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      05-18-2013, 01:25 PM   #1
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LCI Tail lights not fitting to Trunk

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Bought a 2010 328i trunk and 335i tail and somehow its not fitting. Spent a good amount of time trying to make this fit but it seems the tail is a bit bigger for some reason. I thought lci tails were all the same and or trunk? Or am I missing something
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      05-18-2013, 01:46 PM   #2
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Thats odd... they should fit perfectly fine, can you take a picture of the space without the taillight installed, maybe there are some tabs?
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      05-18-2013, 02:04 PM   #3
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Thats odd... they should fit perfectly fine, can you take a picture of the space without the taillight installed, maybe there are some tabs?
Heres the ebay pics of the trunk

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251255084448...448%26_rdc%3D1

I ran the vin and its from a 2010 328i
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      05-18-2013, 03:05 PM   #4
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Since both parts are OEM, there should be no issues. It'll obviously be a tight fit since there's no gaps. I think you may just need some more force.

Look around the forum, maybe there's a conversion DIY.
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Heres the ebay pics of the trunk

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251255084448...448%26_rdc%3D1

I ran the vin and its from a 2010 328i
Just watch out for tabs and I think you need a little more force, don't be scared to push it. Only 110? WOW
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E92 trunk, e90 tails maybe?
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E92 trunk, e90 tails maybe?
tails are a completely different shape on e92, there more rounded I believe.
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E92 trunk, e90 tails maybe?
tails are a completely different shape on e92, there more rounded I believe.
That's why I'm asking because the size is horrifically off. Only thing I can say is he bought a e92 boot lid and wants his e90 lci tails to fit it.

Edit: Went on the ebay link it is a e90 boot lid. OP take pic of boot without tail. Is the other side fitting?
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Lol, clearly different models!

Even the e92 and e93 LCI tails are different.
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So whats the verdict just force it in more seems odd it cant fit with a decent amount of pressure already. Anybody install inner lci light can confirm how hard the fitment is?

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Smoking deal on the trunk.
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Lol, clearly different models!

Even the e92 and e93 LCI tails are different.
There's no other trunk for an E90 LCI.
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      05-19-2013, 03:38 AM   #14
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Any possibility that the lights are for an estate?
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Any possibility that the lights are for an estate?
Plus 1 my guess. Deffo wrong tail lights I'm afraid
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Plus 1 my guess. Deffo wrong tail lights I'm afraid
Damn i just looked what estate is and u guys might be onto something! e91 lci? How much can i usually resell these for?
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Yeah e91 Lci is the estate/ station wagon.
Not sure on price, usually about 350 for e92/ e90. (These are more popular lights however)
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