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      08-22-2008, 01:27 PM   #1
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Front orange things......

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I am from the UK so don't have to put up with the ghastly orange reflectors that your government insist on.

However I do wonder why people fit body colour ones? Can't you just remove them completely? Is there a hole left?

Hideous things..........
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      08-22-2008, 01:28 PM   #2
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      08-22-2008, 01:29 PM   #3
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Yes. There would be a hole.
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      08-22-2008, 01:30 PM   #4
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Yes, there is a rather large hole. I'm having the bumper filled and painted
those painted reflectors are no better at all
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      08-22-2008, 01:30 PM   #5
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Orange looks better than a body colored 'growth' IMO. I'll be leaving mine be. But then again, I like the stock kidney grilles too.
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      08-22-2008, 01:31 PM   #6
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Ah......... now I see, said the blind man to Messiah......

Isn't there a aftermarket part that fits from the rear and fills hole, but is flush with bumper (fender) on outside?
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      08-22-2008, 01:32 PM   #7
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I think the Eurobumper is only $400 US, I'd just get that!
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      08-22-2008, 01:34 PM   #8
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I will replace mine with a clear reflector, if available?
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      08-22-2008, 01:38 PM   #9
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I think the Eurobumper is only $400 US, I'd just get that!
This would get my vote...
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      08-22-2008, 01:44 PM   #10
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yeah clear reflector would at least match the reflector in the headlight
i'd buy a set
i just think they clash with the melbourne red
i think they look ok with black or white
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      08-22-2008, 01:52 PM   #11
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Would the paint match up to the rest of the body? I agree, those reflectors are pointless tacky things.
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Would the paint match up to the rest of the body? I agree, those reflectors are pointless tacky things.
A good shop would make it match perfectly!
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      08-22-2008, 02:06 PM   #13
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I just hope that this orange reflector helps minimize accident which I doubt. Maybe the US agency knows something that EU don't know or the other way around.
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I think the Eurobumper is only $400 US, I'd just get that!
Where can I get it and is it already painted?
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      08-22-2008, 03:11 PM   #15
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I just hope that this orange reflector helps minimize accident which I doubt. Maybe the US agency knows something that EU don't know or the other way around.
Come on dude!
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      08-22-2008, 03:22 PM   #16
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This would get my vote...
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      08-22-2008, 04:37 PM   #17
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i got the car with no reflectors at all
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I actually think the painted looks worse on the M3 because the reflectors are raised as opposed to flush on the non M E92/E93.

I plan on keeping the orange or getting clears if they come out.
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I actually think the painted looks worse on the M3 because the reflectors are raised as opposed to flush on the non M E92/E93.

I plan on keeping the orange or getting clears if they come out.
depends... on white, black the stock looks acceptable. but if ur getting IB or MR forget about it
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      08-22-2008, 06:34 PM   #21
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painted ones looks fine on white and jerez black/jet black

but yeah i'd prefer clear
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