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Old 12-28-2012, 12:06 PM
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first upgrage...

Got my fogs updated to match color today....Cree leds no codes and color matches perfect....
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Old 12-28-2012, 12:25 PM
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Where did you get them? Brand, model and retailer if possible. Did you do the install yourself? Was it hard to do? Did this on my Benz the hardest part was jacking up the front all the screws that had to be removed to take down the plastic cover underneath.
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:27 PM
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Super easy, just snap off grill around fog light. I found link I found link on forum " Cree 20 watt led bulbs" the one I bought are 40 watt and came with resistor modules so not to set codes. I went to amazon an searched for best price.... 80 or so dollars....
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Old 12-28-2012, 02:29 PM
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Some pics of instructions...
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Old 12-28-2012, 03:40 PM
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Nice upgrade while still keeping the OEM look.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:07 PM
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Sweet, I am in for one! -since we don't have fog in Miami....

FYI- I hope you don't have fog in OK... The yellow actually helps cutting through it.


What is th amazon link??

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:04 PM
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http://www.amazon.com/Bulbs-Headligh...6746370&sr=1-1
The link above is where I got them.... enjoy : )
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:31 PM
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Are these Halos or fogs?

The link talks about halos
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:44 PM
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I replaced the fogs to match color of halos and head lights.....
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How is the pattern on the road at night?

So you order these 20w LEDs and the shipped you the 40w version?
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:46 PM
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H8 and H11 bulbs have sams socket . Link shows halo bulbs but they work great down low as well......
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:48 PM
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Yes.... ordered 20 watt and when they arived they were 40..... I posted pics of the instructions below pics of lights installed....
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:49 PM
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Have not driven at night with them yet......
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Old 12-29-2012, 06:20 AM
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So did you order the H8 or the H11? I would like to do this as well.
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Old 12-29-2012, 07:35 AM
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As far as I can tell H 8 and H 11 use same base. The ones I installed are H8 and worked fine
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Old 12-29-2012, 08:59 AM
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How did u snap off the front grill to get to your fogs? Pic's? I've been having a hard time trying to do mine and afraid it's going to break. Thx
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:39 PM
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grill removal

I used a hook tool and started at the top corner....
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Old 12-29-2012, 12:42 PM
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Once you get the grill off trere are 2 8mm bolts on the bottom of the light assembly. Remove bolts then there is a tab on the back top of the light push the tab up and th ligh slides out the front to disconnect tht connector.....
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:55 PM
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Old 12-30-2012, 04:35 PM
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Is it the tiny rectangle tab you're referring to press?
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:04 PM
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Nvm, I end up just twisting the light bulb harness, pulled it out then squeezed the tabs to replace the bulbs. Thx again for your help.
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How do you guys like the lights... Driven at night with them yet?
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Just to clarify (since I do not have the car yet). The fog lights are normally yellowish-white but the halo ring and the headlights are normally the led white color like the ones you installed in the fog lights? Or are the halo ring, headlights and fog lights all normally yellowish?
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Just to clarify (since I do not have the car yet). The fog lights are normally yellowish-white but the halo ring and the headlights are normally the led white color like the ones you installed in the fog lights? Or are the halo ring, headlights and fog lights all normally yellowish?
Here you go...see this post.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...0&postcount=20

As stated: Stock on left side, replacement on right.

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Here you go...see this post.

http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...0&postcount=20

As stated: Stock on left side, replacement on right.

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That post says HID fog lights whereas the ones in this thread are LED
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