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      01-19-2013, 09:51 AM   #1
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Headlight Question..

I recently purchased a 2009 BMW 328i.Therefore, I am a newbie when it comes to BMW.. I have the corona rings. I was wondering if that means I have halogen headlights? and if so, can I replace the regular bulb with a white bulb?
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      01-19-2013, 05:42 PM   #2
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we call then halos.... and usually yes. it means you have halogens but ive seen a few without so post a pic to be sure....
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we call then halos.... and usually yes. it means you have halogens but ive seen a few without so post a pic to be sure....
2009+ had corona rings for both halogen and xenon.

If your headlights have a projector then you have xenons, if they have a reflector then you have halogens.
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If its a sedan and it was sold in the US then it has halos with halogen. Unless original owner had it on order from factory with xenons.
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