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Old 04-18-2012, 11:18 AM   #1
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E46 LED Tails?

In the market for a pair of LED Tails for my Sedan. Has anyone gotten these? Looked online and they seem to vary between 250-350.

Also, has anyone put smoked ones on? How do they look in comparison ?
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Old 04-18-2012, 12:52 PM   #2
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Getting smoked mostly depends on the color of your car.... Clears look nice too...

Also am in the market for these, but for a coupe..
Seen them range from 200+

Group buy lol?
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:03 PM   #3
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Please don't put smoked. Not only is it less visible, it looks tacky and IMO that kind of look does not belong on a BMW. Unless you have an Alpine White paint job, I would not even think about it. I prefer the look of RCR tails, with chrome bulbs (no orange look in the signal socket), but I'm biased because its what I have.

The first time around, Khoalty messed up my order and I received smoked by mistake (they took care of it, great support). Just take a look at these smoked RCR's. IMO, they look "unpleasant" to put it nicely








Be prepared to do some soldering down the road if you decide to go with DEPO LED tails, they tend to have bulbs/rows go out because of the way they're wired. Its not a big deal, but just be forewarned.
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Old 04-18-2012, 08:36 PM   #4
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Im down for group buys anytime - lol!


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Thanks for the pix. Yeah my ride is silver so I dont think smoked is going to look that good. LED clears are probably whats on the list. Now the question is where?

Dont wanna pay customs otherwise ebay would be a good option - anyone bought these from pacific mall? Heard the asian brothers carry this stuff down there for decent prices.
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Old 04-18-2012, 10:49 PM   #5
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LED clears would look good. You can buy them from ebay, as long as the shipping is method is USPS (Not UPS, FedEx, or something else) you won't pay a fee.

I got my RCR tails, corners, and sidemarkers from Khoalty.com.. customs was about $30.
Alternatively, post a want ad on the forums here. I'm sure you will get a few people wanting to sell.
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Old 04-19-2012, 01:40 PM   #6
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^My add has been up for about a week or so.... Not much interest there

How much is it at Pacific Mall you guys were talking about, maybe they'll give a reasonable price for group...
I also have a silver btw
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Old 04-19-2012, 04:09 PM   #7
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Pacific Mall guy quoted me 290 flat for a new pair of LED tails - but he was willing to talk turkey if we get a group buy going.
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:37 PM   #8
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If he can do 220 ballpark I'm in
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Old 04-19-2012, 08:41 PM   #9
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count me in too.
i need a set for my coupe.
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Old 04-23-2012, 10:19 AM   #10
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Yeah Im going down there on Wednesday to talk to him and see if I can work out a good deal for a group buy - plus want to take a look at what hes selling just to make sure.
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ALright, keep me updated on here
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Old 04-25-2012, 07:54 PM   #12
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count me in for that group deal, id like a nice pair of clear led's for my silver coupe. maybe youll get a better group deal with 3
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:37 PM   #13
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@Jay22, were you able to go to pacific mall today and check if the guy is willing to do a group buy?
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Old 04-26-2012, 07:47 AM   #14
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Yeah i went across - the lights are good...LEDs - he isent going below 270 for any of them though - spent half an hour with him trying to get him to budge.

Plus, he says he only has 2 in stock and it'll take him 3-4 days to get the orders in.

Theres another shop in the mall there, went to him - he seemed more willing to be reasonable on a group buy but he didnt have any in stock - he took down my info and hes going to call me today or tomorrow...lets see.

Anyone know any other place in the GTA to check before making a call ?
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Old 04-26-2012, 10:23 AM   #15
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I ended up getting the ones from bimmian .. good quality type.

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