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Angel Eyes, DDEs, lighted rings, Clear Turn Signals, LEDs, Xenon, HID, or Bi-Xenon. If it lights up and you want to discuss it, post here!

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Old 01-29-2009, 12:03 AM   #441
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Question: When i lock/unlock my car the turn signals doesn't blink and there's no beep beep sound. Now if i install the Orions would it still turn on when i unlock my car?
yes, they will.
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Old 01-30-2009, 01:16 PM   #442
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My car is a 2004 facelift coupe. It has factory xenon headlights, but I have no angel eyes. Could you tell me exactly what my options are? Is it possible to retain my factory headlights and fit the angel eyes inside or do I have to change the complete headlights?

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Old 01-30-2009, 01:20 PM   #443
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My car is a 2004 facelift coupe. It has factory xenon headlights, but I have no angel eyes. Could you tell me exactly what my options are? Is it possible to retain my factory headlights and fit the angel eyes inside or do I have to change the complete headlights?

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No reason to change out the entire headlamp assembly. OEM headlamps are as good as you're going to get, so you can just take a look at a new set of angel eyes for your car. The ones you want can be found in the link below:


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And since this is a thread of pictures of angel eyes installed, here are a few more:







I hope that helps!
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Old 01-30-2009, 01:24 PM   #444
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Thanks, those look really great! Do you ship to Europe or is there a dealer for this brand in Europe?

Is there a possibility to simply open up a facelift coupe headlight?
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My car is a 2004 facelift coupe. It has factory xenon headlights, but I have no angel eyes. Could you tell me exactly what my options are? Is it possible to retain my factory headlights and fit the angel eyes inside or do I have to change the complete headlights?

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Belgium will experience some cold weather, if you want to not worry about your rings lighting up every time, the best way to do it will be with the Orion V2 for the facelifted coupes.

Here are the photos comparing the CCFL and the Orion V2:




Click on this link and you'll get a very good product that will never fail on you:
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Old 01-30-2009, 01:35 PM   #446
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Is there a possibility to simply open up a facelift coupe headlight?
The only way to do it is to open up the coupe light using an oven.

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I personally dont like the gaps of the CCFL's...
go w/ an LED version.
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What exactly is the difference between the two, technically and looks-wise?
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What exactly is the difference between the two, technically and looks-wise?
Looks wise, they are remarkably different up close but from a distance, the Orion stand out far more. They are brighter, longer lasting, and a truer color.

Functionally speaking:
1) Orion will outlast the CCFL by 5X
2) Orion have no cold issues
3) Orions fit more tightly and securely inside the lights for the low beam
4) Orions have small gaps up close, CCFL do not have them.
5) They both have the same wiring harnesses
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See how the set on the left has a gap at the top of the rings?
I like how the LED ones on the right is almost a complete circle.

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Some people don't like the itty bitty tiny gaps in between each diode but far way you can't really tell.
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See how the set on the left has a gap at the top of the rings?
I like how the LED ones on the right is almost a complete circle.

I see what you are saying

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Some people don't like the itty bitty tiny gaps in between each diode but far way you can't really tell.
You're correct.
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So the angel eyes on the right in the picture above (white car) are Umnitza Orion V2s? And these have LED technology?
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Thanks, those look really great! Do you ship to Europe or is there a dealer for this brand in Europe?

Is there a possibility to simply open up a facelift coupe headlight?
We can absolutely ship to Europe no problem. We have in the past!

For the facelifted coupe headlights (like mine) yes you do have to put them in the oven to get the glue soft so you can take them apart, but the entire process of putting them on isn't difficult at all.

I've taken my car to Big Bear, Lake Tahoe more recently where it was 0 Degrees Fahrenheit and they were still looking excellent as usual. Just send over a PM and I can take care of you on these angel eyes
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Thanks, those look really great! Do you ship to Europe or is there a dealer for this brand in Europe?

Is there a possibility to simply open up a facelift coupe headlight?
Take a look at the DIY on how to get it done. It's pretty simple to get done just takes some time the first time you do it.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=595976
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Thanks alot! That's a really nice write up for a newbie
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I know I have been asking a lot of questions in this thread, that was meant to show off different angel eyes setups. But I want to be really sure about what I want and how I'm going to do it.

My last question is about the looks of the Orion V2 angel eyes. In this picture ( http://www.fastm.com/m3/angeleyes/angeleyesv234.jpg ) it seems that the V2 are not completely closed at the bottom. Is there an Umnitza set that is completely closed or is this simply because it is a pre facelift headlight?
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The picture you show is for a non-facelifted car. The way those lights are designed, you need the ring to be a "horseshoe" or "" shape.

Your car would be completely closed as you request:
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I have ordered a set of Orion V2 angel eyes on the site, since someone I know here in Belgium has fitted a set and he is very glad he went with Umnitza (price, quality and really fast delivery).
I have recently replaced my foglights with clearglass items, but I want the bulbs to have a really white colour. Can you also help me with this?
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