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Old 12-04-2005, 10:15 PM   #1
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need pics of installed xenon headlights from halogen

guys i wanna see some pics of finished oem halogen to xenon conversion.. plz take some detailed pics of the wires, balasts, mounting points, etc with the hood open. i wanna see how clean it looks. also mention what lights you have... thx

btw my car is a 04 w/ halogens
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Old 12-05-2005, 08:45 PM   #2
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i see like 10 "hey l00k i installed HIDs/AEs/predator/chromium whateva" posts everyday and no one has pics of the finished job?? WTF
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Old 12-06-2005, 04:42 AM   #3
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They are a direct replacement, there is no "wiring" to show.

I will take a photo of the 2 side-by-side tomorrow for you to see, they look almost identical (apart from the halogen being sans-ballast)
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Old 12-06-2005, 07:26 AM   #4
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Are you doing a simple assembly swap or are you doing a housing/reflector swap? Both can be considered retrofits but are significantly different jobs.

I did a reflector swap and plan to do a DIY soon if that helps.

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Old 12-06-2005, 08:18 AM   #5
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i will post pics of my setup when i get home from work today. i did a complete retrofit. gutted my halogen housings and replaces the internals with bi-xenons. will post pics later for ya.
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yeah please do post, and also include what lights you bought. thx
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From halogen to Bi-Xenon

ok, here is what i have. my 2003 325i came originally with normal shitty halogen lights. i bought a set of Bi-xenon headlight (internals only) off ebay. i then gutted my halogen cases and installed these inside. i caused for a lil bit of modification to the Bi-xenon trim but it is possible. here are the pics.
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