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E39 (1997 - 2003)
The BMW 5-Series (E39 chassis) was introduced in the United States as a 1997 model year car and lasted until the 2004 when the E60 chassis was released. The United States saw several variations including the 525i, 528i, 530i and 540i. -- View the E39 Wiki

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Old 11-27-2012, 07:53 PM
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OEM quality Angel eye bulbs

Ok, It's been about 2 months and my el cheapo aftermarket angel eye bulbs are on the fritz. I love what they looked like when they worked. But this deal with a connector between the angel eye bulb and the harness is a joke. I need something OEM quality. 6W is about right. 6k color. Help. newer BMW's have white angel eye lighting, is there a OEM bulb I can get? I even took the cheap angel eye bulbs and soldered up a harness... still cheap. factory parts are better.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:06 PM
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check out umnitza VXX 10w bulbs, i have them and the quality is great plus life time warranty.
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Old 11-27-2012, 11:46 PM
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how 'bout trying High Power LED BMW Angel Eye. they're made with a high quality cree led. each bulb is 6w as well.
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:16 AM
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Try this youtube DIY which replaces the bulb only for about $5.

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Old 11-28-2012, 08:04 AM
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Ok, It's been about 2 months and my el cheapo aftermarket angel eye bulbs are on the fritz. I love what they looked like when they worked. But this deal with a connector between the angel eye bulb and the harness is a joke. I need something OEM quality. 6W is about right. 6k color. Help. newer BMW's have white angel eye lighting, is there a OEM bulb I can get? I even took the cheap angel eye bulbs and soldered up a harness... still cheap. factory parts are better.
If you really want to get nice angle eyes and your adjusters replaced you can retrofit umnitza Orion in there. I plan on doing this when I fix my adjusters which are shot.
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Old 11-28-2012, 08:25 AM
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^ already did my adjusters. Looking for a plug'n play OEM quality and fit angel eye bulb. I hate the connectors these junko's have between the cars harness and the bulb.


I'm doing the OEM bulb swap!!! HOLY Cow is that nice. NO connectors or aftermarket BS. Just need to find a nice white LED bulb that fits.
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^ already did my adjusters. Looking for a plug'n play OEM quality and fit angel eye bulb. I hate the connectors these junko's have between the cars harness and the bulb.


I'm doing the OEM bulb swap!!! HOLY Cow is that nice. NO connectors or aftermarket BS. Just need to find a nice white LED bulb that fits.
That stinks I like the CCFL look. Don't get the really expensive umnitza Vxx IMO. I replaced my dads e60 (nonLCI) with umnitza 5w ones I think it was $70 for a pair. Output is better, no codes, nice white look now.
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Umnitza ICE lites are only $30. Buy them and don't look back.
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Umnitza ICE lites are only $30. Buy them and don't look back.
Wow! That's a good buy. I bet that's one of the newest technology for angel eyes right now.
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