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Old 11-03-2012, 08:45 PM
SpaceManGray SpaceManGray is offline
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Originally Posted by Vortec4800 View Post
Spaceman they look great.

Just ordered 6 bulbs. I tried ambers for the rear turn signals - we'll see how those work out.

Not sure what you ordered exactly, but in case you missed it further up the thread, the front and rear bulbs are not the same model. The fronts have offset pins on the socket, so they're 5707 (PY21W). The rears don't have offset pins, so they're 5706 (P21W). I have no idea why BMW did this since they seem to be the same bulbs other than the socket (and color of course). samillerfl mentioned he used 5706s all the way around but used a grinder on the PY bulbs to remove the offset pin. Anyway, just wanted to mention that in case you weren't aware of that and wanted to change your order.

I am interested in the ambers in the rear. I think all signal lights should be amber, but I never thought much about doing this in the rear of the X3 because I thought there was a red lens over the turn signal bulb anyway.

Post pics and/or video when you get them going.
2011 X3 (F25) xDrive 35i 3.0L, nav, xm
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