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Old 04-21-2008, 10:15 PM   #1
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Projector/Halo question..just need an answer

I currently have a 2000 328i and I have xenon headlights...my passenger side projector is out and its going to cost roughly 500...for parts and labor....if i buy 2 new headlight assemblies that are halo can i swap them for my xenons and rock halos? your probable questioning why i want to downgrade...but because i dont care about HIDS/xenons and i dont want to have the same problem happen to my drivers side down the road....soooo can it be done???
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can i just buy these??? http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/99-00...spagenameZWDVW
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Old 04-22-2008, 03:36 AM   #3
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what's wrong with your headlight? can i have your OEMs? i'm pretty sure i can fix them for a lot less than 500.
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Old 04-22-2008, 11:24 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Jabboure36 View Post
Those are made by EE or Sonar, not the best quality fit and finish for the E46.

DEPO tends to make the best ones there...for now

That's why we use the DEPO currently in the Projector46 designs we do.

If your projector is out, here's what you do:

1) Swap ballasts from side to side
2) Swap bulbs from side to side.

Determine if it's the bulb or the ballast, and give us a call, it's going to cost you $60-100 at MOST to fix.
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Your OEM xenon bulbs and ballasts will not work with aftermarket projectors so if you do replace them, you will want to do the whole setup such as Projector46s. With that said, you most likely just need to replace a ballast which would be a simpler swap than doing the entire assembly. You can then go with our Predator Chromiums or Predator Orions to install in your original assembly to get the halo look.
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