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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 12-29-2012, 10:38 PM   #21
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would this work also on ccfl versions?
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:58 AM   #22
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This sounds a brilliant way to control brightness of Angel Eyes. Am currently saving up for P46's with Orion V2 Angel Eyes.
I know nothing about wiring so please forgive me if this is a really stupid question but I was wondering where I could put the control switch and then wondered whether there was any way to wire the Rheostat into the wire that controls the brightness of the instrument cluster dimmer. So therefore you could dim the instrument cluster which would also dim the angel eyes and consequently make it brighter by using the little wheel on the headlight control panel. I hope this makes sense.
Any ideas if this can be done or am I way off.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:59 PM   #23
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Which ones have u guys found are extremely bright? I have hid top and bottom so it only makes sense if I install bright halo lights
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Old 01-02-2013, 01:03 PM   #24
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The Orion V2 and V4 are the brightest angel eyes you can buy. For them being too bright, most people do not consider them to be so.
Some do, so you can always dim them down using a rheostat.

You can do this with CCFL, but it's pointless since CCFL aren't very bright.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:38 PM   #25
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Does anyone one know how I can wire my v2 angel eyes with my parking lights
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:38 PM   #26
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Does anyone one know how I can wire my v2 angel eyes with my parking lights
Are you looking for them to come on with the parking lights? Or dim them when they come on?
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Old 01-14-2013, 01:27 AM   #27
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Are you looking for them to come on with the parking lights? Or dim them when they come on?
That was my primary way of doing it but too late now I just did it the regular way
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Old 01-15-2013, 09:13 PM   #28
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Does anyone one know how I can wire my v2 angel eyes with my parking lights
This method worked for me: http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=58127

I tapped into the gray wire with the brown stripe (license plate wire) in the bundle, make sure it's the thicker one because there's two.
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Old 01-16-2013, 01:06 AM   #29
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This method worked for me: http://www.m3forum.net/m3forum/showthread.php?t=58127

I tapped into the gray wire with the brown stripe (license plate wire) in the bundle, make sure it's the thicker one because there's two.
Thanx man but a little too late, I won't be creeping up on anyone now haha
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Old 04-14-2013, 09:58 PM   #30
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So if you have the dimming with interior lights option, you need 2 rheostats? Anyway they can be combined into one?
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