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Old 08-06-2012, 02:44 PM
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Hello, i am new to this site so bare with me!
Can anybody help with the easiest way ti install angel eye ccfl rings?
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Old 08-06-2012, 03:19 PM
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Old 08-06-2012, 07:50 PM
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Old 08-06-2012, 11:07 PM
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You can research it here i remember a few guys here a selling the kits for e34s.
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Old 08-08-2012, 08:13 AM
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:34 PM
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depends if you got the +20rearwheelhp or the +80rearwheelhp versions.
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Old 08-08-2012, 04:47 PM
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This is why I have been a member for over a year and have under 100 posts. This person didn't ask if you approved. He asked for help with installation. Heaven forbid we do something that the mass majority dissaproves of.
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Old 08-08-2012, 05:47 PM
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This is why I have been a member for over a year and have under 100 posts. This person didn't ask if you approved. He asked for help with installation. Heaven forbid we do something that the mass majority dissaproves of.
we are close knit community here that has a common taste of well maintained relatively OEM spec vehicles. as such, none of the regular posters here will be able to help anyway.

There is a high chance the OP, just like most other ricers, is behind in the correct maintenance schedule, hasnt changed his gearbox/transmission oil in god knows how long, and should be spending the money there. obviously doesnt know how to use the search function, here, on another forum or on google for either pictures of how stupid it looks, or installation instructions, the internet is plagued with them.

That is all.
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Old 08-09-2012, 12:07 PM
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This is why I have been a member for over a year and have under 100 posts. This person didn't ask if you approved. He asked for help with installation. Heaven forbid we do something that the mass majority dissaproves of.
Also, a person who is looking to install angel eyes on their E34 probably wont have much to bring to the table in terms of helping with technicaland mechanical problems we have. An owner who appreciates their BMW enough to take care of it and keep it maintained and service it regularly and accurately diagnose situations would understand the Angel-eye taboo.

Dont we have these cars for the reason of the masss' approval?

"We spend money we dont have, on parts we dont need, to impress people we dont know."
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Old 08-09-2012, 08:39 PM
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You can research it here i remember a few guys here a selling the kits for e34s.
here is a thread on the subject Halo/angel eyes .I thought They were kinda cool if i was 21 again .http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...angel+eyes+e34
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Old 08-21-2012, 09:41 PM
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There was a time when I wanted to make my own Angel eyes from a plastic blinds rod.
Later on I realized it was just silly.

I didn't say "don't" because the majority said the same. I said it because I have been through that phase.
In the end it is the owners choice, no matter what I or any of the rest of us say.

Sorry for offending anyone.

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Old 08-21-2012, 09:54 PM
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If the original poster or anyone responds back to this thread then I will give them information on how to actually dismantle the headlight for the Angel Eye installation.
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Old 08-29-2012, 09:50 PM
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The easiest way would be to pay a shop to do it for you.
I don't think they look good on these cars but all that matters is if YOU like them!
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Old 08-30-2012, 10:43 PM
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I think angle eyes look great on the E34, I know I don't have a whole lot of rep, but I think I'm in the category of hardcore bimmer fan. I'm actually flying down to Texas with a buddy to pick up a E34 with halo headlights I think it really sets off the front end. But that's just my opinion. It obviously depends on the car. If I saw a 34 like mine I would definitely criticize the owner. Especially since I would pay over have the cars value on headlights. But agreed hate to judge but Andy's probably right on the money with where that money needs to be going. It seems that these cars are rarely perfect, and unless you have one like Radian(his is really nice, not to talk him up or anything just useing him as an example) the car probably could use the money else where.
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Old 08-31-2012, 09:54 PM
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Don't do it.
Angel eyes were designed for later BMW models for the sole purpose of paying homage to the headlights on the earlier model e32,e34,e30,e28 etc.

Better to purchase a set of used smileys than to spend your cash on angel eyes for a e34.

For at the end of the day it makes your e34 look like this:




Ok I'll be nice.

There are tons of thread (mostly out of disgust) for Angel Eye installs or queries on the net. If you decide to follow through with it. Do it. It's your car.
Very few people do it. Most who have tried it usually regret it and switch to e-codes (smileys)
For again they really are not for our cars. They are redundant, misrepresentated, and look misplaced on a e34.

Now if you had a e39 I'd cheer you on like a man with a 10 gallon hat, and sporting american flag boxers on playing the guitar in front of Macy's during a december blizzard.

But I can't do that. If you want angel eyes to look proper. Sell the e34 and buy a e39.

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Old 08-31-2012, 11:10 PM
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agreed, they look fantastic on E36 and E39, not on the E30/E34 setup though
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Old 09-01-2012, 09:01 AM
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Everyone here must have scared the OP off. Unfortunately, this car can be had for very cheap, and those buying a cheap car will unfortunately not want to put the money into it as some of the purists do. though angel eyes do nothing to add to the appearance of the vehicle, perhaps the OP was looking into it for the *sake* of doing something to the car that didn't break the bank. I agree that regular maintenance of the car is enough to keep any enthusiast busy, however, saying that "ricers" do not keep up with their maintenance schedule is a poor gross over-generalization.

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Old 09-01-2012, 12:10 PM
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Everyone here must have scared the OP off. Unfortunately, this car can be had for very cheap, and those buying a cheap car will unfortunately not want to put the money into it as some of the purists do. though angel eyes do nothing to add to the appearance of the vehicle, perhaps the OP was looking into it for the *sake* of doing something to the car that didn't break the bank. I agree that regular maintenance of the car is enough to keep any enthusiast busy, however, saying that "ricers" do not keep up with their maintenance schedule is a poor gross over-generalization.


Too true.
I think your right about OP running off. I really hope that's not the case.

Truth be told OP. It's your car. Do as you please regardless of what we say.

However please take note.
Our opinions and advise are only given because most know these cars inside and out.
Which is probably the reason you ventured into this forum in the first place.
To learn about your car.

So IMHO listen to the advise, read the FAQ and search. Not only here but in other bmw forums catering to the e34.

Be glad you did this here. For in other places, especially where I roam.

The flame war would rage on.
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:59 PM
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I'm totally bare now with the OP and now I want to install one of those giant aluminum wings on my trunk. Can anyone tell me how I should go about doing it? I feel it will accent my 12" exhaust and the altezza tails!
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