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Old 02-05-2017, 09:52 PM   #1
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Cosmetic changes suggestions

Car: 2000 323i (Steel Blue Metallic)
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Need some suggestions:
Should I get clear corners?
Should I get black kidney grills or leave it chrome?
Any other cosmetic suggestions do you guys have?


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Can someone link me to these, clear taillights the non led one.

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Personally, I would go with black kidneys, clear corners and the front plate delete. On the rear tail lights, I don't like the way the clear doesn't line up from inner to outer lenses. I did the R/C/R lenses (non-LED). But it is your car and the only thing that looks good is what you think looks good.

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Personally, I would go with black kidneys, clear corners and the front plate delete. But it is your car and the only thing that looks good is what you think looks good.
Thanks I was thinking about the license plate delete but I live in New York and they require front plates, where would I mount it, could I drill into the moulding after the delete?
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Thanks I was thinking about the license plate delete but I live in New York and they require front plates, where would I mount it, could I drill into the moulding after the delete?
If your state requires it, you're hosed. I don't think there is anyway to re position it and still look OEM (good). It will just have to remain.
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Personally, I would go with black kidneys, clear corners and the front plate delete. On the rear tail lights, I don't like the way the clear doesn't line up from inner to outer lenses. I did the R/C/R lenses (non-LED). But it is your car and the only thing that looks good is what you think looks good.

I don't really mind either, I found a set on khoalty for $160 but if I pay a few more I rather get led, do you know where I could find the halogen ones for cheaper?
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I don't really mind either, I found a set on khoalty for $160 but if I pay a few more I rather get led, do you know where I could find the halogen ones for cheaper?
I got my Depo tails from eBay for about the cost you found. You could get OEM European from Turner or one of the other quality OEM product suppliers but they are twice the cost. BTW, I went with the ones that accepted my original standard bulb housings. 10 minute install and all stock. The LED tails require an additional circuit board to provide the resistors to keep the bulb check happy.
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