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Old 12-14-2012, 12:43 PM   #1
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ANGEL EYES 325i 2004

Hi, I would like to install angel eyes on my 325i 2004 4 doors.. I read a lot of forum that says that LED are better than CCFL. But I want to know which brand is better. I heard of V2 orion, Umnitza etc.. So can you help me to get the best angel eyes I want it to be really bright and white.. I'm living in canada so sometimes the temperature goes to -20, -25 degrees

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Old 12-14-2012, 12:50 PM   #2
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:24 PM   #4
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Old 12-14-2012, 01:28 PM   #5
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The most popular angel eyes by far are the Umnitza Orion V2. They are simple to install, especially on a sedan.
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and what you think about khoalty
No experience with them. I usually hear people specifically recommend Umnitza over Koalty though.
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ok and with the orion v2.. whats the difference if I take them opaque or not??
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ok and with the orion v2.. whats the difference if I take them opaque or not??
opaque will "blend" the LEDs together so you can't really see the individual lights. The clears will allow the individual LEDs to be visible. I prefer the opaque look. It looks more like the angel eyes that actually come with BMWs.
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ok and with the orion v2.. whats the difference if I take them opaque or not??
You can get the Orion V2 opaque for the Orion V2 price now. You can't get anything better on the market now.
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Have you considered the CityVision LED angel eye upgrades for your car?

Cityvisions feature 66 individual leds per ring and use SMD LEDs which are 3x brighter than the standard LED. Best of all, there are no error codes. Here are some of our customers rocking the Cityvision LED angel eye upgrades:





CCFL is kind of older technology, so I would say go with the LEDs!

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You can get the Orion V2 opaque for the Orion V2 price now. You can't get anything better on the market now.
Is there a big difference of orion v2 opaque and the non-opaque?
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not gigantic one has a frosty cover (opaque) the other is clear.
but they both light up the same.
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Hey guys I have a 2000 328i I wanna put angle eyes on my beauty but I don't know where to get them? And are they hard to install?
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if you want cheap - get the Orion Lite - same as the other vendor's lights.
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orion V2 is the tried and true
and Orion V4 is the best in the business.
I see a couple options for my 2004 E46 coupe. I see the V2 regular and the V2 multicolor. Do you have any V2 opaque for the 2004+ coupes? I don't like seeing the individual LEDs when they are on.
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I can 2nd the V4's. You pay a little extra for them, but they're top notch. I get comments on mine all the time. Always a positive reaction :-)
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Thanks guys, finally I ordered orion v2 opaque! Cant wait to receive them, I'll post pics when I'll have them installed :-)
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