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E60 (2004 - 2010)
BMW 5-Series (E60 chassis) was first seen in the Unites States in the fall of 2003 with a 2004 Model Year designation. The E60 is now available as a 528i, 528xi, 535i, 535xi, 550i and a 535xi sports wagon! -- View the E60 Wiki

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Old 02-14-2013, 06:53 PM
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E60 bmw angel eyes question

I recently baught some cree angel eyes on ebay and they are no good not bright enough compare to some ive seen on the streets. Do you guys have any recommendations to some great quality of angel eyes perhaps better than lux h8 v3

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Old 02-14-2013, 07:19 PM
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I am getting 20W CREE AE installed at trinityautosport.com (tell Joe I sent you) tomorrow, I will post pics after. Never buy the crap they sell on eBay.
Actually several goodies getting installed tomorrow
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:02 AM
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I recently baught some cree angel eyes on ebay and they are no good not bright enough compare to some ive seen on the streets. Do you guys have any recommendations to some great quality of angel eyes perhaps better than lux h8 v3

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For plug and play, I doubt you'll find anything better than LUX V3 at this point.

One better, If you want you can send your headlamp to be opened then they can install LED rings in place of the optics, this option known to be called Orion. You can google it.

The ones you've seen on the road probably BMW 2011 and up model year, they are all bright from the factory. The Orion is brighter still than these factory angel eyes.
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Old 02-15-2013, 07:07 AM
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Old 02-15-2013, 05:59 PM
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Are those AE's new? I don't see them on their website?
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Old 02-15-2013, 06:00 PM
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:51 PM
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Just do the Orion, I tried th mtec v3 and the lux, I was just disappointed. I finally we t with the Orion V4 and that was basically the look I was looking for

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the Orions are definitely the brightest available. However, I am VERY leery about opening my sealed headlights, especially when replacements are over $1500 a set. All it takes is a pinhole and you have misting inside the headlight and possible shorts. Thanks, but I'll stick to LED, plug and play
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:29 PM
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Hey pjinca! How much did your lights cost? I didn't see them listed on trinity's site.
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Old 02-16-2013, 07:55 PM
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Hey pjinca! How much did your lights cost? I didn't see them listed on trinity's site.
Joe just got them in, they are 20W CREE LED ones, they are $199, I think. Send Joe an email, tell him I sent you, he will take good care of you, there's something to be said for their warranty
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Old 02-16-2013, 08:01 PM
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