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Old 05-09-2008, 12:55 PM   #1
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Lightbulb Upgrading To HID? Is It Possiable?

Hey, I have a standard hallogen bulbs in my 04' 325XI W/ sports package.i want to HID lights how do i go about doing it. do i need a hole new lighting fixture, do i need a converson kit and if so how do i install it where do i get it and what is the name of it or is there another way?
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Old 05-09-2008, 01:27 PM   #2
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Most would go with Projector headlights with HID's.
They are known as p46..contact Khoa,Jlevisw, Umnitza etc...
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If i buy the headlight fixture it will be an HID light?
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You buy projector headlights and get a HID kit to go with it.
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Three things....

1. .. you drive a BMW... come on

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3. Yes you can swap out to xenon headlights. However, since you have a halogen housing, putting a xenon light inside it will be rather dangerous. The light will be fragmented left and right and will blind oncoming traffic. To do it properly, make sure you buy a P46 (projector46) housing and xenon light bulb/ballast. Not only will it be safer, but you will also get halos (angel eyes) for your ride

This is what the finished product will look like


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Most would go with Projector headlights with HID's.
They are known as p46..contact Khoa,Jlevisw, Umnitza etc...
We have them also:



You also have your choice of CCFL or LED Angel Eye rings.
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Hey, I have a standard hallogen bulbs in my 04' 325XI W/ sports package.i want to HID lights how do i go about doing it. do i need a hole new lighting fixture, do i need a converson kit and if so how do i install it where do i get it and what is the name of it or is there another way?
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You buy projector headlights and get a HID kit to go with it.
I'd like to recommend the Projector46 facelifted from Umnitza - it's only product you won't have to worry about having support for 2-3 years down the line if you need it.

Umnitza and our retailers have been doing these lights longer than anyone else and can offer better value and pricing than anyone else.
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I'd like to recommend the Projector46 facelifted from Umnitza - it's only product you won't have to worry about having support for 2-3 years down the line if you need it.

Umnitza and our retailers have been doing these lights longer than anyone else and can offer better value and pricing than anyone else.
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My P46 setup has lasted through a record low winter. And it still works perfectly fine
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