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Old 09-09-2007, 04:35 PM   #1
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are philips silvervisions best way to go?

looking to 'finally' get rid of the egg yolk on my clears.
other than silvervisions would anyone recommend others? should i go led?
want to keep the bright deep amber color when illuminating like stock.
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Old 09-09-2007, 04:42 PM   #2
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looking to 'finally' get rid of the egg yolk on my clears.
other than silvervisions would anyone recommend others? should i go led?
want to keep the bright deep amber color when illuminating like stock.
SilverVisions are very good bulbs - they are appearing stock on a lot of new BMW models. We offer the InvisiLites, which features a similar silver coating (just enough to remove the amber color, not reduce light output):

InvisiLite Silver Bulbs:
http://www.europeanautosource.com/in...ath=67_193_222

Best of all, the InvisiLites have a lifetime warranty.
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:43 PM   #3
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hey tom, thanks for the reply..been looking for the eurotray too!
regarding the bulbs, is 7506 for front/rear turn signals for 2002 325i? saw a few different part #'s here and there. also would like to clear the side markers!
also where are you shipping from and do you ship to Vancouver, BC Canada?
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:53 PM   #4
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hey tom, thanks for the reply..been looking for the eurotray too!
regarding the bulbs, is 7506 for front/rear turn signals for 2002 325i? saw a few different part #'s here and there. also would like to clear the side markers!
also where are you shipping from and do you ship to Vancouver, BC Canada?
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We ship to Canada on a daily basis - no problem. You should be using 7506 in the front, 7507s in the rear and 194s in the sidemarkers.

InvisiLite Silver Bulbs - #1156 / 7506
http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...roducts_id=446

InvisiLite Silver Bulbs - #7507
http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...roducts_id=452

InvisiLite Silver Bulbs - #194
http://www.europeanautosource.com/pr...roducts_id=452

This will replace the bulbs needed. We've got that eurotray also.
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Old 09-09-2007, 05:57 PM   #5
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cool, thanks.
before i place my order, would you have any pics of the bulbs illuminated?
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cool, thanks.
before i place my order, would you have any pics of the bulbs illuminated?
Illuminated would be full amber - like OEM to comply with DOT. When not lit, they will return to silver.
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Old 09-09-2007, 06:11 PM   #7
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Are there laws about this like everything else?
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Are there laws about this like everything else?
Purely depends on your state. In California, front turn signals must illuminate/flash amber in order to be DOT legal.
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Fyi.....

California Vehicle Code:

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24953. (a) Any turn signal system used to give a signal of intention to turn right or left shall project a flashing white or amber light visible to the front and a flashing red or amber light visible to the rear.

(b) Side-mounted turn signal lamps projecting a flashing amber light to either side may be used to supplement the front and rear turn signals. Side-mounted turn signal lamps mounted to the rear of the center of the vehicle may project a flashing red light no part of which shall be visible from the front

Just had to clarify for those who are still confused with front turn signal color
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California Vehicle Code:

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24953. (a) Any turn signal system used to give a signal of intention to turn right or left shall project a flashing white or amber light visible to the front and a flashing red or amber light visible to the rear.

(b) Side-mounted turn signal lamps projecting a flashing amber light to either side may be used to supplement the front and rear turn signals. Side-mounted turn signal lamps mounted to the rear of the center of the vehicle may project a flashing red light no part of which shall be visible from the front

Just had to clarify for those who are still confused with front turn signal color
I wish you were in VA so you knew their codes.
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I wish you were in VA so you knew their codes.
You can google the codes for any state in just a few minutes.
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Old 09-10-2007, 09:41 AM   #13
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46.2-1017. Dimension or marker lights and reflectors, generally.

All motor vehicles, trailers, or semitrailers exceeding seven feet in width or the widest portion of which extends four inches beyond the front fender extremes shall be equipped with amber lights mounted at the extreme right and left front top corners of such vehicle. Each such light shall be visible in clear weather for a distance of at least 500 feet to the front of such vehicle. Such vehicles shall also be equipped with red lights mounted at the extreme right and left rear top corners of such vehicle. Each such light shall be visible in clear weather for at least 500 feet to the rear of such vehicle. Any tractor truck, however, need not be equipped with rear red dimension or marker lights. If the front or the rear of such vehicle is not the widest portion of the vehicle, the dimension or marker lights required in this section shall be mounted on the widest portions of the vehicle with the amber lights herein required visible from the front as herein required and the red lights herein required visible from the rear as herein required. The lights herein required shall be of a type approved by the Superintendent.

In addition to the lights required in this section, each such vehicle shall be equipped with amber reflectors located on each side thereof, at or near the front. Red reflectors shall be used on the rear of each such vehicle. Such reflectors shall be securely fastened to the vehicle not less than fifteen inches and not more than sixty inches from the ground. For a vehicle that is less than fifteen inches tall, however, such reflectors shall be securely fastened thereto at the highest point the structure of a vehicle will permit. The reflectors shall be of a type approved by the Superintendent.

If any vehicle is so constructed as to make compliance with the requirements of this section impractical, the lights and reflectors shall be placed on the vehicle in accordance with the Superintendent's regulations.

If any vehicle required by this section to be equipped with dimension or marker lights has installed on its rear, as close as practicable to the top of the vehicle and as close as practicable to the vertical centerline of the vehicle, three red identification lights of a type approved by the Superintendent, with the light centers spaced not less than six inches or more than twelve inches apart, the rear dimension or marker lights may be mounted at any height but must indicate as nearly as practicable the extreme width of the vehicle.

(Code 1950, 46-271; 1952, c. 652; 1958, c. 541, 46.1-265; 1960, c. 156; 1974, c. 218; 1977, c. 383; 1989, c. 727; 1997, c. 23.)


Looks like you'll be needing amber lights.

Edit: This is for Virginia.
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