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Old Yesterday, 03:15 PM   #1
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Opinions on projectors for LED

In past couple months AL bi-xenon headlights on my E46 have gotten worse and worse. Projector reflector burned quite a bit since the previous time that I took headlights apart. Lenses are original, and cherry on top is that bulbs are almost 4 years old. Half-ass repaired headlight mounts and broken manual headlight adjustment knob is just another reason to do complete re-build.

Since I will be upgrading the projector completely are there some (projectors) that are better for LED than others? Currently looking at Bi-Xenon Morimoto Mini D2S 4.0 (with bracket to fit OEM headlight)
Umnitza is selling Luxen bi-xenon led projectors but output seems to be pretty low at 3000-33000 lumens. There are 360 degrees LEDs for halogen headlights that can output as much as 6000 (example).

Would love to get some input on new projector replacement and possibly on projectors for LED.
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Those that claim 6000 lumen are simply adding the 2 LED lights together. And they aren't proper 360 degree output, they are more 270 degree.
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