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DIY awesome $11 mod
Published by bmwphill92
08-02-2014
DIY awesome $11 mod

This is for upgrading your puddle lights. I found a great deal on projector lights for puddle lights. $11.13 and free 2 day shipping! I'll post a link at the bottom. The projector lights display a colored BMW logo onto the ground when the doors are opened.

The projector lights came in well package. They come with the housing which makes it a very very easy plug and play installation. They also came with a free gift which was a pen that doubles a small ruler which i will stash away in my glove compartment.

Some may find the projector lights tacky but I think they look great and everyone who has seen them has complimented me on them. They are the only good part about getting out of the car!

Instructions:
1) Open door
2) insert flathead into slit on existing puddle light
3) Pop out puddle light
4) disconnect the light from connector
5) Plug in the prongs from the new projector puddle light into the holes on the connector
6) Tuck in the wires and pop the housing of the new projector puddle lights into the mounting hole
7) Enjoy every time you open your door! (When it's dark, that is)


Some side notes:
- I have heard from reviews that the image of the logo may fade over time. This didn't concern me since i have my oem housing with a very recently upgraded led bulb should the projector stop functioning and they are only $11 so I can easily buy another pair.
-They look amazing when the street is wet!! The logo sparkles like diamonds
-When installing, make sure to rotate the projector to properly align the logo projection to your liking.

here is the link:

http://www.amazon.com/Okeler-Drill-L...pr_product_top
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By ArsE92 on 08-05-2014, 04:10 PM
Haha. That's brilliant.
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By datbimmer on 08-05-2014, 04:44 PM
Not sure how I feel about this mod. It's a bit tacky
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By bmwphill92 on 08-05-2014, 04:47 PM
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I personally love it. I enjoy seeing it every time. To each his own though
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By Meeni on 08-05-2014, 10:25 PM
I think it looks stupid, but if you like it...
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By dj_aj on 08-06-2014, 09:36 AM
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I'm not a 100% sure that I like this mod but I surely don't dislike it. It's a cheap reversible mod that can be fun for a little while. Plus, it's not like it'd be seen all the time anyway and can be something of a conversation starter.
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By delia on 08-06-2014, 04:03 PM
Dang this is pretty. Thanks for sharing!
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By 335m on 08-06-2014, 04:27 PM
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Saw this on a mini the other day, they actually look pretty cool in person but I wonder how old it would get. I guess I don't drive at night a majority of the time.

For $11 why not?
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By StevenY. on 08-06-2014, 08:09 PM
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This is for everyone who has a pre lci e92, I bought a roll of red tint off ebay and "red out" the white part of the tail lights. Nice change for only 2 dollars and around 30 minutes.

Edit* sorry for posting in this thread, I thought this was the thread for cheap mods.
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By tturbolife on 08-06-2014, 08:55 PM
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This is for everyone who has a pre lci e92, I bought a roll of red tint off ebay and "red out" the white part of the tail lights. Nice change for only 2 dollars and around 30 minutes.
I just tried to do that and they sent me the wrong color
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By StevenY. on 08-06-2014, 08:58 PM
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This is for everyone who has a pre lci e92, I bought a roll of red tint off ebay and "red out" the white part of the tail lights. Nice change for only 2 dollars and around 30 minutes.
I just tried to do that and they sent me the wrong color
That sucks. Was it a color completely different or not the right shade of red? When I ordered mine, I was afraid the color would be off but luckily it turned out well.
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By Nebraska330xi on 08-07-2014, 12:01 AM
Menthol fan I see.
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By BOOSTHOT on 08-07-2014, 12:09 AM
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This is for everyone who has a pre lci e92, I bought a roll of red tint off ebay and "red out" the white part of the tail lights. Nice change for only 2 dollars and around 30 minutes.
I just tried to do that and they sent me the wrong color
Ihave a left over roll of red Lamin-x if you want it, just cover shipping
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By GoRomeo on 08-07-2014, 12:17 AM
Ha nice! Never seen it before. Thanks
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By bmwphill92 on 08-07-2014, 02:42 PM
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Menthol fan I see.
Haha they're aren't mine
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By bmwphill92 on 08-07-2014, 02:50 PM
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There is also a service that will do custom images for these projector lights. So if you have a sports team logo or anything else you are interested in getting, it can be done!
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By dj_aj on 08-07-2014, 09:52 PM
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Originally Posted by StevenY. View Post
This is for everyone who has a pre lci e92, I bought a roll of red tint off ebay and "red out" the white part of the tail lights. Nice change for only 2 dollars and around 30 minutes.

Edit* sorry for posting in this thread, I thought this was the thread for cheap mods.
I quite like that look of the tail light..could you possibly forward us the link you used to buy the tint from eBay? In order to ensure the correct 'redness' of the film. Thanks!
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By StevenY. on 08-07-2014, 09:55 PM
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I quite like that look of the tail light..could you possibly forward us the link you used to buy the tint from eBay? In order to ensure the correct 'redness' of the film. Thanks!
Sure, this is the exact one I purchased. Only problem is that it comes from China.. I think I received it in a little less than two weeks so while it's a long wait, it's not the worst.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360660691167...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
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By dj_aj on 08-07-2014, 10:21 PM
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Sure, this is the exact one I purchased. Only problem is that it comes from China.. I think I received it in a little less than two weeks so while it's a long wait, it's not the worst.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360660691167...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Sweet, thanks for the quick reply. Did you buy 2 of these and cover the entire light or just the white section? Looking forward to this project, as soon as it gets here.
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By mcianni on 08-08-2014, 12:24 AM
well at least you have good taste in tampons
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By StevenY. on 08-08-2014, 09:42 AM
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Sure, this is the exact one I purchased. Only problem is that it comes from China.. I think I received it in a little less than two weeks so while it's a long wait, it's not the worst.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/360660691167...%3AMEBIDX%3AIT
Sweet, thanks for the quick reply. Did you buy 2 of these and cover the entire light or just the white section? Looking forward to this project, as soon as it gets here.
I bought one sheet and used painters tape to copy the white part of the tailights. Then I transfered the copy to a piece of computer paper and cut out the shape and then cut out the tint according to that copy.
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By snailtrail on 08-24-2014, 03:37 PM
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2006 330i sedan

Does anyone know if this is compatible with the e90 sedans? i know the bulb is yellow and isn't an led under the door. Please let me know if it still works. Thanks
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