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      09-30-2012, 02:08 AM   #1
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Question Bimmian Amber Covers?

Hey all,

Trying to find some decent review on the Bimmian headlight covers, but to no avail.

Does anyone have any experience with these? For $150 it's way cheaper than replacing the headlight to remove the amber color and a lot quicker, safer, and cheaper than baking the headlight and removing it manually.

http://www.bimmian.com/90/HRC/
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Gonna be honest, I think they look terrible.
I think a $40 amber-gone looks better. The material is just too thick, and it makes the front end of the car look completely tacky. Invest in custom headlight job; it's the one mod no one ever regrets.

And for a $150???? That's a quarter of the price for my orion v4's and blackout.
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Gonna be honest, I think they look terrible.
I think a $40 amber-gone looks better. The material is just too thick, and it makes the front end of the car look completely tacky. Invest in custom headlight job; it's the one mod no one ever regrets.

And for a $150???? That's a quarter of the price for my orion v4's and blackout.
I actually thought the vinyl looked tacky. At least this way there is some continuity. Vinyl just looks like a band-aid. Although I haven't seen any in person - that would make a big difference.

I would love to invest in a custom job but I do not want to attempt it myself and cannot find anyone that can do it. I know there was a guy by the name of Marc on this forum but I believe he has long since "retired"
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I bought a Kamei kit a year ago. I haven't installed it yet as I've had second thoughts about the look and about using the no-going-back high strength glue. I do see that Bimmian uses double sided tape which isn't too bad but IMO I'd stay with the original look. At least, little kids think the flame shaped ambers are cool.
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Hey all,

Trying to find some decent review on the Bimmian headlight covers, but to no avail.

Does anyone have any experience with these? For $150 it's way cheaper than replacing the headlight to remove the amber color and a lot quicker, safer, and cheaper than baking the headlight and removing it manually.

http://www.bimmian.com/90/HRC/
What color is your car, if it black you can get glossy black vinyl that you can install, a little more difficult to install but looks a lot better and if you don't like it just peal it off, no big cost. They do have other colors also.
http://www.metrorestyling.com/Premiu...paintpro24.htm
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I don't think it looks bad. If I did not know what it was supposed to look like I would think that is just the way it came. I don't know about the other methods of getting rid of the amber but, tearing apart the assembly, using a heats gun, etc, would scare the shit out of me.

There are no links anyone posted regarding alternatives.
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