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      01-27-2014, 02:28 PM   #79
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Drives: Space Gray '09 E92 M3
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Manhattan Beach, CA

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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.
'09 E92 M3: Space Gray, Black, Carbon Leather | ZTP 2MK ZPP 2MT 6FL | link 1 / link 2
Mods: M Performance exhaust | ZCP retrofit | Euro airbox | GTS DCT flash | JPN 240 ECU flash | Euro LCI taillights | CRT lip | OEM alarm retrofit | Space Gray bumper plugs | BMW Performance: Mk. II spoiler / Mk. II non-electronic steering wheel / mirror caps / front grilles / side gills / intake louvers / emblem