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Old 01-28-2014, 09:46 PM   #961
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so i havent had any luck finding someone to flash my LCM . so im going to run code eliminators/canbus harness . thing is retrofit source is on backorder . any other reputable brand or should i go with a cheap set off of ebay?
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Old 01-28-2014, 10:37 PM   #962
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so i havent had any luck finding someone to flash my LCM . so im going to run code eliminators/canbus harness . thing is retrofit source is on backorder . any other reputable brand or should i go with a cheap set off of ebay?
It is really easy to flash the LCM. You will need the NCSExpert, just add $522 to your VO, 10 seconds and you are done! Do not use SSS/Progman for this task, it screwed up my VO and I had to do it again in NCSExpert.
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:06 AM   #963
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i have not the first clue on coding wouldnt know where to start
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Old 01-29-2014, 12:29 AM   #964
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i have not the first clue on coding wouldnt know where to start
You may start with this thread http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=451145. There is a link for NCSExpert download. You can use a much cheaper eBay cable though, mine cost around $50, shipped from UK and came with all the coding softwares, such as EDIABAS, INPA, DIS, SSS/Progma, NCSExpert, etc, and even TIS. I believe you can find a OBDII cable alone for <=$25 shipped. Be aware that you might risk ruining your control module coding with low quality cables, but mine just worked fine for various coding purpose. The combo only failed on me once for the LCM flashing but it was not the cable's fault, it was the SSS. I will try to use NCSExpert for coding whenever possible, from now on.

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Old 02-01-2014, 11:01 AM   #965
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Just a quick question, I am considering to go fx-r route, and I would like to know if I can purchase a fx-r stage III kit? Also is everything I need included in the kit, or would I need some other stuff?
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Old 02-13-2014, 09:57 PM   #966
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:32 PM   #967
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I read couple posts about bixenon wiring and bixenon activation, so i want to share my experience.

I used an angel eyes relay for the bixenon function. As most of you know that you have the angel eyes harness has 2 trigger wires to turn on the angel eyes. So this is what i did:
1st trigger wire is connected with the positive wire for high beam and the 2nd trigger wire is connected with the ecu(remote) wire and added a switch in the ashtray.
This way I can have my bixenons and foglights activated without having the high beam bulb on. & when i pull the stalk the bixenons still activate and the high beam bulbs also come on.
I spent $25 for the relay and loving the bixenon function& light output from my EVO xr projectors.
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Old 03-24-2014, 03:36 PM   #968
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Basically i can activate my bixenon shutter with this button in the ashtray and 2nd with the high beam stalk.

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Old 03-24-2014, 03:37 PM   #969
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Basically i can activate my bixenon shutter with this button in the ashtray and 2nd with the high beam stalk.

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Old 03-24-2014, 04:15 PM   #970
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Why not just follow this approach? It seems pretty promising, if done right your bixenon will function exactly as stock (halogen for flash-to-pass, HID for high-beam), except for the auto-leveling. I like your idea of putting a switch in the ashtray for the angle eyes though. How did you run the wire into the ashtray?

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I read couple posts about bixenon wiring and bixenon activation, so i want to share my experience.

I used an angel eyes relay for the bixenon function. As most of you know that you have the angel eyes harness has 2 trigger wires to turn on the angel eyes. So this is what i did:
1st trigger wire is connected with the positive wire for high beam and the 2nd trigger wire is connected with the ecu(remote) wire and added a switch in the ashtray.
This way I can have my bixenons and foglights activated without having the high beam bulb on. & when i pull the stalk the bixenons still activate and the high beam bulbs also come on.
I spent $25 for the relay and loving the bixenon function& light output from my EVO xr projectors.
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Old 03-24-2014, 09:47 PM   #971
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Why not just follow this approach? It seems pretty promising, if done right your bixenon will function exactly as stock (halogen for flash-to-pass, HID for high-beam), except for the auto-leveling. I like your idea of putting a switch in the ashtray for the angle eyes though. How did you run the wire into the ashtray?

I wanted to have foglights on with the bixenons and alsoi can have my bixenons on with the high beam bulbs also. When i have to flash to pass, the bixenons and the the high beams come on.
& that button is not for angel eyes, that button activates my bixenon shutter. I ran 2 different angel eyes harness, 1 is for angel eyes and the 2nd is for bixenon shutter. I had to drill a hole into the ashtray to run the wires. I will try to make a videos soon which will explain better.

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Old 03-28-2014, 06:15 PM   #972
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So recently this question popped up - Is it possible to code the headlights from (X)()(llll)(llll)()(X) (outside Xs are low beams) to (X)(x)(llll)(llll)(x)(X) where inside xs are the high beams on dim setting. Basically drive around with low beams and dim setting of high beams on. (llll)(llll)-the grill... My question is directed toward the stock halogen bulbs.
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Old 03-28-2014, 06:16 PM   #973
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So recently this question popped up - Is it possible to code the headlights from (X)()(llll)(llll)()(X) (outside Xs are low beams) somehow to (X)(x)(llll)(llll)(x)(X) where inside xs are the high beams on dim setting. Basically drive around with low beams and dim setting of high beams on. (llll)(llll)-the grill... My question is directed toward the stock halogen bulbs.
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Old 03-28-2014, 08:27 PM   #974
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For 2002 325i ordering TRS HID's.

HD or Canbus relay?
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Old 03-29-2014, 02:20 PM   #975
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just finished mine yesterday at 4am ill fix the cut off later tonight ill post a pic painted the shrouds black but might reorder to chrome just need new headlight lens. angel lights pretty easy diy
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Old 03-29-2014, 02:38 PM   #976
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No Canbus relay needed if you are willing to recode your LCM. It is a snap with NCSExpert.
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Old 04-01-2014, 01:20 PM   #977
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So recently this question popped up - Is it possible to code the headlights from (X)()(llll)(llll)()(X) (outside Xs are low beams) somehow to (X)(x)(llll)(llll)(x)(X) where inside xs are the high beams on dim setting. Basically drive around with low beams and dim setting of high beams on. (llll)(llll)-the grill... My question is directed toward the stock halogen bulbs.
Anyone with coding experience in that?
Interesting, never heard of the 'dim setting' though.
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Old 04-01-2014, 03:31 PM   #978
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Interesting, never heard of the 'dim setting' though.
I had a member of this forum help me with airbag light on and he played with the other settings. We were able to turn the high beams in dim setting (day time running lights????). However, we couldnt have the low beams and dim high beams ON at the same time. Dont know how that will look like but i would love to see how it might.
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Old 04-14-2014, 10:11 PM   #979
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Ok that was the easy part ..how do u clip in hid light
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