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      06-11-2008, 07:14 PM   #1
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M3 Fender turn signal bulb

Does anyone know the type of bulb located on the M3 fender gill?
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      12-02-2008, 03:08 AM   #2
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I take it nobody has replaced the amber fender bulb. Can anyone shed some light as to what type of bulb it is? LED? Is it replaceable?

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i got tired of reading threads where people just guess at what the bulb is or what it looks like. what a waste of time reading through pages of threads where nobody knows shit!

i went and bought a new set of bulbs myself to see what can be done to make them invisible.

here's the bulb:

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Bulb under normal light:



Bulb in lower light (inside it's box):


as you can see, the bulb is already reflective, just not reflective enough. these bulbs are quite pricey, so i'm going to do some research before i test out something on the bulb.
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I think he means the LED signal in the side vent, not the turn indicator. I am pretty sure I remember reading that the side vent is LED...
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ah nvm. yes it is an LED and therefore not easily replaceable.
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this is the bulb that is inside the side marker






Can't be replaced, but I am working on it
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      12-24-2008, 04:23 PM   #7
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