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      01-06-2013, 04:48 PM   #45
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Thanks for this!!! Video of rear brake lights and turn signals, please!
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Angel Eyes from Mars Performance and LED blinkers from MyLitCo eBay store

Update OEM tail lights with LED brake lights and blinkers.
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      01-08-2013, 11:57 PM   #46
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Interior LED guide for e82

I found this bulb and installation instruction PDF from ECS Tuning to be invaluable. It is for BMW 1-series E82 without the 'premium bulb' pack.
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      01-11-2013, 09:28 PM   #47
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I thought I would show you RHD projector headlights with dual CCFL Angel Eyes.

The boys at Mars Performance sure know their stuff. I am very happy. I am running 5800 halogens and decided against the HID kit.
hi men i hace questions about the post in bimmerpost please text me at 8052171927thanks
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Wish i could get these for 135i headlights :/
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      01-12-2013, 07:02 PM   #49
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hi men i hace questions about the post in bimmerpost please text me at 8052171927thanks
Please send me a PM here, and I will answer.
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      01-12-2013, 07:03 PM   #50
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Wish i could get these for 135i headlights :/
That is exactly what they are for ... any E82 ... not just 123d.
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      01-13-2013, 06:23 AM   #51
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That is exactly what they are for ... any E82 ... not just 123d.
I emailed Mars, they said Sorry you have stock Xenon headlights, we cannot offer you anything. The email was actually that blunt as-well.
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      01-13-2013, 04:55 PM   #52
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I emailed Mars, they said Sorry you have stock Xenon headlights, we cannot offer you anything. The email was actually that blunt as-well.
Yes, I should have stated that these replace halogen headlights. Sorry I didn't understand that from your post. English is not the first language for the guys at Mars Performance, so one has to take that into account.
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Yes, I should have stated that these replace halogen headlights. Sorry I didn't understand that from your post. English is not the first language for the guys at Mars Performance, so one has to take that into account.
Why cant they make them for Xenon owners?
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Why cant they make them for Xenon owners?
I'll see if I can get an answer to this question for you.
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i believe it's because the xenon system is wired differently then the halogen headlights.
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i believe it's because the xenon system is wired differently then the halogen headlights.
Yes, that is exactly what they told me, and what I already thought.
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      01-22-2013, 02:14 AM   #57
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Bmw 1 Series E82 Led Package Light Bulb Kit Interior Footwell Luggage Glove Box

I was pleasantly surprised by this 10-piece LED (Canbus error-free) set of interior bulbs out of Hong Kong from euroex-auto eBay store with FREE postage to Australia and all up AUD34.99.

I installed them in a couple of hours. I found the dome lights hardest to install, but only because I took my time as I didn't want to break the plastic putting in the six (6) dome lights (3 each front and back). All went well. The only thing is that the luggage (trunk) light is a 42mm festoon, but they supply a 36.5mm festoon and you have to bend the contacts. The glovebox is a 39mm festoon, but they supply a 36.5mm festoon.

I have vanity mirror lights, and the kit does not cater for these. But I already had some 36.5mm festoons and in they went. The attached photos were taken in daylight.
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250$ to ship to the US....
.... still worth it perhaps. It costs USD160 to come the other way using TNT.
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They look virtually oem! Awesome!
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Finishing touch -- Eyebrows

OK, it's cross-posting, but it goes with this thread.
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ehhh i prefer lux's still.

ED: the eyes are too bright, brighter than low beams... they should blend perfectly.]

ED: OHHH they're full headlights as an upgrade to base model halogens!!, not just AE conversions, no wonder i don't like them... i wish valeo wasn't so expensive so there were more of them and less of these.

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ehhh i prefer lux's still.

ED: the eyes are too bright, brighter than low beams... they should blend perfectly.]
I assume you are looking at the night shots. To make the judgement you are making you would need to be quite a few car lengths away from the lights ... much further than the photos were taken to say the AEs are brighter than the projectors. Think about it ... it just isn't possible amigo.

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ED: OHHH they're full headlights as an upgrade to base model halogens!!, not just AE conversions, no wonder i don't like them... i wish valeo wasn't so expensive so there were more of them and less of these.
Let's see yours, since I've shown mine.
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I assume you are looking at the night shots. To make the judgement you are making you would need to be quite a few car lengths away from the lights ... much further than the photos were taken to say the AEs are brighter than the projectors. Think about it ... it just isn't possible amigo.



Let's see yours, since I've shown mine.
mine are factory standard bi-xenons but i'm after white AE's

even close up, the factory ae's blend, ccfl is BRIGHT
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mine are factory standard bi-xenons but i'm after white AE's

even close up, the factory ae's blend, ccfl is BRIGHT
You are missing my point ... when you stand back and can see the projectors as another car sees them, the projectors are exceedingly bright. That is as it should be.
Stand close up between two projector lights and you don't see diddly squat.
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I agree! GROUP BUY!!!
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