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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 04-12-2012, 04:33 PM
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Xenon HID Conversion Kit M BUMPER

After both bulbs kick the bucket It's time to up grade. Im looking for Xenon HID Conversion Kit for my e39 M BUMPER/FOGS I don't know the part# for the bulbs or what exactly to look for. Can you experts direct me where to buy..Im looking for 6000k 55w. Wait I have 71,72,about $75 to spend.

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Old 04-12-2012, 07:02 PM
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You got to do a bit more homework ma dude…pick a few then we’ll give you our opinion/feedbacks....
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DDM Tuning is where I bought my HID kits
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:36 PM
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I was on DDM TUNNING today but I could not figure out the bulb type for my M bumper
any idea? H1,H3,H4 etc.. I just don't want to buy the wrong bulb.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:58 PM
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I would give them a call. Maybe take out a bulb and see what you have.
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Old 04-12-2012, 07:59 PM
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I was on DDM TUNNING today but I could not figure out the bulb type for my M bumper
any idea? H1,H3,H4 etc.. I just don't want to buy the wrong bulb.
Ok now it's a bit clearer, since you have the M-Tech bumper I would suppose that the stock M5 Fog light's bulbs are 55W Halogen 9006. Maybe someone else can be for sure
It's funny too because I happen to be looking to do the EXACT same mod
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Old 04-13-2012, 01:29 PM
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Is this true? who is running 55w without relay harnest is it needed?

Recommended for all 55W HID installations but most American and European cars work at 35W/55W without the Relay harness.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:06 PM
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Is this true? who is running 55w without relay harnest is it needed?

Recommended for all 55W HID installations but most American and European cars work at 35W/55W without the Relay harness.
I did a bit more research and I think what WE are looking for is ‘9006 Hid Xenon Fog Light Kit’ (6000k)
Hopefully someone done it and can verify it, as I am not doing anything without approval
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The HID bulbs are 9006. You need the ballast as well.

It should like this (these are the HID fog projectors):

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I have the m bumper with the 9006 bulbs and I have converted. I went with the ddmtuning 55w 6000k HIDs. I have had them in there for around 3 years or so and I haven't had any problems.
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That's what I thought and now that it got approved by you guys, ill order them over the weekend….
Thanks again see more 'positive' coming from the forum
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Old 04-13-2012, 04:42 PM
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Perfect! thanks all Im going to order as well
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[/QUOTE] I have the m bumper with the 9006 bulbs and I have converted. I went with the ddmtuning 55w 6000k HIDs. I have had them in there for around 3 years or so and I haven't had any problems.[/QUOTE]

did you do the 55 watt without an additional relay

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