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    I am baffled as there are that many variations of them ive been offered different ones and all look different

    no projector and 3 plastic clips on top

    projector with 2 metal clips

    projector with 3 plastic clips

    projector with dimples on the lense and 2 metal clips

    and with 3 plastic clips and dimples on the lense


    Why all the different ones

    this is my current headlight atm on my e36



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    Difference is because some of them are NOT originals. The first picture is of an original light.
    Correction, pictures five and six are originals, not one as first thought.
     
     

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    so there are only 2 types of oe one with dimples and ones without?


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    Originals were made by Bosch, and should be moulded into the glass.
     
     

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    I think that some were also made by Hella? H7 bulbs, possibly Compacts only though...
     
     

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    so out of the ones from bosche like my oe uniot fitted are the any differences in the ones with and without dimples ?


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    Didn't the dimple version lights come from the facelift ?

    Thanks Button Below, Be a Sport...
     
     

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    sorry to sound daft but what are the differences on a facelift ive never been able to figure this out


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    Quote Originally Posted by w4vy View Post
    Didn't the dimple version lights come from the facelift ?
    Just checked pictures of my previous sport(early model) and my current sport(facelift model) and they both have the dimples on them. Look more like nipples though.
     
     

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