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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 05-31-2011, 02:11 AM
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hi guys, i am thinking about installing the LED light kit (the ones we see in porsche) on to my front bumper tomorrow!

there is like a little gap next to fog lights in the lower part of the front OEM bumper,
what do you guys think?
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:11 PM
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Wouldn't it contradict the halos? IMO each car should have it's own distinct markings. BMWs have halos, Audi has the dots, in fact every other luxury car start doing those led dots by the headlights, after Audi started doing theirs. Those things piss me off! Keep it real man.
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Old 05-31-2011, 01:09 PM
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No It doesn't contradict the halos since it's under the headlight. There is a empty space next to the fog light on the bottom part of the front bumper. I'll post up the pic soon. I think it looks alot nicer IMO.

Didn't know you were such a hater of the lights haha
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I meant that there shouldbe either halo or led dots.
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Old 05-31-2011, 02:28 PM
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Actually, if you look closely the new 6er has the 3 LEDs on each side of the front fascia - similar to what you are thinking of doing.

Not sure if I am a fan yet, but by all means do it and TAKE PICS!!
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hi guys, i am thinking about installing the LED light kit (the ones we see in porsche) on to my front bumper tomorrow!

there is like a little gap next to fog lights in the lower part of the front OEM bumper,
what do you guys think?
A guy from the M5/M6 board did it on his M6.
here's the link to his DIY...

LED DRL

and here's a pic of his M6...
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Old 05-31-2011, 03:54 PM
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I didn't like the idea at first but the one done on the M6 is pretty nice.
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Old 05-31-2011, 04:59 PM
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A guy from the M5/M6 board did it on his M6.
here's the link to his DIY...

LED DRL

and here's a pic of his M6...
Wow I was considering this but wasn't sure if it would look good in the long run but to sum it up "I like"...I think it would look nice if you took out the fog lights and fog light housing and ran this setup...maybe a future mod for me


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Agreed - looks SICK on an ///M6, which has the larger intakes (more space) and no fogs. On our non-M's, I think it might look silly unless you got rid of the fogs.
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Thats the same picture from ebay and they sale those lights for 39.99....
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im getting it done tomorrow in the morning and will post pix as soon as i get it done!

i think im going to keep my fog lights on along with the LED lights though
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I think if the LED's match the color of the halo's and/or the lights, that wouldn't look bad...
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I don't like the ones on the M6. It looks like such an afterthought... it doesn't even integrate with the shape of the hole. I am all for having LED on the car, but keep it clean.
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The LEDs on that M6 have a slapped-on look to me...kind of an after-thought, no real style. [Stan, I didn't see your comment until I posted mine...we seem to be in sync on this one!]
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:13 AM
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LOL Leslierc, I imagine our taste is quite similar as I have a White 7 as well.
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A guy from the M5/M6 board did it on his M6.
here's the link to his DIY...

LED DRL

and here's a pic of his M6...
What's just inside from the LED's - those small black boxes in the upper corners of the center opening in the bumper?
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What's just inside from the LED's - those small black boxes in the upper corners of the center opening in the bumper?
My guess would be laser radar jammers (2x or more is fairly standard for front)...?

I'm on the fence on the LED's - looks decent on the M6 which doesn't have fogs.
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Not a fan of the LED strip...everyone is doing it.

I agree with onenightstan & leslierc
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everyone is doing it.
While I agree, it does seem to be a more modern look since we're seeing it on the newer BMWs, Audis and Porsches. I'm on the fence about the look. Not going to rush out and rip out my fogs anytime soon.
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Guys I'm installing the led as we speak. I'll keep you guys posted!
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I will post up some better pic late at night
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To me, this car is a little too busy looking now. For some reason, by just adding those 2 LED's, the front end looks very cluttered now. Am I the only I seeing this?
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Wouldn't it contradict the halos? IMO each car should have it's own distinct markings. BMWs have halos, Audi has the dots, in fact every other luxury car start doing those led dots by the headlights, after Audi started doing theirs. Those things piss me off! Keep it real man.
+1million!!! Even the new Chrysler c200/300 have em! Ugly! Unless u own a Audi, vw, Bentley, or Lamborghini it's ok
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Although alot of people are disliking the led strip, I still kinda like how it gives me a little touch to empty space next to fog lights
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Although alot of people are disliking the led strip, I still kinda like how it gives me a little touch to empty space next to fog lights
More pics please, maybe some straight on shots I just can't imagine them with the fogs


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