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Old 02-06-2009, 08:01 PM   #21
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yes they are on. the iphone camera isnt that great, but they really look sick and its not as flashy as the LED ones. In my opinion just go with the CCFL's. Trust me. They are completely different than the ones the pre-facelift. They are brighter too. At night mine look legit.

i thought you already bought the ccfl halo's? if you didnt, i can get you some for cheap for a vendor/buddy of mine who sells em here.
yea i have ccfls but i can always juss buy the orions
how much does your friend sell em for?
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Old 02-07-2009, 12:30 PM   #22
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They make orion ones for the facelift now. They have no metal pieces that show. I f you want no metal showing I suggest getting those. Just put them in today. They look awesome. Will show pics later.
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comparison of CCFL based Chromium and Orion.


how come the first pics of the orions are orange?
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how come the first pics of the orions are orange?
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OH so the orange is more expensive?
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Sorry for not getting back to you, but it looks as though the picture portion is covered. I was gone all weekend.
The only problem I'm having now is that they won't stay on. When I turn on the interior lights on they pop on, but once I start the car they go out.
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OH so the orange is more expensive?
It's not really orange.....4300k is a white/yellow/orange combination

There is amber that you can buy though......

Those types of LEDs cost more, so that is why it is more expensive
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Sorry for not getting back to you, but it looks as though the picture portion is covered. I was gone all weekend.
The only problem I'm having now is that they won't stay on. When I turn on the interior lights on they pop on, but once I start the car they go out.
2 places to look: your main tap and your fuse. those are fist.
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It's not really orange.....4300k is a white/yellow/orange combination

There is amber that you can buy though......

Those types of LEDs cost more, so that is why it is more expensive
oh alright thanks for clearing that up
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LED's = too bright in my opinion bro.
It kinda kills it. Just stick with your ccfls.
Theres no metal piece, but theres a small gap at the top of each ring where theres no light.

So if you really want to be picky, you can point out different things with LED's. CCFL's are way beyond suffice in brightness, and look more oem. Thats why i chose these. I could have gone with LED's for like $20 more but it wasnt worth it from the stuff I heard about them. Most just recomended i go with ccfl. Now if I had a PREfacelift, I would definitely go LED, because the CCFL's kind of look more dim on those e46 then facelift. Dont really know why but thats just how I have seen it.
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