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Old 07-12-2006, 09:32 PM   #21
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On my jet black I think the ambers look best....
Ambers didn't look that bad but do like the clears better on my Jet Black. Now on my wifes Hellrot 328i - amber clashes like sh*t.

Problem with my clears is that the amber bulb reflects in the inside of the fixture bringing it back to an amber look. I need some silvervisions...
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Old 07-12-2006, 09:52 PM   #22
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Old 07-12-2006, 10:18 PM   #23
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I'm glad there are more of you out there. I like how my ambers look on my car. Mine is Mystic Blue Metallic.
mine is mystic blue too. looks good both ways to me
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Old 07-12-2006, 10:20 PM   #24
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and yes...your sig is hilarious haha...rollin on snowflakes
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I've used to like my amber lens on my jetblack but when I replaced with the clear lens. It looks more better than the amber. So I went for which one color looks best to my car. I'd say clear lens look way better that the original amber lens IMHO.
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Clears for lifeeeeeee, on Topaz blue tho i think ambers look nice
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Old 07-12-2006, 10:46 PM   #27
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I just need to get pics with the chrome bulbs I have up front now.
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Old 07-12-2006, 10:49 PM   #28
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smoked looks hot
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smoked looks hot
It looks even better with the chrome bulbs, those eyelids off, and Projector46s, like I have now.
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Old 07-12-2006, 10:51 PM   #30
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Best pic I have of that setup so far:

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I just need to get pics with the chrome bulbs I have up front now.

Hmm, not to hijack but why is your "328i" badge sitting up so much higher in the back? I only say that because I've noticed that on a lot of BMW's here. I thought someone bought it and placed it on in the wrong spot...then I saw more bimmers with the badge in the same spot. Not hating, just curious thats all.


I think smoked are nice, if done correctly. Some look bad, others look very good. I'd go for a light smoke. I had planned on smoking my clears when I got them, but vetoed it for now. Too much "dark" on my car after I tinted the windows.

I still have my ambers and liked them, but wanted something different. I agree with BMWPower06 about clear/amber and certain color cars.
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Clears for lifeeeeeee, on Topaz blue tho i think ambers look nice


my car loooks because i have ambers and its white. I love the look of clears on cars, i dont know why.
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what do u guys think about white w/ smokes
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Hmm, not to hijack but why is your "328i" badge sitting up so much higher in the back? I only say that because I've noticed that on a lot of BMW's here. I thought someone bought it and placed it on in the wrong spot...then I saw more bimmers with the badge in the same spot. Not hating, just curious thats all.
I've been trying to find the answer to that, and I still don't know.
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what do u guys think about white w/ smokes
I say white would look good with the clears that have the reflector pattern, not the completely clear ones.
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i like how TiAg contrasts with the amber...but Imma clears guy, so I'm clear all the way around...looks nice...I had a clear bulb up front for a while too...but it makes the corner look too white rather than clear, so I added an amber bulb back in...black cars def need clears...
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For ianbiz, I think clears will look much better on a white car. From a far I've admired white cars like BMWPower06's with clears and they really pop. But, it depends on the "look" you are trying to achieve overall with the car too.



What do some of you think about adding the titanium trim (inside the headlights) to add contrast to the clears and black car? Here's the front of my car.

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I liked the contrast of my ambers on my TiAg at first but then they started to get on my nerves, but I still wasnt a big fan of clear on silver-until I installed them. I think it makes a MUCH bigger difference and looks MUCH better in person then pictures do justice, kinda wierd
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I liked the contrast of my ambers on my TiAg at first but then they started to get on my nerves, but I still wasnt a big fan of clear on silver-until I installed them. I think it makes a MUCH bigger difference and looks MUCH better in person then pictures do justice, kinda wierd
Yeah, your clears do stick out in your sig, but I bet there's less contrast in person, especially depending on the lighting.
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