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Old 08-29-2013, 09:32 PM   #1
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Best multi-color BMW e46 halo/angel eye rings?

I'm interested in purchasing some multi color rings for my 2001 BMW 330i. Anyone has suggestions on which brand would be the best quality (brightest, long lasting, durable, warranty, etc)?

I found Umnitza's Predator Orion V2 Multi-Color LED Angel Eyes E46 fitting the description. Would there be an alternative to these at a lower cost?


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Old 08-29-2013, 09:51 PM   #2
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An alternative would be cheap ebay ones but those would suck. I think the umnitza predator orion v2 multicolor LED angel eyes are a safe bet and pretty stirdy/reliable check bav toy as well. That's where I got my 6000k predator Orion v2s.
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Old 08-29-2013, 10:22 PM   #3
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Re: Best multi-color BMW e46 halo/angel eye rings?

Do you have a pic of yours? I would love to see them.

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Old 08-30-2013, 12:17 AM   #5
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get 6k don't get multi colored ones
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If ou are going to do the angel eyes just try to keep it classy. The colored ones look completely cheap and riced out.


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Old 08-30-2013, 06:30 AM   #7
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X12345 on non-multi colored.

I love my gold ones. Looks great on LSB.



Find a single color that would look good with your color, avoid the hyper blue/green/red IMO, they look like rice. White to bluey white, gold, amber, etc good great.

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Old 08-30-2013, 08:52 AM   #8
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I'm a bit new, what is 6k?

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Re: Best multi-color BMW e46 halo/angel eye rings?

Looks great, and your right. I was thinking about one of thoes more neutral colors that look more Classy (White, Blue/White, Gold)...BUT...I just love the option to have so many choices.

Hey guys I also stumbled into this halo kit-> (
http://www.automotivelightstore.com/...eshalokit.aspx) What do you guys think would be best here, SMD, PLASMA, or CCFL?

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I'm a bit new on here, what exactly is 6k?

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There is no such thing as "plasma" technology. it's a name for a product.
There are the following technologies for rings:
LED Bulbs (junk), CCFL (a step up), LED (in variations), Fiber Optic + Halogen Bulb (way old school).

LED are the common type of bulbs used now.

There is SMD, COB (referred to as plasma etc.), and some other variants of SMD (like RGB chips).

Multi-color are a very very nice setup with a few limitations: white is not pure white unless you are driving and at 13.8V (stationary is not white enough at 11.8-12.4V), fewer LED with greater "gaps" and you need to do more wiring to set up the system.

However, the Orion V2 are the most reliable multi-color kit there is with a built in controller, Stay FAR FAR away from RF controllers, they will fail and get you caught in the wrong color. RF is a great technology but not in small handheld cheaply made controllers that usually crap out in 2-3 months. Better to have them wired up.

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Does anyone knows where I can get some small 2" fog lights I looked everywhere pls help

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Does anyone knows where I can get some small 2" fog lights I looked everywhere pls help

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Be more specific. What kind of car? What kind of fog lights? And what specifically do you need for them?
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It's a 330ci I am retrofitting my front bumper and I hate stock lights I want something smaller I will get plastic honeycomb mesh and will install small fogs

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Is there any way I can program only the two inner rings to go on or all four? Who would I see that can help me with that?

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Is there a way to wire angel eyes to stay on instead of my daytime running lights? is that some coding thing?
Yes, I have mine wired so they come on when the key is on. It was a simple wire splice, no coding needed.
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Looks great, and your right. I was thinking about one of thoes more neutral colors that look more Classy (White, Blue/White, Gold)...BUT...I just love the option to have so many choices. To be honest I'm looking to make my car something out of Fast and Furios Tokyo drift! And if my car will stand out that much, maybe a little color from time to time would be fun....BUT MOST DEFINITELY I'M LOOKING TO TUNE IT FOR MORE POWER, AND AVOID THE RICE-ING CULTURE.
Pick one. That is an oxymoron my friend.
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