E90Post
 


Lux Angel Eyes
 
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > UK > Best place to buy LED number plate bulbs



Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-05-2013, 11:09 AM   #1
Sparky68
Brigadier General
Sparky68's Avatar
United Kingdom
46
Rep
3,120
Posts

 
Drives: e90 335i JB4
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Cambs

iTrader: (10)

Garage List
2007 BMW 335i  [0.00]
Best place to buy LED number plate bulbs

Where is the best place to buy these?

Ebay?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-05-2013, 11:36 AM   #2
SiofChester
Private
SiofChester's Avatar
United Kingdom
0
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: North Wales

iTrader: (0)

In my experience, they are very hit and miss as to whether they throw codes or not. I got a set from ebay that others had said threw no codes, and they intermittently threw codes, so I put them back to standard. Planning on getting some genuine LCI ones and wiring them in when I get time
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-05-2013, 11:43 AM   #3
lemans 330d
Conversion Champ
lemans 330d's Avatar
United Kingdom
30
Rep
2,185
Posts

 
Drives: 330d M sport
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Secret Location U.k

iTrader: (30)

Garage List
I also put genuine ones in place of my conventional ones and they worked fine.

If you need a pair i can do you them for 10 posted genuine parts.
__________________
330d M Sport / Sapphire Black / Sunroof / Heated Leather Seats / Active Steering / Comfort Access / Split Folding Rear Seats / Performance Diffuser / Performance Sideskirts / Petformance front bumper / M3 Lip Spoiler / Privacy Glass / 313 Alloys / Electrchromatic Folding Mirrors / Bluetooth / cic nav/ Dab / Combox Media / Freeview Tv / Autologic Remap / Xenon Headlights / Auto Lights & Wipers / Front Park Control / Full Lci Conversion
Appreciate 0
      02-05-2013, 01:10 PM   #4
MPD78
Private
0
Rep
55
Posts

 
Drives: 330i M Sport 2006
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Essex

iTrader: (0)

Mine throw codes too. I get the 'ping' and bulb failure alert although they are working fine. They were on the car when I bought it though.

What's the best way around this? Can a coder just cancel the warnings?
Appreciate 0
      02-05-2013, 01:12 PM   #5
Sparky68
Brigadier General
Sparky68's Avatar
United Kingdom
46
Rep
3,120
Posts

 
Drives: e90 335i JB4
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Cambs

iTrader: (10)

Garage List
2007 BMW 335i  [0.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by lemans 330d View Post
I also put genuine ones in place of my conventional ones and they worked fine.

If you need a pair i can do you them for 10 posted genuine parts.
Yes please Chris same details as before i assume?
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 10:22 AM   #6
Rocket M3
New Member
United Kingdom
0
Rep
5
Posts

 
Drives: E90 320si
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Cambs, UK

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by lemans 330d View Post
I also put genuine ones in place of my conventional ones and they worked fine.

If you need a pair i can do you them for 10 posted genuine parts.
can you just fit OE ones in replacement of halogens? I thought you have to buy or make up a small loom section as well since the connectors are different on the LED lights.
After market ones have both types of connectors don't they?
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 10:33 AM   #7
SiofChester
Private
SiofChester's Avatar
United Kingdom
0
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: North Wales

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by lemans 330d View Post
I also put genuine ones in place of my conventional ones and they worked fine.

If you need a pair i can do you them for 10 posted genuine parts.
I'd be interested in this too please
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 10:52 AM   #8
Maaarkk
Captain
Maaarkk's Avatar
11
Rep
726
Posts

 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: N.Ireland

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 Bmw E92  [5.00]
I got these http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2810316185...84.m1497.l2649
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 01:45 PM   #9
AWBimmer
Brigadier General
AWBimmer's Avatar
United Kingdom
70
Rep
4,968
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335D Pre-LCI
Join Date: May 2011
Location: UK

iTrader: (4)

SSDD (Teddy). I bought 6 months ago, the entire unit to just the bulb and I've never had a single error code. 25 yes pricey for what they are but hassle free
__________________
BMW E92 335D | The Custom Cars
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 02:28 PM   #10
Dr Dave
Zummerzet Zyder Drinker!
Dr Dave's Avatar
United Kingdom
63
Rep
5,541
Posts

 
Drives: '06 330D Le Mans Blue
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Somerset

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Genuine all the way, no fuss, no errors.
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 02:30 PM   #11
gman3msport
Private First Class
3
Rep
181
Posts

 
Drives: E90 325i M Sport
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: manchester

iTrader: (0)

Are these any good and have you had any error codes flash up?

