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      05-21-2018, 08:48 AM   #1
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Retrofit ambient lighting

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I have a 420i GC. Is it possible to install ambient lighting on it? I seem to have the option on iDrive but it does nothing. The trim pieces also seem to have an insert where the LEDs would go.
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      05-21-2018, 08:51 AM   #2
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What color is your interior? If black, you won't see it much in the doors as the black just absorbs the light.
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It is indeed black with a black roofline. However I did see it on a friend's 440i which also has the same interior and it looked really great. Makes the car look a lot more premium (and expensive)
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See this lengthy thread for options

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1460193

And this

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1076576
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You can try this:
https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/6682...-ambient-light
I bought them and I am very excited, really look really good. thanks to the seller
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Have you tried decoupling the ambient light brightness from gauge cluster via coding?

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