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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 02-06-2014, 05:41 AM
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Smile Angel Eyes or LED bulbs for 2011 X5

Hello, I just bought 2011 x5 and it has the yellow looking rings and I would like to replace those with bright white. What do i need to do? replace the bulb? Which one should I get? I know there are bunch of posts some where but If you guys can help that would be great. Bright white or purplish color both work. Waiting for your responses guys.
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Old 02-06-2014, 06:16 AM
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Search for angel eyes on 6 series and E46 forums. Dozens of threads on this.


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Old 02-06-2014, 07:42 AM
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Old 02-06-2014, 08:10 AM
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Hello, I just bought 2011 x5 and it has the yellow looking rings and I would like to replace those with bright white. What do i need to do? replace the bulb? Which one should I get? I know there are bunch of posts some where but If you guys can help that would be great. Bright white or purplish color both work. Waiting for your responses guys.
Search on ebay....tons of them for sale, most of them work its depend how much you like to spend
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Old 02-06-2014, 09:51 AM
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nearly a dozen of threads on this on this forum too..
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Old 02-06-2014, 02:19 PM
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Almost all the threads will lead to the best 2:

1) Hellst Angel Eyes (http://www.bimmereyes.com/)
2) Lux V4

I went with 1) when BimmerEyes were running a x-mas special and got it for $115 shipped to US.

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Old 02-11-2014, 12:13 PM
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our DTEC V7's angel eyes are error free or a full refund will apply, its the brightest for the X5 and X6 series. and its also 100% fully plug and play





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Old 02-11-2014, 03:00 PM
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How about a comparison in the daylight against the OE LCI headlights? Lets see how these products compare to the real thing
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Old 02-21-2014, 06:47 PM
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I just bought a 2011 x5 and my light rings are yellow when the headlights are on but if I put the daytime running lights on they are bright white.


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I just bought a 2011 x5 and my light rings are yellow when the headlights are on but if I put the daytime running lights on they are bright white.


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Old 02-24-2014, 04:53 PM
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Old 03-12-2014, 06:40 AM
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E92- lighting: Where can I buy these angel lights for my 2011 x5?
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Old 03-31-2014, 06:06 PM
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many ebay LED, but buyer be aware. some flicker/flash and some set codes.
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I know this is an old horse being kicked..but what is the best out now as I would like to upgrade. Would love the bright white look
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Old 04-29-2016, 01:30 AM
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I know this is an old horse being kicked..but what is the best out now as I would like to upgrade. Would love the bright white look

Lux H8 160's are the go-to choice. May be a bit pricey but totally worth it. Have them installed on my X5 and its they look fantastic.
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Old 04-29-2016, 03:11 AM
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Lux H8 160's are the go-to choice. May be a bit pricey but totally worth it. Have them installed on my X5 and its they look fantastic.
Just checked their website and they look great! Installation appears to be very easy as well. Question: do you have to run the daytime running lights to get these to work or will these work with the DRLs off?
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Old 04-29-2016, 05:21 AM
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I had ebay kinds but went back to stock oem with intensity increase with Carly, they look so much better and very bright
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Will one set (two bulbs) cover both rings in each headlight unit?
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Old 04-29-2016, 10:08 AM
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Just checked their website and they look great! Installation appears to be very easy as well. Question: do you have to run the daytime running lights to get these to work or will these work with the DRLs off?

They work regardless of if they are in full xenon headlight mode or in DRL mode. They're basically just like the stock yellow halogen ones that come stock, behave the exact same way as well. Only difference of course is that they're are white in colour and are LED bulbs. Installation is fairy simple only difficulty you may face is if you have large hands (like me) it will take a bit of wiggling until you get it in place.
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Old 04-29-2016, 10:10 AM
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Will one set (two bulbs) cover both rings in each headlight unit?

There is only one bulb for each side, both rings are powered by the one bulb. The inner ring will always be brighter than the outer ring because of this, but still much better than the stock yellowish halogen.
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Lux H8 160's are the go-to choice. May be a bit pricey but totally worth it. Have them installed on my X5 and its they look fantastic.
Thanks for the info Is this what you were referring to>>>>> https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2984676/...FY-DaQodJqkJ5w
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Thanks for the info Is this what you were referring to>>>>> https://www.ecstuning.com/ES2984676/...FY-DaQodJqkJ5w

Yes those are the exact ones!
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I also have LUX H8 160s on my X5 . They look great. Haven't had any issues with them.
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