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      08-29-2009, 10:58 AM   #1
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PIAA LED halos

Has anybody tried these yet?

http://www.shopatron.com/products/pr...PIA19503/353.0

Kind of expensive, but PIAA quality.
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Seen a few people go with the PIAA system, I don't think the results were any better than the RD or WL units out there.
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Have you heard if they throw any codes?
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Not sure about the PIAA system, I think it's error free but no confirmation.
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PIAA's are error free, but pricier than other LED solutions on the market
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I just got a set in but won't be able to install them until this weekend, I will post pics as soon as I can.
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So I just tried to install them and there is no way in hell these PIAA lamps were designed to fit a 1er, even though it says E87 on the box and I spoke with a customer service rep at PIAA. They look nothing like an H8 fitment (see link above for pic). I have even searched online for install pics/vids and it shows this type of bulb being installed on a 1er, but there is just no way. Any info would be helpful. Thanks!
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So I just tried to install them and there is no way in hell these PIAA lamps were designed to fit a 1er, even though it says E87 on the box and I spoke with a customer service rep at PIAA. They look nothing like an H8 fitment (see link above for pic). I have even searched online for install pics/vids and it shows this type of bulb being installed on a 1er, but there is just no way. Any info would be helpful. Thanks!
Maybe they sent you the wrong part in the right box? This happened to my dad and I. About a week and a half after instaling new ball joints on his Mountaineer we learned that even tho we got AWD Mountaineer parts, the ball joints we out of a 2WD F150...not good.
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Well the kit is for multiple applications (1,5,6,X5) (3 series has it's own application) i have seen pics of the install online done on a 5 series and a euro 1 and the bulb looks the same. But there is no way this will fit into my housing. Can anyone post a pic of a setup that is correct for the 1. Thanks.

And I am pretty sure that I am removing the correct stock bulb because when I unplug it the lights don't work.
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i am pretty sure you bought the wrong led's
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i am pretty sure you bought the wrong led's
I really don't know, it says E87 on the box and I called PIAA to confirm the part number (19503). I even went on your website to see what you had and I am still confused. The MTEC MT611's look similar to the PIAA's so I don't know how they would fit. But I did notice that at the bottom of the page it says BMW E87 1 Series 2004-2007. Do they have a different headlight assembly then 2008 E87? That would make sense about PIAA. But on your website you also offer the RD Angel Eye E6X/E53/E39/E87 which then says that the year span for the E87 is 2004- and those look exactly like the PIAA bulbs. So please let me know and what would you reccomend for me if I want an LED Angle Eye. Thanks.

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Actually what I just figured out is that my car is an E82 not E87 and there is a difference. It is an H8 bulb that is needed. Does anybody make a led H8?
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Actually what I just figured out is that my car is an E82 not E87 and there is a difference. It is an H8 bulb that is needed. Does anybody make a led H8?
here is a direct checkout link for led h8 by racing dash, error free as well



http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...0_E82-5-0.html
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I really don't know, it says E87 on the box and I called PIAA to confirm the part number (19503). I even went on your website to see what you had and I am still confused. The MTEC MT611's look similar to the PIAA's so I don't know how they would fit. But I did notice that at the bottom of the page it says BMW E87 1 Series 2004-2007. Do they have a different headlight assembly then 2008 E87? That would make sense about PIAA. But on your website you also offer the RD Angel Eye E6X/E53/E39/E87 which then says that the year span for the E87 is 2004- and those look exactly like the PIAA bulbs. So please let me know and what would you reccomend for me if I want an LED Angle Eye. Thanks.

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the MT-611 MT611 wont fit on your model, i can verify this already without looking
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Yeah I was able to return them. I just replaced the with the GP's.
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here is a direct checkout link for led h8 by racing dash, error free as well



http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...0_E82-5-0.html
i see this is for the e92.. is it the same for the e82?
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i see this is for the e92.. is it the same for the e82?
No, E82 should be its own. I have the Racing Dash LED's in my car and I do like them. They're not as bright as I was hoping, but they are about 1.5 times brighter than stock, and the color is perfect. It matches the Xenon color and no bulb-out codes.

I was on a wait list for LED angel's from angelibright.com, but they don't appear like they can deliver the goods. I had an order paid for since last October and I finally gave up the wait about two months ago. I've seen angelibright LED's on other Bimmers, and they are definitely the brightest I've ever seen. Full daylight visible and no dimming on the outer angels. I wish they could've delivered on the 1er. The one's they came out with for the E90 series seem to be throwing bulb-out codes and they haven't figured out a fix.
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i see this is for the e92.. is it the same for the e82?
same exact item, they both use the same angel eye setup
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