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      11-17-2011, 08:07 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Euro spec LCI tail lights

This is a sort of strange mod as you never see it yourself and physically it looks exactly like the LCI tails we have. However the first time I saw an M3 with the euro spec tails while signaling for a right turn, I just had to have them.

So what makes them different? The turn signal LEDs. Our version blinks red and the euro version blinks amber. Doesn't sound like a big deal (and it's probably not in the grand scheme of things), but seeing amber lights flashing from what looks like a complete red housing just looks very cool. It's a totally unexpected color when you see it in person. I have no idea why BMW would switch them out with red for the US market.

I've been waiting for these to come in for the longest time and Alekshop finally got a shipment in. Had them switched out today and here's a photo:



I guess it could be considered one of the dumbest mods you can spend money on, but I love the little details in things. And if you are looking to switch from the old style lights to LCI's anyways, this might be the right set for you.
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      11-17-2011, 08:11 PM   #2
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I have em and they are great. It's all about the details. All of your mods are rentals. If you keep the OEM's and then sell the Euro's when your time is up you will have recaptured at least 80% of the rental fee. Worth it IMHO.

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      11-17-2011, 08:38 PM   #3
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ya most might say/think it's a dumb mod or a waste of money, but personally i dgaf wut others think...
this's a must hav in my book.
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      11-17-2011, 08:47 PM   #4
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I have them too. I can never have a car with red turn signals, I think its the dumbest idea next to the front reflectors.
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      11-17-2011, 09:00 PM   #5
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They look nice and your car looks great OP. Very tasteful mods you have....
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      11-18-2011, 12:22 AM   #6
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Looks great and functional, I absolutely hate red turn signals and always wonder what dummy at DOT allowed that one through.

I've done the same thing when we had a '05 Mini Cooper S. Anyone know how much the E90 euro tail lights are?
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      11-18-2011, 12:31 AM   #7
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Looks great and functional, I absolutely hate red turn signals and always wonder what dummy at DOT allowed that one through.

I've done the same thing when we had a '05 Mini Cooper S. Anyone know how much the E90 euro tail lights are?
Give me a call I might have a set laying around
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      11-18-2011, 12:33 AM   #8
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love them, makes the car so different
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      11-18-2011, 03:26 AM   #9
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      11-18-2011, 04:20 AM   #10
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I got mine as soon as the LCIs came out. I love them.

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      11-20-2011, 12:07 AM   #11
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loved the ambers. IDK why BMW made the change, especially since the F01/02 has the amber blinkers.
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      11-20-2011, 12:32 AM   #12
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Love the ORANGE! Well actually that's just because I'm from the UK
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      11-20-2011, 12:32 AM   #13
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What do these run on average?
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do you still need programing if swapping on lci m3 or is programing only needed before the switch?
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      11-20-2011, 02:09 AM   #15
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do you still need programing if swapping on lci m3 or is programing only needed before the switch?
No programming if you already have LCI.
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      11-20-2011, 02:21 AM   #16
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Sweet little mod I'm liking it a lot.
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      11-20-2011, 02:54 AM   #17
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Looks good,
Much cleaner forsure
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      11-20-2011, 03:47 PM   #18
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Great Mod...... Mine should be on the way shortly
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      11-20-2011, 07:46 PM   #19
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I got mine as soon as the LCIs came out. I love them.

This is a beautiful shot of a beautiful car.
Space Gray never looked so good!!
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      11-20-2011, 07:50 PM   #20
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id say rediculous
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      11-20-2011, 10:14 PM   #21
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Thumbs up Hmmmm....

I think I might have to get this mod for my M3
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      11-20-2011, 10:20 PM   #22
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Its difficult to get the real color on camera, but here's mine anyways:

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