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Old 03-28-2015, 01:12 PM
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Best Xenon lights for BMW 320D

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I want to get xenon lights installed for my 320d 2013 M sport, can anyone tell me the best xenon lights for it plus where can I get it fitted from

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Old 03-28-2015, 02:31 PM
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Hate to tell you this, captain but it ain't that easy. Big money and a pain in the arrss.

Do a search for the particulars.
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Old 03-28-2015, 04:19 PM
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Hate to tell you this, captain but it ain't that easy. Big money and a pain in the arrss.

Do a search for the particulars.
Yup, as I always put in threads like this, embrace your halogens.
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Old 03-28-2015, 09:35 PM
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As it is mentioned in other threads.

It isn't worth doing.

In order for you to get Xenon's, it's a lot more then just refitting the light bubs. It's the entire front lighting structure. You'll be lucky if it costs you 3k or so to get everything retrofitted. It is not worth doing, unless you are very desperate for it then... I'd ask your dealership. You cannot trust aftermarket places to do this.
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Old 03-29-2015, 03:54 AM
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The dealer won't do it....at least not here in NY....or Long Island... In fact I couldn't find anyone who would do it regardless of cost.
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Old 03-29-2015, 11:13 AM
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Yup, as I always put in threads like this, embrace your halogens.
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The Halogens work fine if they are aligned properly. So the op should
have them checked out if the beam doesn't reach down the road.
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Old 03-29-2015, 07:02 PM
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I'm using no-error LEDs for my low beams and fogs. Way better than stock halogens even though beam pattern is a bit dispersed. Click image for larger version

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Old 03-29-2015, 07:37 PM
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I'm using no-error LEDs for my low beams and fogs. Way better than stock halogens even though beam pattern is a bit dispersed. Attachment 500521
Those look like they would blind other drivers, considering it is pretty obvious those bulbs are not made for the halogen housings.
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Old 03-29-2015, 08:49 PM
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Well, I suppose one COULD do this and get the angel eyes effect...

http://www.amazon.com/iJDMTOY-DTM-St...30+accessories
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As I've advised before, on this forum, install a roof rack on your bimmer and mount a full rally-lighting superstructure up there. It'll be a bit noisy on the track on your HPDE days--since you need to have the driver-side front window down--but you can light up an entire county, far more than those puny xenons which merely light up the road for you.
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Old 03-31-2015, 03:44 PM
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I'm using no-error LEDs for my low beams and fogs. Way better than stock halogens even though beam pattern is a bit dispersed. Attachment 500521
Can you share which LED bulbs you bought? I purchased the BMW high performance or some name like that, halogen bulb for my 320i and they did brighten it up some. Honestly after having the BMW service adjust the headlamps they still aren't that bright; now they just blind oncoming drivers for which I'm getting constantly flashed at from other drivers for it (I've been back to service twice to try to correct it).

As a side note, I had BMW Service install the bulbs in the first place because I literally couldn't get the stock bulbs out with the crazy eff screwed up way you access the headlights through the wheel well and not feeling like you were going to break something getting them out or cut the crap out of your hands. Anyone else have that trouble?
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I replaced the stock bulbs with the best Sylvania bulbs. Much brighter. I also turned the adjustment screws one and a half turns. Big improvement. Yes, I broke one of the bulbs getting the old ones out. It was by luck that I got the broken part out with a probe and some two sided tape. Heart stopping lucky, but it worked. The second one was easier. Don't work it up and down, just side to side.
I've been very pleased with the swap.
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As I've advised before, on this forum, install a roof rack on your bimmer and mount a full rally-lighting superstructure up there. It'll be a bit noisy on the track on your HPDE days--since you need to have the driver-side front window down--but you can light up an entire county, far more than those puny xenons which merely light up the road for you.
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Old 04-01-2015, 01:46 PM
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whats the best solution then?
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Old 04-01-2015, 02:15 PM
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whats the best solution then?
Get better halogen bulbs, get them properly aimed, and order the lighting package next time.
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