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      01-27-2014, 01:28 PM   #79
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Drives: Space Gray '09 E92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
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Originally Posted by Sedan_Clan View Post
I love you aajami, but you're blind! Here is a picture of my F30 335i headlight. The black plastic housing is easily visible here; the 4-Series headlight has the same design. It is this inner black plastic portion of the housing that gives the F30/32 the 'darker headlight' look (..and this is accomplished because the black reflects off of the 'chrome' in the headlight housing, causing a shadow effect of sorts).
I see it there now. In the two pics you posted previously, the bottom of the housing wasn't visible, and the only bits that were were all chromed out.
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