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Old 09-21-2013, 01:44 PM
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hey guys im new to the BMW game just some questions if anyone can help?

hey guys im new to the BMW game just some questions if anyone can help?

im trying to find out exactly what hid kits i need to replace my headlights and foglights i need to know the bulb type.
and also does anyone have a list of the bulb types for the interior so i can get some error free leds?

please let me know and thanks in advance guys sorry im such a noob, just got out of the infiniti game and the bmw game is way diffrent lol!

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Old 09-21-2013, 02:47 PM
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Do a search, you will find different brands, the end choice will come down to you.
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Old 09-21-2013, 04:27 PM
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lol im not looking for brands does anyone have a bulb list of interior bulb types for a full led conversion?
and also the bulbs that go in the headlights and foglights so i can order the hid lkits for them?
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Old 09-22-2013, 07:40 PM
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Bought $40 bright white angel eyes off ebay... Was installing them yesterday and was doing it without the bumper removal. Then I realized I had to plug in the cord they gave me since my cord had gone bad and the bumper removal was necessary. I think the plugs were different. About the interior, Ebay is fine as long as they say error free and are specialized for your car.
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Old 09-22-2013, 08:57 PM
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do you have pics and link of ur 40$ angel eyes? are they bright during the day?
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lol im not looking for brands does anyone have a bulb list of interior bulb types for a full led conversion?
and also the bulbs that go in the headlights and foglights so i can order the hid lkits for them?
he is suggesting you to do a search , Cause your topic has
been covered plenty of times & you will find more than
enough info on what your looking for & also several different
Brands you will have to choose from !!!
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Old 09-23-2013, 03:59 AM
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:36 AM
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Here is something funny....if all anybody did was use the search function this forum would have no new threads at all. Quit with "use the search"...also the search function sucks and rarely returns with what your looking for.
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Old 09-23-2013, 09:24 AM
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I AGREE WITH YOU BRO! 100% We have no reason to be rude to one another especially to a new guy asking a legit question.
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Old 09-23-2013, 11:06 AM
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How funny no body is trying to be rude, come on the search will help out a lot if then you don't understand ask a question.
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sea...rchid=21312041
this is just by putting the word "lights" as the keyword.
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:37 AM
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someone please help

i have used the search multiple times, im looking for a list of how many interior bulb and type do i need for an interior led conversion. please someone please help with a list of bubls i need for the interior! i appreciate it i been looking for a while with no luck!
i have a 03 745li i cant find how many bulbs or the types of bulbs in the interior. i want to replace the whole inside with led!


thanks in advance!
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:57 AM
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someone please help

There's a website that sells a full interior les upgrade kit for around $100. I can't remember off hand which one


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Old 10-01-2013, 03:46 AM
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:13 AM
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That's why I wrote the LED guide.... You must have "searched" really hard.... May websites offer kits, but it will be way cheaper to piece it together.
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Old 10-02-2013, 03:48 AM
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hid question! for my 745li

i have a 03 745li and i have searched and cant find my answer. my question is im trying to replace my lowbeam hid with and aftermarket 8000k kit.

do i just need to order 8000k hid lowbeam bulbs? or can i order a whole 35 watt conversion kit? and do i need error eliminators if i do use a whole new kit with ballasts?

thanks in advance!
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Old 10-02-2013, 04:18 AM
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IDK where you searched, but all you need is the bulbs D1S 8000k
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:16 AM
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Nygel is correct. But common lochan, this is the second time you have posted saying you searched when you clearly haven't. I have both the LED and HID guides in the stickies at the top of the first page and in my sig. You will find all the lighting information anyone could need in those. Including the answer to all your questions.
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:34 AM
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I'm sorry but it doesn't say in the guide if all you need is bulb33 or 55 watt?. I'm sorry guys anther question I have is how come I isn't
Required to change your factory ballast? Thanks in advance and sorry for being a noob.
Another question is how will a aftermarket his bulb harness fit the factory balast? And the bulb has to be 3
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Old 10-02-2013, 08:44 AM
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The D1S bulbs are different. They are the "real" HID bulbs. No conversion is necessary. You don't get to pick between 35w and 55w because that Watt is from the ballast not the bulb. All your doing is buying a set of D1S and plugging them in.

Think of it like this. Halogen came out with several different bulb types. Usually they start with an H (H7, H3,H1). When OEM HID (Not a conversion) came out, the stock bulb types start with a D (D1S, D2S, D2R). So when you replace your OEM HID bulbs, they are standard, No need to modify. I didn't include this in the guide for this reason. You can go to a local auto parts store and buy them. Unless your looking for some special color.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:01 AM
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The D1S bulbs are different. They are the "real" HID bulbs. No conversion is necessary. You don't get to pick between 35w and 55w because that Watt is from the ballast not the bulb. All your doing is buying a set of D1S and plugging them in.

Think of it like this. Halogen came out with several different bulb types. Usually they start with an H (H7, H3,H1). When OEM HID (Not a conversion) came out, the stock bulb types start with a D (D1S, D2S, D2R). So when you replace your OEM HID bulbs, they are standard, No need to modify. I didn't include this in the guide for this reason. You can go to a local auto parts store and buy them. Unless your looking for some special color.
but can u replace the factory ballast with a complete hid conversion kit? and without error eliminators? thanks bud i appreciate this help!
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Ok , you have lost me here. Your low beam is already HID. You don't need a conversion kit. You need to take out the bulb and replace it with a D2S 8k. That's it. NOTHING ELSE IS NEEDED! (You need a D2S not a D1S sorry)

Yes you can replace all the factory HID stuff with a conversion kit, but I don't know why you would. Its not going to be brighter and it will throw codes. In other words, DONT DO IT.
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:17 AM
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LOCHAN you are driving us crazy on this, YOUR CAR HAS HID SO NO NEED TO PURCHASE A HID CONVERSION KIT !!!!!!! its that simple buy a damn bulb and install it. for the love of god
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Old 10-02-2013, 09:33 AM
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Just replace the bulb. I'd rather have BMW ballasts instead of aftermarket ballasts for the new bulbs you plan to install. Good luck...
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Old 10-02-2013, 11:15 AM
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Ok , you have lost me here. Your low beam is already HID. You don't need a conversion kit. You need to take out the bulb and replace it with a D2S 8k. That's it. NOTHING ELSE IS NEEDED! (You need a D2S not a D1S sorry)

Yes you can replace all the factory HID stuff with a conversion kit, but I don't know why you would. Its not going to be brighter and it will throw codes. In other words, DONT DO IT.
I was lost for a seconds
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What makes you guys think he has a D1S bulb. He has an 03 745... He could have a D2S bulb...
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