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      01-17-2008, 12:06 PM   #1
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2007/2008 335i Tail Lights?

Hi guys,

I've never posted to the forum but I've been reading for a while. I have been kind of out of the loop with cars recently (for shame!) but I had a question.

I've seen the 2007-2008 335i with two different tail light configurations... the newer one seems rounder and more oval-like. But I've also seen the long, narrow upside down "L" shape. What lights come with what year or what's the deal?

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      01-17-2008, 12:26 PM   #2
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The rounder ones came with the new 3-series body (e90) in 2006 model year.
The L-shaped ones were on the previous e46 body style.
I doubt you could see 335i with L-shaped lights, most probably it was 330i (or any other e46 style model).
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http://www.familycar.com/RoadTests/B...7/LeftRear.jpg

http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-20...-1920x1440.jpg

So uhhh... what's up with that then?
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Uhh, one is a coupe the other is the sedan. They have different designs.
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haha, well that's a simple enough answer. I didn't realize they were styled differently, I thought it was a year thing. Ok, thanks
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Oh, my bad. I didn't realize you didn't notice the difference between coupe and sedan. I thought you're talking about sedans only.
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Oh, my bad. I didn't realize you didn't notice the difference between coupe and sedan. I thought you're talking about sedans only.
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haha, like I said... I've not done my homework, it's just something that caught my eye and I didn't even realize I was looking at a different body style. Thanks guys (and for being gentle)
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Yeah, the coupe and sedan don't share any body panels except for door handles and side mirrors I believe.
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haha, like I said... I've not done my homework, it's just something that caught my eye and I didn't even realize I was looking at a different body style. Thanks guys (and for being gentle)
hence the different model numbers: e90 sedan, e91 wagon, e92 coupe, e93 convertible
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