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Old 03-16-2006, 08:38 AM
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Lightbulb Looking for Xenon Fog Lights

Anyone see these? What do you think?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/BMW-M...emZ79418 69499

I'm trying to find some xenon fog lights to match my stock driving lights. Anyone know where to get some good bulbs to match the fog lights with the driving lights without replacing the whole fog light unit?
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Old 03-16-2006, 08:40 AM
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OOps

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Old 03-16-2006, 02:00 PM
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I got a set of Hoen fog blubs and they match well. http://www.hoen-usa.com/fog2.htm
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:18 PM
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Don't xenon foglights kind of defeat the purpose?

Seem to recall a post around here somewhere about that.
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Old 03-16-2006, 02:27 PM
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yeah, but some people just swap it for esthetic purposes.
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:41 AM
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I got a set of Hoen fog blubs and they match well. http://www.hoen-usa.com/fog2.htm

what ones did u get?
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Old 03-17-2006, 07:48 AM
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what ones did u get?
The bulb number for M3 fogs are the 9006 ones. I got the xenonmatch bulbs, when viewed at night they match pretty darn good to the OEM xenon headlights.
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Old 03-17-2006, 10:28 AM
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Ceck out this link for a bunch of compares;
http://m3.madrussian.net/review_piaa_fog_bulbs.shtml

The hoen sounds like a good deal though. Are they as white as the xenons ? I switched both on the other day and could not beleive how yellow the fogs look compared to the xenons. On top of that I noticed both foglamps glasses were cracked
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Old 03-17-2006, 10:50 AM
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If I ever get an m3...lol ill try the Hoans...who installed this for you? or did u do it yourself?
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Old 03-17-2006, 11:03 AM
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Easy install, there are instructions here. http://m3.madrussian.net/diy_piaa_fog_bulbs.shtml I was worry that the Hoens wouldn't be white enough, but after getting them and installing them they match quite well for 30 bucks.
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Old 03-17-2006, 12:14 PM
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Easy install, there are instructions here. http://m3.madrussian.net/diy_piaa_fog_bulbs.shtml I was worry that the Hoens wouldn't be white enough, but after getting them and installing them they match quite well for 30 bucks.
Great, I will order some and put them in when I get my new foglights.
The install is very easy. The little frame pops right off.
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Old 04-15-2006, 01:19 PM
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Great, I will order some and put them in when I get my new foglights.
The install is very easy. The little frame pops right off.

I might swing down to chandler and have you help me

what kind of beer and pizza do u like?
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Old 04-16-2006, 05:14 PM
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I might swing down to chandler and have you help me

what kind of beer and pizza do u like?
Heineken and pepperoni lol.
Did you get an M3 ? Or did you end up getting a set for the kia ? I don't know how those work.
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Old 04-16-2006, 08:24 PM
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Heineken and pepperoni lol.
Did you get an M3 ? Or did you end up getting a set for the kia ? I don't know how those work.


Did you ever install these? how are they?

But

No...still waiting on the offical title to come from the state, and I checked with my trade in and yes it was in an accident but I guess it was hit and I shouldnt have said "wrecked" so the trade in value shouldnt be too low. (I asked a salesman friend at Acura of Tempe)


waiting to get an m3 is not a fun thing.

but at the end of the wait it will be worth it..

while I am waiting I guess I can dream




I wish there were more Le Mans m3 out there. (that one happens to be in PHX, AZ)

and I gotta have a 6 spd and a vert (no navi) so I am picky!


Also I love the Kia (I was going to get a Daweo but the Kia has nicer lines and more torque LOL
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Nope, never installed one. From the website it seems they are pretty good. PRice is right too and I need to replace the lights anyways.


Why does the state have the title and you have to wait for it ?
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