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      04-13-2011, 11:14 AM   #1
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Opinion: OEM vs. Depo Blacklines

I have a TiAg E90 with tinted windows and hypersilver 19" V710's on the way. I can't decide whether to go with OEM blacklines or Depo blacklines. I definitely don't want the Depo LED taillights, just to throw that out there. Those just are not my style. I know the Depos are tinted darker than the OEM. I can't decide which will look better. Price isn't really an issue on this decision. I just want what will look best. I'm inherently indecisive, so I'm looking for other people's opinions! Thanks for the input!
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Depends on what else you have on the car. If you are doing the blackout theme, then I would go with the DEPOs which have a darker tint. Otherwise, can't go wrong with OE Blacklines.

Here they are on TiAG:

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Those are OEM? I like that look a lot.
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I have a TiAg E90 with tinted windows and hypersilver 19" V710's on the way. I can't decide whether to go with OEM blacklines or Depo blacklines. I definitely don't want the Depo LED taillights, just to throw that out there. Those just are not my style. I know the Depos are tinted darker than the OEM. I can't decide which will look better. Price isn't really an issue on this decision. I just want what will look best. I'm inherently indecisive, so I'm looking for other people's opinions! Thanks for the input!
Same color and currently struggling with the same decision!

But I think Nick just sold me on the OEM w/ his post. Although I haven't been able to find a decent pic of a TiAg with the Depo kit installed.
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For TIAg color, oem is the best option. Depot is to dark and will look out of place.
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