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      10-23-2013, 03:41 PM   #1
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F30 European outer tail light

http://www.ecstuning.com/marketing/B...er_Tail_Light/

I just got this email from ECS Tuning. No knock on them, as they are a great vendor and I buy stuff from them regularly, but who the hell in their right mind is going to pay $500 to do something to your car that we have previously have spent a few hundred dollars to 'undo'.

I've purchased the EURO tail lights for my e46 ZHP tail lights to remove the amber, and have bought the OEM blacklines for my previous e90 335i to get rid of the amber in the US spec tail lights. Now I have the option to to pay twice as much to put the amber back in my already beautiful amber free tail lights!

Am I out of date on the current BMW modding trends?
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      10-23-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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Yuuup

The price is steep to say the least. I kind of like the Euro tail light look. Just not to that tune. I have a 2012. I would upgrade to it at a cheaper price. If I knew someone who had a set, a trade would be a possibility.
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I'll do without the amber thank you very much.
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I'll do without the amber thank you very much.
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I'd like them cuz I like the dark shadow around the amber. But for 500 no f'in way.
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I love the Euro amber taillight and contemplating to get a set for my E93.
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Euro mod's are cool, because, well, they are Euro and usually rare and unique in the States.

However, my main point was that in previous generations, enthusiasts pay money to remove the amber (both in headlights and tail lights) now they pay to have the amber?

Am I missing something?
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Am I missing something?
The grass is always greener on the other side.
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I suppose...lol.

Euro obsession!
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http://www.ecstuning.com/marketing/B...er_Tail_Light/

I just got this email from ECS Tuning. No knock on them, as they are a great vendor and I buy stuff from them regularly, but who the hell in their right mind is going to pay $500 to do something to your car that we have previously have spent a few hundred dollars to 'undo'.

I've purchased the EURO tail lights for my e46 ZHP tail lights to remove the amber, and have bought the OEM blacklines for my previous e90 335i to get rid of the amber in the US spec tail lights. Now I have the option to to pay twice as much to put the amber back in my already beautiful amber free tail lights!

Am I out of date on the current BMW modding trends?
Are they LED? If so, $500 would be appropriate.
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Are they LED? If so, $500 would be appropriate.
They aren't!
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$240 each side doesn't sound atrocious if they are Genuine BMW parts.
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The grass is always greener on the other side.
Or yellower.
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