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Old 04-02-2013, 01:30 AM   #41
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I have the orion v2 in my car, they look good as a day light, but look much bright at night, you cant look at them. Other wise they are good nice quality.
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Old 04-02-2013, 07:47 AM   #42
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How do they stack up against the V4s?
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Old 04-02-2013, 11:31 AM   #43
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How do they stack up against the V4s?
http://www.umnitza.com/predator-orio...te-p-6108.html

"120+ SMD LED rated at 50% brighter than Orion V2"

Shipping Begins June 2nd 2012



CLASS LEADING FEATURES: (not available on any other competing product) Product Description (may describe some optional equipment):



Orion V4 have built in night controller technology that allows you to automatically (after install) dim the product to 70% for night time operation.



Orion V4 now has more LED than has ever been fitted to any ring. If you wanted the CCFL smooth ring look, but didn't want to deal with the poor quality of CCFL, your product has arrived. There are no gaps between LEDs.



Orion V4 builds on the ground breaking Orion V2 but with 2X as many LED




Orion V4 doesn't require any diffused ring, it's built upon an efficient LED array that has a differently designed SMD system for greater thermal dissipation than all other LED products. The underlying technology for this application is patented.



Orion V4 improves upon the light output characteristics of Orion V2 by 50%.



This product incorporates the brightest Light Emitting Diode technology currently available today with proper thermal dissipation for longer life (over 100000 hours, or about 22 years or continous usage). The LED is used in a variety of applications due to it's longevity, durability, and cold weather instant operability characteristics.



Predator Orion V4 is even more daytime visible but also includes a free upgrade to the new Night Controller technology. The efficient cluster of LED are mounted inside the same high polish crystal light enhancing cover that is the same size as the OEM angel eyes, just brighter.



The high quality wiring harness included was the first to be fully insulated and provides you with both a fused primary trigger and a secondary trigger for automatic dimming (fade/on & fade/off) functionality.

Comparison of Competition: THERE AREN'T ANY

Other Key Features include:

Surface Mount LED with over 175 degree output.

120+ SMD LED rated at 50% brighter than Orion V2

Multi-Stage Clipping System - That's right, no need to decide for only 2 clips. Now you have the ability to install the clip in ANY configuration, 2 clicks? no problem, 3 clicks? no problem? 4 clicks? no problem. This solves the one issue that facelifted sedans (02-05 E46 3-series sedans) with trim piece fitment.


Carry-Over Features
• Lifetime Warranty
• Remote Fade/On Fade/Off (with harness included)
• PolyCarbonate UV Coated Rings (for maximum lifespan without yellowing or fading).
•100K Hours Expected Life
• Easier Installation than ANY OTHER KIT
•4 Halos are included with every order as well as a wiring harness for remote fade on/off
•Online Instructions.

Continuing our class and industry leading technological development allowed us to produce the pinnacle of angel eyes for your car. The Predator Orion product line allows you to retain the classy OEM look (with OEM Series) of the original halos from the E39 (5-series) but just raise the bar on brightness and provide the captivating powerful halos you want.



Benefits:
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50% brighter than Orion V2




•No Dotted Effect

Install Tips:
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Follow online install guide, do not deviate unless experienced.

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Ensure secure connections to and from the headlight.

Make sure yoru connection to the boxes is secure.


Application (Please consult your owner's manual for your application fitment type):

All 1999-2005 Sedans

All 2000-2003 Coupes (with non-sealed lights)

All 2000-2006 M3 (all lights similar to 2000-2003 Coupe Lights)

All 1995-2001 7-series

All 1997-2000 5-series

All 2001-2002 X5 (with corrected OFFSET RING SIZES FOR HIGH AND LOW BEAM)

All 2002-2005 E65 (REQUIRES CUTTING HEADLIGHTS OPEN <-- Inquire With Umnitza) NEW!
All 1992-1999 3-series (E36) with Euro Headlights



Fits All Halogen, Xenon, BiXenon, and Adaptive Xenon Lights





DETAILED Photos Included Above

The rear is covered with a full backing that holds the LED system in place. There are no external solder points on the back. The covering serves as an insulation so there are no exposed points of power that could potentially lead to a short in the circuit. The photo shown has additional pads that will not be on a finished ring that you receive, they were originally put there to stabilize the ring, but that is not necessary giving some proprietary mounting techniques being used.


