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The new re-designed 7 series F01 / F02 leads off the BMW Fxx chassis code!

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Old 06-20-2012, 04:18 AM
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Umnitza ICE angel eyes installed. No problem

I am not a guy that tinkers with my car but this was simple. 5 minutes total for install. Great customer service with tracking etc. Very prompt follow up with email(the install diagram was from them). Very nice. No errors
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Old 06-20-2012, 05:05 AM
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In shade/garage they all look great. Can you post a pic outside in sunlight?
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Old 06-20-2012, 06:33 AM
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Image with hood up is driver side ICE , passenger side with OEM yellow. Other picture of one headlight is sun directly into front of car which is why the lighting is funky(iphone picture)
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:27 AM
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Looks good! So you have three resistors on each side?
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Old 06-20-2012, 08:32 AM
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2 on each side. All color coded so it took 5 minutes to figure out instructions and 5 minutes to install. The entire resistor string fits back into light housing without a problem. I really researched this and I believe this is the light with the easy install, no errors and good outcome. You tube video of the other systems spooked me because of the complex install
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:11 PM
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Thanks for the write up.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:19 PM
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So which ones are these on the site? I'll give them a try.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:25 PM
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these are the ICE VXX - with extra resistor.
these are the only ones we've tried that work with an extra resistor and doesn't cause errors.
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:35 PM
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What the difference between them and the Umnitza ICE V5 ?
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:44 PM
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V5 is half the output and will cause errors.
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Old 06-28-2012, 06:25 AM
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1. Do you have to connect cables to car's battery as I saw with other solutions?
2. Do you have to drill holes in caps?

I am looking for a solution with easy install, without harming caps and as less cables as possible.
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Old 06-28-2012, 06:25 AM
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PS: I asked about new VXX
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:12 AM
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All you do is take out the OEM bulb that"s there by a 1/2 turn and unplugging the connector(2 minutes) max. The new bulb screws in exactly like the original. All you do is plug in. The other side will take 2 minutes total because it is identical and you will be off the learning curve. 10 minutes total both sides no drilling no electric stuff.
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:24 AM
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Great! I am ordering it.
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:54 AM
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yes, install is very easy.
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Old 06-28-2012, 11:43 AM
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One more comment. I got the extra set of resistors and had a fault on one side. Lights work but I get a warning on the dash that right light is malfunctioned. Only when the car is out in heat over last few days. I installed a third set of resistors and today I'm good to go in 95+ degree weather
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Old 06-28-2012, 12:32 PM
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I cannot find separate resistor pack on their website. Do they have it? Did they recommend you install another third resistor?
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Old 06-28-2012, 03:21 PM
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They recommended an extra set but I used two
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Old 06-28-2012, 03:37 PM
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I mean where did you get it? When ordering vxx i can select only one extra set of resistors (as they recommend for f01). And I could not find resistor set for H8 on their website sold separately.
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I just installed the Umnitza Angel Eyes on my 2012 750 Li, and, well, as you can see from the picture, its like the outside rings are barely even lighting up.

Per the post here, I bought the ones with the extra resistors.

As others have said, the installation couldn't have been easier.

However, I'm really disappointed at this point, as....like I said, the outside rings barely look like they have any light. (as an FYI), I just took that picture, and the day here is really overcast. No sun out shining)

Even when I put them in last night, they weren't that bright at all. Compared to the other pictures I've seen, I'm wondering if there is something wrong with the ones I got. Will be calling Umnitza today.
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:30 AM
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Like any light mine are dull in the direct sun light but yours do look different than mine. Any error codes? Did you try to install at different orientations?
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Old 07-13-2012, 08:57 AM
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I just installed the Umnitza Angel Eyes on my 2012 750 Li, and, well, as you can see from the picture, its like the outside rings are barely even lighting up.

Per the post here, I bought the ones with the extra resistors.

As others have said, the installation couldn't have been easier.

However, I'm really disappointed at this point, as....like I said, the outside rings barely look like they have any light. (as an FYI), I just took that picture, and the day here is really overcast. No sun out shining)

Even when I put them in last night, they weren't that bright at all. Compared to the other pictures I've seen, I'm wondering if there is something wrong with the ones I got. Will be calling Umnitza today.
They are not seated correctly. You need to tighten/loosen them and they should get better.
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Old 07-13-2012, 09:12 AM
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They are not seated correctly. You need to tighten/loosen them and they should get better.
I'm a little confused. There was really only one way for these to fit in and then twist in. It seemed like it was an only "one way type of thing" and it was put it and twisted/locked in accordingly.

If you have advice on Specifically what I need to do, I would greatly appreciate it.
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I'm a little confused. There was really only one way for these to fit in and then twist in. It seemed like it was an only "one way type of thing" and it was put it and twisted/locked in accordingly.

If you have advice on Specifically what I need to do, I would greatly appreciate it.
I would first attempt to tighten them. If they are all the way in then you may try moving them around a bit and seeing how that effects the light output. I was playing around with the AEs in my car, and when they were not all the way in they looked just like yours.

I have seen many threads with issues like you have and I don't recall any that were related to faulty bulbs. If you have someone to stand in front of the car while you work the bulb around and tell you as it gets brighter.
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Like any light mine are dull in the direct sun light but yours do look different than mine. Any error codes? Did you try to install at different orientations?
No error codes, and, it would only install one way. When i leave the office tonight, I'll screw around with it and see if I can make any changes, as I really want these to work.

Anyway, back to work (which is quite disappointing, as I was hoping to be able to get out and get the Dinan Stage I installed today) Ughhhh
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