Take a look at your package, you will have two intertwined pieces of plastic. Lift up one side, you will see that it is really two pieces connected into one via clips that slide together and ‘snap’ at the end, holding the two parts together there.
Installing our upgraded gauge rings to give your car the M3 or M5 look is a somewhat difficult install, pulling the gauge cluster out is the easy part, but separating the front from the back is the tough part. Continue reading
Here is the best DIY guide we could find online for installing ours (or any) LED Interior light kits for the BMW E46 3 series sedan and coupe. The convertible is the same, just a few less steps. You really don’t /need/ this DIY as you truly can just look at each interior light and pop the cap off and switch the halogen to LED, but incase you have any issues here you go! (This DIY is written by the amazing E46fanatics member ‘sillieidiot’ and was only modified slightly to be true to our plug and play option. You can read the original DIY thread: http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=640683)
Removal of these two pieces sounds easy enough, but you’re probably here because you’re struggling a little bit… Continue reading
Replacing your pitted and faded headlight lens is a simple task and very, very, worth it in the long run. Out of all the replacement or removal guides we found, obviously ours is the best, even taking pages right out of BMW’s repair manual and bentley’s guide. If you need any more assistance replacing and removing your headlight lens let us know!
We found this incredible video from Bentley showing you how to remove your headlight assembly from your car and the seals and clips required to replace the lens. Continue reading
- Phillips Screw Driver (corner lamps)
- Flat Head Screw Driver (optional for headlight cover)
- T25 Torx Bit (for the ECU box cover)
- Zip Ties (always)
You are essentially removing your headlights, including your corner lights. Open up the headlights, install our rings, close the headlights, put the assemblies back in, and optionally hooking the wires up to your ECU.
Step 1: Remove corner light
If you have a ‘push in’ corner light, your uninstall will be done like the image depicts, by pushing down from the hole on top of your fender, and pulling slightly and carefully and slide it out. If you have a ‘screw in’ corner, you will remove it by inserting a Phillips screw driver into the same hole, into the same position, and unscrewing it, sliding it out after.