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Old 03-29-2017, 05:23 PM   #1
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Angel Eyes Recommendations?

Hi All,

Have a 2001 conv e46 M3 and looking to spruce it up a bit, thus considering installing Angel Eyes - any recommendations that are fairly straightforward to install?

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Old 03-29-2017, 05:29 PM   #2
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Old 03-29-2017, 06:13 PM   #3
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I would recommend Khoalty Angle Eyes, easy to install and a great look!
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Old 03-29-2017, 06:23 PM   #4
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If you are planning on putting them in a set of headlights that have over 100k miles on them then I highly recommend just getting Depo full headlights. Tons of options on the angel eyes.

Headlights are very tough to install...I tried with a capable friend and ended up having to pay $150 only to have them scratch my bumper. Make sure whoever does install them that they use cardboard to cover the bumper...or just take it off completely.
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Old 03-29-2017, 07:29 PM   #5
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If you are planning on putting them in a set of headlights that have over 100k miles on them then I highly recommend just getting Depo full headlights. Tons of options on the angel eyes.

Headlights are very tough to install...I tried with a capable friend and ended up having to pay $150 only to have them scratch my bumper..
i'm afraid i have to respectfully disagree. factory headlights are much better than Depo brand. especially Xenons.
also, removing pre-facelift headlights isn't that hard at all in my humble opinion. heck they're plenty of detailed DIYs in the Lighting Forum showing how to do this. im sorry you had such a bad experience with them. that's never an outcome anyone likes to have
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Old 03-30-2017, 10:09 AM   #6
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I also have the Khoalty angel eyes and they looks great.
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Old 03-30-2017, 11:31 AM   #7
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I have the umnitza Orion v4? Maybe v2 on my m3 and then ijdmtoy on my 330
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i had the Unmitza's on the 323Ci. bought a set of LEDs for the M3 from Khoalty and they had several failed LEDs in 2 months. total crap, would not back up their product. put Umnitza's back on. this was several years ago so if either has changed i can't say.
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Umnitza V4 all the way. Looks great and has been trouble free.
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I've bought mind from Theretrofitlab and they are pretty good. They have 120 LED per angel eye and they are very bright. They are half the price of Umnitza V4.
Also, when the main lights are on, the angel eyes go to 70% power (because they are very bright at night) and they have 5000K , which matches very well with phillips xtreme visiion (4800k).
I have them for a year now and so far so good.
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Here is a pic with depo headlights and my 5000k angel eyes (before retrofitting FXR 4.0 projectors into them)

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i'm afraid i have to respectfully disagree. factory headlights are much better than Depo brand. especially Xenons.
also, removing pre-facelift headlights isn't that hard at all in my humble opinion. heck they're plenty of detailed DIYs in the Lighting Forum showing how to do this. im sorry you had such a bad experience with them. that's never an outcome anyone likes to have
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these are my Orion v2 angel eyes gives you a better idea on them


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Thanks for all the great feedback. We love seeing it.

We have been selling V2 since 2008, unbelievable really and have over 30000+ units in the field!!!
V4 were introduced in 2010, also over 10000 of those in the field.

We also offer the same 120 style LED - but we don't recommend them - at reduced prices - we call them Orion COB LITE - they are reasonably priced at $80.

Please don't hesitate to email us with questions.
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Here are 2 more pics:
Headlight - depo (from Umnitza)
Projectors- FXR 4.0 (fitted by Umnitza)
Angel eyes - the retrofit lab, 5000k
Ballasts - Morimoto XB35 with canbus
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We also offer the same 120 style LED - but we don't recommend them - at reduced prices - we call them Orion COB LITE - they are reasonably priced at $80..
why is it you do Not recommend them??
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why is it you do Not recommend them??
as you put it, failures. They aren't as bright and they fail more often.
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