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      03-14-2011, 04:44 AM   #243
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Well, for now you have to do it like this (red circle):

hey Knob, this dont disable the DRL...... at least for mine
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hey Knob, this dont disable the DRL...... at least for mine
DRLs are required in Canada, correct? If so, I assume this means you don't have the option to turn off the DRLs via the BC? If you don't, then coding changes are needed to get rid of them as far as I know.
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      03-14-2011, 11:45 AM   #245
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You can turn your drl's on or off through the setup options on the dash or through idrive...at least here in the US.
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You can turn your drl's on or off through the setup options on the dash or through idrive...at least here in the US.
I have no idrive, and I have no idea how to turn drl off from the dash....
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What you trying to do?

Parking lights (which are the angel eyes on depos) are on at any settings except for O (off)
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What you trying to do?

Parking lights (which are the angel eyes on depos) are on at any settings except for O (off)
also the projector beam is on when angel eye is on.....

What i want is only the angel eyes on when O (off)
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The DEPOs do not do that. Only with the parking lights will you have them "On" with your "city lights". To get them on with nothing else would require either extra wiring or some reprogramming. I am sure AW128 (Dave) would know a little more as there was a thread circulating about it, but not sure what became of it.
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so far as i know, only coding I know........ I dont want to add extra wires..... there are already too many wires lol
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so far as i know, only coding I know........ I dont want to add extra wires..... there are already too many wires lol
I believe on the E90 forum for the 3 series they have "almost" found a way to make use of it via code instead of resistors and wiring. So you may be in luck, but would require a little programming. So that would be your only choice since you hate wires as do I!

Can surf around the thread to find more info... http://www.e90post.com/forums/showpo...postcount=1559
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I would just hard wire to a power source personally..
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also the projector beam is on when angel eye is on.....

What i want is only the angel eyes on when O (off)
What you want is to use the Depo AEs as the DRLs, if I'm not mistaken? This is supposedly possible via coding changes. I haven't attempted the coding change on my car, but I'll have a look through the coding to see if the proper lines exist.
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What you want is to use the Depo AEs as the DRLs, if I'm not mistaken? This is supposedly possible via coding changes. I haven't attempted the coding change on my car, but I'll have a look through the coding to see if the proper lines exist.
that's right, use AE as DRL
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I am seriously thinking buying new leds for the angel eyes.
I am not so sure how to insert those leds with the headlight is already installed on the car.
My hand dont fit them inside to fit bulbs into those holes...
any tips?
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I finally got around to installing the German Ebay Depo LEDs mentioned a few pages back. I must say, they are a 500% improvement over the stock depo bulbs. Do they look as bright as the new BMWs? No. There is still some trail-off as the light gets further away from the bulb. But overall it's not at all bad.

These pictures are real close to what you'll see in the real world. I played with the flash and f-stops of my camera until it captured what my eyes see. The color in my pics is very accurate. At night, they look very intense. During the day - not bad at all, especially considering the price and the fact that I didn't have to open up the housing. Plug and play, and they throw no codes.

One thing I noticed is the LEDs are a bit longer than the stock bulbs, so the end is pressed right up against the backside of the angel eyes.. I really had to push them into the housing to get enough friction to hold them in place. It's really easy to pull the plug back out of the housing.
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For those who want a "how to install LEDs into Depo housings tutorial" - it's not necessary. Ever change a christmas tree lightbulb? Same thing. If when you plug it in nothing happens, turn it around. LEDs have polarity.

There's 8 bulbs per headlight, and they're all on a christmas tree light string. Pull them out of the housing, change the bulb, plug them back in.

If changing christmas tree bulbs is confusing, best to pay someone.
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I am seriously thinking buying new leds for the angel eyes.
I am not so sure how to insert those leds with the headlight is already installed on the car.
My hand dont fit them inside to fit bulbs into those holes...
any tips?

Invest the time to take the headlights out!! I changed all the LEDs while the headlights were still installed, however, I had to use forceps and a dental mirror... it was just an ass pain.

When you buy new LED bulbs, do NOT get the bulbs that forward fire... get the ones that someone linked in this thread that do side fire... otherwise, you'll get that crappy blob effect.
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what do you recommend bulb for the projector?
I barely see anything at night....... need something brighter.
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      03-30-2011, 02:27 PM   #259
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Brother just picked up the LS3 DEPOs by Bavarian. Will let everyone know how they are. I am waiting on the LS1 DEPOs coming out soon.
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hello all,
I just ordered myself LED kit on ebay, waiting for their arrival next week after I installed them and come back with pictures
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I just ordered myself LED kit on ebay, waiting for their arrival next week after I installed them and come back with pictures
pics?
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pics?
I'm sorry, but I have not yet started editing, but I hope that after Easter and I'll assemble them back with photos, I promise
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I'm sorry, but I have not yet started editing, but I hope that after Easter and I'll assemble them back with photos, I promise
are you going to take out the headlight?
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are you going to take out the headlight?
yes of course I'll give the bar down, I still look to see if I could do anything without his headlights out, but the space is very small, I will return to images
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