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post #1 of 8 (permalink) Old Nov 24th, 2012, 09:19 PM Thread Starter
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DIY Replacement Number Plate Light Lens Caps?!

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I've seen a couple of posts about the replacement number plate light lens caps but none actually tell me where to get them from!
Does anyone know here to get cheap ones from? I'm missing one

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If you want cheap, try used from a breaker.
New ones from bminiparts or realOEM
Price seems to vary from, only got dollars listed, $3.70 to $6.13 for lens only.
And the part number is different it appears for Gen1 and Gen2 models?
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Your local MINI dealership.

In the UK they're around £4 each

This is what I got for my gen1
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Thanks both of you
Will probably get them from the dealership; I didn't realise they were so cheap, !
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do they make much of a difference ?
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do they make much of a difference ?
They do when some spoon forgot to mask them up and sprayed over the originals during a paint touch up (at some point during the cars life before I got it).
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They do when some spoon forgot to mask them up and sprayed over the originals during a paint touch up (at some point during the cars life before I got it).
ahh yer, i can see how that would be of some help now,
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did you buy them from dealer? as i need some so are they £4
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