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      02-21-2012, 04:42 PM   #1
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Smoked reflectors on a TiAg

I currently have a e92 328xi and I hate the orange bumper reflectors. I'm trying to determine if the smoked reflectors would look good on a silver coupe. I feel like they would since everything else is black or silver. Does anyone have any pictures of an e92 with smoked reflectors? Also considering side markers and light tint on taillights...all opinions appreciated.
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      02-22-2012, 06:16 PM   #2
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do a search for reflector. Most people would say just do the color match delete. I'm not a fan of smoked. I rather do clear if I wasnt gonna do color match
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I've definitely seen a pic of them on a silver car and didn't like them. They actually stick out more and you notice them.
If you leave them clear, they aren't as noticeable. The clear blends in with the silver better.
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Body painted reflectors every day of the week and TWICE on Sunday! ESPECIALLY on a coupe. Jlevisw has em
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Body painted reflectors every day of the week and TWICE on Sunday! ESPECIALLY on a coupe. Jlevisw has em
Yeah, but I for one like to keep the Reflective capability which is the original intent of the reflector. I have Smoked on my Jet Black E92 and love them. Amber REALLY stands out on the Jet Black and the Smoked is nice a subtle but still reflective.
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Oh yea, black will suit em fine.
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color match or clear on a silver car.

Maybe if you have black or gunmetal wheels I would go with smoked, it kind of depends.

However, the best solution is prob to body-color paint them and then just forget about those ugly things.
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Ya I actually have the smoked reflectors. Made an impulse buy one day and now I'm just debating on going through the trouble of putting them on if they aren't going to look good. Might just go with silver painted ones if I can't find some good pictures to change my mind. I think if I did have some hyper black rims though it would look clean...but I don't..yet
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