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View Poll Results: What color for headlight housing?
Stock / Grey Housing 8 72.73%
Black Housing 3 27.27%
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      03-24-2016, 04:16 PM   #1
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Halogen Headlight Retrofit Poll - Housing Color?

Have a little project cooking ... What is your reaction to below headlight design? Goal is to follow the "old meets new, end of an era" spirit for the E82, maybe even weave in a nod or two to some past models' design

A big color question mark here is whether or not to leave the housings stock grey and there are times where it does look softer and more appropriate - and then there are other times I look at it like ... Why didn't they just make 'em black?

Then I come back to: Hmm.. Let's avoid going too storm trooper - grey, metallic, black palette in the headlights might be more aligned when paired with two-tone (polished + painted grey) 313M wheels anyhow...

Let me know what you think - Stock Headlight Grey or Black Painted Housing?

Thanks all

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      03-25-2016, 08:32 PM   #2
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I think you'll get more traction on this in the exterior mods section.
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      03-26-2016, 01:18 AM   #3
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Posted to cosmetic (interior / exterior) we'll see if that works. So far my 128 brethren has given me more feedback than over there though
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      04-06-2016, 09:24 AM   #4
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Personally I like the black painted look best.
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