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      10-11-2012, 02:31 PM   #1
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Which Angel Eyes is preferred on a 1 series?

since im new to the 1 series, i am not familiar with whats the hottest and best bang for your buck brands for angel eyes. So far it's been:

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      10-11-2012, 04:05 PM   #2
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BMS 4LED are great bang for the buck imo.
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      10-11-2012, 11:54 PM   #3
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i have BMS also, and they are great
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      10-12-2012, 06:40 AM   #4
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I love my Lux!!
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      10-12-2012, 08:30 AM   #5
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gp thunders with coding, they blow away my friends with LED like lux and the new DTEC that bms copied.

only thing better than coded gp thunders is OSS and they are $$$$$$$$$
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gp thunders with coding, they blow away my friends with LED like lux and the new DTEC that bms copied.

only thing better than coded gp thunders is OSS and they are $$$$$$$$$
but dont they mess up the housing at all?
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      10-12-2012, 09:09 AM   #7
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what ya mean by coded GP thunders?

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gp thunders with coding, they blow away my friends with LED like lux and the new DTEC that bms copied.

only thing better than coded gp thunders is OSS and they are $$$$$$$$$
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nope...been running em along with others and no housing problems.

you can code the voltage to be high so they are brighter.
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nope...been running em along with others and no housing problems.

you can code the voltage to be high so they are brighter.
k cool. any pix of this? cause i had mtecs on my e90. perfect angel eyes but i just cant justify paying 230 for another set.
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      10-12-2012, 10:55 AM   #10
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my roommate has the new 20 watt LED dtec that are actually 20 watts per side, mine are still brighter with my gp thunders at 13.7volts.




bottom image is in 100% direct sunlight with no editing
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my roommate has the new 20 watt LED dtec that are actually 20 watts per side, mine are still brighter with my gp thunders at 13.7volts.




bottom image is in 100% direct sunlight with no editing
i think its a broken pic. i cant see it.
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must be ya PC they are there cok they look good too .. how to upgrade the voltage?
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      10-12-2012, 11:15 AM   #13
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you'd have to take your car to a local coder or buy the 100 dollar cable and teach yourself. not hard but about 4-8 hour investment of time
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you'd have to take your car to a local coder or buy the 100 dollar cable and teach yourself. not hard but about 4-8 hour investment of time
damn thosee do look good.
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      10-30-2012, 05:42 PM   #15
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you'd have to take your car to a local coder or buy the 100 dollar cable and teach yourself. not hard but about 4-8 hour investment of time
Any pictures on your lights?
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I would like to look into this turning up the voltage coding
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Which model GP thunders did you get for your 1 series Please?

Thank you
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      10-30-2012, 07:40 PM   #17
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LUX. There is no other.
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      10-30-2012, 08:24 PM   #18
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LUX and only LUX. search the forums and read some of the stories. They are a little pricy but worth it.
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If your budget allows there seems to be a general consensus that LUX is the best hands down. I have BMS 4 led and I'm happy with them. Lux does a better job of truly illuminating the larger outer halo ring and will give you the best day time running light look.
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just got the BMS led's off a member here they seem pretty good.. just drilled holes in my caps to keep the resistors and heatsick away from the adaptive headlight thing. that was pretty much middle of day with little clouds from rain .. night time pic i cant even get a pic that looks like angle eyes cause they so bright and i not a photographer so idk how to take them shots

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i ended up going with mtec. love em.
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i like my lux v3, just make sure you velcro the ballasts to the inside of the covers. takes no time at all, costs little. get the 3m industrial stuff. it's all nobby plastic, no fabric.

only way i see of going better is go drop off my headlights and get the rings redone by... man, i forget who's doing it here in southern california. 6~7 bills for it puts a few other mods in line ahead of that, though
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