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Old 09-26-2010, 06:09 PM   #1
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How to tell if I have Xenon headlights

This may sound absurd, but Im confused at this point,I have a 2000 232i sedan, and I wonder if it has the xenon lights system or not, is a esy way to tell? I know one of the bulbs it uses are H7. I looked around to see if I could spot a module for the Xenon system but didint find it.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:12 PM   #2
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:17 PM   #3
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When your headlights turn on, do they warm up or are they always the same brightness and color?
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:27 PM   #6
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it amazes me how many people still don't know the difference between halogen and xenon.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:40 PM   #7
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who is the president of Puero Rico?
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Put your key in the on position. Turn on your left blinker, turn your windshield wipers on the fastest setting, honk 3 times then pull your ebrake. Fastest way IMO.
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:51 PM   #9
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:02 PM   #11
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Put your key in the on position. Turn on your left blinker, turn your windshield wipers on the fastest setting, honk 3 times then pull your ebrake. Fastest way IMO.
Make sure that you pull the e-brake while going at least 25 mph, and on EXACTLY the 9th blink, otherwise it won't work.
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:04 PM   #12
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Turn them on:

If you get a tingle of excitement and crack a smile = xenon

If you feel nothing, annoyed or just plain old blah =
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I've been turning my lights on for 6 years and everytime I smile
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Old 09-26-2010, 09:32 PM   #13
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Jajajaja. you guys really crack me up! Thanks for the info! Now I know I have halogen lights, ah! by the way, the president of Puerto Rico is Pancho Villa!
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If you get a tingle of excitement and crack a smile = xenon

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I've been turning my lights on for 6 years and everytime I smile

dude that's herpes.
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isn't Pancho Villa that one mexican terrorist who tried to take over texas?
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Guys this dude has a serious question, no need to lash at the noob for not knowing. Atleast he has the guts to ask
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Guys this dude has a serious question, no need to lash at the noob for not knowing. Atleast he has the guts to ask
do you ever have to conjure the courage to start a thread?
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Old 09-27-2010, 12:22 AM   #20
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i'm far more interested in this 232i that he has. 1 of 1 made by bmw?
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