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Old 02-09-2006, 02:54 PM
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Xenon headlights question

Hi, I'm looking buying a used M3 and I was hoping one of you would know what year of the current E46 model did the Xenon headlights become dual xenon and auto leveling?
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Hi, I'm looking buying a used M3 and I was hoping one of you would know what year of the current E46 model did the Xenon headlights become dual xenon and auto leveling?
They have always been auto-leveling, but they switched to bi-xenon in 2002 model year. Not a big plus for the bis, IMO. The low HIDs plus halogen highs put out plenty of light.
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2002 was the first year... I had a '02 325 with the bi-xenon before my current '01 m3 (low beam xenon only)... the m3's lights are fine, but the difference from '01's to '02's is noticable, in my opinion.
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