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Old 02-07-2007, 08:39 PM   #1
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Clear or smoked on topaz blue?

Which would look better? IM looking to upgrade the front, at least for now, to clears or smoked, what do you guys think?
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:47 PM   #2
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Old 02-07-2007, 08:55 PM   #3
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oh and also, does any one have regular pics, not photoshoped of their car with both of them since the photoshoped pics look sick as hell no matter what.
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Old 02-07-2007, 09:01 PM   #4
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on topaz blue...Clears hands down!!
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i saw an e36 coupe blue with smoked on the fronts...i gotta say it looked mean as hell....rears were clears tho which look better on the back....but i dono this was an e36....on the back def get clears..
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Old 02-08-2007, 03:54 AM   #6
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Old 02-08-2007, 08:57 AM   #7
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yea i think clear would look nice but smoked would look sick as hell. Any one know the best place to buy?
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Old 02-09-2007, 02:58 AM   #8
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Old 02-09-2007, 04:58 AM   #9
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I'll try to take pics of mine in the morning... well... later (it's 2 am, but I gotta get some sleep) haha. I've got smoked corners and sides.... looks aMAZing. Unfortunately I still have amber bulbs so you'll have to get over that, lol. Oh, and my car's a lil dirty... but I'm sure you'll still get the idea
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Clear FTW. Except if someone has a pic of a TB with smoked that would change my mind...
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Clear FTW. Except if someone has a pic of a TB with smoked that would change my mind...
Oh, I will change your mind. lol
Seriously.. I love it. It totally changes the attitude of the car. I was supprised how such a small thing could make such a difference.
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Oh, I will change your mind. lol
Seriously.. I love it. It totally changes the attitude of the car. I was supprised how such a small thing could make such a difference.


Clears and silver/silver CF interior headlamp trim FTW
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If you change to smked, how about tail light? will you change it as well?

If your grill is black, it will match though..
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View My Garage I'll try to take pics of mine in the morning... well... later (it's 2 am, but I gotta get some sleep) haha. I've got smoked corners and sides.... looks aMAZing. Unfortunately I still have amber bulbs so you'll have to get over that, lol. Oh, and my car's a lil dirty... but I'm sure you'll still get the idea

^^I would love to see some pics! Thanks!^^

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View My Garage If you change to smked, how about tail light? will you change it as well?

If your grill is black, it will match though..

^^ I have the drip bar in black and the one along the door in chrome, i am only a student and i dont work so i cannot buy the tail lights right now since i want to buy all the mods myself, but eventually i would buy the taillights, for now just the front corners and the side markers
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__ Do you think i can put the regular white bulbs that the car already has or would it be too clear.? ALso, where did you get them and can you take a pic with your amber bulb on with the smoked casing. Thanks
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Alrighty... here's the pics. Sorry bout the lighting (not the best). And don't mind the scrapes on the bumper lol.

I've heard that the clear bulbs don't look so good. I guess they have a very faded yellow color. I'm just using the yellow bulbs that came with mine until I find a suitable alternative (probably LEDs).

I got mine from EmotionGarage (best price I could find at the time.... 30 bucks)
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very nice!! Thanks a lot, ill be getting those and ill post some pics when i get them
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damn.. now i wished i looked into smoked corners before i bought the clear ones...
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i just bought the smoked corners ill post them up when i get them
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