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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 01-31-2013, 01:36 PM
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WTB: Hella Lense Cover - White Indicators

After some repair at a local body shop, my driver's headlight (pre-facelift) was replaced with an nice, new OEM headlight with white indicator lense (Hella.) My car had aftermarket Depos on it and of course, the clear lenses do not match.

I seem to be having trouble finding Hella replacement ones. Any help in finding one is appreciated.

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Old 01-31-2013, 01:51 PM
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i have this is you want them... one lens is new the other one need to be buffed out... let me know.. those clear one are hard to come by unless u get the depot ones or you have to pay alot more for one lens..
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Old 01-31-2013, 02:07 PM
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Thanks...

...but, no thanks. I am not interested in going back to Amber. If I change, it will be to smoked lenses on both sides. Right now, I prefer Hella clear.
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Old 01-31-2013, 04:40 PM
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I typed /lens F3 into the bestlinks and this came up with 'might' help:
- How to replace the headlight lens with the desired lens (1)
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Old 01-31-2013, 05:44 PM
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Confused -- your post contains an image from Schmiedmann's. So... why not order from them?

Also confusing -- do you now have two different kinds of headlights are your car? You said the "drivers" headlight was replaced -- what about the other one?
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Old 02-01-2013, 11:12 AM
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Sorry about that...

It probably comes across as confusing.

First, Schreibman's does not carie Hella. I verified that. I just used the pic. They have Depos or another brand.

Second, my car had the original lights on it. I changed them to clear Depos at one point. Then, I had a minor accident last year and the body shop ordered a brand new left headlight from BMW that was shipped from europe due to the white indicator lense was not a US p/n. It is a BMW p/n with the white turn signal indicator lense from Hella. Real OEM has it listed.

So, I have one Hella clear lense and one Depo. The Hella is darker in color, but not smoked, and has a slightly different look than the Depo. Most people do not notice, but I do and it bothers me. Since I like the Hella lense, I want to purchase one for the right side.

I hope that clears it up. If I cannot find one, I may by smoked ones and change both.
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Old 02-01-2013, 12:03 PM
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http://www.bekkers.com/Merchant2/mer...e=btslight5e39

for the price of OEM hella covers you may as well get a set of dj autos and go for the facelift look
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