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Old 05-30-2009, 01:26 AM   #16
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I know there must be a million DIY's on replacing the fog light lenses, but here is my take. And hey, the more resources the better!

...every E30 at one point or another has cracked or even broken the lenses off.


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what kind of bumper is that? is it compatible to a '90 325iC?
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Old 05-30-2009, 09:14 PM   #17
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make sure you purchase lamin-x or some other protective film for those covers. Being plastic and not glass, they will pit way faster and look milky. A 10 investment will keep the lights looking new!
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Old 06-02-2009, 12:35 PM   #18
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Can you use H3 hid's on your fogs?
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Old 06-02-2009, 03:18 PM   #19
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you can install HIDs in where the fogs go yes!
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Old 06-02-2009, 08:41 PM   #20
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Is there a writeup for an HID install on the fogs?I'm really interested in doing this!
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Old 06-02-2009, 09:00 PM   #21
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you can get plug and play kits for them.
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Old 12-20-2009, 05:11 PM   #22
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great write up....i F*ed up and bought aftermarket replacement fog's still waiting for them to get here but if they dont look like yours im flippin them and getting these lens
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Old 12-21-2009, 09:57 AM   #23
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49 bux for a set for the fogs, thats alot haha
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one new fog is like, $150? and you think $50 is a lot for basically two new ones?
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Old 12-21-2009, 04:04 PM   #24
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fyi i just picked up a pair of plastic fog light covers on ebay through dtmwerks or something like that for 10 bucks for one of my e30s.
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:08 PM   #25
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Excellent write up. What type of clear silicone adhesive did you buy?
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Old 11-11-2010, 02:28 PM   #26
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Use a black silicone adhesive, trust me it looks much better than the clear. Something like Permatex Black Silicone Adhesive Sealant works decently, it's available at pretty much all pepboys/oreilly/autozone type stores.
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Old 11-12-2010, 08:21 AM   #27
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Thanks for the reply ^^^
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Old 12-12-2010, 01:56 PM   #28
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ehh, whats this about plug/play HID fogs? So absolutely no drilling, modification required?

Also for those with the plastic lenses. notice any fogging, or yellowing yet?
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Old 02-11-2012, 12:05 AM   #29
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Old 02-11-2012, 08:27 AM   #30
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Yeah it's not cheap... but the alternative is even more pricey. Plus these are very durable. My guess is I won't need to replace them for a very long time to come, if ever.

I don't think you would ever have to replace them unless you managed to crack one.

If you get some road wear you could always polish it out.

And to prevent that just use some clear vinyl to protect them.

I will be doing this eventually, I have one cracked.

I appreciate the write up and saving me $100 over buying new or used pair.
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