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      02-19-2011, 02:11 PM   #1
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E90 Facelift Style Tail Lights

I am into my first week of ownership of my 2007 E90 M Sport LeMans Blue.

So far I have installed carbon kidney grills and wing mirrors, along with de badging the rear. I will get some proper pics once the dreadful weather has passed and I can give it a clean.

I wasn't a fan of the white section on the pre facelift tail lights, and I am not too sure about the black lines for now so did the following today:











Better?

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      02-19-2011, 02:14 PM   #2
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      02-19-2011, 02:14 PM   #3
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Let's see installed pics
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      02-19-2011, 02:15 PM   #4
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Installed pic is at the bottom?
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      02-19-2011, 02:26 PM   #5
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Lol WTF... I Fail...

Looks good.
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      02-19-2011, 03:13 PM   #6
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Hmmm not sure if i like them or not. You got any full rear shots?
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      02-19-2011, 03:58 PM   #7
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i like, i just got some film yesterday to do mine
how are the reversing lights now?
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      02-19-2011, 04:36 PM   #8
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I think that looks pretty good, and not a bad idea as the facelift style lights are much nicer than the originals.

Do they look pink when you select reverse?
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      02-19-2011, 07:26 PM   #9
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I'll post full pics when I give it a clean and it stops raining!

Reverse is just the same as before I cut out sections for White light.
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      02-20-2011, 05:07 AM   #10
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I like it !
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      02-20-2011, 08:42 AM   #11
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What film did you use and where from? looks interesting
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      02-20-2011, 11:31 AM   #12
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looks way better than the black-lines everyone bangs on about - personally I think black-lines look chav.
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      02-20-2011, 01:00 PM   #13
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i like, i just got some film yesterday to do mine
how are the reversing lights now?
I fancy a go at this, point me in the right direction for film thanks
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      02-20-2011, 01:37 PM   #14
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I fancy a go at this, point me in the right direction for film thanks

http://shop.ebay.co.uk/signtech_grap...&_trksid=p3686
no probs
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      02-20-2011, 03:41 PM   #15
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Some more pics





This is what I used:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...=STRK:MEWNX:IT
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Small world, the place selling this tint is 2 mins from my house might have a visit as I do like the look of those lights
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Looks good and certainly cheaper than blacklines - I like my blacklines though so I must be a chav
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That looks much better than standard & darklines. Good job
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I went to a conference today and it had a lot of positive comments RE: the rear end.
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      02-21-2011, 03:59 PM   #20
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And what about the car?
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Looks great!
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I've just ordered some film to give this a go.
Anyone know if you have to leave the section out to show a white reversing light, for MOT purposes etc, or can you just cover the whole light?
Cheers.

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Like this..




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