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      12-01-2012, 01:56 AM   #1
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Replacing Xenons

I have a 2006 325i and one of my xenon headlights went out. Where's a good place to get stock replacement bulbs for a good deal?
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are they easy to change, or pita like my old 2011 audi a3 sb?
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so what do I buy? most of the lights seem to be custom kits, etc. I only need the bulb right? and what model number would the bulb be?
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are they easy to change, or pita like my old 2011 audi a3 sb?
pretty easy, you have to go through the wheel well/fender lining area though
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so what do I buy? most of the lights seem to be custom kits, etc. I only need the bulb right? and what model number would the bulb be?


I would assume it's the H11.....it's been a while since I changed mine.
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I believe it is the D1S, can anyone confirm? My xenon light went to a purple-ish color before it went out completely, so I would just need to replace the bulb?
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D1S. You will want to go with 4100-5000k for OEM-like color or 6000k for a crisper white. 8000k+ is just blue for show and you get worse light output.
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I believe it is the D1S, can anyone confirm? My xenon light went to a purple-ish color before it went out completely, so I would just need to replace the bulb?
You should change both bulbs and you dont have to go through the wheel well/fender lining area.
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