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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-05-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By pungo
You get what you pay for. Most of the bulbs on...

You get what you pay for. Most of the bulbs on ebay are cheaply made in China and put out so much UV light that they damage the reflectors on the projector.

You do know that 6000k doesn't put...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-04-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By pungo
Look for the switch in front of the firewall in...

Look for the switch in front of the firewall in the engine compartment right in the center. If this switch isn't there, you probably don't have an alarm. They can be added, but I believe they are no...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 09-04-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By pungo
Someone experienced takes the time to ask you for...

Someone experienced takes the time to ask you for more information so they can help you and you leave this type of response. Who is the rude one?

BTW, there's probably nothing wrong with the bulb...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-20-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 409
Posted By pungo
For people that trade their cars in every 3-4...

For people that trade their cars in every 3-4 years, 15k between oil changes would be fine for them, the next owner is another story.... BMW 4 yr maintenance program should change the oil each year...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pungo
I could probably do an angel eye LED ring on the...

I could probably do an angel eye LED ring on the outer Xenon light. I don't think the inner Halogen light would accept a LED ring without compromising the Halogen output. Surprisingly, the Halogen...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By pungo
No problem... I believe that document was...

No problem... I believe that document was intended to train technicians/salesman on the new features of the car and how they work. I used it when I was connecting a HD radio tuner and needed to know...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pungo
Does your headlight have bi-xenon? Do they...

Does your headlight have bi-xenon?
Do they have a City light?
Do they have angel eye on the inner light?
Are the inner Halogens the high beam?
I need to find out more about the euro headlamps...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pungo
Under $400 per pair. Good eye, yes the mount is...

Under $400 per pair. Good eye, yes the mount is snapped off. I got a damaged light to experiment because I didn't want to mess up the headlights in my car.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pungo
I'm considering setting this up as a service if...

I'm considering setting this up as a service if there's enough interest. Cost would be under $400. As you can see they're pretty bright and can be used as DRLs.

If you do find another solution,...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-19-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By pungo
I'm working on retrofitting the stock Xenon...

I'm working on retrofitting the stock Xenon lights with dual LED rings. Unfortunately since it's a complicated retrofit with some machine work required, it will not be a DIY kit. The headlights will...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 353
Posted By pungo
Here some additional info: 459231

Here some additional info:

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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 08-18-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By pungo
Yes, if the same amount of amps (~.8 amps) is...

Yes, if the same amount of amps (~.8 amps) is detected, the fault light will not come on.

OEM HID headlights don't have any heat problems swapping the stock Halogen bulb for a LED bulb.



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Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By pungo
Read up here...

Read up here (http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=561237). search ebay for "inpa cable". enjoy
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By pungo
That's question only you can answer. For less...

That's question only you can answer. For less than the cost to have it done, if you have a windows laptop, buy the cable to do it yourself and a bunch of other stuff that the dealer can't even do.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-26-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 322
Posted By pungo
They need to be coded, dealer, indy or someone...

They need to be coded, dealer, indy or someone with the coding equipment. They will be on whenever the key is on. They are very dim during the day and can't really be seen in full daylight by...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By pungo
Best IPOD integration: Intravee II (has many...

Best IPOD integration: Intravee II (has many extra options, search for "Intravee extras")

Exhaust: Stromung
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 441
Posted By pungo
Do you have the owners manual? It says: To...

Do you have the owners manual?
It says:
To view the information on the instrument cluster
display, press the onboard computer button
BC in the turn signal lever.
Each time you tap the onboard...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-23-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By pungo
DaveZ, nice upgrade! Those look much whiter and...

DaveZ, nice upgrade! Those look much whiter and brighter than the previous LEDs. There's a blue translucent lens between the AE ring and the bulb, so that may be defusing the light from the LED some....
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-21-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 249
Posted By pungo
I would think so since the light controller...

I would think so since the light controller doesn't monitor them.
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-15-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By pungo
This should do it, at least for a 2007 USA spec...

This should do it, at least for a 2007 USA spec Xenon:

It's very easy with NCS Expert to tell the light control module to not check the AE so you don't get the error.

KALTUEBERWACHUNG_FL -...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-10-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,051
Posted By pungo
To turn on the angel eyes as DRL for my USA spec...

To turn on the angel eyes as DRL for my USA spec 2007 with factory Xenon, I enabled the following in NCS Expert:

GED_FL_ALS_DRL - DIMMED HIGH BEAMS AS DAYTIME RUNNING LIGHTS
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-08-2014, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By pungo
Unless you know what you're doing, you should...

Unless you know what you're doing, you should probably take it to a reputable shop to diagnose the problem before you cause severe engine damage $$$.

If you do know what you're doing, pressurize...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-08-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By pungo
Are you saying it never overheats if you drive...

Are you saying it never overheats if you drive normally without high revs
? What are really high revs? hitting Rev limiter often?
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-07-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By pungo
Press the button next to the monitor that opens...

Press the button next to the monitor that opens it while helping it open with your other hand. I heard the mechanism that opens and shuts the monitor needs to be re-lubed when the monitor starts...
Forum: E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008) 07-05-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,321
Posted By pungo
I doubt this has anything to do with...

I doubt this has anything to do with programing/coding.
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