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      10-27-2009, 05:42 PM   #1
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Cool led tail lights - opinions?

Opinions on these? these or genuine blacklines??

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/LED-Rear-Tail-...es_CarParts_SM

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      10-27-2009, 06:12 PM   #2
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would be illegal in UK as would result in no red reflectors on the back, you would need to stick some on as otherwise they friendly plod would pull you first chance they get,

Same situation as on mini coopers and the clear rear lenses,
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      10-27-2009, 06:19 PM   #3
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just love led's but only if oem
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      10-28-2009, 03:09 AM   #4
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Would need to see them lit but I think there's a certain chaviness about them.
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Would need to see them lit but I think there's a certain chaviness about them.
All that almost clear plastic makes them look a bit like those Lexus style lights all the boy racers had on their motors.
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      10-28-2009, 06:00 AM   #6
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i actually really like the look of them.

any you'll only need reflectors come MOT time
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      10-28-2009, 12:06 PM   #7
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i actually really like the look of them.

any you'll only need reflectors come MOT time


You say that friend of mine got so fed up of being pulled over by the cops with her clear lenses on cooper S ended up switching back to OEM ones

4 times in one month she was stopped by traffic cops,
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      10-28-2009, 12:49 PM   #8
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cops obviously have nothing better to do like catching criminals
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      10-28-2009, 01:53 PM   #10
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Yea they're nice...but maybe the slightly darkened/smoked version of the standard E90 rear tail cluster could look better or a standard cluster with LED's... not sure if they can be got thou!
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Sorry, those are chavvy. Belong on an 18 year olds Corsa not a BMW.

Go OEM Blacklines instead for similar money
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Sorry, those are chavvy. Belong on an 18 year olds Corsa not a BMW.

Go OEM Blacklines instead for similar money
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Might throw bulb failure warning on dash as well, I would avoid
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just come across these led rear lights, but which are better smoked or non smoked and fairly priced i reckon?!

smoked...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E90-4-DOOR...item4cebd336ca

non smoked...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E90-4-DOOR...item3ca71db166
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I think all the ones you've linked to look pretty good. Shame no one ever has any fitted pics!
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I much prefer to the two in your 2nd set of links to the first.

Cant decide between smoked vs. unsmoked though...
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just come across these led rear lights, but which are better smoked or non smoked and fairly priced i reckon?!

smoked...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E90-4-DOOR...item4cebd336ca

non smoked...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E90-4-DOOR...item3ca71db166
Asking a forum about products like these is always going to get you a mixed bag of answers. A lot of folks like the stock look & the rest like to play around with black grilles etc. The car is about your own personal touch and I say go for any mod as long as it doesn't get too chavvy. You have to remember what car it is your modding (Not a Saxo!!!)

IMO they look good, but surely it is your opinion that counts. If you like em just buy em! If they don't look great, bang em back on ebay again and get rid. Simples!
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I like them. (smoked LED)
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      11-08-2009, 07:27 AM   #19
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thanks for the advice much appreciated..

i am too leaning towards the smoked led's.... but sayin that i just come across some brand new genuine blacklines from a bmw parts dealer for 140!!

decisions...decisions!!!
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Be different! Get some LEDs
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