1997 E36 323 new halo half kit and smoked chrome kidneys!!

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  1. 1997 E36 323 new halo half kit and smoked chrome kidneys!! 
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    Ok guys, I had to change out the old halo rings I had before cos of the condensation I had inside the headlights over christmas. One of the rings blew.

    Unfortunately, one of the rings on the new CCFL kit was blown too, so had to improvise. While the front end was in bits, I decided to ' make a difference '. I had the garage guy split down the 2 kidney grills and sprayed the chrome squares to make them black chrome, rather than normal satin/matt black covers/replacements.

    One of the guys there has an E39 who bought a pair of plastic covers for his grills, and commented on how good it looked after, and that he'd never have thought about making his black chrome. It's a bit hard to see the black chrome in the pics, so I'll try take a better pic of them outside.

    So, here is the end product. The halo's now look retro compared to having the full 4 rings lighting up. I always thought 4 rings was a bit OTT cos the car is quite small in size.


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    Good work mate - looks sweet
    http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j172/Rob_mr2/E46/sig1.jpg

    E30 - done
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    Good work Charlie, like the grills
     
     

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    That's an interesting look - but I quite like it, nice work
    I think it would also work with the inner lights lit up and not the outer.

    The black chrome looks good - if you could get some daylight photos of them it would be appreciated
     
     

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    Fanx guys. Heres a few more pics, I also fitted a set of Alpina door pins and a genuine Alpina boot spoiler so it finishes off the back end. Now just to get/create a rear diffuser to bring the underside of the rear bumper down level with the side skirts.

    I don't want to re-break the seals again on the headlights now, I knew I should have checked the rings ALL worked prior to fitting. Oh well.


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    ahahh great no parking sign
     
     

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    hey vnice car u have there
    btw are your ring on the inside or outside of the lenses
     
     

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    The rings are stuck to the ROUND lenses, NOT to the outer glass.
     
     

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    looks awesome!
     
     

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    lol sorry if i sounded vage. i ment the inner lenses are ur halos stuck to the inside of them or the outside
     
     

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