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      11-18-2012, 02:38 AM   #1
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need help on aftermarket side markers

so as i was washing my car today, for some reason the side marker on driver side popped out and doesnt hold in place anymore. got duct tape holding it in place . i am out of warranty so now looking for an aftermarket set for a 08 e90 335i. any LED's out there ?
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      11-18-2012, 04:10 AM   #2
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I need some smoked led ones myself. No error codes as well
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I would tint just tint them they look a lot better then smoked ones.
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...I saw a few on ebay which state no error codes.. Around $30...likely worth checking out
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so as i was washing my car today, for some reason the side marker on driver side popped out and doesnt hold in place anymore. got duct tape holding it in place . i am out of warranty so now looking for an aftermarket set for a 08 e90 335i. any LED's out there ?
Recently got some from EAS. They work well, look great, and were an easy install. EAS claims no errors, but I've coded out bulb errors so I can't confirm that.
http://www.europeanautosource.com/ca...-3-series-2006

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I would tint just tint them they look a lot better then smoked ones.
I disagree. Tint and vinyl (not to mention Plasti Dip) are usually the poor man's alternative to the real thing.
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so as i was washing my car today, for some reason the side marker on driver side popped out and doesnt hold in place anymore. got duct tape holding it in place . i am out of warranty so now looking for an aftermarket set for a 08 e90 335i. any LED's out there ?
Try these guys!

http://www.stealthauto.com/default.aspx?affid=todd
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..charging $25 to ship to Canada for a bubble wrap envelope that'll cost all but $4.95 to ship (and that's giving credit), those guys won't see any of my $.
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Recently got some from EAS. They work well, look great, and were an easy install. EAS claims no errors, but I've coded out bulb errors so I can't confirm that.
http://www.europeanautosource.com/ca...-3-series-2006



I disagree. Tint and vinyl (not to mention Plasti Dip) are usually the poor man's alternative to the real thing.

thanks for that link. i'll give this one and try, hopefully there wont be any errors
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I tinted mine, they look great. The guy that was vinyl wrapping my roof and window trim was talking to me about it and did it for free when I told him I was about to spend money on smoked ones. I am extremely happy with them.

I swapped my bulbs out for the white LED's sold on **********s. Had to code them to not flicker on startup but no codes or anything and they look pro.
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I tinted mine, they look great. The guy that was vinyl wrapping my roof and window trim was talking to me about it and did it for free when I told him I was about to spend money on smoked ones. I am extremely happy with them.

I swapped my bulbs out for the white LED's sold on **********s. Had to code them to not flicker on startup but no codes or anything and they look pro.
The OP needed a replacement. His no longer worked.
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..charging $25 to ship to Canada for a bubble wrap envelope that'll cost all but $4.95 to ship (and that's giving credit), those guys won't see any of my $.
I don't know much about their shipping cost to Canada, wasn't much to a APO address. This is one of the reasons I love America we have freedom of choice to buy or not to buy!
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