Greg
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 03:21 PM   #12
Maaarkk
Captain
Maaarkk's Avatar
11
Rep
726
Posts

 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: N.Ireland

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 Bmw E92  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by gman3msport View Post
Are these any good and have you had any error codes flash up?

Greg
Haven't actually put them in yet, but hoping i get no errors. The description claims you won't, so shall see when I put them in next week.
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 03:31 PM   #13
gman3msport
Private First Class
3
Rep
181
Posts

 
Drives: E90 325i M Sport
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: manchester

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Maaarkk View Post
Haven't actually put them in yet, but hoping i get no errors. The description claims you won't, so shall see when I put them in next week.
Keep us all informed please Mark
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 03:39 PM   #14
gaza01
Colonel
gaza01's Avatar
United Kingdom
28
Rep
2,159
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335i
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: London

iTrader: (3)

i got these. They will be my second set. The ones on there now are blown but lasted over a year
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E90-E9...7974e73&_uhb=1
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 05:01 PM   #15
Mike Scib
Private
0
Rep
61
Posts

 
Drives: 320d M-Sport Touring
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: East Kilbride

iTrader: (0)

Any before and after pics.....interested!
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 06:18 PM   #16
AWBimmer
Brigadier General
AWBimmer's Avatar
United Kingdom
70
Rep
4,968
Posts

 
Drives: E92 335D Pre-LCI
Join Date: May 2011
Location: UK

iTrader: (4)

Quote:
Originally Posted by gaza01 View Post
i got these. They will be my second set. The ones on there now are blown but lasted over a year
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BMW-E90-E9...7974e73&_uhb=1
Exactly what I have
__________________
BMW E92 335D | The Custom Cars
Appreciate 0
      02-08-2013, 07:18 PM   #17
sylonien
Major
United Kingdom
17
Rep
1,246
Posts

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow

iTrader: (0)

MTEC Cree ones, expensive but quality, so bright, no errors and ran for ages without fail. Very bright.

Have images on my camera.
Appreciate 0
      02-09-2013, 06:07 AM   #18
Dr Dave
Zummerzet Zyder Drinker!
Dr Dave's Avatar
United Kingdom
63
Rep
5,541
Posts

 
Drives: '06 330D Le Mans Blue
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Somerset

iTrader: (3)

Garage List
Quote:
Originally Posted by lemans 330d View Post
I also put genuine ones in place of my conventional ones and they worked fine.

If you need a pair i can do you them for 10 posted genuine parts.
I find it hard to believe these haven't sold!!
Appreciate 0
      02-18-2013, 05:13 AM   #19
Maaarkk
Captain
Maaarkk's Avatar
11
Rep
726
Posts

 
Drives: E92
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: N.Ireland

iTrader: (0)

Garage List
2007 Bmw E92  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by Maaarkk View Post
Not sure what anyone went head with, but finally got round to fitting these the other day and they're perfect.
Super white and no error messages whatsoever
Appreciate 0
      02-18-2013, 06:06 AM   #20
SiofChester
Private
SiofChester's Avatar
United Kingdom
0
Rep
76
Posts

 
Drives: E90 330i
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: North Wales

iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dr Dave View Post
I find it hard to believe these haven't sold!!
I'll have them!!!
__________________
Appreciate 0
      02-18-2013, 08:13 AM   #21
foggy e90
Enlisted Member
foggy e90's Avatar
Wales
0
Rep
43
Posts

 
Drives: Monaco blue e90 330i
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: wales

iTrader: (0)

SSDD I THINK THEY COST APPROX 30 pounds with no error codes

Last edited by foggy e90; 02-18-2013 at 09:44 PM.
Appreciate 0
      02-20-2013, 01:04 PM   #22
sylonien
Major
United Kingdom
17
Rep
1,246
Posts

 
Drives: M3
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Somewhere over the rainbow

iTrader: (0)

Looks like I'm advertising, but I'm not. Brought a set for my 335i and now another one for my M3. So pretty! But expensive though. I deliberately underexposed the images to show how bright they are.

The chrome does flake/bubble like after 2-3 years. Shit!

Appreciate 0
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:09 PM.




e90post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST