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    Does anyone refurb these as even just the carbon bits are uber expensive for what they are from BMW...

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    I found a guy called David Martin who carbon wraps anything and has done loads of BMW parts. Think he charges £25 for the pair plus £8.50 postage.

    His email address is carbon.wrap@hotmail.co.uk

    This is his carbon wrap, which is slightly different to OEM but only on close inspection and a centre console he wrapped as an example.

    Alternatively for a cheap fix, spray some black spray paint onto your finger and rub it into the scratched existing mouldings. If its not too badly chipped or damaged it comes up quite well.

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    that looks pretty close

    and if it came to it I could always do the rest myself in the same pattern so it is even less obvious I suppose

    cheers for that
     
     

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    oh and rob
    your rear led's....were they just a straight swap with the non-leds or did you need to do something to stop a fault code?
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    I did pretty much the same as Rob's idea but used a BMW black touch up paint and put a small blob on the scratch and rubbed it in with my finger....works a treat
     
     

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    i am gonna give this a quick try tomorrow but I think they are past that now

    I would be bloody happy if it works for me though !!!
     
     

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    Yeah the rear leds were a straight swap, but for some reason every now and again the fault indicator light does come on. If I turn the headlights on then off it clears the fault. No idea why its doing that but I can live with it, it doesn't happen very often.
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    yeah thats what i thought
    i am thinking about it but not sure yet
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by rmar30 View Post
    yeah thats what i thought
    i am thinking about it but not sure yet
    On a 2003 car you could well get error lights permanently on
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martyn D. View Post
    On a 2003 car you could well get error lights permanently on
    really?

    would not have thought it would matter?? what is the difference?
     
     

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