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Old 10-04-2012, 10:02 PM   #1
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Any suggestions on my Lights??

I have a bmw 330ci and need some recommendations on the lights. I want angel eyes and white HID's with a hint of blue. Im pretty new in the mods world so dont really know where to look or what brands are good. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:04 PM   #2
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Check out TheRetrofitSource or whatever the correct name is. Email them if you want. They are very helpful.
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Old 10-05-2012, 04:09 PM   #3
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In order to have a good and safe lighting is to either get a set of oem Xenon headlights, or retrofit for a even better Lighting.. Start by searching for retrofit..
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Old 10-07-2012, 06:09 PM   #4
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Considering you have stock halogens I would hold off on the angel eyes and focus on getting better light output that you can use. In addition, you would ideally want to get bulbs around 4300k or 5000k to maximize your light output, otherwise if you go with 6000k or higher for a bluish tint you will end up sacrificing your lighting output.

Depending on your budget your best option would be to look out for a good deal on some OEM bi-xenons, swap for the ZKW lenses, then get your car reprogrammed from halogens to xenons.

Another option would be to do a retrofit of an aftermarket projector in your current halogen housing. This would be cheaper than the OEM route but requires a bit of DIY. Here's a link to a helpful thread:

If you search around in the DIY or lighting section you should find some more useful info. Good luck!
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Old 10-07-2012, 06:25 PM   #5
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+1 OP just do this and get LED angel eyes on top (umnitza orion lite) and you're done
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:07 PM   #6
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We have projector retrofits and full headlights if you want, give us a look ---
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