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Forum: Lighting Forum 11-23-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
This is what BMW responded: And this...

This is what BMW responded:



And this is what I wrote back:
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-07-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
I filed complaints with both the NHTSA and the...

I filed complaints with both the NHTSA and the BBB last week about the wiring inside the headlight and yesterday, BMW customer service called me to request more information and pictures. Let's see...
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-03-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 298,137
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza Orion V2.5. New money shot... :-) ...

Umnitza Orion V2.5. New money shot... :-)

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=579628&d=1415037069
Forum: Lighting Forum 11-03-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Aaaaand... money shot with the new angel eyes. ...

Aaaaand... money shot with the new angel eyes.

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Forum: Lighting Forum 10-30-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
I did, too! ...

I did, too!

http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchResults?searchType=ID&targetCategory=C&searchCriteria.nhtsa_ids=10651523

I did some more research and many other 3-series and 5-series...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-29-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 916
Views: 298,137
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza Orion V2.5 AE's in my 2004 325Ci...

Umnitza Orion V2.5 AE's in my 2004 325Ci convertible:

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/10574350_10153244618013916_8833120742928373633_n.jpg
...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-29-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
..

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Forum: Lighting Forum 10-27-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
And a pic to prove it...

And a pic to prove it...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-27-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Update: I received two new rings from Umnitza and...

Update: I received two new rings from Umnitza and removed and baked my headlights again yesterday.

Let's see if those will last!

On another note, I spoke to them on Friday and explained my...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Umnitza is sending me two new rings free of...

Umnitza is sending me two new rings free of charge. That's nice but now I have to remove the headlights again, bake them.... etc.

:banghead::banghead::banghead:
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Pictures of the mess... Sent from BimmerApp...

Pictures of the mess...

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-20-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Bad news! Another ring went out, this time on the...

Bad news! Another ring went out, this time on the drivers side, and it's charred where the wires exit the ring. It also slightly burned the headlight. Not good!

I disconnected the AE's completely...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 282
Posted By kplaten
Mine does the same, 2004 325Ci.

Mine does the same, 2004 325Ci.
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-18-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
WDE46, that's exactly what I did and it seems to...

WDE46, that's exactly what I did and it seems to have done the trick.

In other news, one of my brand-new Umnitza AE rings just died after working for a total of TWO DAYS. Not happy. I contacted...
Forum: Southeast 10-16-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 500
Achtung: Florida Bimmers
Views: 64,615
Posted By kplaten
Miami, FL Sent from BimmerApp mobile app

Miami, FL

Sent from BimmerApp mobile app
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
double post

double post
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 09:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
This is how my wiring inside the headlights...

This is how my wiring inside the headlights looked like...

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/xenon_wiring_1_med.jpg

http://www.yellowfiero.com/pix/bmw/xenon_wiring_2_med.jpg

But now...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-16-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
So I fixed all the internal wiring in my drivers...

So I fixed all the internal wiring in my drivers side headlight yesterday. The wiring looked terrible, almost all the insulation fell off immediately.

Then I plugged the headlight back in and.......
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-14-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
AE's installation went very well but still...

AE's installation went very well but still looking for info on how to get to those wires deep inside the headlight housing...
...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-14-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By kplaten
I used a small screw to replace the broken off...

I used a small screw to replace the broken off "nub" and it works again. Let's see if it'll last...
Forum: Lighting Forum 10-13-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,214
Posted By kplaten
Unhappy Brittle wiring in adaptive Xenons (facelift convertible)

I'm installing Umnitza Orion V2.5 AE's in my 2004 325CiC.

I've done the drivers side so far. Baking and opening the headlights and installing the AE's was no problem and they work fine. But now my...
Forum: E46 Convertible 10-13-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 337
Posted By kplaten
Post Question re. glove box handle (vert vs. non-vert)

My glove box handle is not working anymore because the "nub" broke off inside the handle (2004 325CiC).

I know that the verts have a different glove box mechanism from the other models. My...
Forum: Lighting Forum 01-29-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By kplaten
Question Looking for one stop LED lighting shop

I have a E46 facelift convertible and I'm looking to buy the following:
- LED Angel Eye kit
- LED interior light package
- LED front turn signals (NOT side markers)
- LED backup lights
- LED...
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-29-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By kplaten
Who has the GROM BT3-BMWS, DICE Mediabridge or...

Who has the GROM BT3-BMWS, DICE Mediabridge or something with a similar functionality? Opinions on the best setup using a stock radio (I don't like the look of the aftermarket units)?
Forum: Bavarian Soundwerks' Mobile Electronics Forum 01-16-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 487
Posted By kplaten
Thanks, I looked at it but I'd prefer more of a...

Thanks, I looked at it but I'd prefer more of a plug&play solution.
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