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Old 06-23-2002, 12:43 PM   #1
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Question Which one do you guys like more??

Hi there do you guys like the clear bumper reflectors or the ones painted the same color as your car?
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Old 06-23-2002, 12:55 PM   #2
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Get painted reflectors...looks cleaner

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Old 06-23-2002, 01:08 PM   #3
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I think it looks like patch-work. Like you're trying to cover up a hole or something
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Old 06-23-2002, 01:18 PM   #4
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i prefer painted - all of the clear reflectors i've seen look low quality
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Old 06-23-2002, 01:18 PM   #5
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I think it looks like patch-work. Like you're trying to cover up a hole or something
Or you can get bumper filler for the reflectors if you want to spend extra $$$


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Old 06-23-2002, 01:23 PM   #6
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Good point....that looks pretty fresh....
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Old 06-23-2002, 02:04 PM   #7
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I think it looks like patch-work. Like you're trying to cover up a hole or something
I agree


I think the Clear ones look more "cleaner"... especially on dark cars.

I would either:

A) Get Clear Reflectors

or

B) Get the holes filled and painted.


Not feelin' the painted reflectors...



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Old 06-23-2002, 02:07 PM   #8
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does any one knowz how much it is to fill the hole compare to buying painted corner reflector?
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Old 06-23-2002, 02:18 PM   #9
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can't be cheap, they have to sand, fill and repaint which costs $$

my body shop wouldnt even do it, said the filled parts would be too weak and prone to damage and they couldnt warranty the work
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can't be cheap, they have to sand, fill and repaint which costs $$

my body shop wouldnt even do it, said the filled parts would be too weak and prone to damage and they couldnt warranty the work
yeah it's definitely a more expensive route
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Old 06-23-2002, 02:35 PM   #11
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get painted ones...looks great and hella clean.....go to bimmian.com
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I'm not a big fan of the clear reflectors...I say paint them or get them filled in for the cleanest look...
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Old 06-23-2002, 03:02 PM   #13
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agreed
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I like painted or filled. Clears look funny.
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not a fan of clear reflectors....
fill it if u can or else go for painted reflectors
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