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Old 11-06-2012, 09:19 PM   #1
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LED Tails- Sedan

So just how bad do LED tails look on a sedan? I want to do my lighting soon and my inner tails are a bit faded. Figure I may as well do LED's, I love the look on the coupe's.

I'm not ENTIRELY sold on them from google imaging sedans and a few members here have pointed out they're kind of wanky.

On the coupe's though, they look quite subtle until they're in use.

Are there any HIGH QUALITY sedan LED's that don't look stupid, and what's the general consensus here? Are they a bit ricey?
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:31 PM   #2
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I think some look worse then others.

http://www.khoalty.com/bmw-e46-led-t...-eagleeye.html

^ those are the best ones I have seen

http://www.umnitza.com/bmw-e46-cryst...an-p-1106.html

I'm on the fence between keeping the Sedan RWR or going with the more coupe EE look.
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Old 11-06-2012, 09:31 PM   #3
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The one thing that bugs me about em is the missing LED. Other than that, they look fine. I have heard some people say the LEDs tend to burn out kinda randomly.

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Old 11-06-2012, 09:55 PM   #4
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Old 11-06-2012, 10:27 PM   #5
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dude that antenna is HUGEEEE. looks like your car is an RC car
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+1 why the antenna?
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Old 11-06-2012, 11:09 PM   #9
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Please expand upon the placement of your cb radio! With pa horn too?
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:14 AM   #11
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These are pretty nice though, http://www.ebay.com/itm/1999-2001-BM...46885e&vxp=mtr

As with these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/99-01-BMW-E4...68d844&vxp=mtr
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I'm in the market for some also. I've heard a lot of problems from LED tails. Would it be a safer route to go halogen vs LED?
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:37 AM   #13
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I don't want to go off topic in this thread but check my sig for "countermeasures"
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:39 AM   #14
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I'm in the market for some also. I've heard a lot of problems from LED tails. Would it be a safer route to go halogen vs LED?
It all depends. Halogen works fine but you have to make sure the bulb panel is in good order. For LED my first set only last a few months, but the second one that I have no is flawless for almost four years.
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It all depends. Halogen works fine but you have to make sure the bulb panel is in good order. For LED my first set only last a few months, but the second one that I have no is flawless for almost four years.
Where would you recommend me to buy tails? Khoalty? And for LED,I keep hearing resistors. Do I need those?
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:50 AM   #16
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LED tail lights do come with resistors. Buy the Eagle Eye tail lights from www.khoatly.com

here is the DIY

http://www.bimmian.com/elements/page...ht/LRL/LRL.pdf
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We offer to price match anyone on LED tails, if you have other items you want to purchase at the same time, you won't be disappointed. We match or beat anyone's price.
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:14 PM   #19
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I don't like the coupe red/white patterned lights on the sedan. The goal is to be as OEM as possible.

Are Khoalty's THAT much better than Umnitza's?
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aren't they the same product? both manufactured by Eagle Eyes
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