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      06-12-2018, 09:33 AM   #155
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So mine's a 2013. AHL2_Enable worked perfectly, beam changes when I speed up. But it's still not as bright as the EU version. At least that's how it feels.
Unless you have done the TRC comparison of the readouts?
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Mine is a US spec 2008. I tried the simple coding (AHL2_ENABLE if I recall correctly) and it also didn't work. The angle never changed. I have FRM2. My sense is there is more to it than just the simple enabling.
Like I have said before I am no coding expert. But I believe you need a FRM3 module for this to work properly.

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Okay, after investigating this some more, it seems that there is a difference in the lights between USA and EU, that's not just coding...

EU cars seem to come with http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/part...&q=63112296303

US cars seem to come with http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/part...&q=63112338064

The lowe powered version of the Xenons.

So while this coding gives you the moving headlights (which absolutely works!) it doesn't give you the increased brightness the EU lamps have.

Now I need to start saving for those EU lamps ... :|
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Okay, after investigating this some more, it seems that there is a difference in the lights between USA and EU, that's not just coding...

EU cars seem to come with http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/part...&q=63112296303

US cars seem to come with http://www.realoem.com/bmw/enUS/part...&q=63112338064

The lowe powered version of the Xenons.

So while this coding gives you the moving headlights (which absolutely works!) it doesn't give you the increased brightness the EU lamps have.

Now I need to start saving for those EU lamps ... :|

IDK... you are talking about xenon bulbs here in your above link. Not the headlamp housing(s).

As far as I know... other than US car's having orange side reflectors... the EU and US headlamps are the same. It's just the coding that is different. ie: whether the side marker light stays on with the headlights(like on US lights) and that the US high beam output is reduced from what the EU lights put out.

There is also TWO EU xenon head lamps... AHL and non AHL. In the US we only got the AHL xenons.


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