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      01-02-2013, 05:34 AM   #1
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Numberplate LED's

I have a bulb out on my numberplate so thought I might aswell get new led ones but there are 2 different types,
complete new unit's http://www.ebay.co.u...=item416ebc3c0c

And just bulbs http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3cca027723

Will the bulbs be just as good or is it best to get a complete new pair of units.
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I'm interested in an answer to this..

I'm keen for them to be no brighter than OEM
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I have a bulb out on my numberplate so thought I might aswell get new led ones but there are 2 different types,
complete new unit's http://www.ebay.co.u...=item416ebc3c0c

And just bulbs http://www.ebay.co.u...=item3cca027723

Will the bulbs be just as good or is it best to get a complete new pair of units.
For some reasons, you links are not working.
And are you asking for LCI or Pre-LCI number plate bulbs?
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For some reasons, you links are not working.
And are you asking for LCI or Pre-LCI number plate bulbs?
Sorry didn't realise they wasn't working, will re-do the links when I Finnish work. But it is for a pre lci. On my e46 I changed just the bulbs but didn't know if it was different for the e90 as I also found complet new units available with led's built in but are over 3x's the price.
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Speak to Teddy at SSDD Motorsport (on holiday until end of Jan). I bought the units off him for 25 and they've never let me down. Looks the part too. I'm sure you can also change bulbs, but as I changed the units, it was about a 10 second job, if that!

Alternatively, have a search on ebay for the units and you might be able to get them cheaper?!

Also, see this thread.. http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...r+plate+lights

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Or this thread ..... http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...4#post12595984

pics of mine in there. Bulbs only, looks OEM to me, I'm happy.
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Or this thread ..... http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...4#post12595984

pics of mine in there. Bulbs only, looks OEM to me, I'm happy.
They look great and all I'm after! Are they simple to fit just the bulbs?
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well.. i believe the block units found on ebay are significantly brighter to the led bulbs. i use to sell these in Manchester and found that the block units last longer than the bulbs in the long run. Hope this helps/
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25 for rear number plate bulbs? Fella seen you coming.

Buy the bulbs off ebay, I cant remember the excat size now but 5 should easily cover the cost - just checked: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2PCS-3-SMD...item3ccd59f62f

Open the boot up, take a small flat head screw driver and slide the units left (IIRC) and then switch the bulb out put the light back in. Simplez.
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25 for rear number plate bulbs? Fella seen you coming.

Buy the bulbs off ebay, I cant remember the excat size now but 5 should easily cover the cost - just checked: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2PCS-3-SMD...item3ccd59f62f

Open the boot up, take a small flat head screw driver and slide the units left (IIRC) and then switch the bulb out put the light back in. Simplez.
Would these ones fit out e90's?
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Or this thread ..... http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...4#post12595984

pics of mine in there. Bulbs only, looks OEM to me, I'm happy.
Cheers for that. Just what I'm after. Bulbs ordered.
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Cheers for that. Just what I'm after. Bulbs ordered.
Also ordered these ones
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No worries chaps. Straight forward fitting... push the fitting to the left (as I recall) and you should be able to ease it out of the boot lid to replace the bulb.
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