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#1 (permalink) Old 07-26-2004, 11:08 AM
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Hey
sorry if this is too cheap for some people, infact i was shocked at the price as well.
has anyone purchased these ? which one would you guys recommend on a dark blue 4 dr 328i ?
these are the two options.
1) clear ones {HERE}

2) euro ones, a bit smoggy....kind of leaning towards this one..but not sure
{HERE}

Also, how hard is it to do myself ?
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#2 (permalink) Old 07-26-2004, 11:13 AM
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well, I'm going to give my customary warning:

those are cheap for a reason. I had some and they broke for no reason and came out of the car on the interstate. buy OE.

That said, if you really want to risk it, #1 looks better IMO.

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hey
thanks for the advice el.
in that case i will try looking for ones a little better (more expensive) cuz it would suck if it did fly off.....what are OE's ? and how much do they run around ?
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OEs are what bavauto, bmpd, and the dealer carry. They run about $30/light, but the quality and thickness of the retaining clip is 3 times better.

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1) looks better, but I would highly recommend getting the crystal clears off of Tuner - http://www.turnermotorsport.com/html/detai...RODUCT_ID=J3622

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hey
thanks guys, will get the better ones then.
hey deloriant, on the tms page they have a red bmw that looks almost like urs...doesnt look bad without the black plastic stripes...i remember you had posted a little while ago saying to remove those, thought it wudnt look good...but it does.... sweet deal
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yeah if a rock hits the ebay ones they wil break, pay the money just in case!

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if a rock hit the stock ones they would break but still ebay sucks (even though i have ebay corners on my car lol)

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haha ur funny skaw...

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Hey, i think i have ebay ones(Sonar brand), they where easy to install and are not bad for the price. IMO i wouldn't pay 90 dollars for corner lights.
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hey
ya i agree with u ghetto....but i dont want to fly out...will wait for a month or so and dave up maybe....seems to me like a lot of people are using ebay...despite b*tchin abt it.....good job guys.
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Just use super glue if you think they gona fly out.
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They will only fly out if you break the tabs installing them which is easy to do when your taking them out...I know because I broke the tabs on both corners taking them out for my new headlight install...now both slide in and out VERY easily.

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LOL not using ebay parts: 1 pnt
using ebay parts: 0 pnts

i made a thread about that lol what a coincidence


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