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Old 01-30-2013, 09:59 AM
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Replacing fog light bulb on X3 M Sport

Hi all.

I want to replace my OEM yellowish fog light bulbs with xenon white ones. How do I get access to the fog lights? Can I do this from the front of the M Sport bumper or do i have to take the fender liner out?



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Old 01-30-2013, 11:22 AM
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Old 01-30-2013, 11:47 AM
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Thanks for the reply. Is this the same process on the E83 sport bumper as well? To be honest, I didn't check if there is a cover around the fog lights on mine. What exactly is the
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middle quadrant of the lens mount
that dyrwlf59 mentions in the first link?
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Old 01-31-2013, 08:15 AM
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The thing is, there is no plastic ring around my fog lights since they are enclosed in the small grills. See the photo below. Can the grill be removed?

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Old 01-31-2013, 09:23 AM
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This may not be exactly the same - but I would think similar - that special tool is just a small ( maybe 1 to 1&1/2 inch wide but thin ) flat plastic trim removal pry tool,
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Old 02-03-2013, 01:18 AM
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This may not be exactly the same - but I would think similar - that special tool is just a small ( maybe 1 to 1&1/2 inch wide but thin ) flat plastic trim removal pry tool,
I'll try this today. although i don't have a tool similar to that, I will find something plastic and give it a go. Thanks
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