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Old 12-07-2015, 10:40 PM   #1
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Looking to buy a new headlight kit with Angel Eyes, need help

Basically, I need help buying a whole new headlight kit (Xenon, maybe?). The thing is, i'm inexperienced with cars and new to the whole idea of buying the right parts for the right money. I've been looking around on Ebay, bavtoys, and umnitza to shop for the headlight but i'm really confused as to whether i'll be getting ripped off, buying the wrong parts, etc.

The reason i'm buying a whole new set is my current headlights in my car are really old and low on power. At night i can barely see anything on low beams and high beams are also not strong enough. Additionally, i can't install angel eyes on my current headlights because it's not Euro or Xenon so it's not compatible.

So yeah, i need help getting the whole thing in as affordable and good quality as possible. If it has to be part by part from different websites, manufacturers, etc., then so be it. Share your thoughts even if it's a simple tip that is unrelated. If anyone can help me, i will be grateful.
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Old 12-07-2015, 11:22 PM   #2
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What is your budget? You have a few options

1. Buy oem projector headlights and add umnitza Orion angel eyes

2. Buy Morimoto mini projectors and add them to your current lights (you'll need ballast and bulbs) and add angel eyes

3. Buy depo projectors with angel eyes in them from umnitza
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Old 12-07-2015, 11:28 PM   #3
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What is your budget? You have a few options

1. Buy oem projector headlights and add umnitza Orion angel eyes

2. Buy Morimoto mini projectors and add them to your current lights (you'll need ballast and bulbs) and add angel eyes

3. Buy depo projectors with angel eyes in them from umnitza
This. ^^

Depo can be had for around $350.00 on ebay.
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Old 12-08-2015, 07:20 PM   #4
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What is your budget? You have a few options

1. Buy oem projector headlights and add umnitza Orion angel eyes

2. Buy Morimoto mini projectors and add them to your current lights (you'll need ballast and bulbs) and add angel eyes

3. Buy depo projectors with angel eyes in them from umnitza

I can spend as much as ~$550. Maybe $600 if it's gonna make the difference between bad quality and good quality.
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Old 12-08-2015, 07:36 PM   #5
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I can spend as much as ~$550. Maybe $600 if it's gonna make the difference between bad quality and good quality.
I'd go with option 1. The light quality of the Depos is good, but the build quality is noticeably inferior to OEM. I've tried both. OEM units use more gaskets to protect internal components, whereas the Depos instill much less confidence. For example: they come with a written disclaimer that states condensation on the inside of the lens is normal and they won't help you if you complain about it.
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Old 12-08-2015, 07:58 PM   #6
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OEM xenon with unnitza angel eyes best option
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Old 12-08-2015, 09:11 PM   #7
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Old 12-08-2015, 09:43 PM   #8
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You can get an HID retrofit into your halogens but you run the risk of glaring other drivers since your headlight assembly is not made for HIDs. Angel eyes can be purchased from umbitza, but they cost some money. You can always try to get lucky with ebay, which I did on my e39 and I had no problems with it and it was definitely very bright
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I can spend as much as ~$550. Maybe $600 if it's gonna make the difference between bad quality and good quality.
Option 1:

First try to find OEM projector headlights with the ballasts and ignitors included. Buy new bulbs

OEM option: https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...l#.VmhGlU3lvyE

Best option: https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...l#.VmhGkU3lvyE

Then for angel eyes you have either a budget option or the best option

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...1&postcount=89

Installation guide

http://fastm.com/m3/angeleyes_orionv2.html

Option 2:

https://www.theretrofitsource.com/co...-3-kit-h1.html

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showpos...1&postcount=89
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Old 12-09-2015, 12:38 PM   #10
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You can purchase a set of headlights with our newest H1 V7.0 - the best most inexpensive bixenon projector on the market bar none for roughly your budget.
All with the Orion V2.
Give us a call, we have many headlights being built this season
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Old 12-09-2015, 10:49 PM   #11
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So i found these 2 in umnitza and i believe they both come with everything except the HID lights if im correct. Can someone tell me if they're good?:

https://www.umnitza.com/headlights-p...k-housing.html

https://www.umnitza.com/headlights-p...ngel-eyes.html



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You can purchase a set of headlights with our newest H1 V7.0 - the best most inexpensive bixenon projector on the market bar none for roughly your budget.
All with the Orion V2.
Give us a call, we have many headlights being built this season
And can you give me a link please Umnitza Rep?

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So i found these 2 in umnitza and i believe they both come with everything except the HID lights if im correct. Can someone tell me if they're good?:

https://www.umnitza.com/headlights-p...k-housing.html

https://www.umnitza.com/headlights-p...ngel-eyes.html

And can you give me a link please Umnitza Rep?
Both of those options are great, but one is for all cars that are not 2002-2005 Sedans, the other is for all 2002-2005 sedans.

Depends ultimately on your budget, but we now offer the FXR V4.0 instead of the 3.0 that other vendors have. It's superior in every way to the 3.0.
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