars that need a new LCM fitted? So what is the story here, can mine be flashed or does it need changing?

I was lucky enough find a perfect set from a 04 330d coupe at a breakers, i also got the LCM from this car aswell.
I have my adapter cables orderd.
Again i have heard conflicting answers to this LCM question, and dealer wouldnt say YES or NO,
Can i fit this LCM into my car? Will anything go wrong/happen?

Really appreciate some help guys, or even a way around a new LCM without buying aftermarket lights,
i have the lights and Lcm from damaged car here now and will have cables in few days time so im like a child, really want to fit them asap

Last edited by ZANDER24; 05-01-2010 at 05:45 AM.
Reply With Quote
Ads by Google
  #2  
Old 05-05-2010, 10:05 PM
MrAdam's Avatar
MrAdam MrAdam is offline
White Mexican
Location: Santa Barbara
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 360
Mein Auto: e90 M3
from what I'he hear is you can have it flashed. but my car being a 2004 I haven't researched it much. you may want to call someone who sells the LED tails. they could tell you exactly what you need. I did a quick search and this site says just a reflash

http://www.koperformance.com/BMW/lig...ht_kit_2dr.htm

hope this helps
__________________
~Adam
www.thelifestyleluxury.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
lcm, led, retrofit


Forum Navigation
Go Back   Bimmerfest - BMW Forums > BMW Model Discussions > M Series > E46 M3 (2001-2006)
Today's Posts Search
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 02:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
© 2001-2011 performanceIX, Inc. All Rights Reserved .: guidelines .:. privacy .:. terms