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      02-07-2008, 08:04 PM   #1
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Blacked out side markers

What do you guys think? I JUST did this and put them on right now. I was looking for the thing to make it a Poll but I couldnt find it.


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u see "Thread Tools" the left of the 3 blue buttons right on top of your post?

there's "make this thread a poll" or something like that.

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That's very cool, works well with the contrasted theme on your car.
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      02-07-2008, 08:16 PM   #4
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That's very cool, works well with the contrasted theme on your car.
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      02-07-2008, 08:18 PM   #5
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What do you guys think? I JUST did this and put them on right now. I was looking for the thing to make it a Poll but I couldnt find it.


thats cool....how did you do it?....tint spray???
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      02-07-2008, 08:20 PM   #6
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thats cool....how did you do it?....tint spray???
Local shop, they came picked them up, painted them, and dropped them off, for $20 can't beat that haha. I'm assuming they used some sort of tint spray. But the difference is they know what they're doing and I dont.
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nice, hows the blacking out, change the light output and color?
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nice, hows the blacking out, change the light output and color?
Just put them on today. I havent tested them out at night yet. I will tell you tonight. I have led's in there right now, from when it was clear, because I didn't want the amber to show. So the light output right now will probably be really bad. I am going to put the OEM Yellows back in when I get home and test it out then. It will probably be brighter then led.
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Looks good with the CF....
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nice, hows the blacking out, change the light output and color?
I'm still at work so I havent had a chnace to compare to the OEM bulbs, but i just walked outside and unlocked my car. With the black paint the LED's are actually brighter. Because they reflect off the paint, it gets rid of a lot of the "directional-ness" of the LED. I may leave the LED's in. Who knows?
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That's very cool, works well with the contrasted theme on your car.
Yes. This would not look as good on another car.
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that actually looks really nice, i like it especially on ur car because of ur cf, and ur matte blk csl, it matches really well
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looks great man....

anyone ever figure out how to get the e92's off yet?
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looks great man....

anyone ever figure out how to get the e92's off yet?
its the same as the e90's, just push it towards the rear of the car and pops right out.

i've been thinking of doing this i've got a sparkling graphite it might look good!
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people that vote no, Please leave feedback. why no?
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its the same as the e90's, just push it towards the rear of the car and pops right out.

i've been thinking of doing this i've got a sparkling graphite it might look good!
ya....i have saph black....think it would look great....especially now since getting rid of the orange fender reflectors!
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Looks great on your car, but I think it would look like ass on mine.
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how does it look when the turn signal is on (does it light up? or is it just black)
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looks great! you have the setup ive been looking for all along...matte black csls + mtech front + splitters = hotness
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nice rims
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looks great! you have the setup ive been looking for all along...matte black csls + mtech front + splitters = hotness
Thanks. I like it too. The only things I'm missing are Vorstiener hood and euro headlights.
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nice!

i tinted mine as well. i didn't like the contrast on sg with the stock clear/white.

i used vht nite shades topped with a clear coat.
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