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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 02-22-2006, 05:36 PM
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Angel Eye Upgrade for Adaptive Xenon e60

I upgraded my Angel Eyes and I could not be happier!! Dave at Custom Angel Eyes is great to work with and was incredibly responsive to all of my emails and phone calls (very rare in the Aftermarket parts world). I can very confidently give my recommendation to this product as solid and in Custom Angel Eyes as someone to do business with.

Thanks Dave & Custom Angel Eyes for delivering on your product!



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Old 02-22-2006, 08:13 PM
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Sweet. This looks a lot easier than http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=335273 although which burns brighter is unknown.

Is it just one bulb per 2 angel eyes or a total of 4 bulbs to replace?
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Old 02-23-2006, 09:07 AM
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Old 02-23-2006, 06:23 PM
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Sweet. This looks a lot easier than http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=335273 although which burns brighter is unknown.

Is it just one bulb per 2 angel eyes or a total of 4 bulbs to replace?


First, the other solution is only One ring lit up per headlight. Look at them again and you will see only one ring is lit.

If you have Adaptive Xenons, there is only one bulb per headlight. If you have non Xenon there are 2 bulbs per headlight.
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Old 02-27-2006, 06:06 PM
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does Adaptive Xenon come standard on 530i ?
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Old 02-27-2006, 08:31 PM
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How much did you pay?
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Old 02-28-2006, 10:35 AM
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How much did you pay?
He said he paid $350 in the DIY post.
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I upgraded my Angel Eyes and I could not be happier!! Dave at Custom Angel Eyes is great to work with and was incredibly responsive to all of my emails and phone calls (very rare in the Aftermarket parts world). I can very confidently give my recommendation to this product as solid and in Custom Angel Eyes as someone to do business with.

Thanks Dave & Custom Angel Eyes for delivering on your product!



Please see my DIY post for the details:

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...48#post1576448




The website is still under construction, but it is www.AngeliBright.com or www.CustomAngelEyes.com

Cotact: sales@customangeleyes.com

To order: Paypal to Dave@customangeleyes.com

Question....did you have to purchase locks separately for those 19" 645 wheels? I have the same color 525i and I thought those might not fit on the 5 series. Do you mind me asking how much you paid for them?
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Old 03-17-2006, 03:47 PM
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I ordered these a few weeks ago. I installed the first one and decided to test it before I reinstalled the headlight assembly (since it is a real PITA getting the headlight assembly out on an E60). When I turned the ignition on, the angel eyes flashed rapidly--like a strobe light--for 5 seconds or so. Dave (from custom angel eyes) said this was "normal" on an E60, so I returned them.

Dave was very upfront and easy to deal with, but I didn't want my angel eyes flashing for 5 seconds every time I started the car.
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Old 03-17-2006, 04:31 PM
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I ordered these a few weeks ago. I installed the first one and decided to test it before I reinstalled the headlight assembly (since it is a real PITA getting the headlight assembly out on an E60). When I turned the ignition on, the angel eyes flashed rapidly--like a strobe light--for 5 seconds or so. Dave (from custom angel eyes) said this was "normal" on an E60, so I returned them.

Dave was very upfront and easy to deal with, but I didn't want my angel eyes flashing for 5 seconds every time I started the car.
After the 5 seconds did they operate as normal? Mine are enroute and this is an iffy concern.
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Old 03-17-2006, 05:33 PM
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5 s of flashing was a turn off, eh? Assuming they worked as advertised afterwards, I don't think that would be too big a deal for me.
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Old 03-17-2006, 05:37 PM
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After the 5 seconds did they operate as normal? Mine are enroute and this is an iffy concern.
Can't say. After Dave told me that was "normal" on an E60 I uninstalled it. I didn't like my lights giving off a strobe light effect for 5 seconds every time I started the car--seemed too ricey for me. And given how complex the electronics are on this car, I didn't want one more thing to worry about.
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:20 PM
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Can't say. After Dave told me that was "normal" on an E60 I uninstalled it. I didn't like my lights giving off a strobe light effect for 5 seconds every time I started the car--seemed too ricey for me. And given how complex the electronics are on this car, I didn't want one more thing to worry about.

The bulbs have a 5 year warranty. What's the worry?
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Old 03-17-2006, 10:43 PM
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The bulbs have a 5 year warranty. What's the worry?
maybe the wiring of to the bulbs, and all other electrical components of the car. My bro in law bought some aftermarket HID bulbs for his Honda Accord few years back, totally screwed up this electrical wiring somehow after 1 year of using the aft. mkt. bulbs. Luckly the mechanic was a good family friend and it only cost him a little over $1K to replace some wiring and components.

I personally don't trust things that are "aftermarket" but then again there are manufacturers that make fine aftermarket products
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Old 04-05-2006, 06:10 PM
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Just installed these on my E60. A startup video is being reviewed by google's video service. I'll post that once they inspect it for porn and what-not.
Edit: Gyah! Google booted my videos for technical reasons. Any other video hosting sites with less strict rules?

Little brother and Big brother


Little brother and Big brother


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Not predator chromium, but I installed these before Predator's were out so ah well.


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E60 iBright startup


E60 headlights going from off to the automatic setting.


Unveiling of my E46 with thinline halo's and the E60 with the iBrights.
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Old 04-09-2006, 06:26 PM
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Here is the flashing-on-ignition that Stream was referring to


If it is at night and you leave the light selector in automatic, the flashing is over-ridden and the lights just come on with the Xenon's.

If you unlock the car and turn on your parking lights prior to starting the car, the flashing is over-ridden

The flashing only occurrs when the halo's have nothing better to do. Not a bad trade-off in my opinion. Some may agree, others may disagree.
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