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Old 11-23-2009, 11:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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So after my son backed into my 740il

My front grill is toast. My low beam burned out. His Jeep is fine ( of course).
I took off the broken chrome rings around the grills and I think I like the all black look, better than with the chrome. I took off the damaged water shooter thingys for teh headlights, as they were trashed also. I'll either get new ones or put 410 shotgun shells in the holes (jk).
Man I tell ya, replacing the halogen bulb was difficult as heck! I had no room to maneuver my banana hands around in teh crampt quarters.
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Old 11-23-2009, 12:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Wow, how annoying. Best of luck sorting it!
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Old 11-23-2009, 04:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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That sucks...dare i ask for pics....?
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I was able to JB Weld teh grill back together ( temporary ) but after looking at it without the chrome it looked a little meaner....I would still have to replace the grills, but I'm thinking of leaving them black.
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Probably need to use photobucket.com or something; links are broken.
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Probably need to use photobucket.com or something; links are broken.
PHOTOBUCKET.COM IT IS!!! That was cool.
I'm not sure how you view the photo's on there.
TheDil is the user name.
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