Although, even with amber bulbs, wondering if the result will still be red,
since it's behind a red lens.
Had the same thing with a 1988 Audi - USA version had all red taillights.
Had opportunity to travel to Germany, and picked up a pair of taillights
w/Amber, and made the swap. Silly expenditure at the time, but it felt
right. And better than spending money on beer stein souvenirs. Well,
I consider it a safety deficit.
The amber color is distinct and far more visible when the brake lights are
With the brake lights are lit, the red turn signal is just a subtle change
in the brightness of the rear light.
With amber turn signals, the brighter light (the eye is most sensitive to
amber light) and different color makes the turn signal far easier to
It's another reason why I postponed my purchase of a new BMW to see if BMW
fixes this and other problems in the new 3-series in future years.
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