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      04-26-2012, 10:00 PM   #23
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So order from hpb or top gear solutions?
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      04-27-2012, 12:40 AM   #24
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i was gonna get these, haven't ordered yet.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...t=interior+led
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i was gonna get these, haven't ordered yet.
http://www.e90post.com/forums/showth...t=interior+led
Those are not the best, not even close. They even blatantly lie that its the same as "everyone else" when its clearly not.
I have pictures comparing both those kits that's how I know they arent the same. There dome lights arent even the same.
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      04-27-2012, 09:30 PM   #27
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I got mine from vendor from UK very happy with it and good price -about 60$ for full set.

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Those are not the best, not even close. They even blatantly lie that its the same as "everyone else" when its clearly not.
I have pictures comparing both those kits that's how I know they arent the same. There dome lights arent even the same.
can you post the pics or a link?

im not looking for something that's too bright. Im more interested in something that doesnt flicker, give errors, and makes a nice improvement over stock..given the option for a dome panel with more or less led's, id take less.
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can you post the pics or a link?

im not looking for something that's too bright. Im more interested in something that doesnt flicker, give errors, and makes a nice improvement over stock..given the option for a dome panel with more or less led's, id take less.
Actually less doesn't necessarily mean less brightness.

With the HPB kit the 24 LED upgrade is actually a hair less bright then its 12 LED counterpart. It's only an upgrade cause of its look (and cost to make).
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Hmmm im starting to wonder if the kit I ordered from ECStuning was a good idea or not...
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Are the dome light option, option 1 and option 2 upgrades worth it and what are the diffferences?
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Just got my HPB kit today. With the optional 24 LED dome lights. So far so good.
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I installed mine, and am pretty satisfied - just be careful with the map lights when installing - I broke my rear map light because the light wouldn't fit and I pressed harder (as per the instructions) and the connector on the car broke and disappeared somewhere in the roof...no biggie though, I never used that light in the 3 years I owned my previous e92 so I don't think I'll use this one either.
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Just got my HPB kit today. With the optional 24 LED dome lights. So far so good.
12 Panel LED that tapes into place VS 24 Module LED with custom housing Tape Free
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12 Panel LED that tapes into place VS 24 Module LED with custom housing Tape Free
Do you have a kit for E91? Can you tell me what the bulb type and sizes for each?

- 2 set of dome/map lights (w/ 18 LED panel)
- 2 vanity mirror lights
- 2 front footwell lights
- 2 rear footwell lights
- 2 courtesy door lights
- glovebox compartment light
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I started reading this thread and the next thing you know I was ordering the HPB bulb kit from Jeff@topgearsolutions.
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I started reading this thread and the next thing you know I was ordering the HPB bulb kit from Jeff@topgearsolutions.
You guys will love it!
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Did you guys upgrade the dome light option and option 1 and 2? Is there a big difference?
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I'll probably upgrade bits and pieces once I get the kit.
There are a couple of vendors with extremely bright LEDs but fitment always has to be checked. I'm getting this kit to check for sizes and if they're bright enough, I'll keep them. Kinda spendy but otherwise I'll upgrade one by one
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Did you guys upgrade the dome light option and option 1 and 2? Is there a big difference?
Yes, I did. However, I have not received the kit yet, so I can't tell you if the extra $10 is worth it or not. I liked the idea of a less jenky installation (i.e., no tape), so I went for it).
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Hmmm im starting to wonder if the kit I ordered from ECStuning was a good idea or not...
The HPB has more LED's on average per bulb.

We can make a kit for 1/2 the cost, it will just have less LED. A lot of new companies are coming around with crazy prices. We can compete but the quality and brightness won't be as good as HPB's current kit which is arguably the brightest you can get out of traditional LED's.

As you notice, a lot of the competition doesn't mention how many LED's they have per bulb except ECS from what I've seen.

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Do you have a kit for E91? Can you tell me what the bulb type and sizes for each?

- 2 set of dome/map lights (w/ 18 LED panel)
- 2 vanity mirror lights
- 2 front footwell lights
- 2 rear footwell lights
- 2 courtesy door lights
- glovebox compartment light
- trunk light
We recently added an E91 Kit.

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Did you guys upgrade the dome light option and option 1 and 2? Is there a big difference?
The only difference is the 1 kit is a standard LED panel and the upgrade is a CAD fitted module that fits flush in the housing. It's the difference between looking generic, or looking like it should be there from the factory.
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