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      04-12-2009, 07:06 AM   #1
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Thumbs up EFX H8 pics in DIRECT sunlight

here are the pics. sorry im an idiot on photography. taken at nikon D40 auto mode
i forgot to take pic with MTEC (it was cold outside). but definitely they are VERY MUCH brighter than MTEC,GP and even the OEM bulb.




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      04-12-2009, 09:32 AM   #2
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lol NICEE!!! how about some night?

notice the outer ring is evenly lit, something that doesn't happen with the mtecs.
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      04-12-2009, 09:40 AM   #3
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lol the X5 yesterday like 6pm incoming cars i noticed mostly they are looking the halo's
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      04-12-2009, 10:09 AM   #4
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tehy look good!
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      04-12-2009, 10:17 AM   #5
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Looks like we have a winner. Looking forward to night pictures.
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Looks sick man. Is the install the same as any other H8 bulb?
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      04-12-2009, 10:21 AM   #7
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Are they white or blue?
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the install is the same and they are white.
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      04-12-2009, 10:54 AM   #9
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BTW... for those not following the other thread... it would def appear that these ARE NOT the same as RD. EFX is different in many ways. Night time pictures will help us see how white and evenly lit they are. Can't wait for these pics!
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      04-12-2009, 11:31 AM   #10
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Well my decision has been made! Where can you buy them? So how many sets do I need to change? Did you change the corner angel eyes? Or will the one set of EFX H8 will be enough? Sorry, prob a dumb question..
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      04-12-2009, 12:45 PM   #11
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They dont dim even the xenon are on. So they are nice at night
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What exactly are we looking at here?
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      04-12-2009, 01:26 PM   #13
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Did you replace both halos on each side? Or just the ones that are the H8's? I'm just tryin to figure out exactly what I need to do to make mine look like yours, cause they look awesome
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      04-12-2009, 02:33 PM   #14
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Did you replace both halos on each side? Or just the ones that are the H8's? I'm just tryin to figure out exactly what I need to do to make mine look like yours, cause they look awesome
There's 1 H8 bulb on each side that powers all of the halos on that side. There's a separate bulb for the inner headlamp which lights up during cornering, but that's not a halo.
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Well my decision has been made! Where can you buy them? So how many sets do I need to change? Did you change the corner angel eyes? Or will the one set of EFX H8 will be enough? Sorry, prob a dumb question..
Try here...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-H...Q5fAccessories
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Just ordered mine. I cannot wait to have evenly lit halos.
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Drool... It Looks AWESOME! Evenly lit! Wow!!
Do these like the RD LED with 2 leds on each "bulb"?
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There's 1 H8 bulb on each side that powers all of the halos on that side. There's a separate bulb for the inner headlamp which lights up during cornering, but that's not a halo.
OK gotcha. Thanks. So I just need to buy the one set off ebay and I will be all set and the halos will all be the same color?
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OK gotcha. Thanks. So I just need to buy the one set off ebay and I will be all set and the halos will all be the same color?
Yep. For the inner turning bulbs (not related to the halos at all) you need a pair of H3 bulbs. I suggest reading the sticky at the top of this forum for all your bulb fitment needs!
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Yep. For the inner turning bulbs (not related to the halos at all) you need a pair of H3 bulbs. I suggest reading the sticky at the top of this forum for all your bulb fitment needs!
Yeah, I read that a while ago, but I guess it just didn't register haha. I guess I thought the H3 bulbs were for the other set of halos, just one of those days haha. But I got it now after your explanation, thanks again.

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hH3 are for the cornering bulb.
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Drool... It Looks AWESOME! Evenly lit! Wow!!
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yes.
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