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Old 10-30-2012, 12:08 PM
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ProjectorZ II Price Reduction Just In Time for Winter

We have been able to reduce the prices of the ProjectorZ II with Orion V2 or Orion V4 angel eyes. We have lowered the price of the headlights fully loaded by nearly $60, and lowered the price without Xenons by $35 from before.

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A quick explanation of the options:

Angel Eyes
Orion V2 = Our best value angel eyes kit, almost 5 years on the market, solidly built, slightly bigger LED gaps, bright white.
Orion V4 = Our newest and brightest angel eyes kit, complete with night controller feature, no gaps on LED, factory look.

Xenon:
$30 kit = Standard SuperSlim kit, compatible with ALL Z3 applications
Canbus = Our best 35W kit with no error guaranteed on almost every BMW
Bixenon Retrofit - a true H1 Bixenon allowing you high and low beam off of one bulb

Bulbs:
If you order any Xenon option, you get bulbs for the high beams free

Clear Film:
Good for any cars that are in high salt content areas, road debris, etc.

Pre-Installed:
If you order the Bixenon option, please select the pre-installed Bixenon option as well, otherwise, you'll need to install it yourself.

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Old 10-30-2012, 12:19 PM
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For the ProjectorZ4, this is for 2 complete headlamp assemblies, correct? Also, what is the canbus 35W option? On the angel eyes, what is the difference in the Orion light, the Predator Orion V2, and the Multi-color Orion V2? Looking on your site, I do not see descriptions of these items. I may just be overlooking them. Thanks
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13 AM
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For the ProjectorZ4, this is for 2 complete headlamp assemblies, correct? Also, what is the canbus 35W option? On the angel eyes, what is the difference in the Orion light, the Predator Orion V2, and the Multi-color Orion V2? Looking on your site, I do not see descriptions of these items. I may just be overlooking them. Thanks
http://www.umnitza.com/bmw-3series-c-114_113_1206.html
All angel eyes are described here.
The long and short of it is:
Orion Lite doesn't work on Z4
Orion V2 works great
Orion V4 works even better but costs more
Orion Multi-Color is a multi-color setup.

the product is in stock.
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Z4 projectors need to be marked down!! What are the best options to choose to give it the most stock look when ordering?? I'm not sure if I want to go for a pair of these or repair the original xenons on a Z4 that I am looking at.
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Old 11-03-2012, 05:24 AM
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I am looking to replace a set of the OE Xenon lights with the leveling system. Will these replace them with no error messages and if so, do I need to order any specific options to do so?
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Old 11-03-2012, 10:41 AM
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Z4 projectors need to be marked down!! What are the best options to choose to give it the most stock look when ordering?? I'm not sure if I want to go for a pair of these or repair the original xenons on a Z4 that I am looking at.
These with a Bixenon retrofit will be significantly better than your headlights unless you already have factory xenons. We have revised some of of the PZ4 Pricing, but not that much

It's unfortunate, but these lights are very expensive still.

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I am looking to replace a set of the OE Xenon lights with the leveling system. Will these replace them with no error messages and if so, do I need to order any specific options to do so?
Does your car have leveling already? Part of the leveling system on most cars is a suspension based, LCM controlled, headlight leveling system. It's all designed to work in unison.

These however will replace without ANY errors on your car.
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The car has factory xenons although they aren't operational for some reason. Not sure if I should replace the ballast, igniters, or just put an aftermarket set in there.
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You should diagnose them first, it's probably an ignitor.
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What's the best way to diagnose them? How often would water get into the ballast and mess things up?
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water gets in from underneath on some of them, and it's not a ballast issue, it's a bad seal - common on those generation of cars with ballasts mounted under the headlights.
Swap parts side to side, this will require bumper removal in most cases.
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The bad thing is neither headlight works! Is there a way to open up the ballast to dry/clean it out? I might attempt this sometime this afternoon. I'm guessing it would be safe to unhook the battery before I play with these components?
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You don't need to unhook the battery, but you also should be careful working with insulated parts and make sure everything is disconnected prior to starting removing electrical components.

Only thing to do is remove the bumper and the headlights and take it step by step to see which components are a problem.
We use this for viewing how to do certain things:
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Old 11-04-2012, 10:26 AM
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The igniter will click as if they are trying to ignite. Would they be doing this if it was a ballast problem? There is water standing in the bottom of the driver side headlight as well which can't be good!
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