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Old 03-15-2013, 07:46 PM   #1
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Want angel eyes!

I have stock bmw headlights on my 328i year 2000. Should I put in angel eyes myself? Or should I purchase new headlights? Do I need to retrofit projector lights in first? I want those too. I'm totally new to this and idk what to do. Please help!
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Old 03-15-2013, 07:56 PM   #2
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I have the same car and the same want too! If you find something let me know!
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:06 PM   #3
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I would find a scrapped bmw with the xenon headlights to keep OEM. As for angel eyes.

http://www.umnitza.com/bmw-3series-c-114_113_1206.html

I have the V4s. The V2 opaques are nice too.
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:10 PM   #4
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I would find a scrapped bmw with the xenon headlights to keep OEM. As for angel eyes.

http://www.umnitza.com/bmw-3series-c-114_113_1206.html

I have the V4s. The V2 opaques are nice too.
So your saying to put them in myself?
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:11 PM   #5
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Julio same to u pls! I would love to know!!
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:13 PM   #6
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So your saying to put them in myself?
If you have a sedan, our headlight lenses are literally just clipped on. It's a very simple "Do It Yourself"

I don't recommend getting the HID lights with built in halos. You CAN, but I mean.. Stay OEM and just add the halo rings.
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:14 PM   #7
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Umnitza rings in my opinion. easy install, just be detail oriented and patient.
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:15 PM   #8
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If you have a sedan, our headlight lenses are literally just clipped on. It's a very simple "Do It Yourself"

I don't recommend getting the HID lights with built in halos. You CAN, but I mean.. Stay OEM and just add the halo rings.
The halos clipped on? Or projector lights?
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The halos clipped on? Or projector lights?
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If you want projectors. Find a scrap yard they has BMW parts. Get the whole headlight piece "both sides" and just swap them to your car. I'm not completely sure what has to be done, I think it's a straight plug and play? Someone will need to chime in on that.

For angel eyes, they clip onto the top of the light shrouds on the inside of the headlight housing.

How old are you?
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:25 PM   #10
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Is there projector lights that would fit e46 year 2000? And 19? What does age have to do with this? Lol
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:28 PM   #11
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I'm asking cuz the newer years that do have them, have a different shape
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Old 03-15-2013, 08:48 PM   #12
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Is there projector lights that would fit e46 year 2000? And 19? What does age have to do with this? Lol
Yes. The prefacelifts also had projectors. Not all of them of course, same as facelift, but they exist.
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Old 03-15-2013, 10:07 PM   #13
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I have stock bmw headlights on my 328i year 2000. Should I put in angel eyes myself? Or should I purchase new headlights? Do I need to retrofit projector lights in first? I want those too. I'm totally new to this and idk what to do. Please help!
I got my angle eyes from http://www.khoalty.com, pretty good quality but a bit of a hassle to put them on! The instructions are clear in how to put them on but not very clear in how you get the cables out of the headlights, how to tap them, or what to tap them into! but if you have time on a saturday or sunday afternoon its possible with a few youtube videos and some cuban engineering!
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You really, really need to search before creating new threads about topics covered a thousand times already.
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If you have a sedan, our headlight lenses are literally just clipped on. It's a very simple "Do It Yourself"

I don't recommend getting the HID lights with built in halos. You CAN, but I mean.. Stay OEM and just add the halo rings.
please don't put HID/xenon into Halo lens dont be those douchebags who blinds everyone on the road. just saying....

my best bet is to either go to a junkyard and buy a projector. or you can go through the trouble of DYI retrofitting projector.

if you have a sedan (4 door)
http://www.umnitza.com/predator-orio...te-p-1198.html these will just clip on straight on. this is the v2 orion but if you want brighter angel eyes than get the v4 for a few bucks more.
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:17 PM   #17
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As many have already stated and many abide by buying oem projectors, but I could never find oem projectors for a 2000 328i. If you want you can retrofit your oem halogens with a kit from http://www.theretrofitsource.com, theres a good diy by Xi_Chee http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=840919. Or you could purchase depo projectors and angel eyes. I went with the depo because the cost would have been roughly the same, after 13 years of use, I would have needed to change the gaskets, lenses and brackets. Call Tim at Umnitza.

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As many have already stated and many abide by buying oem projectors, but I could never find oem projectors for a 2000 328i. If you want you can retrofit your oem halogens with a kit from http://www.theretrofitsource.com, theres a good diy by Xi_Chee http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=840919. Or you could purchase depo projectors and angel eyes. I went with the depo because the cost would have been roughly the same, after 13 years of use, I would have needed to change the gaskets, lenses and brackets. Call Tim at Umnitza.

What are The lights called that u have on that bimmer in the pic posted?
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Old 03-17-2013, 09:09 PM   #20
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First off, angel eyes and halogen/xenon headlights are two totally different things. Angel eyes can be put on ANY E46 headlights.

If you want xenon lights click on Projector Retrofit in my sig below.

To install angel eyes use this link

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