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      06-04-2021, 10:49 AM   #1
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OLED CS/GTS Taillights F82/83

hey guys, so I'm rapidly finding out what an obsession these lights are.. a quick search will literally have 100's of threads with this topic. They look incredible, but definitely not spending 7-10k in these things.

I got these on my IG feed yesterday and wanted to see if anyone here has had any experience with these:


They look good and at 1k this is...tolerable. There is a "limited quantity", no reviews yet, so I'm wondering if this is a scam??

https://euroactiveretrofits.com/coll...al-tail-lights

I've also read some threads from guys who went with a set from China on Alibaba:


https://www.alibaba.com/product-deta...78b04a95a6NrkW



https://www.alibaba.com/product-deta...4a95a6NrkW&s=p

Yay or Nay? Which is the best option? Let me know your thoughts.

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      06-04-2021, 11:32 AM   #2
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Most users on here interested in Rep OLEDS for F82/83 are ordering VLAND or AKD. These are still pretty new so you won't see many reviews because no one has received them yet (or at least haven't reported back to the forums). If you're looking for the "best" there's no concrete information on them yet.
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      06-04-2021, 11:55 AM   #3
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Don't buy from that IG ad, they order from the same sellers on aliexpress and sell them for a few hundred profit. Just order it yourself from aliexpress like the rest of us did. You can negotiate the price down a bit to sub 800 shipped.
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      06-04-2021, 10:31 PM   #4
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Appreciate this very much! Thanks.
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      06-11-2021, 10:23 PM   #5
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I would wait for someone / dealer to post some actual photos. Because F30/F80 had a V2 that had some changes and minor fix compare to the V1.
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      06-16-2021, 11:48 PM   #6
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Surprised we haven't seen anyone with these yet except for the one guy in the M3 thread. Here they are on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/GTS-F32-F33-F...NrPXRydWU&th=1

I'm just not sure if I'm going to go with them. The LCI tails have really grown on me and I think they're beautiful, not sure I want to install these knock offs on my car.
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      06-19-2021, 09:51 PM   #7
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Surprised we haven't seen anyone with these yet except for the one guy in the M3 thread. Here they are on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.com/GTS-F32-F33-F...NrPXRydWU&th=1

I'm just not sure if I'm going to go with them. The LCI tails have really grown on me and I think they're beautiful, not sure I want to install these knock offs on my car.
I agree, and I think the Euro version with Amber are really sexy!!
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      06-22-2021, 03:01 AM   #8
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Mine have just been posted by the seller


https://m.alibaba.com/product/160024...00000%22%7D%7D
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      06-22-2021, 06:47 AM   #9
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Mine have just been posted by the seller


https://m.alibaba.com/product/160024...00000%22%7D%7D
Are these smoked? They look darker than others I've seen
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      06-28-2021, 03:03 AM   #10
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Mine have just been posted by the seller


https://m.alibaba.com/product/160024...00000%22%7D%7D
Are these smoked? They look darker than others I've seen
Ye you can choose red or smoked
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      06-28-2021, 04:07 PM   #11
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Received mine today. I ordered 2 different brands. Vland an the other one says 'RS line'.

Im not impresse by the quality of these. No OEM quality like the LCI tails.
VLAND : fitment is pretty good, trunk light seems to be pulling out a little (i think because of the foam strip to thick).
Also a lot of wires, different connectors and resistors on the back.
I'll give it a 7/10

RS lines : well i'm going to file a refund for these. Trunk light don't even fit in the F82 trunk as the inner part is to large.
Quality of the glass itself is a bit better then VLAND and no resistors or whatsever on the back of the light (there are extra cables supplied for the pre-LCI models)
As the inner don't fit a 0/10
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      06-28-2021, 04:12 PM   #12
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Video RS Line ones https://files.fm/f/k3m623pxh
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      06-29-2021, 05:53 AM   #13
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Video RS Line ones https://files.fm/f/k3m623pxh
Thanks for sharing, brother.
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Received mine today. I ordered 2 different brands. Vland an the other one says 'RS line'.

Im not impresse by the quality of these. No OEM quality like the LCI tails.
VLAND : fitment is pretty good, trunk light seems to be pulling out a little (i think because of the foam strip to thick).
Also a lot of wires, different connectors and resistors on the back.
I'll give it a 7/10

RS lines : well i'm going to file a refund for these. Trunk light don't even fit in the F82 trunk as the inner part is to large.
Quality of the glass itself is a bit better then VLAND and no resistors or whatsever on the back of the light (there are extra cables supplied for the pre-LCI models)
As the inner don't fit a 0/10
Thanks for sharing man. So did you stick with the VLAND ones? Any videos or pics on how that turned out after install?
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      07-02-2021, 08:34 PM   #15
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Looks much better in real life than picture
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Which lights were these? From what seller and how much?
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      07-03-2021, 11:16 AM   #17
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Looks much better in real life than picture
Those look great!
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Any tips on the install?
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      07-05-2021, 01:27 AM   #19
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are these from VLAND =?
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My review of the F82 VLAND (Direct) Fauxled tails:
- Shipment was quick at only 4 or 5 business days, arrived via FedEx.
- Lights arrived blemish free.
- Feels like good quality, but all the resistors and wiring are a bit much, do yourself a favor and clean it up with zipties and heat shrink if you can.
- Fender tail light: Easy install.
- Trunk tail light: Tried cutting/moving foam near the middle locating pin and this didn't help much, you really don't want to force this step as you'll likely break the outer retaining lip if you force this. I ended up trimming down the middle locating pin and the tail light just pressed down easily. When I compare the oem and vland trunk tails, the middle locating pin isn't positioned correctly. Trimming it down / cutting it off didn't seem to have any effect on fitment. Would be interested to see how others fixed this.
- I have an LCI so initially didn't hook up the outer to the inner tails, then tried wiring it after to see if there was indeed an inner brake light, there doesn't seem to be on the F82/F83.
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Has anyone bought and installed the Bayoptiks F32/F82 GTS tails?

https://bayoptiks.com/collections/ta...ee-us-shipping

Edit: NVM they're not in until July 15-21 :]

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      07-05-2021, 04:18 PM   #22
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Has anyone bought and installed the Bayoptiks F32/F82 GTS tails?

https://bayoptiks.com/collections/ta...ee-us-shipping

Edit: NVM they're not in until July 15-21 :]
They are reselling aliexpress/alibaba VLAND lights.
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