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I have a X5 35d on order and think about to find a good solution for the orange side markers.
I didn't found any in clear i guess because the side markers are only for the US marked.
I found a post where someone was painting them in the original car color which was not bad but he mention that on a 35d the radiator could be a problem to get the side marker off the bumper.

Has anyone experience with this and could give me some advice.
Pictures or links are welcome.

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Thanks, but this is what i planed and when you read his headline he says that it would be difficult on the passenger side on an 35d because of the radiator.

Can anyone conform or take a look on his 35d if its possible to access from the passenger side as wll?

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Ok, i just checked a 35d at a dealer and the radiator is on the drivers side.
Problem is that there is no way to access the side marker from the front.
I see a mesh on the back which could be removed when removing the tire.
The radiator is also visible from the other side.
Only question would be if i can reach in to access the side marker?

Any idea anyone?
 

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I read on Xoutpost that you will need to remove the wheel, wheel arch and inner fender liner to access the side marker. Run a query there on the m sport body kit DIY. The guy there did a writeup indicating the level of finesse in replacing that marker. HTH
 

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Sorry but can't find it.
Could you send a link?

Would be great to see what I have to remove to access the marker.

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As it looks right now you just have to remove the wheel to get abetted access. There is a mesh plate which can be removed and I guess you can access from there.

I was also thinking about stickers but you will never match the metallic color an maybe see some amber on the side....

I will try it and remove the wheel.
My X5 is still on order but this will be one if the first things I will do!

This post sounds good and he got it done with out removing something...

http://www.xbimmers.com/forums/showthread.php?p=10501197#post10501197
 
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