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      03-19-2009, 05:58 PM   #1
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Exclamation How to get orange reflectors out of headlights

Hey guys i have a 2008 montego blue 328i and the orange reflectors in the headlights do not go good with the color of the car.
Has anyone tried removing the orange reflectors? if so was it something that can be done easily or will help be needed?
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      03-19-2009, 06:36 PM   #2
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Do you have the coupe?
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Just buff them out with a flex

Edit: Just saw you are 100% new so I wont be ignorant.

The orange is a b*tch to get out, just by some Amber Gone vinyl to cover it up. Or in my case, I used a light tint for the whole headlight that made the orange much more dull.
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Buy the European lights for the front. The only way to really do it right

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Just buff them out with a flex

Edit: Just saw you are 100% new so I wont be ignorant.

The orange is a b*tch to get out, just by some Amber Gone vinyl to cover it up. Or in my case, I used a light tint for the whole headlight that made the orange much more dull.
He is right. If you still feel like you need to spend a lot of money, just buy Euro Headlights.
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Is this a coupe or sedan?
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Hey guys i have a 2008 montego blue 328i and the orange reflectors in the headlights do not go good with the color of the car.
Has anyone tried removing the orange reflectors? if so was it something that can be done easily or will help be needed?
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Is this a coupe or sedan?
My thought would be sedan since he asked about the reflectors "in the headlights".
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      03-20-2009, 12:30 PM   #8
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Open it up, if you got the skill. Some guys here did it.
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      03-20-2009, 01:36 PM   #9
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Open it up, if you got the skill. Some guys here did it.
Yeah but he also mamed the housing in the process. Given you won't see it, but it would bother me knowing it was all jacked up.
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      03-20-2009, 02:56 PM   #10
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2 choices - buy the Euro Headlights or..

Send them to me and i will cover the Amber with Carbon fiber ( Inside the headlight - looks 100% perfect)
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Buy Euros.
Long did a set.
Long and dangerous process to open them up and remove the amber. . .
Check the DIY.
I would just buy Euros or ambergones
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