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      09-08-2019, 12:02 AM   #1
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I was looking for a decent DIY to install OLED's on my M4. While I did find plenty of info on them, I couldn't find anything DIY related. So my Friend Bradley (@purefthirty) decided to put a little something together. The coding will be done remotely in a few days.

I ordered the wiring harness for the new OLED tails from IND and got the OLED's from @Gixxerboyf83 (forum member.)

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I ordered the wiring harness for the new OLED tails from IND and got the OLED's from @Gixxerboyf83 (forum member.)
Is the wiring different from the standard LED Taillights?
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I ordered the wiring harness for the new OLED tails from IND and got the OLED's from @Gixxerboyf83 (forum member.)
Is the wiring different from the standard LED Taillights?
Im not sure. It looked fairly similar. 🤔
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I ordered the wiring harness for the new OLED tails from IND and got the OLED's from @Gixxerboyf83 (forum member.)
Is the wiring different from the standard LED Taillights?
Im not sure. It looked fairly similar. 🤔
Did you switch wiring or plugs?
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I was looking for a decent DIY to install OLED's on my M4. While I did find plenty of info on them, I couldn't find anything DIY related. So my Friend Bradley (@purefthirty) decided to put a little something together. The coding will be done remotely in a few days.

I ordered the wiring harness for the new OLED tails from IND and got the OLED's from @Gixxerboyf83 (forum member.)

So these OLED Lights cost around 7000 $ US for the 4 parts....not sure if it worth it to do the mod just for the look
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Just out of curiosity... What gonna happen if someone hit you? Will the insurance cover the GTS lights?
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Just out of curiosity... What gonna happen if someone hit you? Will the insurance cover the GTS lights?
If you have the receipt for the installation and receipt of the part. Insurance would cover it, mine would at least.
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Just out of curiosity... What gonna happen if someone hit you? Will the insurance cover the GTS lights?
If another hit you, yes they would be responsible.

Under comp and collision, your Insurance Company basis the rates of the total value based on your VIN. So, if you make changes you are supposed to report those and pay an extra premium for those parts. I pay about $150 a year for around $20k of modifications from a major insurance agency.

Bottom line. No matter what some people think, their Insurance Company is only required to pay what owner has insured, based on the VIN. Depending on how much they dug into it on a $8000 pair of taillights, they might not even think twice as they are OEM.

But they would be well within their right to deny as it's not actually covered.

Why do you think you read threads where the Insurance Company allows people to take off aftermarket parts from their totaled car? It's because those parts are legally not covered by the Insurance Company.

Sometimes your Homeowners will cover under that policy. If your homeowners and automobile is from same carrier, they are more likely to pay if you did not have a rider for the extra parts. Many would assume they were covered but it was actually their Homeowners Coverage.
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