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Old 09-08-2014, 07:07 PM   #1
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Identifying My Headlights/Halo Light Set-Up

I drive a 2002 330ci. I've had it for about 5 years now and I'm looking to get the Halo Lights installed. I have a multiple part question.

Multiple people who have worked on my car have said the current headlight housing set-up I have is aftermarket. I've also confirmed this with "my little automotive expertise" when I have to buy headlight bulbs for my car they are never the ones AutoZone says are required for my car. These are the headlight bulbs I use currently: Sylvania D2S High Intensity Discharge (HID). So question, what are/is my current headlights? Are these stock? I can only read "Xenon", but I'd like an actual item number if possible. Maybe this is irrelevant, if so and doesn't matter, What do I need to get the Halo Lights? Do I need to buy just the "halo bulbs" or do I need to change my housing set-up completely? If the ladder what does everyone recommend for the housing set-up? I really like my headlights now. They're bright and beautiful looking (they don't look yellow at all in person, bright white), I just want the halo option as well.

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Old 09-08-2014, 07:41 PM   #2
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You have pre-facelift coupe headlights 2000-2003 or something like that in terms of the years. The lights are in fact original projector lights which is great. The bulbs that are used are D2S either Philips or Osram Sylvania bulbs.

You can get 5000/6000k angel eyes which are white with a tiny bit of blue or 4300k which are yellow/regular headlight color on most cars.

Installation guide is this:

http://fastm.com/m3/angeleyes_orionv2.html

You can get the best lights which are Umnitza Orion V2 or V4 or for budget Umnitza Orion Lite.
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Hey thanks so much! This was extremely helpful. Buying everything tonight.
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Old 09-08-2014, 08:20 PM   #4
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