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      08-13-2011, 10:43 PM   #1
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Depo P90 Projectors to suit pre-LCI E90

I couldn't find the other thread about people asking about e90s, projector headlights, HID headlights and angel eyes on halogen cars so I started this new thread. This is an all in one solution from Jason @ Euro Division and it has:

- Projector headlights for your pre-lci E90,
- LED indicators for that LCI look plus little LEDs on the corner of the eyebrow for that LCI look,
- HID bulbs (optional); and
- LED Angel Eyes (optional).

Many people ask "should I put HIDs in my halogen headlight E90" and the answer is NO.

Here is a proper projector headlight conversion with HIDs so that the driver will have:

- much much better light output; and
- a nice sharp cutoff on the projector so as to not blind oncoming drivers.

First we start with the headlight and everything you receive in the box:
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Now this is the optional part, installing LED rings. These headlights already come with angel eyes and they aren't too bad. I've seen them light up in person and many people will be satisfied. However for real awesomeness, we need to do a bit more work and do an LED angel eye retrofit. This involves removing the headlight lens and popping out the standard angel eyes:
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Here's a super optional part to give better than OEM lighting output - replacing the standard projector with a high quality bi-xenon unit. By installing this, you'll get true bi-xenon functionality (high and low beam from the one unit), super sharp xenon cutoff and excellent light dispersion. Unfortunately not being done on this car, but for those wanting the best lighting setup available, the option is out there and I can point you in the right direction if needed:
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Lastly some teaser pics of the LED AEs all lit up
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To be continued next week when my E90 donor car is available...

If I can get my hands on these LED rings in an appropriate size to fit OEM Xenon headlights I'm going to install these on my car to give off the E92/E93 LCI Angel Eye look.
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      08-13-2011, 11:02 PM   #2
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Bloody hell! You are a guru at this stuff mate.
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      08-13-2011, 11:07 PM   #3
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AE's look good

They look like complete rings rather than the tacky LED circles you see on riceboxes
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      08-14-2011, 12:37 AM   #4
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hmm. you watching cruvon?
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      08-14-2011, 03:43 AM   #5
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i have these depos sitting at home.... i will be getting the led rings instead of sticking with the halogen, halogen lae's look alright but are not a nice white colour... will keep people updated.
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WOW! These look great! Can't wait for pics of these installed. Could you PM me the cost of these w/ the optional upgrades? We're these full plug n play for halogen setups or does it required re-coding? Thanks in advance! Subcribed.
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      08-20-2011, 03:23 AM   #7
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LED Rings fitted... the fitment is superb and they sit 100% flush and clean
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Unforunately didn't get a chance for night time shots cause well, it wasn't night time... but seeing how clear and defined they are during the day I am very confident these would look awesome at night. Not overly bright either like HIDs.
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Reminscent of E92/3 LCI Angel Eyes..?
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is that a maloo in the background?

+ AE's look good, gives the pre-lci some style
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is that a maloo in the background?

+ AE's look good, gives the pre-lci some style
there's a black SS ute behind me but I have no idea how you could know that

trust you to spot the commerical vehicle though...
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i meant the white one near the shops.

but yea, its cause im awesome
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i meant the white one near the shops.

but yea, its cause im awesome
LOL I have no idea but my care factor equals that of you and your obession with Mitsubishi Express vans
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WOOWWO/....very nice!
Would you tell me where did u buy the light ? and AE's ????????

THanks mate ...i wanna change it in my car too !!!! very nice!!!!!!!!
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this is awesome. what steps did you take to split apart the headlights? Any DIY on this site you followed?
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WOOWWO/....very nice!
Would you tell me where did u buy the light ? and AE's ????????

THanks mate ...i wanna change it in my car too !!!! very nice!!!!!!!!
You can email sales@euro-division.com

Jason will hook you up!

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this is awesome. what steps did you take to split apart the headlights? Any DIY on this site you followed?
I used a heatgun to remove the headlight lens from the body. There might be a DIY floating around, not sure but it's relatively straight forward and headlight lens removal is almost univeral to most cars
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Looks awesome as expected.

Only 1 headlight left in stock.
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Looks awesome as expected.

Only 1 headlight left in stock.

Hi jason ,would you pm me the price????
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I've got these lights from Jason.

The output is good, but not sure about the light distribution and pattern.

It looks a bit strange to me. could anyone suggest if there's a fix ?







Seems like the cutout is the isssue. (strange 2 black line thru the middle and shaping of the projection)

Thanks.
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That seems interesting, I haven't noticed those black lines on other Depo headlights before.

Are you using Halogen bulbs or HIDs?

The only way to get a truly awesome beam pattern in terms of width, clarity, uniformity and cutoff is to retrofit an upgraded projector unit into the Depo headlight housing... this will also allow you to run a 'bi-xenon' setup as well so your high beams and low beams will come from the same projector/bulb.
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hmm. you watching cruvon?
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Stu, what does the whole setup cost? Also can the LED rings for daylight use be in blue and would they be visible enough?
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