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      03-16-2011, 04:33 AM   #45
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Good one, I like it on the blue or maybe on a black car but im happy with the std white style on silver like mine

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      03-16-2011, 12:43 PM   #46
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Feathers ruffled. Sorry about that.

But I do have a point donít I?

At which point when viewing the car did you stand back and say nah this car looks shite so I must buy it and now mod it with cheap tacky tape.

Posters have been polite in previous posts, possibly hinting it looks shite, perhaps my statement was louder but thanks all the same. It clearly has had the impact intended.


PS. It is dangerously close if not on par to sticking the dreaded M badge on a non M powered car.
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      03-16-2011, 01:53 PM   #47
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Good one, I like it on the blue or maybe on a black car but im happy with the std white style on silver like mine
+1 i think they just stand out too much on a dark coloured car
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      03-16-2011, 02:34 PM   #48
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Feathers ruffled. Sorry about that.

But I do have a point don’t I?

At which point when viewing the car did you stand back and say nah this car looks shite so I must buy it and now mod it with cheap tacky tape.

Posters have been polite in previous posts, possibly hinting it looks shite, perhaps my statement was louder but thanks all the same. It clearly has had the impact intended.


PS. It is dangerously close if not on par to sticking the dreaded M badge on a non M powered car.
Disagree with most of this although I too don't like the red lights.

There's no harm in modifying a car to make it better. Even if "better" is subjective. After all you seem to have remapped your car. Why? At what point during buying your car did you think "I'll buy a 330d but it's shite so I must buy it now then mod it with a bluefin". Paraphrasing but you get the point.

You "improved" the car, in your opinion. Also. You may or may not have had it in mind you were always going to mod the car when you bought it. This is in no way relevant to either your situation or the OP's. Visual or technical modifications are both modifications. Whether or not I like what he's done (I don't) is irrelevant. He's not some kind of moron just for having a go.

Therefore. There's no need to be such a dick about it (IMHO). And wind your neck in.



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But I do have a point don’t I?
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It is dangerously close if not on par to sticking the dreaded M badge on a non M powered car.
No.

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      03-19-2011, 10:30 AM   #50
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What a pain that was!
However, done...

Before:-



After:-



I think it looks good, but I could definately have made a better job of it (this was my third attempt...).
Fred Bloggs walking past wouldn't notice anything, but you lot would probably tut....
Still, going to leave it on for a while and see how it goes.

Thanks to "chrismac" for the DIY!
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      03-19-2011, 01:26 PM   #51
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looks good westy
it defo suits SG cars
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      04-28-2012, 07:35 AM   #52
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Anybody tried doing this using red tint spray as opposed to the film ? I'm guessing applying a spray will be much easier than sticking the film on.
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      04-28-2012, 07:46 PM   #53
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Looks good on dark colours, wouldn't suit light colours though. Definitely dark lines on silver.
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      04-30-2012, 04:05 AM   #54
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Yeah I think I'm going to try it with the spray and mask the white line off with a bit of tape
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      04-30-2012, 05:24 AM   #55
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Why isnt a manufacturer producing red lenses for the reverse lights properly coated on the inside and with a clear section to allow a correct white light from the bulb?

Or is the tape you are applying completely opaque so you don't end up with red reverse lights?
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      04-30-2012, 05:56 AM   #56
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Am I the only one that actually quite likes the white reversing light?
Nope, +1 to that
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