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      04-24-2009, 12:19 AM   #23
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M owners are SO sensitive in this department.

badge whore!
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      04-24-2009, 12:20 AM   #24
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badge whore!
You really got nothing better to do huh? Have you seen the Lux E92 yet? That should be more in line with your budget at 215 a pop.
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How are you an intern if you haven't taken step 2 yet?

I thought that was pretty much required by the end of medical school.
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      04-24-2009, 04:59 AM   #26
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How are you an intern if you haven't taken step 2 yet?

I thought that was pretty much required by the end of medical school.
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      04-24-2009, 07:07 AM   #27
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You really got nothing better to do huh? Have you seen the Lux E92 yet? That should be more in line with your budget at 215 a pop.

no not really
it was 1:20 am and i was bored and couldn't get any sleep
don't mean to annoy you

no didn't see the lux solution yet
for now i bought a set of RD LEDs used
and i am going to customise them
i want to replace the LEDS with the 20w LEDS from ebay

if that fails i might try the EFX solution
at $129 its a little bit more affordable
i just have a hard time paying 200 or 300 for something i know costs much much less to manufacture
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      04-24-2009, 10:11 AM   #28
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How are you an intern if you haven't taken step 2 yet?

I thought that was pretty much required by the end of medical school.
How did you infer that I have not passed Step II? Do you work for USMLE or NBME and have info that I don't?

Last I checked, I matched my internship, residency, and fellowship all in one shot with NRMP........
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no not really
it was 1:20 am and i was bored and couldn't get any sleep
don't mean to annoy you

no didn't see the lux solution yet
for now i bought a set of RD LEDs used
and i am going to customise them
i want to replace the LEDS with the 20w LEDS from ebay

if that fails i might try the EFX solution
at $129 its a little bit more affordable
i just have a hard time paying 200 or 300 for something i know costs much much less to manufacture
You realize that the resistors are part of the problem for it to be dim, right?
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You realize that the resistors are part of the problem for it to be dim, right?
yeah i know, but i have a plan
resistors will go on oem wire to keep the car happy (no bulb failure)
that wire will also trigger a relay
which will give full power to the LED at all times

well that's the plan anyway
whether it will work or not is still up in the air
still have to find out what voltage the LEDs require
do they need the 12v? 14v? or something less
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      04-24-2009, 10:53 AM   #31
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yeah i know, but i have a plan
resistors will go on oem wire to keep the car happy (no bulb failure)
that wire will also trigger a relay
which will give full power to the LED at all times

well that's the plan anyway
whether it will work or not is still up in the air
still have to find out what voltage the LEDs require
do they need the 12v? 14v? or something less
So it's similar to your corner delete module then?
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      04-24-2009, 11:26 AM   #32
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So it's similar to your corner delete module then?
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because my corner delete module makes the car power the turn signal bulbs when you use the turn signal
so it only connects the resistor when you are not using turn signal
(DRL mode) so you don't get the bulb failure

with this, the resistor will be connected all the time
will have to take some measurements
but i got the RD bulbs damn cheap and they are unused
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      04-24-2009, 12:14 PM   #33
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each to their own...it looks pretty slick but I would only debadge the rear if it was me.

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      04-24-2009, 04:02 PM   #34
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I just noticed I forgot to update this thread of what the side marker looks like now:

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      04-24-2009, 04:23 PM   #35
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I just noticed I forgot to update this thread of what the side marker looks like now:

is it smooth where the logo used to be ?
ok i like the side marker, and i also like the wheels
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      04-24-2009, 04:25 PM   #36
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This thread is funny... HAHAHAHA!!!
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      04-24-2009, 04:48 PM   #37
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is it smooth where the logo used to be ?
ok i like the side marker, and i also like the wheels
It's smooth. It's filled and then painted over.
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This thread is funny... HAHAHAHA!!!
At least I made you laugh. Enjoy your car in good health (laughing is good for that BTW)
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      04-24-2009, 05:18 PM   #40
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I like your rims, what are they? The smoked signals look good by the way. The car is stealth now, you just have to get rid of that huge bump on the bonnet and your set!
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I like your rims, what are they? The smoked signals look good by the way. The car is stealth now, you just have to get rid of that huge bump on the bonnet and your set!
Advan RS 19"

I might still debadge the back though, currently has a matte black M3 badge on.
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going sleeper huh?
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I'm the biggest badge whore around. I've even added additional M3 badges to my car.

F*%ckin right I want people to know I'm driving an M3. I even wear M3 clothing and have an M3 keychain. I've waited 27 years to drive this car, I will not hide it.
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Hey Richard, that looks GREAT~ I'm not just debadging the sides. I'm having the body shop fill that hole and paint the side grilles in gloss black. So it won't look awkward. I thought about the tinting the side markers, but I sorta like the contrast with the black. I have tinted my tail lights a dark cherry red color so I'll see if I should tint the side markers down the road.



Why wouldn't I? I didn't buy an M3 to be a badge whore...... My philosophy is "People who know cars will know, people who don't know cars, I don't want them to know."
doesn't make any sense though and a waste of time and effort.

Why would you be a badge whore because of the badge of your car? I don't see the logic bro.
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