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Old 07-24-2014, 09:23 AM   #1
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Used set of oem lights or new depo headlights ?

I need a pair of headlights for my facelift convertible my question is which are a better buy ? I can get a new set of depo headlights oem look for 200 ish and in the listing they look the same as oem but will the projectors produce the light as good as oem ? or I could get a used set of oem headlights for the same sort of money but I don't want to make the wrong call.

I have a set of depo angle eye headlights ATM I changed the standard yellow bulbs in the halos for white led and I like the angle eyes I will be baking the new set to install angle eyes but I've gone off them a bit as the indicators are smoked/blacked out and I like the silver on the oem.

Any advice would be great I'm leaning towards the oem but if someone has the depo in and they are the same as oem then I'd rather go that way as they will be brand new so no chips or scuffs ect
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Old 07-24-2014, 10:19 AM   #2
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Search. Topic has been beaten to death.
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:19 AM   #3
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I'm new here and it took me a while to just figure out how to post this lol. Is there a link you can post or how do I search ? Thanks for your reply
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:22 AM   #4
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It's ok I found the search bit thanks
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:28 AM   #5
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I typed into the search oem or depo replacment headlight and got 1 result and that was about a red m3 nothing to do with the lights. What should I search to find all this info that's been beaten to death ?
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Old 07-24-2014, 11:51 AM   #6
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I would go with OEM. Depo light output is not the same as OEM
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That's my worry. Great thanks for your advice.
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My name is Tim K. with Umnitza sales. We have the Depo lamps with the FXR proj. retro fit, that has amazing light output.If you have any questions send me an email at info@umnitza.com,P.M. me or call me at 925 521 0577

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