M - Style Red Needles from Bimmian
Have you always wanted the look of M3 gauges in your non-M car? Bimmian makes it both possible and easy-to-do with our M-Style Red Needle Kit! Stop wasting your time with messy needle paint and get the kind of results you really want with this awesome needle upgrade for the E90, E91 and E92.
Features and Benefits Of This Product
This kit allows you to change out your current, non-M needles and replace them with needles in the same style as you would find on the E90/92 M3.
Enjoy the new look of these racing inspired needles with a gloss black center and red stems, capped with a black line painted across the top just like the ones you would find in an M3.
What Its Made From
Each needle consists of a black plastic center with a clear plastic stem and needle that channels the dash lighting and illuminates it. The underside of the needle is painted red, creating a rich glow. An additional black accent line runs up the front, stopping midway up the length of the needle adding contrast to the overall look of each M-Style Needle.
What's Inside The Box
Each kit comes with 4 M-style red needles (2 large and 2 small needles).
Installation of this product will require you to remove the gauge cluster from the vehicle and open it. Naturally, some may feel a bit apprehensive when it comes to removal and installation of these needles. While the gauges can be a bit delicate, if you do it the right way you should have no problems. Let's go through the procedure so you can see that it can be quite straightforward.
If you would would like to see a thorough needle installation video, it is available below. Further installation documentation is available via the "Installation Guides" tab.
1. Once you have the gauge cluster removed, apply a strip of masking tape adjacent to the existing needles and mark their position on the tape. This step is imperative to ensure that your gauges remain properly calibrated.
2. Get a small piece of paper and cut a slot down the middle of it to allow you to slide it behind the needle. The slot you cut out will accommodate the needle stem. The paper is used as a precautionary measure to protect the gauge face.
3. Slide a dinner fork between the needle base and the paper, the needle stem should be between the tines of the fork.
4. Gently pry up. The needle will come off of the stem with some pressure.
5. Place the new needle(s) on the stem, but don't push down just yet. Ensure that you align the needle(s) with the alignment reference marks you made earlier on the masking tape.
6. When the alignment is correct, push the needle down on the stem to lock it in place.
NOTE: These needles are intended for a single installation only, so when installing the new needles, alignment is crucial. Please ensure that the alignment is correct before pushing them down on the stem.
If you would like to view an actual needle replacement from beginning to end, please watch our installation video here.
Installation Difficulty: EASY (Most People Can Do This With Common Household Tools)
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This Product Fits
(See PRICES & ORDERING tab above for clearer detail)
All non-M3 E90 E91 E92 E93 vehicles.
Warranty + Satisfaction Guarantee
Unless it arrives damaged, there is no warranty on this product.
Notes / Warnings
These needles are tight fitting and intended for a one-time installation only. Once the needle has been put onto the stem of the gauge the plastic sleeve of the needle will likely crack if removed. For this reason please be sure each needle is correctly aligned before pushing them onto the stem. Please refer to the documentation and videos provided.
YOU MUST MARK THE POSITION OF THE EXISTING NEEDLES BY MEANS OF REFERENCE MARKS MENTIONED ON THIS PRODUCT PAGE AND PROVIDED DOCUMENTATION AND INSTALLATION VIDEOS. FAILURE TO CORRECTLY ALIGN THE NEW NEEDLES IN THE CORRECT POSITION WILL RESULT IN IMPROPER CALIBRATION OF THE GAUGES AND IS SOLELY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CUSTOMER. bimmian.com IS NOT LIABLE FOR IMPROPER INSTALLATION RESULTING IN INCORRECT GAUGE DATA BEING DISPLAYED BY THE LOCATION OF THE NEEDLES.
Please also note that the cluster is a sensitive piece of equipment, especially the gauge needles area. Take extreme care when removing and installing the new needles. Do not apply unnecessary pressure that may damage the stem of the needles. Keep in mind that the cluster is a piece of electrical equipment and care must be taken when disassembling/assembling the cluster.
PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU FOLLOW ALL GUIDELINES AND ADVICE PROVIDED. FAILURE TO EXERCISE CARE MAY RESULT IN A DAMAGED CLUSTER. bimmian.com IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR INABILITY TO PROPERLY INSTALL THIS PRODUCT NOR ANY DAMAGE YOU MAY INFLICT UPON IT.
Please check your local laws for ensure legality when using this product on public roads and highways. In areas where this product is not legal for road use it is sold strictly for off-road, track or show use only.
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hi those fit on z4 e89? how much for the set?
This will not fit your vehicle as the E89 Z4 has different sized needles compared to the E9X 3 series
Hi, any chance of getting a set of white needles for my e92 m3?
At the present moment we do not have these available in White, but it is something we are considering in the near future.
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|For E90 E91 E92 E93 non -M|
|4 Red Needles (2 large, 2 small)||
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