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      02-14-2012, 01:51 PM   #23
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What I am saying is if it looks good and works who cares where it comes from. This thread isn't supposed to bash Chinese made goods. I only wanted to know if anyone has tried or seen this before. And I stand by my comment that at night time I think it would look good. Especially with the licence plate led lights below. Which are probably made in China.
If you think it will look great, go ahead and install it then! You won't find much empathy from most members here. No one is holding you back, but just don't come back here crying when you are the laughing stock of your neighborhood.
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What I am saying is if it looks good and works who cares where it comes from. This thread isn't supposed to bash Chinese made goods. I only wanted to know if anyone has tried or seen this before. And I stand by my comment that at night time I think it would look good. Especially with the licence plate led lights below. Which are probably made in China.

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LED Lightning is LED lightning. The upcoming i8 probably has some parts made in China so I don't see why you are poking fun at my comment. Pretty much everything in the world is made in China, good or bad. When it comes to something like a small LED light I wouldn't blame BMW or any other car manufacturer to get it from China and same $$$.
Far from true...

Those cheap 1 watt LED's CANNOT compare with anything like a decent CREE LED.

Everything from heatsinks to LEDS are far inferior...


Now if the item is made in China...I could care less. I'm curious about the equipment itself and the quality of it. Not everything on the BMW is handmade by virgin German women...

90% of the cheap Ebay bullshit is just that...cheap Ebay bullshit.


But regarding the topic...it's not an ugly part.
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Rice is ugly. Rice is those other pictures. This actually has the potential to have a touch of class and uniqueness. It is something small and I think could almost pass as a factory BMW add on. Just think about the upcoming BMW i8 and all the lightning that is on that.
Well, I would just say that while it might look good on the i8, the E9X series isn't the i8 and this doesn't seem to fit the look and feel of the current 3Series.
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It's also illegal in the states to have a white light on the back of your car while driving, not sure about Canada (do you guys use fog lights?)
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If you think it will look great, go ahead and install it then! You won't find much empathy from most members here. No one is holding you back, but just don't come back here crying when you are the laughing stock of your neighborhood.
That's a pretty assumptive statement saying that I am going to be crying and the laughing stock of the neighbourhood. I didn't realize that you have a crystal ball.
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That's a pretty assumptive statement saying that I am going to be crying and the laughing stock of the neighbourhood. I didn't realize that you have a crystal ball.
As a matter of fact, I do...

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That's a pretty assumptive statement saying that I am going to be crying and the laughing stock of the neighbourhood. I didn't realize that you have a crystal ball.
LOL...

God Damn this forum is harsh!

Just buy the part man...try it out and see how it looks.


How are you planning on hiding the wire that powers it?
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As a matter of fact, I do...

LOL.
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Maybe try one of these ?
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LOL...

God Damn this forum is harsh!

Just buy the part man...try it out and see how it looks.


How are you planning on hiding the wire that powers it?
I think that you just splice the wire to one of the brake light wires in behind the trunk liner. It would be hidden there. I am not 100% sure but that's what common sense tells me.
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I think that you just splice the wire to one of the brake light wires in behind the trunk liner. It would be hidden there. I am not 100% sure but that's what common sense tells me.
I meant...how are you going to run the wire without it being an eyesore? Drill through the trunk?
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I think that you just splice the wire to one of the brake light wires in behind the trunk liner. It would be hidden there. I am not 100% sure but that's what common sense tells me.
It sure is messing with your head lol
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I meant...how are you going to run the wire without it being an eyesore? Drill through the trunk?
I guess you would have too??? I was asking in my first post if anyone one has done this yet. Maybe you could rig it to work with watch battery and forgo the brake turning red feature if someone was uncomfortable drilling into the trunk. But yeah I think that's what you would have to do. I actually hadn't thought about that until now.
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It sure is messing with your head lol
Not at all. LOL
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