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      01-17-2020, 11:24 AM   #111
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I received the AmbientModz frosted plastic M3 pieces after a couple weeks delivery time from the UK. They came packaged nicely in a little cardboard tube so that there was no risk of damage during shipment.

The installation could not be easier as the long edge simply slots between the leather and the plastic. It's helpful to line them up with the LED strip to ensure even coverage on both ends since it isn't centered precisely in the channel from the factory. They look nice and I'm completely happy with these.

Total installation time was less than 5 minutes from opening the package to checking/adjusting one of them.
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      01-28-2020, 08:06 AM   #112
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Also order a set of this :

https://www.ebay.com/itm/173836148784

Looking forward to the install

Keep posting when I receive them.
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      01-30-2020, 09:30 AM   #113
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just ordered mine from amazon because of this thread- I honestly never even noticed the ambient lighting until a i had a new 530xi as a loaner last week. they were SUPER bright in there, and these strips seem to replicate that.
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      01-30-2020, 11:34 AM   #114
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Pictures uploaded. Install literally took a whole 10 seconds. I found it easier to install from the speaker side first and work your way down to the end.

I got my ambient lights coded to 100% as well.

Definitely a cool look especially at night.

I wish I could find a set for the rear seats.
You can code them to be even brighter even after setting them to max in the menu?
Yes I believe the stock ones max out at 67% or something like that. Honestly don't know the level it's set at but with coding you can increase the brightness to 100%

You can definitely tell the interior is a little bit brighter in pitch dark.
Can you share what to code please?
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      01-30-2020, 11:25 PM   #115
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Pictures uploaded. Install literally took a whole 10 seconds. I found it easier to install from the speaker side first and work your way down to the end.

I got my ambient lights coded to 100% as well.

Definitely a cool look especially at night.

I wish I could find a set for the rear seats.
You can code them to be even brighter even after setting them to max in the menu?
Yes I believe the stock ones max out at 67% or something like that. Honestly don't know the level it's set at but with coding you can increase the brightness to 100%

You can definitely tell the interior is a little bit brighter in pitch dark.
Can you share what to code please?
Honestly no clue. Took my car over to EAS and they did it for me.
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      02-12-2020, 01:16 AM   #116
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Pictures uploaded. Install literally took a whole 10 seconds. I found it easier to install from the speaker side first and work your way down to the end.

I got my ambient lights coded to 100% as well.

Definitely a cool look especially at night.

I wish I could find a set for the rear seats.
You can code them to be even brighter even after setting them to max in the menu?
Yes I believe the stock ones max out at 67% or something like that. Honestly don't know the level it's set at but with coding you can increase the brightness to 100%

You can definitely tell the interior is a little bit brighter in pitch dark.
Can you share what to code please?
Basic if you're on BimmerCode... see below.

If not search ambient and look for Helligkeit (brightness) in German
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      02-12-2020, 08:14 AM   #117
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Does anyone if i can get them in the UK?
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      02-12-2020, 10:42 AM   #118
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Does anyone if i can get them in the UK?
I ordered mine from ambient mods in the UK. They're on EBay
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      02-13-2020, 11:57 PM   #119
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hmm, kinda off topic but i just noticed that my passenger side light is off and dont seem to show any light. The driver and rear all have the light.. anyone know how to fix this?
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Install mine and really happy how they came out.




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Update on the Ambientmods one.

One side kept falling out it was getting very annoying. It was then I noticed slight damage to the leather at the end where they were inserted so I just removed them.
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Update on the Ambientmods one.

One side kept falling out it was getting very annoying. It was then I noticed slight damage to the leather at the end where they were inserted so I just removed them.
Any pics?
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      02-15-2020, 02:21 PM   #123
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Update on the Ambientmods one.

One side kept falling out it was getting very annoying. It was then I noticed slight damage to the leather at the end where they were inserted so I just removed them.
Any pics?
I'll take some tonight
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      02-16-2020, 08:49 AM   #124
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Im so happy with mine - thanks everyone for the suggestions.
There is no way these will damage the leather. I just checked mine. Perhaps The amazon ones are higher quality and itís worth paying a bit more? Thoughts?

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