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Old 09-24-2011, 08:55 PM   #1
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P46/Xenon/Orion V2 AE's Lifespan?

I am extremely happy with my new purchase and install of my P46's that include Orion V2 Angel Eyes,6000K Xenons and FX-R projectors. I was just wondering if anyone knew the expected lifespan on Xenon bulbs and Angel Eyes?

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Old 10-02-2011, 04:52 AM   #2
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angel eyes should last pretty much forever if installed correctly. the bulbs, i'd say a little over a year for an aftermarket xenon bulb.
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Old 10-02-2011, 10:20 AM   #3
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Angel eyes forever basically. Can you take a pic of the light output at night?
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Old 10-02-2011, 01:35 PM   #4
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Good to hear you are happy.
Orion V2 will likely outlast your car.
HID units will be between 1-6 years depends on usage and climate.
headlights will last as long as any other externally visible parts on the car (like bumpers/hoods, etc.).
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