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      01-17-2013, 05:38 PM   #23
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different tint front and rear windows? What %?
yes, front is 15% and back is 5%
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Lci tail lights? You gonna do it your self or buy?
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I like the smoked tailights. Dont think u need to do LCI, except maybe the hood, its curves look good
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Yeah M3 bumper ftw! Up to you on the drop. I'm on H&R sport springs ATM. I wanted to have more money on cosemtic so I did it the cheap way until I can find a good used set of Koni's unless my shocks go bad first. But so far about 25K miles and no problems yet. Of course road conditions where I live is pretty good. I would put at least 10mm in the rear but probably can go 15. Can't wait to see more mods on your car!

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well i was going to do LCI front conversion first, and then rear later on. and yes ill be getting mtech rear, but for front i was thinking the m3 bumper. i see thats what you have as well, and it looks amazing!!

i am thinking about dropping it, should i go for h&r sport? and how many mm should i get the rear spacers?

thanks for your help!!
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thanks for the kind words!! and yes i am planning on dropping it with h&r sport, what do you think?
IMO you should definitely get coilovers instead
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I am behind on some of the terms, what does 'DEPO' mean?

I have blacklines tail lights but not LED, is that what is meant?

I have been looking for LEDs for my front and rear turn signals to replace the halogen bulbs, if you are happy with yours and they are bright, can you share a link to where you bought them from?

Much appreciated educating me and providing info
DEPO is just the brand that makes the "non-OEM" blacklines. They're typically a little bit darker than the OEM BMW Performance Blacklines.

I bought from modmy3.com for warranty reasons. The LED reverse light I bought is from modmy3 as well. The turn signal LED bulb i installed is from DDM tuning. It's their 60 LED amber bulb.

Standard halogen turn signals emit roughly 400 lumens (measure of brightness). The LED turn signals from ddm emit 420 lumens.

I like them.

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yeah i was thinking the same thing once i installed them. i compared it to the depo blacklines my buddy has, and his does look better on the pre LCI e90. so ill change it to that, or ill just wait it out with this because im planning on doing a rear LCI conversion. do you have any pix of your car? i would love to see it!!
I do, but none of them from when i put the LED turn signal in, so the amber halogens that they came with make the housings look darker.

I'll snap a few
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I am behind on some of the terms, what does 'DEPO' mean?

I have blacklines tail lights but not LED, is that what is meant?

I have been looking for LEDs for my front and rear turn signals to replace the halogen bulbs, if you are happy with yours and they are bright, can you share a link to where you bought them from?

Much appreciated educating me and providing info
DEPO is just the brand that makes the "non-OEM" blacklines. They're typically a little bit darker than the OEM BMW Performance Blacklines.

I bought from modmy3.com for warranty reasons. The LED reverse light I bought is from modmy3 as well. The turn signal LED bulb i installed is from DDM tuning. It's their 60 LED amber bulb.

Standard halogen turn signals emit roughly 400 lumens (measure of brightness). The LED turn signals from ddm emit 420 lumens.

I like them.

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yeah i was thinking the same thing once i installed them. i compared it to the depo blacklines my buddy has, and his does look better on the pre LCI e90. so ill change it to that, or ill just wait it out with this because im planning on doing a rear LCI conversion. do you have any pix of your car? i would love to see it!!
I do, but none of them from when i put the LED turn signal in, so the amber halogens that they came with make the housings look darker.

I'll snap a few
Thanks DUI for the explanation .
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I am behind on some of the terms, what does 'DEPO' mean?

I have blacklines tail lights but not LED, is that what is meant?

I have been looking for LEDs for my front and rear turn signals to replace the halogen bulbs, if you are happy with yours and they are bright, can you share a link to where you bought them from?

Much appreciated educating me and providing info
DEPO is just the brand that makes the "non-OEM" blacklines. They're typically a little bit darker than the OEM BMW Performance Blacklines.

I bought from modmy3.com for warranty reasons. The LED reverse light I bought is from modmy3 as well. The turn signal LED bulb i installed is from DDM tuning. It's their 60 LED amber bulb.

Standard halogen turn signals emit roughly 400 lumens (measure of brightness). The LED turn signals from ddm emit 420 lumens.

I like them.

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yeah i was thinking the same thing once i installed them. i compared it to the depo blacklines my buddy has, and his does look better on the pre LCI e90. so ill change it to that, or ill just wait it out with this because im planning on doing a rear LCI conversion. do you have any pix of your car? i would love to see it!!
I do, but none of them from when i put the LED turn signal in, so the amber halogens that they came with make the housings look darker.

I'll snap a few
DUI, also do you mind sharing the actual LEDs that you bought for the front and rear of your E90? I show mine takes 1057 for the front and 1056 for all rear bulbs but neither is listed at DDM, did you have to also install resistors ?

Pics would be great too!

Thanks again !
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DUI, also do you mind sharing the actual LEDs that you bought for the front and rear of your E90? I show mine takes 1057 for the front and 1056 for all rear bulbs but neither is listed at DDM, did you have to also install resistors ?

Pics would be great too!

Thanks again !
Reverse light:
http://www.modmy3.com/e9x/bmw-e90/bm...se-lights.html

Front and Rear Turn Signals:
Select SB60 (i got the amber ones for OEM+ look)
http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/1156-7506LED

For the front the "size" is different but the actual bulb is the same. Difference is how it fits in:

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1156 and 7507 are equivalent except for the nubs in the bayonet base. The bulbs will not fit in each other's sockets, but you can interchange 1156 and 7507 bulbs if you file off one of the nubs.

1156 has nubs directly opposite from each other:



7507 has nubs offset at an angle:




It was mentioned earlier that one could "modify an 1156 to fit." ^that is what you need to do.
7506 and 1156 is direct fit.

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Clean, I have same smoked tails and love em.
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Lci tail lights? You gonna do it your self or buy?
im planning on buying LCI tail lights with lci trunk to do the conversion
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yeah im planning on doing the front first then ill see from there
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Yeah M3 bumper ftw! Up to you on the drop. I'm on H&R sport springs ATM. I wanted to have more money on cosemtic so I did it the cheap way until I can find a good used set of Koni's unless my shocks go bad first. But so far about 25K miles and no problems yet. Of course road conditions where I live is pretty good. I would put at least 10mm in the rear but probably can go 15. Can't wait to see more mods on your car!

yeah h&r sport looks amazing on yours!! i think ill get the same. roads in dallas arent too bad so i should be good. and i have to check out some pix of spacers, i might do 15, but if thats too much ill probably do atleast 12
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DEPO is just the brand that makes the "non-OEM" blacklines. They're typically a little bit darker than the OEM BMW Performance Blacklines.

I bought from modmy3.com for warranty reasons. The LED reverse light I bought is from modmy3 as well. The turn signal LED bulb i installed is from DDM tuning. It's their 60 LED amber bulb.

Standard halogen turn signals emit roughly 400 lumens (measure of brightness). The LED turn signals from ddm emit 420 lumens.

I like them.



I do, but none of them from when i put the LED turn signal in, so the amber halogens that they came with make the housings look darker.

I'll snap a few
nice!! cant wait to see some pix, and im about to check out that site too that u provided
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