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Old 01-12-2008, 05:31 AM   #1
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Changing Sidelights And Headlights Help Please

hi, i have purchased a set of new sidelight bulbs and headlight zenon hid bulbs ( a kit 6000k one) and i need help installing them lol. i had a quick look at the sidelights and i took the plug off but wasnt sure how toget the bulb out, is it a twist and pull or something else? also, how hard a job is it fitting these zenon headlights? looking at it i reckon the harder of the jobs will be the sidelights? i hope someone can help lol.

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Old 01-12-2008, 12:05 PM   #2
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Hey Ryan,

For the sidemarker bulb, you need to twist the plastic piece and pull out.

The headlights are a very simple direct swap. You can follow this guide to remove the lower painted trim and corner housings: http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes.html

You will then have access to the 5 bolts that hold in the headlight- 2 on top, and 3 on the bottom of the headlight inside the engine bay. Once you unbolt those, slide out the old headlight and slide in the new one.
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Old 03-06-2008, 01:01 PM   #3
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Hi guys

I got a 318i se (1999) and Ive got some new JDM style sidelights I want to put on. I want to replace my orange ones!!! Thing is I just dont know how to take the indicator sidelights off Ive read the above link but the 318i doesnt have a screw to unscrew so therefore Im not sure whats holding the side light in place, Any ideas ??

Please note this is not my car below... but it shows what i want to remove


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99-01 sedans are are held in by a clip. This guide will help you:

http://www.e46fanatics.com/howto/how...php?howto_id=7

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how do u take the side markers off a 2001 330i
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