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Angel Eyes, DDEs, lighted rings, Clear Turn Signals, LEDs, Xenon, HID, or Bi-Xenon. If it lights up and you want to discuss it, post here!

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Old 12-28-2012, 08:05 PM   #1
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Which LED angel eyes could look like these?

Sooo my ccfls gave out the other day and now i want to do leds to my angel eyes. The only thing is i cant find which ones are like my ccfls:/
ive looked into the predotaor v2s and there bright as SH**T

iam just looking for one that are as bright as my old ones and that doesnt have the pearl necklace effect, and that can have the remote feature. Any suggestions?

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Old 12-28-2012, 08:13 PM   #2
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My angel eye make is weischlict, they are fantastic and will run you about fifty bucks and up. I have had mine for over 3 years running on the ignition so they are constantly on. They still run amazing.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:15 PM   #3
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Why couldn't you have posted this two months ago..
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:16 PM   #4
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Why couldn't you have posted this two months ago..
Um talking to me?
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:21 PM   #5
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None of the current LED AE's are going to resemble your old CCFL's. While the new sets are safer, they are horribly bright, and look.....well....stupid.

When I see the newer LED sets on an E46 around town, it just reminds me of a tacky add-on I'd see on a Civic. Too bright. Just a blob of light....
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:27 PM   #6
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None of the current LED AE's are going to resemble your old CCFL's. While the new sets are safer, they are horribly bright, and look.....well....stupid.

When I see the newer LED sets on an E46 around town, it just reminds me of a tacky add-on I'd see on a Civic. Too bright. Just a blob of light....
Not really, you can solder resistors and other nick nacks on to reduce and channel less electricity to create a glow preferable to your taste. No BMW is too old for angel eyes, lets keep in mind they came out in the very beginning for the e36 in mind. That was before the e46 ever even came along.
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When I see the newer LED sets on an E46 around town, it just reminds me of a tacky add-on I'd see on a Civic. Too bright. Just a blob of light....
omg yes thats exactly how i feel when i see the pictures of the orion v2s ! i dont want myns that bright to where it would replace my headlights, i like M1992's 330i angel eyes though, there not that bright and outline a cirlce, sorda looking like eyes not a "big blob of light".


and well id get the v2's only if i was SURE i could do this ....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=677806


that would be exactly what i would want
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omg yes thats exactly how i feel when i see the pictures of the orion v2s ! i dont want myns that bright to where it would replace my headlights, i like M1992's 330i angel eyes though, there not that bright and outline a cirlce, sorda looking like eyes not a "big blob of light".


and well id get the v2's only if i was SURE i could do this ....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=677806


that would be exactly what i would want
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does your give out that pearl necklace effect?
and does it start up with remote unlock/lock?
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omg yes thats exactly how i feel when i see the pictures of the orion v2s ! i dont want myns that bright to where it would replace my headlights, i like M1992's 330i angel eyes though, there not that bright and outline a cirlce, sorda looking like eyes not a "big blob of light".


and well id get the v2's only if i was SURE i could do this ....

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=677806


that would be exactly what i would want
That is exactly what I did to my last E46. They were very bright. I added the dimmer (except I put the dimmer in my ashtray) and kept it on low almost all the time.
Many compliments and most wondered how I got such white lights that were not blinding bright.
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does your give out that pearl necklace effect?
and does it start up with remote unlock/lock?
No and yes, they do remotely unlock/lock. There are cables included, one for ignition (the wire has easy clamps that clamp onto and through the ignition wire sheathing) and one to wire to the interior lights that allow for the unlock/lock remote effect you are looking for.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:49 PM   #12
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maybe check out EAS Aurora's. I dont have a set, but to me, they seem less bright, and more OEM looking. They are a bit expensive though.
Check this thread out

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...d.php?t=371435
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I actually was looking into the Auroras but there out of stock...
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and i think it might be hard to wire up the remote feature beacuse my car didnt come with foot well lighting
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and i think it might be hard to wire up the remote feature beacuse my car didnt come with foot well lighting
Hmmm. Never heard of this, if there is a black plastic access latch beneath your glove compartment, in place of a foot well light, you can check behind it for a green wire which is what you will need to tap into it.
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well i just dropped my cars glove box, and saw a ton of green/ multi colored wiresX)
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and also under my hood theres no "little hole" where i can pass my wire through to the glove box.
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and also under my hood theres no "little hole" where i can pass my wire through to the glove box.
You might have to run it from your hood through the quarter panel seem into your door and up into your glove box. Is there a green and brown striped wire?
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wow sounds pretty complicated...


and well i am looking to see and cant find one, but it must be in the biggg mess of wires down theyre
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should have got Khoalty's when they were $50 over 2 years ago haha. i got mine from them and they run strong and i love how they are just nice and white. not that crazy bright ass white or those that have that tint of blue...
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