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      06-03-2009, 06:45 PM   #1
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Vinyl Eyelids... SGM 135i

Just picked up my car last week and did a few mods over the weekend...

-Hardwired V1 <--- PITA but thanks for the writeups
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and saw a thread here for eyelids and thought to myself "why not?" here are some pics for fun.. i got some vinyl that was very close to matching the SGM but alas it was a bit dark.. decided to go with black since there are many black highlights in the car. Let me know what you guys think..
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      06-03-2009, 06:52 PM   #2
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Best rendition of the eyelids I've seen done. IMO.
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      06-03-2009, 06:54 PM   #3
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looks okay.... Nice rip off of an existing design
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      06-03-2009, 07:02 PM   #4
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I actually took some transparent film and traced the look I wanted by hand, cut out the vinyl and applied it myself. Didn't realize that I was ripping off someone else's design sorry if i offended anyone...

I wish the corners were clear on the lights. I think they lids would look much nicer with the Euro Spec lights.... anyone outside of the US want to trade with me?
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      06-03-2009, 07:19 PM   #5
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Would you mind posting some full body shots??? I can't decide if I like it or not...but I'm leaing towards yes...
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      06-03-2009, 07:24 PM   #6
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Would you mind posting some full body shots??? I can't decide if I like it or not...but I'm leaing towards yes...
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      06-03-2009, 07:38 PM   #7
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full bod pics + xenons

Sorry for the crappy pics... iphone... will try to take some better ones with my casio at home..
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      06-03-2009, 08:07 PM   #8
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looks good :drool
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      06-04-2009, 11:47 AM   #9
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I've never quite understood the purpose of the eyelids
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      06-04-2009, 04:22 PM   #10
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I like the eyelids but please...SGM is Sparkling Graphite Metallic. SG is Space Gray.

Sorry about that OT but I expected to see SGM.

Anyway back to topic. Very nice design but can you take some pics from 10ish feet away straight onto the front fascia. I want to see how those fit the look of the front of the car.
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      06-04-2009, 04:43 PM   #11
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I'm not a fan of eyelids...However....these are the best I've seen.
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      06-04-2009, 07:34 PM   #12
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Night Pics..

Here are some night shots from further away... I'll rename the thread thanks for pointing that out
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      06-04-2009, 09:46 PM   #13
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looks good, any shots of them with the lights turned on?
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      06-04-2009, 10:13 PM   #14
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they need to be color matched just looks funky right now. nice shape tho
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      06-05-2009, 01:15 AM   #15
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Yeah I was also baffled by the SGM lol....Im like damn thats light...oh wait its got the m rims its shadow.
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      06-07-2009, 08:40 PM   #16
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I think they would work better matched to your body color.
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      06-08-2009, 09:02 AM   #17
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Not bad. I was thinking it might look good in that opaque silverish color BMW uses on the new 2009 3series sedan?

btw your camera is horrid.
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      06-08-2009, 09:39 PM   #18
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that is space gray im seeing right? Cause all the sgm are 08 production not 09. Nice design.
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