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Old 02-05-2010, 10:12 PM   #1061
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This summer, I'll have the cash to do either switch from OEM halogens to (used - eBay) Bi-Xenons, OR, OEM clears all around. Which do you think I should do?
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:21 PM   #1062
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Bi-xenon upgrade from halogens are WAAAAAY better than clears all around.

you will gain looks AND function with the bi-xenon upgrade. with clears, you just gain looks.
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:23 PM   #1063
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anyone ever lift their xi and rally it?
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:28 PM   #1064
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anyone ever lift their xi and rally it?
lol no way. it would probably fall apart.
have you seen the video of the E46 M3 ripping apart its driveshaft after like 3 hard launches?
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:33 PM   #1065
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Bi-xenon upgrade from halogens are WAAAAAY better than clears all around.

you will gain looks AND function with the bi-xenon upgrade. with clears, you just gain looks.
I think you're likely right. Will just have to find a good pair of used OEM Bi-Xenons on eBay.. I've seen em' go for around $420 with shipping in very good condition. ZKWs and ALs..
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:33 PM   #1066
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buy an audi or a subaru
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:34 PM   #1067
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Get the ALs...
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:36 PM   #1068
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lol no way. it would probably fall apart.
have you seen the video of the E46 M3 ripping apart its driveshaft after like 3 hard launches?
Hey, do you have a link to that video? Sounds pretty funny..
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:37 PM   #1069
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Get the ALs...
ALs? Really? Buddy of mine was telling me replacement parts for the ZKWs were less expensive..
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:37 PM   #1070
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Hey, do you have a link to that video? Sounds pretty funny..
how is that funny?
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:38 PM   #1071
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ALs? Really? Buddy of mine was telling me replacement parts for the ZKWs were less expensive..
The ALs do have better light output.
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:48 PM   #1072
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hey, dp, what did you do to lower your xi? Looks like Koni and H&R are in there, but what exactly was the setup?
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:52 PM   #1073
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I got koni struts with H&R sport springs.
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Old 02-05-2010, 10:58 PM   #1074
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ALs? Really? Buddy of mine was telling me replacement parts for the ZKWs were less expensive..
nah dont go cheap... get the ALs. the ZKW dont have great output... and also there is a major problem with the reflective paint burning off with time, resulting in little to no light being projected on the road. not good! lol

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Old 02-06-2010, 07:15 AM   #1076
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Old 02-06-2010, 08:47 AM   #1077
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Anybody have an update XI owner list?
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Old 02-06-2010, 12:36 PM   #1078
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Bi-xenon upgrade from halogens are WAAAAAY better than clears all around.

you will gain looks AND function with the bi-xenon upgrade. with clears, you just gain looks.
^^What he said!^^
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Old 02-06-2010, 12:37 PM   #1079
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I got koni struts with H&R sport springs.
How's the ride quality?
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How's the ride quality?
Ride quality is definitely worse than stock, but the car is on rails now - which I prefer to ride quality.
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