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So i bought some cheap clear corners off ebay for $15. they came and they looked too stupid to put on my car. So a couple weeks later (now) i decide to paint them thinkin what the heck. The paint looked good so I put em on my car and here it is:

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this is what they looked like before... ehhhh
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the new look..
btw these are all taken with my super awesome camera/video phone
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how do they look lit?

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Show us a pic from the front with the clear ones :P
At this moment I am not sure what I like the most.

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I'm diggin the painted ones. I don't like the clear/chrome ones either. They don't match the headlight style at all. Only problem, do they still light up?

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interesting project. i am just concerned though on how it would look like when lit - especially at night. would it not look dull? if so - would it still be safe?
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suprisingly its lit well... although you cant see them as well as clears or oranges

but i could care less... i dont drive at night. but it is light enough to see a signal. even in the daytime.

fyi: these are temporary, i just wanted to see if they would work... i still have the orange ones if it becomes dangerous/etc


and the clear/chrome ones stupid. they may look good in a picture BUT in real life wow they look fakey/plastic


ps if anyone wants a DIY im down...

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great then...

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and the clear/chrome ones stupid. they may look good in a picture BUT in real life wow they look fakey/plastic


You are soooo right. I saw pics and ordered them immediately. Installed them, took a look, and thought: Man, these look ricey as hell!! Bought oem the next day!

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i like the ones on your 328, what are they?
and how much was your front bumper installed/painted/shipped?

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Man, these look ricey as hell!! Bought oem the next day!
And what exactly is oem?

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OK camnipotent, thanks

I would go for the OEM's too!

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