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Old 03-16-2016, 07:07 PM   #1
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Location: Alberta, Canada
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My Ride: '01 325i
Ballast & Retrofit questions

On Monday night I was driving and noticed my light output seemed slightly dim on my passenger side. Yesterday morning they worked fine but after work the passenger side didn't turn on no matter what I did. Figured a bulb burned out, swapped them at home and all my Xenon's I have work on the drivers side, but not passenger. Now I haven't had time to swap ballast's side to side but assuming it is would any ballast from any E46 Xenon light work with mine? I have Bosch non bi-xenon's in my car at the moment. I can pick up a spare headlight off a parts car locally for cheap to fix it for the moment which is why I'm asking.

That said I was toying with the idea of building a set of lights over summer but this might bump that up to now. Now with my ballast problem buying a set of the Morimoto XB35's also seems like a good idea - I assume they fit were the OEM ones are or will that require a little bit of modding? I also want to keep it relatively simple so I was thinking of going with the Lexus RX-AFS setup off TRS. I assume there's a bit of trimming on the housings to make them fit, but should I also buy the E46-R shrouds or can I just use my OEM ones that I recently painted black?

Jordan. 2001 325i, MTech 2, Sport Package, Style 189's
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