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      06-06-2006, 07:56 PM   #23
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Go outside right now and tell me what color they are...and take a picture
Okay ... my bad ... you guys are right they're red!

Now I'm trying to figure out why they look amber in that photo. That photo was from the DC meet a few weeks ago. It's my car but I didn't take the photo and I promise I didn't alter it in any way. Don't you think that's weird?
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      06-06-2006, 08:31 PM   #24
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Okay ... my bad ... you guys are right they're red!

Now I'm trying to figure out why they look amber in that photo. That photo was from the DC meet a few weeks ago. It's my car but I didn't take the photo and I promise I didn't alter it in any way. Don't you think that's weird?
Hey that's my pic!!

You've been punked!! I switched the taillights around when you were not looking




Seriously, it must be a coincidence of the angle and mixed lighthing (from inside of the car to sunny outside)...either that or my immense photography skills make everything look better
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Okay ... my bad ... you guys are right they're red!

Now I'm trying to figure out why they look amber in that photo. That photo was from the DC meet a few weeks ago. It's my car but I didn't take the photo and I promise I didn't alter it in any way. Don't you think that's weird?
HAHAHAHa....Its alright man

If i would have take the pic i pry would hav said the same thing
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      06-06-2006, 11:00 PM   #26
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Where can I find the best price on Black Line Tail Lights? I found them on Ebay for $299 + shipping. Any recomendations?
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      06-07-2006, 12:07 AM   #27
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i just got them installed yesterday. imo, the car looks so much better. the lines follow together with the trunk lid.
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      06-07-2006, 01:41 AM   #28
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If you buy those blacklines from ebay for 299.99 + shipping, you'd better get 2 pairs!!! morristown BMW has them for like 180 shipped, dont pay more than 200
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blacklines have no purpose as it is a cosmetic mod.other than to make your car different from the pack, it has no other value.
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I would prefer white blacklines.
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Does anyone have a BMW part number for these items if they are an OEM replacement?

Are they easy to fit yourself?
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Very easy to do yourself. Pull the clips that hold the carpet lining on the trunk lid and the clips for the carpeting inside the trunk then just unclip the wiring harness and unbolt the originals. Save the nuts and bolt in the blacklines, clip the wiring harness back on put the carpet lining back in place and you're ready to go.
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A DIY was done for blacklines

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=4660

Blackline lights (sedan): p/n 63 21 0 406 678
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is that a Kia or Daewoo??
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Euro spec tails are the tailights everyone else in the world gets, basically they have amber blinkers vs our US mandated red blinkers.
Are the Euro spec tails available in case someone wants the red lens with the amber turn signal?
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Are the Euro spec tails available in case someone wants the red lens with the amber turn signal?
I'm not sure if the part number has been shared here. I know that some members have sourced their euro taillights from european members who switched out to blacklines. You might want to ask around. Or PM bavarian19, he had a set of euro taillights (and blacklines for that matter) at 1 point. He may be able to give you the part number and you can see if you can order that part at your dealership.
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I'm sure it's the latter cause you did take some great pics for the meet that day.
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Hot damn that looks good.
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Just ordered mine from the dealers -

£160, in stock!

Picking them up tomorrow!
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Man that looks so good. Gotta effen get mine on!!!
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