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Angel Eyes, DDEs, lighted rings, Clear Turn Signals, LEDs, Xenon, HID, or Bi-Xenon. If it lights up and you want to discuss it, post here!

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Old 11-12-2011, 08:33 AM   #321
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As jake said, go to umnitza.

Im going to get the generic angels for halogen housings. Cheaper and could care less if they don't last forever. I can't justify spending over 100 bucks for pretty ring lights
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Old 11-13-2011, 08:53 PM   #322
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Selling everything you need right here in classifieds.

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Old 11-14-2011, 12:31 PM   #323
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Just go to theretrofitsource.com abd they have.everything you will need. Ooo and get 9006 harness.

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what do you need the 9006 harness for?
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Old 11-14-2011, 03:53 PM   #324
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The harness eliminates the bulb out error. If you already have the error cancellors though you should be fine.

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Old 11-14-2011, 07:39 PM   #325
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no bulb out warnings here. straight plug n play from stock headlight harness into ballast
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Old 11-14-2011, 08:02 PM   #326
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Finally ordered the complete kit from TRS with the xb35 4300k bulbs! Should have everything installed by the weekend, I'll post some pics when I'm done. I'm wondering if I should purchase some capacitors just to be on the safe side in case I get a bulb out warning. From reading through this thread I understand that some people get the bulb out warning and flicker but some don't have any issues at all? I wonder if this has to do with the year of the car's LCM....I have a 2002 325ci if that makes any difference. Anybody else with a 2002 have issues with bulb out warnings or flickering after the retrofit?
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Old 11-20-2011, 02:28 AM   #327
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this is awesome, thank you very much! ill do this soon. The only question i have is: what are those wires that come out of the projector? where do those are supposed to be connected and what are they for?
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Old 11-20-2011, 10:08 AM   #328
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this is awesome, thank you very much! ill do this soon. The only question i have is: what are those wires that come out of the projector? where do those are supposed to be connected and what are they for?
you can tap these directly into your stock halogen high beam wires so when you turn them on you'll light up both your halogen and projector high beams.




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Old 11-20-2011, 06:27 PM   #329
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I just completed this! Just need to align the lights. Btw it looks amazing!

Anyways would I have to still reflash the lcm because the error cancellors only work when the ligjts are on?

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Old 11-20-2011, 06:33 PM   #330
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I was just wondering if I should hold out until black Friday or cyber Monday to see if they sale or not? Or should I just go ahead buy the projectors.
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Old 11-21-2011, 09:25 PM   #331
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M325er22 , think about your question for a minute... does the signal path travel a different route when the lights are off ?
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Old 11-21-2011, 10:07 PM   #332
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It doesn't. But I still the bulb out lights when my headlights are off.

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Old 11-25-2011, 08:55 PM   #333
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For anyone interested, the projectors listed in this DIY are on sale till Sunday, looks like I waited for just the right time.

Shop @ TheRetrofitSource.com's Black Friday Deals!

15% off any order $150.00+ Coupon = TRS-Turkey15
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Shop and combine these other one time deals on the following products(Thursday through Sunday only!)

- Morimoto Mini H1 4.1 Bi-xenon Projectors: $90
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Old 11-26-2011, 08:34 PM   #334
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then if i buy some just xenon (not bixenon) they woint have this cables right
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Old 11-27-2011, 07:44 AM   #335
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then if i buy some just xenon (not bixenon) they woint have this cables right
Correct, no wires.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:55 PM   #336
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thanx!
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Old 11-29-2011, 11:20 AM   #337
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Done this to my headlights a few days ago, much easier if you remove the headlight from the car. This is a much better solution to changing your headlights, not only on cost but for light output. Bi-Xenon feature is awesome.
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Old 11-29-2011, 11:29 AM   #338
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Dude, by opening up the headlight housing you violated the waterproof seal. Don't be surprised if it fogs up after a car wash.

I'll pass. I just bought a HID kit, complete with bulbs and ballasts for $50 at DDM.
The best part is that I could opt for the 55W ballasts instead of the standard 35W.
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Old 11-29-2011, 11:47 AM   #339
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^ no you haven't.... only if you fail at tying your shoes. The seal on all but face lifted coupes is done by using a gasket between the lens and the housing, and on the face lifted coupes if you did it 100% right you would uses new glue after baking them. Make sure you put some projectors in front of those cheap DDM bulbs, or else you will be flamed like Richard Simmons around here

And 55w+halogen housings= well umm FIRE!!!! previous owner tried this on my car, and well lets just say my passenger side bulb housing was a little more than crispy when i bought the car ahahah

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Old 11-29-2011, 12:40 PM   #340
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You do not damage the seal by removing the lens, without projectors you will blind other road users, your light output will not be as good, and at 55w you may damage your reflectors or lenses with the heat.
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