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Old 10-09-2007, 07:10 PM
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group5 quoted me $85 an hour with 1-2 hours of labor on installation of HID low beam bulbs, angel eyes and an HID kit for foglights, looking for sources with reasonable pricing.....any suggestions or DIYers/technicians that know what theyre doing give me a holler!
(looking for professional installation because i dont want to do it myself)

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Old 10-09-2007, 08:09 PM
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go to a bodyshop thats were i got my ae installed from. the bodyshop that i went to serviced limousine's so they were good with electronics.
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Old 10-09-2007, 09:06 PM
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Old 10-10-2007, 01:49 AM
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its not that hard my friend... hid capsules are extremely easy to replace, angel eyes require some patience but are simple as well... the hid fog lights require some wiring... i could totally see where the 1-2 hour quote came from though...
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Old 10-10-2007, 12:29 PM
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its not that hard my friend... hid capsules are extremely easy to replace, angel eyes require some patience but are simple as well... the hid fog lights require some wiring... i could totally see where the 1-2 hour quote came from though...
ye, i havent even really looked at the light fixtures and thought about how to do it myself but if there is anybody out over in SoCal that will do the install clean with a reasonable price then i would rather go with that then mess around with the 7 myself.....
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Old 10-10-2007, 12:37 PM
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i feel you on the not wanting to mess with an $85k car urself - but $85 an hour ain't too bad
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Old 10-10-2007, 05:11 PM
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group 5 is a really good shop. props to shane! they know how to work on these cars since shane is a certified by bmw.

you may want to try all german auto in escondido they do performance aswell as service.
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Old 05-22-2008, 03:44 PM
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Did Group5 do the work for you? Im curious bc I want to have some minor stuff done and wanted to know if they're legit.

Also want to throw in the nav2go and dvd player... any suggestions here in SD?
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Old 05-23-2008, 08:44 AM
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i havent been there yet but am considering going in a few weeks for suspension on my e30...
-from what ive heard theyre a pretty reputable shop in sd for any modifications on any euros
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Old 05-23-2008, 02:04 PM
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no doubt.... it's hard to locate a reputable shop here in SD... either they've never worked on a 7 before... or they have and are hesitant because of the troubles it can bring.
Group 5 looks like one of the most legit out here.

As far as the Nav 2 Go... do you know much about this? Someone told me that the car would need to be programmed for it to work... i have no idea!

where in SD u from?
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Old 05-23-2008, 02:43 PM
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ye, if i have any mods done to the 7 or the e30 ill probably end up going to group5 if i cant handle it myself
i really have no clue on the nav2go, there should be some info on here if you search around...

-i live around the paradise hills area

-you got a pretty sweet ride from what i see in your sig, got any hookups on wheels and tint?
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Old 05-25-2008, 06:22 PM
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Whut up Bimmer

Yea, I got a nice hook up on the tint... and as far as wheels... IM me...

Good lookin out on reppin the ol skool 'SD'...
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Old 05-25-2008, 07:21 PM
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Old 06-12-2008, 02:53 PM
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BMW Mastercare in San Marcos, CA does good work. They replaced my angle eyes for $45.
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Old 06-13-2008, 09:56 AM
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runnin - no issues with the lights? I heard that once they remove the actual housing - sometimes its not the same... or did they even have to remove the headlight to get to the angel eye bulbs?

I'm trying to find a shop local here in SD that will be able to hook up the exhaust... i saw a few folks here with the dual exhaust system - and it looks clean. you think this shop has the skills to perform this?

thanks, man...
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Old 06-13-2008, 10:11 AM
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I havent had any problems to date and its been about 10K miles since. They didnt completely remove the headlight, just loosened it up so they can get in there. on the left side where the intake is, they removed a part of the intake so they can get in.

I've seen lots of modified BMW's there so im sure they can handle the dual exhaust. Give em a call and see 760-752-5269

Talk to Wayne, he knows his **** and let em know Marko referred you, the guy with the all white 745.
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