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E36 (1991 - 1999)
The E36 chassis 3-Series BMW was a huge hit among driving enthusiasts from the first moment the car hit the pavement. The E36 won numerous awards over the years it was produced and is still a favorite of many BMW enthusiasts to this day! -- View the E36 Wiki

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Old 03-06-2008, 08:30 PM
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smoking lights

so there are prob like a million of these post.. sorry =[ but just wondering wut is the best way to tint my corners and tails and fogs without it being permanent!
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Old 03-06-2008, 11:16 PM
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use a black dry erase marker. Should wipe off in a few days.
or find some black grease and smear it on there.
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Old 03-07-2008, 03:35 AM
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simple = good.
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Hi simple quick non permanent mod go into your girls draw and nik some black stockings not too thick not too thin stretch these over the lights and secure, they give a nice blacked out look and come off easy
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Old 03-07-2008, 11:04 AM
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Hi simple quick non permanent mod go into your girls draw and nik some black stockings not too thick not too thin stretch these over the lights and secure, they give a nice blacked out look and come off easy
i would never think of somethign like that... thats awesome
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Old 03-07-2008, 08:21 PM
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take grandma panties, more stretchability.
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Old 03-07-2008, 11:23 PM
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You guys are hilarious! Lol.

You can get washable temporary paints and spray it on there lightly to tint it, or tinted film should be easily removable.
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You guys think im joking it really does work
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You guys think im joking it really does work
Pics for proof! This I wanna see...
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Old 03-08-2008, 03:53 AM
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I havn't actually done it to my car, but ive seen alot of people do it and it dont look to bad couldn't find any pics but i found this guy on a nother site explaining it...
I removed the light clusters and stretched the tights over them then cable tied the loose bits around the rear rubber seals.
Yes it's legal as long as you see the correct colour and light behind the cover. The tights don't change the colours when illuminated.
No it doesn't affect the view or brightness of the bulbs.

so like i said no joke look in your mamas draw a find some black tights if you cant find any go to the shop if think i heard 40 denier is a good thickness to use serious
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Old 03-08-2008, 06:18 AM
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No it doesn't affect the view or brightness of the bulbs.
Anything on the lens affects the brightness and view of the bulbs. Yellow-tinting, smoking, even thicker clear laminates will cut some light output.

Related to tail lights and estoril blu's technique, though, the reduction in output would be negligible.
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