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Old 01-04-2009, 02:16 PM   #81
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^^ your are dark!! Whoa! Thats Does it get bright enough when you turn the blinker on to show that your making a turn?
Haven't seen it like that before, Good Job!
Yeah, it's bright enough to see. It's hard to see it in this pic because it's in direct sunlight, but when it's blinking it's fairly visible. Thanks for your DIY
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Old 01-05-2009, 01:20 PM   #82
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:01 PM   #83
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hey, someone said 04+ sedans don't need baking. With an 02 facelift sedan, baking required or not? That was a major turn off for me after reading the DIY. Especially when I read "be careful not to break the clips!"

if I can just clip the headlight lenses off, I'm in!

Great DIY!
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:19 PM   #84
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the only headlight that need baking are the facelift coupes. All others don't need to be baked....i think..
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:22 PM   #85
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to all the noobs in here that keep on asking the same question that was answered in this thread already


if you have a 2004-2006 330Ci or 325Ci, then you need to bake it

all other cars don't require baking, so no sedans, no m3s, and no coupes 2003 or before


wtf people read
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:27 PM   #86
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it's because leo here needs to change the thread title lol. pm a mod and have him change the title to facelifted coupe and put the years (04-06 only) in there.
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:27 PM   #87
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have you seen it during the day? tinting the ambers makes it look brown in sunlight. that is why we tell members not to do that. i think taking out the corner piece looks fine really. take a look at lakeshow's car. he did it, you can't even tell lol
did he tint the chrome or just leave it?
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Old 01-11-2009, 02:30 PM   #88
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he just left it. i will go ahead and tint the chrome when i get my spare headlight in to show everyone. i'm just waiting on the seller
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:52 AM   #89
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it's because leo here needs to change the thread title lol. pm a mod and have him change the title to facelifted coupe and put the years (04-06 only) in there.
LOL what's the mod's SN (Title)? I'll go ahead and PM him to change the title to Facelift Coupes... SORRY
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:56 AM   #90
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what are angel eyes?
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:58 AM   #91
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just click on the triangle with the exclamation mark and report your own post. someone will tend to it.

also, since my headlight removal DIY got delete off it's host site, tell them to include this in your headlight removal link:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...44#post9217044
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Old 01-12-2009, 02:59 AM   #92
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those round things around your head light in your sig pic
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Old 01-12-2009, 03:18 AM   #93
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just click on the triangle with the exclamation mark and report your own post. someone will tend to it.

also, since my headlight removal DIY got delete off it's host site, tell them to include this in your headlight removal link:
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...44#post9217044
Sent! Hopefully it will get fixed!
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Old 01-12-2009, 10:09 AM   #94
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If you have DRL how do you go about wiring these to light up instead of the high beam? Is that possible?

Amazing write up by the way. It is tempting me to do it on mine.
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he just left it. i will go ahead and tint the chrome when i get my spare headlight in to show everyone. i'm just waiting on the seller
that would be great! If you could pm me the results if you remember since I am very interested. I'll keep an eye out for a thread too.
Also, could you take some pics maybe with both so that we can see how well the blinker works? I was a bit worried about the blinker not reflecting or reflecting into the rest of the light housing because of the missing cover.
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If you have DRL how do you go about wiring these to light up instead of the high beam? Is that possible?

Amazing write up by the way. It is tempting me to do it on mine.
for facelift coupes, i think we can all agree the wiring is probably the easiest part

just wire the correct way, its not worth messing something else up.....

besides, there is one necessary wire to tap into in the ECU, it is very simple, the rest of the wires go to the power/ground and thats it
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Old 01-17-2009, 02:09 PM   #97
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I have absolutely no experience with removing headlights but am about to start this diy.
Do you guys think it's do-able with the minimal experience I have? I mean, I love DIY's, I just put in the new F1 Led interior kit, and have done other DIY's.


Thanks for the help!
Props to Leo for the DIY. It looks legit.
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yea you will be fine. just take your time.
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Old 01-17-2009, 02:52 PM   #99
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If you have DRL how do you go about wiring these to light up instead of the high beam? Is that possible?

Amazing write up by the way. It is tempting me to do it on mine.
just wire it the regular way. then go to the dealer and turn off the DRLs.
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Old 01-17-2009, 03:05 PM   #100
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just wire it the regular way. then go to the dealer and turn off the DRLs.
thanks for the reassurance man.
How long did the entire process take you? (removing the headlight units, baking, placing halos, and putting everything back together)

and also, thru this procedure, it doesnt say whether or not it is connected through the footwells or I can have the button option (or maybe I missed it). How should I wire the halos? Through the footwells or with the button?
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