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      11-29-2007, 01:35 PM   #1
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Look at the headlight, looks like its dirty where the light shines thru. I wiped it and its still there. Has it burned the plastic or something?


anyone else noticed this?




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Has it burned the plastic or something?

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Something?

Don't really see what you mean from the pic Carlos... all looks fine to me.
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Yes, I see what you mean.. It'll disappear when you get your car remapped.
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Something?

Don't really see what you mean from the pic Carlos... all looks fine to me.
Look around the big first ring on the left, look at the front of the glass.
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Look around the big first ring on the left, look at the front of the glass.
Don't want to be pick but

Shouldn't this be ON TOPIC!!
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Don't want to be pick but

Shouldn't this be ON TOPIC!!
Yeah i realise that. It was a genuine mistake. Sorry Fat geeze
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Carl posting inappropriate content in the OFF-TOPIC section... whatever will he do next?
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Carl posting inappropriate content in the OFF-TOPIC section... whatever will he do next?



Right back, ON -off-topic or whatever were doing here

has anyone else noticed this? what is it?
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Not a clue Carlos TBH, is it on the outside of the headlight cover? If so something may have sprayed off the road etc. then the lights heat it up. Does it feel pitted?

I had this on an old car of mine & could only put it down to road shite of some sort & chemical reaction with the plastic?
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Looks too big for dust/debris on the inside so I would do for impact marks on the outside, I guess the cover is plastic?

That what happens when things hit your car when you are travelling at waharp factor 10
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Looks too big for dust/debris on the inside so I would do for impact marks on the outside, I guess the cover is plastic?

That what happens when things hit your car when you are travelling at waharp factor 10
Yeah, looks like dirt/dust on the inside to me as well. Easy/hard to remove and clean?
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Certainley had it on both of the e46s, which incidently both had Xenons. Haven't really noticed it so far on the 335. I think it's dust that has stuck to the polycarbonate cover when the lights are on. It seems only Xenon equipped cars suffer it, probably due to the higher temperatures inside the light unit.

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[quote=dxb335d;1750818]Look at the headlight, looks like its dirty where the light shines thru. I wiped it and its still there. Has it burned the plastic or something?


anyone else noticed this?


Plastic lens get chip from fine sand on road, it like sand blast effect.
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Plastic lens get chip from fine sand on road, it like sand blast effect.
Exactly .. all cars suffer from this.

Carlos .... stop obsessing and text some girls instead
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Exactly .. all cars suffer from this.

Carlos .... stop obsessing and text some girls instead



But i cant stop obsessing, cuz the headlights look cack
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If it really bothers you, remove them and see if they can be cleaned, if not replacements can't be too expensive can they ? (realising that this is a BMW so they won't be 5 either)
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But i cant stop obsessing, cuz the headlights look cack
I know what you mean.

I'd be embarassed to drive a car with headlights like that.

I think they only way forward would be to sell it and buy a proper one that runs on petrol.

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I know what you mean.

I'd be embarassed to drive a car with headlights like that.

I think they only way forward would be to sell it and buy a proper one that runs on petrol.

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I know what you mean.

I'd be embarassed to drive a car with headlights like that.

I think they only way forward would be to sell it and buy a proper one that runs on petrol.

that would be an AWESOME idea, if i wanted a stock car. But im ghoing down the modded route.. Procede just throws up ''limps''

RE-maps for the 335d dont ill stick witcha derv
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Carlos the answer is simple.

Turn the lights off before you get out of the car and you wont notice it
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Carlos the answer is simple.

Turn the lights off before you get out of the car and you wont notice it
man i could kiss you you have solved all my problems
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