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      03-06-2011, 04:31 AM   #1
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Which LED angel eyes should I get?

My 135 is going to be here in about a month so I've been doing a lot of reading around on here as to which LED angel eyes I should get and it looks like it's between the LUX and the WeissLicht so any feedback from you guys would be greatly appreciated
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LUX. I dont have angel eyes, but from the pics these are far superior. Daylight visibility is the key with these aftermarket angel eye solutions, and LUX provides this from what I see in the pics, and from what everyone else says.
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LUX. I dont have angel eyes, but from the pics these are far superior. Daylight visibility is the key with these aftermarket angel eye solutions, and LUX provides this from what I see in the pics, and from what everyone else says.
is it going to be as good as the OEM ones on the 3 series?
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No but the best you're gonna get imo. Consider HID angel eyes as well.
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HID Angels (search for Alpine HID Angels) very bright and good looking
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No but the best you're gonna get imo. Consider HID angel eyes as well.
so the LUX are def better then the WeissLicht? they're both plug & play right? will either of them void my warranty?
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HID Angels (search for Alpine HID Angels) very bright and good looking
as bright as the OEM's on the 3-series? are they plug & play? will they void my warranty?
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      03-07-2011, 12:29 AM   #8
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as bright as the OEM's on the 3-series? are they plug & play? will they void my warranty?
I believe anything you do to your headlights will technically "void" your warranty for your lights. However, as long as you change back your stock bulbs before having anything done to them you should be fine. If you want them you can contact Alex@Alpine

Here are some pics. IMO Alpines are the best out there for stock Xenon Angel upgrades!
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      03-07-2011, 12:52 AM   #9
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check this thread...compares a bunch of options, hope it helps!

http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showthread.php?t=226159
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      03-07-2011, 01:03 AM   #10
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I believe anything you do to your headlights will technically "void" your warranty for your lights. However, as long as you change back your stock bulbs before having anything done to them you should be fine. If you want them you can contact Alex@Alpine

Here are some pics. IMO Alpines are the best out there for stock Xenon Angel upgrades!
WOW those look super bright! too bright? how do they look with the HID's on at night? how do i get in contact w/alex@alpine btw? i'm trying to go for the OEM look of the LED angel eyes on the 3-series... is this as close as i'm going to get?
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@Satalite, do you know who´s car it is on the last photo? Because i havent seen any alpine-hids here in Germany so far
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Where can I order the Alpine HID Angels ?
I did a search, and there is only feedback for the vendor, no thread regarding anyone currently selling them ?
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Where can I order the Alpine HID Angels ?
I did a search, and there is only feedback for the vendor, no thread regarding anyone currently selling them ?
Send a PM to Alex@Alpine or Sales@Alpine and ask. I believe it is privately sold as I have not found another site that sells them. Here is a link to a past group buy that has other pictures if you are still interested : http://www.1addicts.com/forums/showt...up+Buy&page=11

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@Satalite, do you know who´s car it is on the last photo? Because i havent seen any alpine-hids here in Germany so far
I thought HIDs were illegal in Germany? Well, here is his username on the forums if you want to PM him: spang135
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thanks for your answer, Satalite.

Yes, they are illegal in Germany. But in Germany nearly all modifications are illegal. Its even illegal if you change the lighting of the license plate

And the "Polizei" loves to punish you for things like that, BUT:

No Risk, no Fun
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thanks for your answer, Satalite.

Yes, they are illegal in Germany. But in Germany nearly all modifications are illegal. Its even illegal if you change the lighting of the license plate

And the "Polizei" loves to punish you for things like that, BUT:

No Risk, no Fun
Hey, thats what I say! +1
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For Germans it may be illegal but for Armed Forces members many rules get bend. There are tons of American cars here that wouldn't see the Autobahn ever, but they are allowed due to bending of the rules.
Also every modification you do to your car has to be put into the Fahrzeugbrief(Car title) if you are german.

I got the Alpine AEs
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arent those EXTREMELY bright?? I heard from another fellow member that they bother ohter cars, because they shine way too much... Thats the main reason why Im planning on getting the LUX ones, since I dont want to be the p***k behind you at night and dazzle everybody or the ones driving in the other sense lane... I feel that way it looks kinda ricer (at night) because of the excessive lighting...During daylight they look cool as sh*t tough, but its not my cup of tea to bother people at night...
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Alpine HID's ftw...they wont bother other drivers..i never had any problems.

Our cars are pretty low and the beams shouldnt be at their eyes.
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Alpine HID's ftw...they wont bother other drivers..i never had any problems.

Our cars are pretty low and the beams shouldnt be at their eyes.
do you mind postings some pics of them?
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Hey guys I have run GP Thunder 7500 and 8500 bulbs, HID angel eyes, and LUX. I'll be honest when I say the HID's were overwhelmingly bright. Even during the day when looked straight on looked really bright. At night I actually felt bad for the people in front me to the point that I decided to take them off.

As for LUX they looked AMAZING at night. No dimming with the headlights and looked very even and defined in both rings. But again I'll be honest when I say they looked bad during the day. They were BARELY visible. Especially if you go off angle just a bit they disappear really quickly.

I'm getting the LS1 kit installed in my headlights from Bavarian Exclusive. I'll be sure to write up a detailed review with lots of pictures. I'm a fairly detail oriented type of person so I'll write up a comparison for all the angel eyes I have run with pros and cons of each.

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LUX if you don't want too bright

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My 135 is going to be here in about a month so I've been doing a lot of reading around on here as to which LED angel eyes I should get and it looks like it's between the LUX and the WeissLicht so any feedback from you guys would be greatly appreciated
Angel Eyes is really a personal preference. I like LUX because it is about the same level of intensity as the OEM in orange. You know the LUX are there but don't really annouce themselves in the kind of look at me attitude. HIDs are really bright and I do not want this level of intensity and attention.

I have seen HIDs AEs and if you are looking something that is dazzling, go for it. It's just not for me. Kudos for the folks that engineered this marvel.
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Hey guys I have run GP Thunder 7500 and 8500 bulbs, HID angel eyes, and LUX. I'll be honest when I say the HID's were overwhelmingly bright. Even during the day when looked straight on looked really bright. At night I actually felt bad for the people in front me to the point that I decided to take them off.

As for LUX they looked AMAZING at night. No dimming with the headlights and looked very even and defined in both rings. But again I'll be honest when I say they looked bad during the day. They were BARELY visible. Especially if you go off angle just a bit they disappear really quickly.

I'm getting the LS1 kit installed in my headlights from Bavarian Exclusive. I'll be sure to write up a detailed review with lots of pictures. I'm a fairly detail oriented type of person so I'll write up a comparison for all the angel eyes I have run with pros and cons of each.

-Dave
The Bavarian Exclusive offering does intrigue me, however, I am not sure how easy it would be to reverse the changes they make without replacing the entire headlight. If you don't lease and your planning to keep the car for a long time then no foul done if you can afford what BavX charges for this service.
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