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E63 / E64 6 Series (2003 - 2013)
The E63/E64 BMW 6 Series builds on BMW's sporty heritage with aggressive lines and an incredible motor to back the design up. Available in coupe and convertible trims with a standard 4.8 liter engine producing 360 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque, the 6-series is a popular choice that exceeds expectations.

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Old 02-21-2013, 11:04 AM
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Ya, that sucks. Maybe if enough people ask Mtec they'll come out with the V3's for E63's.
MTEC does make angel eyes for the E63 LCI's, you need the H8 type.
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Old 02-21-2013, 02:25 PM
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Wink Angel Eye

I purchased a 5 Watt angel eye to my 6es and it wasn't that good, I paid about $50 for it. Till I found a 10 W yesterday morning on Ebay for $156, the more Wattage the brighter it gets that's what I figured!
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Old 02-21-2013, 09:13 PM
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I purchased a 5 Watt angel eye to my 6es and it wasn't that good, I paid about $50 for it. Till I found a 10 W yesterday morning on Ebay for $156, the more Wattage the brighter it gets that's what I figured!
Make sure that the back is WATERPROOF! If not you'll get moisture in the housing and you will spend $200-$1k+ to fix it.

Many of these after market units are open for venting.
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Old 02-22-2013, 09:02 AM
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Most Angel Eyes should come with a nice O ring to seal it all up. Also slap some electrical tape on the connector.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:04 AM
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Make sure that the back is WATERPROOF! If not you'll get moisture in the housing and you will spend $200-$1k+ to fix it.

Many of these after market units are open for venting.
Moisture is bound to get in if this procedure is done during winter. The best thing to do is to have the car sit in the sun on a warm day with the back cover (above the angel eyes lamp) pulled off. Sealing all the holes, like you mentioned, would also prevent it.

I have moisture in my housing at the moment, and some bug also crawled in while the cover was open, so I have to wait for a warm day for the moisture to evaporate.
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Old 04-10-2013, 09:31 AM
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BMW dims the AEs when you turn on the headlights. And you can change the brightness settings via coding. I'm trying to nail down the specifics but there's more information in this thread:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=599080
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BMW dims the AEs when you turn on the headlights. And you can change the brightness settings via coding. I'm trying to nail down the specifics but there's more information in this thread:

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=599080
our angel eye LEDs have already fixed this issue
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Old 04-16-2013, 01:00 AM
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I'm actually contemplating doing an hardcore upgrade for my preLCI AEs that just can't be bright enough in the factory setup… LightWurkz/Umnitza makes this:





It means cutting the light open, but it seems it's really bright.
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For Pre-LCI you do not need to cut, you just need to bake.
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Old 04-17-2013, 09:05 AM
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That's good news, I'm about to reseal them anyways…
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Old 04-17-2013, 11:48 AM
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What about hid angel eyes? I've seen them for other models, are they available for our cars?

I know they're super bright and may look like a blob of light at night but I wouldn't mind, headlights would be on anyway.
I think they'd look great in broad daylight.







Edit: Seems they're available for LCI models, but not pre-LCI

According to a post on another forum:
"To use HID angel eyes needs 2 codes change:

1. disable error check on AE
2. increase AE voltage from 5v to 11.5v during headlight turn on
You can ask your tuner to disable the error check on AE for you. it is a very sample code. i did it at my local shop EAS. about 30 sec with AE voltage increase same time."

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These were recommended to me by E-92-lighting...what say y'all?
(1) BMW 2010 650i, we already have the super bright white CREE led angel eyes http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...0W-1072-0.html
(2) here are your HID bulbs, the main projector lights at night http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...ITE-75-24.html
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These were recommended to me by E-92-lighting...what say y'all?
(1) BMW 2010 650i, we already have the super bright white CREE led angel eyes http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...0W-1072-0.html
(2) here are your HID bulbs, the main projector lights at night http://www.e92-lighting.com/products...ITE-75-24.html
I use the MTEC Xenon bulbs and I'm happy with them. The AE lights are 7000K and that is pretty blue, even thought they say super white. Real white is about 5000K.

I have NEVER seen a replacement AE bulb that looks like the new cars. They are never very bright in the day, and when the fiber in the headlight assembly picks up the new light, the inner vs outer rings are far off balance.

If you can return them it's always worth a try, if not you might wast a fair amount of $$$ playing around.

I know, I did.
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Looks good! Where did you purchase?
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HID H8 lol
Until they look like this...
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But now they look like this:


Umnitza, do u have a DIY on how to install Orion V4 on our cars -- not all of us can ship over our headlights...

Maalco, you can get any H8 HID kit with resistor
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These are far better, without any artificial coloring or sweetener

Also, they are relatively straightforward to do
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These are far better, without any artificial coloring or sweetener

Also, they are relatively straightforward to do

I just saw that on FB, I asked if you guys offered a DIY?
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These are far better, without any artificial coloring or sweetener

Also, they are relatively straightforward to do
What kind of bulb is this? Where do I buy this?
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I use the MTEC Xenon bulbs and I'm happy with them. The AE lights are 7000K and that is pretty blue, even thought they say super white. Real white is about 5000K.

I have NEVER seen a replacement AE bulb that looks like the new cars. They are never very bright in the day, and when the fiber in the headlight assembly picks up the new light, the inner vs outer rings are far off balance.

If you can return them it's always worth a try, if not you might wast a fair amount of $$$ playing around.

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Where did you buy the xenon bulbs from?
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