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      11-10-2010, 12:13 AM   #1
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2011.5 e90 m3 front turn signal bulbs...stealth replacement?

are the front turn signal bulbs for the e90 m3 the same as the e92/93 (PY24W)

if so, has anyone gone with the OEM bulb swap suggested in this post:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showpos...7&postcount=11

(PN: 63217161306)

to get rid of the "egg yolk" look

looking for a stealth bulb replacement (yes I have searched, all threads ended up to be dead ends or non specific to the 2011.5 e90)
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can anyone at least confirm if the 2011.5 e90 M3 front turn signal bulb is still a PY24W bulb?
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can anyone at least confirm if the 2011.5 e90 M3 front turn signal bulb is still a PY24W bulb?
Aesthetically, the headlights for e9x M3 have not changed since SOP - only minor electronics.
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Aesthetically, the headlights for e9x M3 have not changed since SOP - only minor electronics.
right, the bulbs are the same correct? if so, then the above link I provided should be a solution for a stealth bulb replacement...
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right, the bulbs are the same correct? if so, then the above link I provided should be a solution for a stealth bulb replacement...
Correct - bulbs are no different in M3 applications. Non-Ms received a LCI update just recently.
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Correct - bulbs are no different in M3 applications. Non-Ms received a LCI update just recently.
again, thank you for chiming in Tom...much appreciated...
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After attempting to install some - my car oem from the factory (2009) had the silver bulbs in it

I have some for sale if you are interested as I just realized this last night.
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After attempting to install some - my car oem from the factory (2009) had the silver bulbs in it

I have some for sale if you are interested as I just realized this last night.
thanx, I already picked up a set of these bulbs from my local dealer, I take delivery of my ///M sometime before thanksgiving..we'll see if it comes with silver or amber bulbs....
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Just went and looked at my car....Why would BMW not install these stealth bulbs in our car's from factory???...... I am going to order a set now.

They are pretty pricey for $23.00 a pop though
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Just went and looked at my car....Why would BMW not install these stealth bulbs in our car's from factory???...... I am going to order a set now.

They are pretty pricey for $23.00 a pop though
yes they are pricey, you could always do what some suggest and get some silver paint (high temp resistant) and coat the existing bulbs yourself...

I decided to just get a new set of OEM bulbs...paid 30 inc taxes...funny how every dealership around here only stocked 1..so I had to go to 2 different dealerships......now I just need my car...

and apologies for making you notice your current amber bulbs
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did you guys just get it from the dealer? also are they just silver compared to the ugly orange? have been looking for this for months!
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why not use high temp silver spray paint

I did this to my bulbs the first month I got my car (march 2008) ..the bulbs still light up and when they're off you don't see any orange.

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did you guys just get it from the dealer? also are they just silver compared to the ugly orange? have been looking for this for months!
yes, from the dealer..seems dealers by me only stocked one..so I went to 2 different dealers to get them....handle it.....
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are the front turn signal bulbs for the e90 m3 the same as the e92/93 (PY24W)

if so, has anyone gone with the OEM bulb swap suggested in this post:

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looking for a stealth bulb replacement (yes I have searched, all threads ended up to be dead ends or non specific to the 2011.5 e90)
looking at the box they came in you have the PN# correct but its PSY24W and as always they are expensive for a pair of bulbs.
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