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Old 12-26-2015, 08:06 PM   #1
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Help with umnitza angel eyes depo headlight install

I need some help. I've been looking at that this for some time now and can't figure it out. I am replacing the entire headlight assembly on my E46 that has the halogen lights with self leveling. There are 4 plugs that plug into the headlight housing on my factory lights. I received my Depo headlights from Umnitza and there are only 2 plugs to the housing. There are brown and white wires coming out of the housing along with 2 blue wires from the area of the xenon bulb. I am pretty sure the brown and white are for the angle eyes. The inside light, which I believe is the high beam appears to have the normal plug ins but the xenon has absolutely no tie in except for the blue wires that I'm not sure where they are supposed to tie in. The new canbus ballast appears to plug into itsself and not the housing which is confusing to me. Thanks for any assistance/guidance you can provide. Please see the attachments for pics. The first is the factory headlight, second is the depo headlight, third is the ballast and the last are the wires coming from the xenon bulb area. Thanks again.
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Old 12-28-2015, 08:10 AM   #2
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When you take the cover off the low beam bulb where do those blue wires go?
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Old 12-28-2015, 06:27 PM   #3
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I had emailed umnitza about it. The blue wires are for the FXR bixenon shutter which tie into the hi beams... which l leads me to another question... which are considered the hi beams? I thought it was the non xenon. I was missing a part, the d2s adapter, which umnitza has shipped to me as soon as I contacted them. I hope it gets here before the new year. The lights look amazing in the car and I can't wait to fire them up but I'm not going to rush it and blow something up. I'm attaching the old with the new.
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Old 12-29-2015, 08:23 AM   #4
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Awesome man, post up pics of the cutoff at night when you get them working. I would replace the highbeam bowl bulb to a clear one since blue is very bad in terms of lighting.
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Hope you get them soon I think you may be one of the first to have the FXR V4.0 in yours.
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Old 12-29-2015, 07:24 PM   #6
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I'll definitely post some pics of the lights and the cutoff once I get them working. I also plan on doing a DIY once I get everything sorted out so that others who decide to go this route will have a good reference. I wasn't able to find much regard how to wire the lights at the actual headlight so that's where I will focus my energy. There are a few things I've learned along the way that others may find useful. I pray that the adapters get here before the new year so I have the weekend to get everything sorted out and enjoy the lights. Thanks for the replies. BTW I just bought my son his first BMW.... E46 of course. I've taken care of all the mechanical issues for him so next will be the angel eyes and improved lighting.
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