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Old 12-25-2012, 10:56 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by eneka View Post
I wouldn't reccomend chrome bulbs with depo corners. They WILL melt. Even regular orange bulbs will melt them. If you really want to preserve them you can always code your car to have the side markers to not come on when your headlights are on to minimize heat...but of course it's illegal in the US.
huh? I've ran my old bulbs and a set of chrome stealth bulbs and my DEPO corners are fine. No melting. No idea what you're talking about.

Back on topic, to quote myself, at one point, there were stealth bulbs sold under the Genuine BMW name:

Originally Posted by tock172 View Post
I have heard and seen on realOEM that BMW makes a kit of chrome bulbs that illuminate amber.
Unfortunately, it seems production has since been halted:

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