• The clipping system is designed to clip onto all types of headlights. The multiple teeth allow you to have the proper fit no matter what application
• It's length is sufficient for all applications
• The clips are very high tension, meaning that once they hold onto something, they don't let go. In the past, depending on how you installed the products, you might have a clip releasing from the ring itself. That will be nearly impossible with this product.
• Also note that the cover discussed in the previous photo is visible here for great "clarity" of what was discussed earlier.
• Please notice that there is NO exposed wiring
• Please also notice that the ring goes all the way to the top of the ring, it does not break 3/4 of the way up and it does not have an exposed parts other than the ring itself


• This is most important part of the rings here - it's CLEAR
• Also please notice the slim profile of the LEDs so that they are not visible when off.



Perfect Fit on Facelifted Sedan
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:10 PM   #44
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Okay. Did you purchase a retrofit kit from umnitza or did you manually install them yourself?
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:30 PM   #45
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Its easy to instal.. So i did.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:35 PM   #46
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Did your car already come with an OEM HID kit?
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:50 PM   #47
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No, I had stock Halogen headlights. I bought DEPO headlights from Umnitza.. then had these installed.
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Old 04-03-2013, 02:54 PM   #48
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How are they? Do they fit perfect in the car? I heard that aftermarket never really fits like OEM and OEM xenon headlights are in the $700s...
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Old 04-03-2013, 03:43 PM   #49
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How are they? Do they fit perfect in the car? I heard that aftermarket never really fits like OEM and OEM xenon headlights are in the $700s...
Me and a few buddies have these on our cars and its fits Practically perfect. My cai even fits. If you have the extra buck, get fxr projectors. So nice.. I didn't get because of money. I'm 17 so I try to be wise. Look up the output difference on them. If you pick up oem projectors from a recycle dealer you could get a deal.
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Old 04-03-2013, 04:00 PM   #50
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No way I'm 19 lol. Ever since I picked up mine I've become extremely biased. I was talking with a friend of mine and he told me that OEM is the way to go because aftermarket is never the same. Peytonracer4 also told me that OEM is better because BMW uses a computer model to make the parts rather than a mold like aftermarket.

What is a cai? And how long have you had the headlights in?
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Old 04-03-2013, 06:20 PM   #51
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No way I'm 19 lol. Ever since I picked up mine I've become extremely biased. I was talking with a friend of mine and he told me that OEM is the way to go because aftermarket is never the same. Peytonracer4 also told me that OEM is better because BMW uses a computer model to make the parts rather than a mold like aftermarket.

What is a cai? And how long have you had the headlights in?
Cold air intake and OEM is always the best way. However you're going to pay for it. Glad to see someone around the age! It's totally your call. Save a few dollars and buy DEPO. Never ebay. Ask me how I know. I learned the hard way.
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Old 04-03-2013, 08:54 PM   #52
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Yeah...I bought some ebay headlights too and I returned them. Ultimately, I lost $75 due to shipping fees.

How long have you had the headlights installed? Any hiccups whatsoever?
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Yeah...I bought some ebay headlights too and I returned them. Ultimately, I lost $75 due to shipping fees.

How long have you had the headlights installed? Any hiccups whatsoever?
About 4 months since the DEPOS. They with great and can only imagine the FXR projectors
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Old 04-03-2013, 10:13 PM   #54
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That's sweet. You have any other pictures?
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Not on the new phone but is be glad to add a few!
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Old 04-04-2013, 12:41 PM   #56
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Yeah if you mind I want to see how they look like since it is something that I am considering getting very soon.
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Yeah if you mind I want to see how they look like since it is something that I am considering getting very soon.
For sure dude!
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Old 04-04-2013, 08:48 PM   #59
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And these are the V2s, right?
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