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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 12-27-2012, 07:18 PM
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Hey everyone

So recently replaced my headlight control unit and found the xenon bulb was damaged so I replaced it with one from the dealer . Noticing this evening that the replaced bulb burns more yellowish. Any thoughts on this? Should I go back and change the bulb or change the ignitor?ballast?

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Old 12-27-2012, 07:36 PM
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Bulbs change color as they age which is why most people change both bulbs at once.

I don't want to know what you paid at the dealer. You can get a pair of Philips D2S for $60 online. Check out this thread.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:07 PM
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Thanks Dude I am going to the dealership tomorrow to get this resolved the SA and I have a good understanding

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Bulbs change color as they age which is why most people change both bulbs at once.

I don't want to know what you paid at the dealer. You can get a pair of Philips D2S for $60 online. Check out this thread.
Yes you're best bet is to do this. Yorgi recommended me them and they are currently on my car

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Well both bulbs are in the they look good, I was also able to return the OEM bulb from the stealership, How you ask?!?!?! Well it doesn't hurt to show on Dec 31st at 4:59pm (when part dept closes at 5pm) and pretend you're in a rush
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Well both bulbs are in the they look good, I was also able to return the OEM bulb from the stealership, How you ask?!?!?! Well it doesn't hurt to show on Dec 31st at 4:59pm (when part dept closes at 5pm) and pretend you're in a rush
What bulbs did you go with?
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Well both bulbs are in the they look good, I was also able to return the OEM bulb from the stealership, How you ask?!?!?! Well it doesn't hurt to show on Dec 31st at 4:59pm (when part dept closes at 5pm) and pretend you're in a rush
Your lucky! The 08+ LCI take a D1S bulb.. these run for $160-$180/pair!
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I ended up going with the Phillips 6000K bulbs. I ordered them for Umnitza for $80 with shipping included
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