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      12-12-2008, 11:09 PM   #1
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Tinted Fender Grill lights

Decided to give it a try. I bought the tint decal off ebay. Install was easy, took 10 mins each side.

Here are some pics.

Will snap some more pics when it's on the car tomorrow. It's late and cold outside.

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      12-12-2008, 11:21 PM   #2
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you know...a before and after on the car would have helped....dork!
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      12-13-2008, 12:12 AM   #3
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you know...a before and after on the car would have helped....dork!
DH, I wasnt planning to post, was an experiment. But after all the works done, they look so good I have to share.
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      12-13-2008, 03:36 AM   #4
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Can you post a pic of it lit up?
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      12-13-2008, 03:52 AM   #5
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Can you post a pic of it lit up?
Sure, will get that tomorrow as well.
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      12-13-2008, 11:41 AM   #6
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you know...a before and after on the car would have helped....dork!
You don't know what that look like stock or with a black-out grill?

Definitely post once they'e installed. Looks good to me.
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This looks really good, nice work
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      12-13-2008, 02:46 PM   #8
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You don't know what that look like stock or with a black-out grill?

Definitely post once they'e installed. Looks good to me.
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This looks really good, nice work
Thanks!
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      12-15-2008, 10:15 PM   #9
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pls post pics installed.
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      12-16-2008, 03:12 AM   #10
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looks good
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      12-16-2008, 03:18 AM   #11
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Nice job, matches mine perfectly.
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      12-16-2008, 06:04 AM   #12
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can you also post a link to the ebay auction?
don't want to get the wrong tint
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      12-17-2008, 12:10 PM   #13
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where are the installed pics? its 5 days since you posted!
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      12-17-2008, 02:25 PM   #14
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where are the installed pics? its 5 days since you posted!
he is still installing it ... it's cold here so give him some time
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he is still installing it ... it's cold here so give him some time
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where are the installed pics? its 5 days since you posted!
! Sorry guys for the long wait, been raining here a lot lately in the bay area. I wanted to wait till the sun comes to get better and clear pics.


Anyway, I just snapped some pics of it on the car. Will update the original post. (Car is dirty)

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pls post pics installed.
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can you also post a link to the ebay auction?
don't want to get the wrong tint
Here you go.

Ebay item number: 280282428374

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Smoke...8374QQtcZphoto

$6.99 can get you a lot of vinyl ! After tinted the fender bulb, there was plenty of it left so I did this too.


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Where did you get the blacked out BMW sticker/badge? Jlevi?
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Where did you get the blacked out BMW sticker/badge? Jlevi?
I dont think Jlevi is offering a full Badge Replacement. The last time I checked, they offered stick-on which IMO FAILS!

I got it from this sponsor.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=179422
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      12-17-2008, 10:28 PM   #19
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wow!! Looks amazing!! Great mod!
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wow!! Looks amazing!! Great mod!
thank you sir!
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      12-17-2008, 11:37 PM   #21
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That looks nice. Great job! I'm considering doing the same now
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will do the same and use whats left to tint the bumper reflectors
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