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      08-03-2011, 05:58 PM   #23
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Right - will the doubters now believe me when I say a $245 (£200) pair of bulbs offer NO significant benefit over a pair that cost $20-$25 (£15-£20)...?!?
Seeing them in picture and in person is totally different. Photos do not do justice. If you check out the E90, E92, M3 section, the majority run on LUX.
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Where is the suggested place to store the power pack so it doesn't interfere with the adaptive headlight?
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Right - will the doubters now believe me when I say a $245 (£200) pair of bulbs offer NO significant benefit over a pair that cost $20-$25 (£15-£20)...?!?
Could you please post a link to any webshop that sells the low cost equivalent in a white gas version, thx
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Could you please post a link to any webshop that sells the low cost equivalent in a white gas version, thx
Here - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/220818951892
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The letters you see on the package is in Japanese. Every time I see them reminds me of how easy it was to buy those bulbs in Japan. It is sold everywhere like in every gas station and in every car parts shop in Japan. But I have never see them in Europe.
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Where is the suggested place to store the power pack so it doesn't interfere with the adaptive headlight?
I'd like to know this as well. I installed my LUX this afternoon but after driving around at night I got the adaptive headlight error. Basically the resistor/power supply box was inhibiting the movement of the adaptive headlight. When I stopped to look the headlight was pointing off center on the passenger side, but the driver side one was centered so I assume that one is not being obstructed. I will open them back up tomorrow during the day and relocate the resistor boxes, I'm sure it's just a matter of finding the right spot away from the adaptive light.
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the inner and outer ring will never be the same brightness due to the design of the headlight itself. LUX does work to equalize the brightness between the rings by directing the LED's in certain directions and by utilizing the built in reflector
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I use to have the Alpine 7K HID AEs on my 135i, and won't do anything like that again. Yes, they were bright, but the inner ring was vastly more so than the outter (due to the inherent design as mentioned). People thought I had my high beams on and would flash me regularly, too much IMO.

I just want a somewhat slightly more blue/white-ish bulb to blend better with the eyebrow. The stock one is just too yellow, why BMW did not update those in the LCI escapes me
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      09-09-2011, 02:14 PM   #30
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The stock one is just too yellow, why BMW did not update those in the LCI behooves me
www.dictionary.com "behooves" does not mean what you think it means. LOL
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      09-09-2011, 02:21 PM   #31
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Perhaps "bewilders" is what you meant to say.

Wow. Bimmerpost is also good for learning English!
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www.dictionary.com "behooves" does not mean what you think it means. LOL
LOL, thank you sir, that's what happens when you multitask on several boards and threads at the same time, your mind is adrift ;-)
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      09-09-2011, 04:47 PM   #33
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I'd like to know this as well. I installed my LUX this afternoon but after driving around at night I got the adaptive headlight error. Basically the resistor/power supply box was inhibiting the movement of the adaptive headlight. When I stopped to look the headlight was pointing off center on the passenger side, but the driver side one was centered so I assume that one is not being obstructed. I will open them back up tomorrow during the day and relocate the resistor boxes, I'm sure it's just a matter of finding the right spot away from the adaptive light.
Hey HKG-- did you have any luck getting thepower supply box positioned so that it does not interfear with the light operation?? If so, and you enlighten us ?

Tks
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Hey HKG-- did you have any luck getting thepower supply box positioned so that it does not interfear with the light operation?? If so, and you enlighten us ?

Tks
yup I created this diagram to help others see where to place the resistor/power supply box that comes with LUX angels eyes. I rested it along the bottom edge of the headlight cover, aligned as shown by the red box in the diagram. Then I tested extensively at night and had no adaptive headlight errors and saw the adaptive headlights moving in both directions freely.

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      09-17-2011, 08:11 PM   #36
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Did anyone change the H3 bulbs, cornering lights, as well? Pic please.
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      09-19-2011, 09:33 AM   #37
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I had the LUX installed this weekend, it looks so much better. I didn't expect the difference to be so big, pictures surely not do the LUX justice. The difference, also in daylight is immense.
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      09-19-2011, 09:51 AM   #38
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Can you change the top eye lind leds also?
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Can you change the top eye lind leds also?
You don't need too as they are already white in colour.
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You don't need too as they are already white in colour.
true, but to be honest, the LUX are whiter then the eyelids
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      09-19-2011, 04:37 PM   #41
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Thought I would add my two cents worth as well...

Here are a couple of photos of my 2010 128i in the daylight with the LUX H8 V3 on the passenger side and the OEM on the driver's side (1st picture). There is no question that the LUX is worth every penny if you are looking for an LED light that resembles that of the 2012 3 Series coupe or 5 Series. Second picture with LUX installed in both headlights.

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      12-27-2011, 05:26 PM   #42
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Hello. I'm reviving this thread as questions continue to arise on placement. I just installed mine and took some pics to help others. Note, the first pic shows the o-ring squished out when the bulb was locked in place. To correct this, I applied some dielectric grease to the o-ring. Also, the placement of the box in the passenger side is very similar to the drivers side (pictured). The only different is the plastic post will be above the ballast instead of below.

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Where is the suggested place to store the power pack so it doesn't interfere with the adaptive headlight?
Smart nice location i will relocate !
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I drove to work this morning and the lux appears to be working fine.....so far. One thing I forgot to mention was the black wire pin wasnt secured well in the connector, so I made it a point to ensure the pin didn't back out when I plugged the two connectors together. The red wire pin on both bulbs were locked in, but not the black. If not careful, the black pin could back out of the backside of the connector.
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