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Old 02-12-2005, 11:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey,

I was planning to all clear lenses all around on my 2000 BMW 323i. I looked on Ebay, and for $200 approx I can get clear lenses for the headlights and taillights. I'm proud of my car, but thought that this is a small upgrade that I can afford!!!

Has anyone else out there done this to their car? If you did it to a 2000 BMW, were there any problems?

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Old 02-14-2005, 09:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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A friend of mine did the same thing, got em off ebay. He said it was easy plug and play. His car was a 2000 328Ci. I haven't had the money to do anything like that yet.

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A friend of mine did the same thing, got em off ebay. He said it was easy plug and play. His car was a 2000 328Ci. I haven't had the money to do anything like that yet.

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After looking carefully on Ebay, it seems like the upgrade will cost me $250. However, one seller on Ebay siad that he is selling the set because the day he installed them on his car, he got a ticket since these clear lenses are 'Illegal in NY'. I'm shocked by this - has anyone else had such an experience?

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Old 02-15-2005, 12:03 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i can get you guys clear corners for 40$
let me know if you are interested.

250$ is ridiculous.

as long as you have an amber bulb in there i dont see how they could give a ticket.
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I did all mine and had no problems but I spent way less than $250 on ebay. I think I spent about $250 and also got the M3 lip style spoiler. I installed them myself and it was very easy..you should not have any problems. Here are some pics of mine
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A friend of mine did the same thing, got em off ebay.* He said it was easy plug and play.* His car was a 2000 328Ci.* I haven't had the money to do anything like that yet.

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After looking carefully on Ebay, it seems like the upgrade will cost me $250. However, one seller on Ebay siad that he is selling the set because the day he installed them on his car, he got a ticket since these clear lenses are 'Illegal in NY'. I'm shocked by this - has anyone else had such an experience?

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Thanks for the reply, and for clearing up the 'ticket' situation. $250 is for the stock style lights in clear instead of orange, i.e. the back will have three lines - RED, WHITE and RED. The style ENVY M3 has are nice, but were different from what I had in mind. What kind are you selling Klearz? Also, is $40 for the set of front AND back?

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what i am making is an extra copy of the stock lens but in all clear.
40$ is the price i gave for a set of the clear corner (in the headlight)
are there corners in the back or are you refering to side markers?
pictures are always helpful

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Thanks for the reply, and for clearing up the 'ticket' situation. $250 is for the stock style lights in clear instead of orange, i.e. the back will have three lines - RED, WHITE and RED. The style ENVY M3 has are nice, but were different from what I had in mind. What kind are you selling Klearz? Also, is $40 for the set of front AND back?

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The back lights are like in this picture. Also, I am interested in the side markers (the little things that are on either side, and blink while the turn signals are on)..

Sorry, I don't have more pics as I'm travelling on some client work....

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