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jlstyle's Avatar $0 color matched side reflector mod DIY!!
jlstyle
11-18-2009
Before I begin, this mod probably only work for people with JB/BSM/AW cars.
Here we go.

Difficulty: As easiest as it can get.
Tools: Your finger nails, exacto knife.
Total time required: Anywhere between 5~20 min.

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By vortex_tuning on 11-19-2009, 12:36 AM
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By khaye1 on 11-19-2009, 12:41 AM
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You just saved me a trip to my local sign shop to get white vinyl. I was hoping it would work.
try your sign shop, maybe they have more shades of white to select from...just didn't have that luck here
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By A1rjrdn23 on 11-19-2009, 12:59 AM
wow! nice job man
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By e34guy on 11-20-2009, 01:45 AM
thats sick! Im gonna try it..anyone know where I can get the vinyl from?
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By TL on 11-29-2009, 02:26 PM
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i just did this mod over the weekend

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By TL on 11-29-2009, 02:27 PM
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here's my before pic
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By jlstyle on 12-02-2009, 09:50 AM
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i just did this mod over the weekend

Looks good!
Now mine had gone through 4 car washes and still looks perfect and pain matching is flawless!
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By TL on 12-02-2009, 11:28 AM
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Looks good!
Now mine had gone through 4 car washes and still looks perfect and pain matching is flawless!
good to know

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By HsiangHsu on 01-13-2010, 04:27 PM
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Ive been doing this for many cars and e92's including mine. I have done 4 e92s and many other cars such as a 650i, SL500, etc. IMO, its better than painted because its very easily removable and repairable. If in LA and you're interested, I charge $35. And btw, any color is possible, Ive done jet black, black sapphire metallic, space grey, and AW all with perfect color matches.
what kind of tape have u used for AW?
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By phattbam on 01-13-2010, 09:57 PM
unique idea..> love it..
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By OwnAge on 01-14-2010, 12:49 AM
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Nice DIY. will be helpful

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not exactly $0, but close enough...i did beat you to it though, you can do that with the grill too.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=272011

and I tried it with my AW and there's no vinyl that will match AW
Yeah, thx to khaye1 I have vinyl too on my LCI.
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