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Old 06-28-2007, 11:47 AM   #1
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Installing OEM HIDs

hey just a quick question, when installing oem xenons on a non xenon car will the igniters and everything plug right into my car?
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Old 06-28-2007, 11:50 AM   #2
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Yep they are a direct swap into your car. You will need to get the ECU reflashed for xenons or remove fuse 32 to prevent the bulb out warning (only works on 99-01 vehicles).
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Old 06-28-2007, 03:27 PM   #3
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Nick, does fuse 32 apply for rear lights as well or only fronts?
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so you cant do the oem xenons on a 2002 325i
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n2bimmer, you'll want to buy our projector 46's... they are much easier and have many more features and options than OEM xenons. www.jlevisw.com

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nick i do want to buy your product buy just cerious will it fit 2002
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what do they do when they re flash it, and how much.
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n2bimmer, you'll want to buy our projector 46's... they are much easier and have many more features and options than OEM xenons. www.jlevisw.com

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just wondering what extra features does the p46 have that oem xenons don't have? besides angel eyes that come in them already?
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nick i do want to buy your product buy just cerious will it fit 2002
Yes of course they well, you seem a bit confused about the setup so just give us a call tomorrow and we will clear things up.

When they reflash your car, they code the car to look for xenons rather than halogens to get rid of the bulb out warning. It should not cost you more than $50.
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just wondering what extra features does the p46 have that oem xenons don't have? besides angel eyes that come in them already?
HID color temperature, more flexible ballast mounting, plug and play install and of course full lifetime warranty.
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HID color temperature, more flexible ballast mounting, plug and play install and of course full lifetime warranty.
oh i must have misunderstood what you initially said then, u meant it's easier for the buyer if he wants to customize the color and stuff, i thought it had perks that the oem xenons don't have, the lifetime warranty is cool though
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Exactly. As far as retrofitting and integration is concerned, the P46's are much easier in terms of installation, less hassle down the road and more cost effective. We still haven't quite figured out how to improve horsepower with a set of headlights although we are working on it
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tnx alot nick the waranty sounds good
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