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      03-26-2013, 04:40 PM   #1
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Sorry I'm too lazy to search for this but if I want to swap my Pre lci hood, grills, and front bumper to lci, can I still use my Pre lci xenon headlights?
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      03-26-2013, 05:06 PM   #2
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Yep, the contour of the headlights remains the same
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      03-29-2013, 01:14 PM   #3
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^^Not sure that's right bud. The LCI lights are shaped very differently underneath, so if youre using oem parts (front bumper) you may have a fitment issue.
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      03-29-2013, 01:41 PM   #4
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^^Not sure that's right bud. The LCI lights are shaped very differently underneath, so if youre using oem parts (front bumper) you may have a fitment issue.
nope, theyre the same shape. They will fit with no problem.
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      03-29-2013, 01:57 PM   #5
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^^Not sure that's right bud. The LCI lights are shaped very differently underneath, so if youre using oem parts (front bumper) you may have a fitment issue.
People have swapped just the Pre-LCI headlights to LCI with no problesm
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      03-29-2013, 05:12 PM   #6
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Sorry guys, they are NOT the same shape. I have both.
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      03-29-2013, 05:29 PM   #7
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You can put LCI headlights in PRE LCI E90
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      03-29-2013, 09:38 PM   #8
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there are plenty of people who have done the LCI swap and kept their Pre-LCI headlights. Im pretty sure they will work fine.
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      03-30-2013, 12:18 AM   #10
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Ah! My mistake. Thought we were referring to E92. I have both E90 lights as well, they are identical in shape.
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Ah! My mistake. Thought we were referring to E92. I have both E90 lights as well, they are identical in shape.
haha his username says 2008 e90
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thanks everyone, one last question... not that im going to do this because its cutting corners, but just out of curiosity could you swap to lci hood and lci grills and pre lci front bumper
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thanks everyone, one last question... not that im going to do this because its cutting corners, but just out of curiosity could you swap to lci hood and lci grills and pre lci front bumper
I dont think the LCI grills will work on Pre-LCI bumper.
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