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Old 11-29-2004, 09:04 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i take out the orange reflectors and put white ones in?

my cousin has a g35 coupe and he put white reflectors on his and he says its illegal in texas but no one really cares.


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Old 11-29-2004, 09:07 PM   #2 (permalink)
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illegal...I think.
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Old 11-29-2004, 09:14 PM   #3 (permalink)
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its illegal if you get caught
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Old 11-29-2004, 09:16 PM   #4 (permalink)
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ILLEGAL???????? wow first time i heard that.... umm i think not well here in canada at least a lot of ppl have them i mean even on the canadian bmw website (www.bmw.ca) their bmw has clear light i attached a pic look its sumthing bmw sells for their cars so i dont think it owould be i have them, cops pull me over all the time coz they say imm too "young" to own a 2003 330i coz im 18..RIGHTTTTTTTTT... but ye they never said n e thing about them
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Old 11-29-2004, 09:26 PM   #5 (permalink)
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They have other things to worry about than the orange reflectors.
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Old 11-29-2004, 09:29 PM   #6 (permalink)
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if youre talking about the sidemarkers, you can have white ones that still flash orange/amber, thats perfectly legal

but even if they flash white, the cops wont give a damn

now flashing red or purple may be another story
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if youre talking about the sidemarkers, you can have white ones that still flash orange/amber, thats perfectly legal

but even if they flash white, the cops wont give a damn

now flashing red or purple may be another story
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Well, you said "reflectors" so I am going to assume you do mean that and not the side markers.....

I too have heard it is "illegal" to replace them with white or clear reflectors, but like most others I would agree that cops have better things to do. They may get you on a technical if you are a &*^% to them getting pulled over for another reason .... (ie..you were speeding AND you have clear reflectors - boy!)....
However, here is a question...if it is illegal to have white or clear and you must keep them red and orange, why does my sports package from the factory have NO reflectors on it whatsoever??????

HMMMMMMMM....
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Old 11-30-2004, 05:48 PM   #9 (permalink)
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yes i am talking about the reflectors, not the side markers, thanks for the info
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Old 12-10-2004, 03:25 AM   #11 (permalink)
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It does matter..my side markers were white and they blinked white i got a fix it ticket for it. they wont pull you over just for that if they notice it when they catch you for something else then its a problem. same with my turn signals in the back.
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