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      07-22-2007, 09:44 PM   #1
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Non-body color alternatives for side reflector?

Hey everyone, are there any non body-colored alternatives for the side reflectors? I definitely don't like the orange, but I don't really love the painted either. SO...

1. Any clear/smoked reflectors?
2. How would wrapping the orange part with tint fair?

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I wish someone would make them in clear (white) since my car is white, I think it would look good. I am not in love with the painted either, esspecially on white, you can see the edges, and they stick out like a sore thumb. On dark cars or black, they look pretty good. White reflectors would be cool. They make them for E46 and such, but can't find any for E92
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I wish someone would make them in clear (white) since my car is white, I think it would look good. I am not in love with the painted either, esspecially on white, you can see the edges, and they stick out like a sore thumb. On dark cars or black, they look pretty good. White reflectors would be cool. They make them for E46 and such, but can't find any for E92
I'm in the same boat with Titanium Silver- I don't like how you can see the edge of the painted reflector so easily, would love some clear ones.
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If you hate it that much you could always get the M-tech front bumper that doesn't have the cut outs for the reflectors. Just an idea...
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If you hate it that much you could always get the M-tech front bumper that doesn't have the cut outs for the reflectors. Just an idea...
I am still waiting for that option. Nothing yet for E92. Plus, I don't want the whole kit, just the front bumper.
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I'm in the same boat with Titanium Silver- I don't like how you can see the edge of the painted reflector so easily, would love some clear ones.
Yup, on the light colored cars they really stand out. Looks worse then the tow hook cover. The headlight washers, tow hook cover and painted reflectors all combine to make the whole bumper look like Frankenstein. Too many cut-outs on a light colored car IMO. On a dark car, they're barely noticeable.

If any Vendor came up with them, they would have a gold mine. I wish I knew of a manufacturer that could do these!
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There MUST be a board sponsor who can make a pair... bump.
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What a great idea!
a smoked reflector would be awesome.
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Im sure if there is a demand, they will be produced soon enough.
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why not just buy euro spec ones? i thought they were white? like the ones we have in australia i could of sworn were white too...
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