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Old 09-19-2011, 03:35 AM   #41
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So I'm curious, after searching on ebay I have found http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2x-BM...ht_2686wt_1182 . Are these the same? or should I just hang out and wait for a listing with a zkw in it somewhere?
Those aren't ZKW's. They don't always say ZWK in the listing. You kinda need to know what you are looking for. I will look for some or put up some pictures of the ones I have for reference.
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Old 09-19-2011, 03:50 AM   #42
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These are the only two listing that I could find at the moment. They both have the ZKW bowl on them.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/2006-...0#ht_500wt_956

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-D...4#ht_500wt_956

Then there is this one.... pricy but it does have the correct bowl in it.
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/06-08...ht_2191wt_1167
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Old 10-06-2011, 10:13 PM   #43
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Looks like this is the best solution so far.. where else can you get these e90 bowls?
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Old 10-06-2011, 11:19 PM   #44
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They have been hard to find. These new of cars don't make it to junk yard very often. I just looked on ebay again and found one that possibly has the bowl but they didn't show a picture of the back. I don't know of any other places besides those two yet.
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Old 10-07-2011, 01:07 AM   #45
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When I first did this there were loads of e90 zkw projectors on ebay.
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Old 10-07-2011, 10:40 PM   #46
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If anyone comes across a place, or an ebay auction with these, let us all know
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Old 10-09-2011, 11:50 AM   #47
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I ended up going with an al e46 bowl because I was tired of guessing where the road was, it fits in pretty well but I need to rotate it a little, I currently have a v shaped light patern. They aren't great now but are much better than what I had, that's for sure

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Old 10-09-2011, 12:42 PM   #48
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By the way to those reading, you would have better light output getting FXR projectors from www.theretrofitsource.com and using them instead of the E90 lights.
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Old 10-09-2011, 05:39 PM   #49
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Yeah, my original plan was to retro a AL shroud into my ZKW housing, which worked except for the fact that it didn't come with the holders, and after I did the surgery on the AL shroud clips I couldn't get the top clip to fit well enough to hold it in. So I ended up with great light out to about 4 feet in front of my car. When I was shopping around I was unable to find any ZKW bowls, the AL ones work pretty well. I'm happy now because my headlights are brighter than my turn signals for the first time ever lol. Now it's time for me to move onto my VANOS.
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Old 11-18-2011, 04:53 PM   #50
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If anyone comes across a place, or an ebay auction with these, let us all know

There's one right now....

http://www.ebay.com/itm/2004-2008-BM...#ht_500wt_1241
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Old 11-29-2011, 05:01 PM   #51
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I might be able to find another pair of these bowls if anyone is interested PM me.
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hope this helps someone
Just ordered some on ebay. Definitely looking forward to this upgrade, thanks!
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I noticed my driver side was getting dim.

are these the right ones?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-ORIGINAL...ht_6741wt_1219
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I noticed my driver side was getting dim.

are these the right ones?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-ORIGINAL...ht_6741wt_1219
Yup, those are them.
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ty sir!
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I owe a big thanks to fgin. I purchased two E90 projectors from him on Sunday, and they arrived on Thursday packaged very securely. With his help, I was able to install the driver's side last night, and I finished up with the passenger's side today. I am very pleased with the light output, and the retrofit was not difficult. The 2nd side only took 1.5 hours once I knew what I was doing. Again, fgin, thanks for starting this thread, the projectors, and helping me through the process. Cheers!
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I owe a big thanks to fgin. I purchased two E90 projectors from him on Sunday, and they arrived on Thursday packaged very securely. With his help, I was able to install the driver's side last night, and I finished up with the passenger's side today. I am very pleased with the light output, and the retrofit was not difficult. The 2nd side only took 1.5 hours once I knew what I was doing. Again, fgin, thanks for starting this thread, the projectors, and helping me through the process. Cheers!
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Old 12-12-2011, 09:53 AM   #58
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I owe a big thanks to fgin. I purchased two E90 projectors from him on Sunday, and they arrived on Thursday packaged very securely. With his help, I was able to install the driver's side last night, and I finished up with the passenger's side today. I am very pleased with the light output, and the retrofit was not difficult. The 2nd side only took 1.5 hours once I knew what I was doing. Again, fgin, thanks for starting this thread, the projectors, and helping me through the process. Cheers!
any how-to's with pics?
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HUGE improvement, for very little money/effort. I'll add a few pics to this thread soon. Probably this weekend.

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nice! congrats i need to see at night, although the dark nights are getting shorter i still would like to see when i go out at night
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