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Old 02-22-2009, 07:54 PM   #1
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Question Halogen Angel Eye question

I have the Depo projector Headlights with Halogen Angel Eyes, the Angel Eyes seem dim. They are connected to my Battery and my ECU and they're not that bright. Is there any other way to connect them or are they as bright as they can be? How can I find out if they can get brighter?
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Old 02-22-2009, 08:14 PM   #2
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that's as bright they will get. Just upgrade them to LED's if you want bright angel eyes.
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Old 02-22-2009, 08:30 PM   #3
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That's what I thought. I will roll with these for a while and maybe in the summer get LED> Thanks.
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What do you mean by halogen? CCFL DDEs can be plenty bright.
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What do you mean by halogen? CCFL DDEs can be plenty bright.
p46s come with halogen angels (lit by 194 bulbs) and yes, they are very dim. ur better off upgrading to ccfl or if u want them to be bright then leds
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What do you mean by halogen? CCFL DDEs can be plenty bright.
yeah, they can be, but not the ones that come on DEPO headlights. I have a couple of friends that have DEPO headlights with angel eyes already in them, and they are not as bright as my CCFL's.
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My P46's came with CCFL DDEs, bought over four years ago I didn't think any P46s even came with the "Gen V" style DDEs.
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Actually the DEPO units come "stock" with halogen 194 bulbs that power the rings. We remove these and custom install CCFL or LED angel eyes for a more bright output. The Halogens are quite dim but some people prefer that look.
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My P46's came with CCFL DDEs, bought over four years ago I didn't think any P46s even came with the "Gen V" style DDEs.
You're right they never did.

We've been doing the Orion V2 more often now on the P46s since most people don't want to have the spotty look of the original DEPO (though CCFL is still quite popular).
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What would be a perfect upgrade for the DEPO's Angel Eyes without any major modification? I know I can you the same housing just switch out the halogens with either leds or ccfls. Which brand would be the easiest?
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The easiest is the Orion V2 - because we have the most expertise installing them and can walk you through it and it's a 1 time deal. No burnt out rings ever.

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http://www.umnitza.com/product_info....oducts_id=1198

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Are the MYCARR - 30LED Angel Eye Kit going to be brighter than the Halogens I have now? $50 sounds like a really good deal.
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It's up to you:


Orion V1 is the same as the Mycarr 30LED except for the Chrome backing and upgraded wiring harness.
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Any discounts on the Orion v2?
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We're basically giving away our angel eye kits to the public. We're selling our CCFL angel eye kits for $50 SHIPPED to your door (within the 48 states). If you want more information check our thread here or feel free to send over a PM:

eas | MYCARR CCFL Angel Eyes - $50 SHIPPED - Pre + Post Facelift
http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=650239

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Any discounts on the Orion v2?
At this time, the best we can offer is an upgrade for them without a full kit for $120. There is a reason we aren't discounting them, we are having a hard time stocking them given the positive feedback.
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