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Old 07-20-2011, 11:39 PM   #1
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Exclamation Xenon Headlight and Opaque AE

Hello,

So I finally decide to have some balls and do a diy myself. I swap my halogen headlights for xenon headlights, At first they were flickering than turn my car off as I was working on the AE and than when I turned my car back on, they were perfectly fine. But 20 minutes later and than one of them just start flicklering and as the minutes pass, the other one followed too. I never flash my car for xenon as I was told that if they were OEM than I wouldn't need to but I guess now I will have to get them flash.

I recorded as It was happening, Running the new opaque AE's





Now I have another problem with the AE's installation. I did the installation as it shows here http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes_orionv2.html
and on I plug the cable in the ECU box as it shows on the picture

But they are not fading away. I believe I will need to plug them in my passenger footwell light as show on this video ?



Could somebody please verify this for me before I do it. Also would it matter that there is a cable plug in the ECU box and the other cable plug on the passenger footwell.. or will this cause a big explotion and my car will go pffft?


Also I upload some pics. of How the opaque AE look at night. I finally understood why everyone will tell me that is so hard to take pics at night... They so damn bright... they appeared blue or white is very random. depending on the angle you look at them
Sorry for the sucky pictures. I took them with my phone.




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Old 07-21-2011, 10:00 AM   #2
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It's not the angel eyes, it's the headlight wiring. Probably a bad ballast, lack of not having the car coded or a bad relay
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Old 07-21-2011, 10:32 AM   #3
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Yea, I realize is the coding, So I will try to get that done asap. Thanks
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