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Old 02-13-2013, 10:06 PM   #1
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Installation help.

Does anyone know how it is possible to get halo eyes that will fit OEM xenon headlights. Or what I have to do to make them fit ? Thanks!
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:11 PM   #2
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You're in a coupe so I would assume you have to heat the lenses to melt the sealing and pull the lens off, then put in your AEs and then re-heat the glue and put it back on.
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Old 02-13-2013, 10:25 PM   #3
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I am going to be getting a whole new light kit like this : http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...id=38266993922
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Old 02-13-2013, 11:28 PM   #4
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I am going to be getting a whole new light kit like this : http://item.mobileweb.ebay.com/viewi...id=38266993922
Just don't.
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Old 02-14-2013, 03:42 AM   #5
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Looks like you have a prefacelift coupe. Very easy to install angel eyes. Just remove headlight lenses and inserts, clip on halos... wire it all up with the harness and replace the lenses and you're set! Should take less than an hour!
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:21 AM   #6
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Is the only way I can put halos on is with the clip ones? I can't put the whole light thing?
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:42 AM   #7
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What whole light thing.
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Old 02-14-2013, 07:48 AM   #8
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Like the link that I posted from eBay. Those are the ones I want but it's sats that they do not fit with OEM xenons and I can't find any halos like those that do fit my xenons lol
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:31 AM   #9
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Those "things" you posted are absolute garbage.
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Really ? Why is that?
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Really ? Why is that?
Because BMW's stock headlights are made in Germany with the highest quality materials that cost 700+ at the dealer. These 230 dollar made in china parts are made cheaply with low quality materials and they may end up catching on fire from bad wiring. Why would you replace a top quality part with a cheaper product for no reason? You could buy a set of Orion v2 halos for 100 bucks and the install is quite simple.
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Because BMW's stock headlights are made in Germany with the highest quality materials that cost 700+ at the dealer. These 230 dollar made in china parts are made cheaply with low quality materials and they may end up catching on fire from bad wiring. Why would you replace a top quality part with a cheaper product for no reason? You could buy a set of Orion v2 halos for 100 bucks and the install is quite simple.
Yes.

People buy this crap when they can't afford the OEM projectors. So why would you get rid of OEM projectors for crap?
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:51 AM   #13
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With those Orion v2s can I get them in 8000k? I'm sorry for all the questions guys just a little confused and my mechanic told me that he would have to crack the headlights open to get those to clip on.
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Don't you dare to buy ebay headlights............................

Use this guide to install angel eyes

http://fastm.com/m3/angeleyes_orionv2.html


V2's go to 6k, don't go more than that.
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Wait really they don't go up too 8000k?
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Are you looking for a blue color? They do offer that but honestly that will make your car look like rice and it will make police get on you at first sight, but hey it's your car.
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Wait really they don't go up too 8000k?
8k looks terrible. Don't do it.

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The thing is is 8000k isn't blue enough to be rice it still has a little blue and white! Haha
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