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      03-04-2012, 02:52 PM   #1
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WTB: Vinyl Reflectors E92

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I searched **********s and didnt find what I was looking for.

I want to cover up my amber reflectors. I would like to just put a vinyl overlay over top of it but I cant find anything. I typed it into google and all it brings up is the snap in snap out kind. I dont want that.

My car is Mineral White.

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Think you'll need to cut them out yourself. Haven't seen vinyl overlays made for those. Of course, you can by the painted replacement inserts and install those yourself.
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Think you'll need to cut them out yourself. Haven't seen vinyl overlays made for those. Of course, you can by the painted replacement inserts and install those yourself.
Everyones yelling at me on facebook to get them painted. I guess thats the route I'll end up going.
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You're better off buying painted replacements than trying to have the originals painted. Many of the Vendors on this site carry them in all colors.
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**********s has body painted reflectors- just got em for my 335, and had em on my 328. Love them, but I had someone else put them on, as removal and meticulous removal of the glue from the old reflectors is critical- and a major pain in the ass. Looks great though in the end!
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**********s has body painted reflectors- just got em for my 335, and had em on my 328. Love them, but I had someone else put them on, as removal and meticulous removal of the glue from the old reflectors is critical- and a major pain in the ass. Looks great though in the end!
I tried to be simple. Guess not lol
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I hear ya lol- story of my life.
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Everyones yelling at me on facebook to get them painted. I guess thats the route I'll end up going.
Hey Sara painting them is easiest, I painted mine pm me for a pic if u want to see, but to answer ur ques bimmian.com has the tinted overlays for you, and they don't need to be cut to size
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Reviving this from the dead. Does anyone have a to-scale template of the reflectors for a 2009 E90 LCI? I have some pieces of tint and would like to try to make some overlays.
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Reviving this from the dead. Does anyone have a to-scale template of the reflectors for a 2009 E90 LCI? I have some pieces of tint and would like to try to make some overlays.
Just lay it on.. and trim it with an xacto knife with a new blade.
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Whoa holy back from the dead.
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Just lay it on.. and trim it with an xacto knife with a new blade.
I can't see through the film and I'm hoping to do it without removing the reflectors.
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Whoa holy back from the dead.
At least you know I searched.

OK, I will make a new thread.
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Use a heat gun, it'll make a surround of the reflector on the edges and then cut accordingly. Or push it in a little with a thin trim tool while giving heat then cut between excess and piece that went in and you won't have to worry about scratching your paint.
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