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Headlight dilema

Discussion in 'Z3 Roadster & Coupé' started by Jamezee, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. Jamezee

    Jamezee Zorg Guru (I)
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    After being struck by the flying car window on the motorway at night with the roof down, I have now got Zeddy back all repaired and tucked up in the garage. The repair job by Williams BMW in Manchester was fantastic. My dilemma is that part of the repair was a new nearside headlamp, this is great but my offside headlamp is original (nearly 10) and obviously not in as good nick as the new one...........................

    Any suggestions to get the 'old' one up to scratch (pardon the pun) or should I just get another new one for the offside.

    I am finding it difficult to cope with this issue as it is just 'not right' b-( It will have to stay in the garage until fit for public viewing. x_x
     
  2. HornelZ3M

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    Its simple you just buy a new one 8-}
     
  3. GazHyde

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    A mate has the same issue after a repair to his X5. It screams that the car has had a repair!

    The best way forwards is a new headlight. Expensive, but at least they will match.
     
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    Cheaper to buy a used one to match the old one :D
     
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    Cheers all :-bd

    Think I might have a go with the megs first (Ta Mouldy) and see what the result is /:) Then if not happy get my £200 for a new one $-)

    To be fair the old one is not that bad but you know what it is like with these things......
     
  7. badman gee

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    i would only be happy with a new one, :)
     
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    if the megs cleaner doesnt work it might be worth getting some lamin-x film for them. They do either clear or a 6% tint film that should cover up small defects quite nicely. Somewhere around £40 shipped in from the states for a pre-cut front + rear set.
     
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    Thanks for that, got a few tricks to try now before splashing out on a new one :-bd
     

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