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      04-02-2013, 09:25 PM   #1
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H3 7500k GP thunder cornering lights?

Hi,

I just installed the H3 7500k GP Thunder 55w 12v bulbs to replace the stock on my e90 335i LCI.

One problem... the cornering light is still yellow...

Does it matter how you connect the harness with the bulb's connector?
i just made sure it went in and it was flush to the end.

Any help?

maybe they need a break in period? i tried for 30 mins to let one side of the H3 corner to warm and light up ( by turning my steering wheel all the way to the right). Still yellow? both bulbs are yellow.. 7500k should be more white right..?
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I did the same thing.... and in the same boat with u and would like to get answer as well,
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maybe try a different brand or something.. i noticed the oem cornering lights were philips brand. or try 8500k and see if it turns white...
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I had GP Thunders for both my corner lights and fogs. Lights looked good for about two months then one of the corner lights went out. Soon after the lights started to lose their bright color and looked more like 4500K lights which is typical I just didnít expect it so soon. I pulled them all out and went with 6000K leds. Light output isnít nearly as good but since Iíve never actually needed cornering lights or fogs, I decided Iíd rather the color temps match. I have Mtec angel eyes and the color match is perfect. Now I just need 6000K headlights.
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I had GP Thunders for both my corner lights and fogs. Lights looked good for about two months then one of the corner lights went out. Soon after the lights started to lose their bright color and looked more like 4500K lights which is typical I just didnít expect it so soon. I pulled them all out and went with 6000K leds. Light output isnít nearly as good but since Iíve never actually needed cornering lights or fogs, I decided Iíd rather the color temps match. I have Mtec angel eyes and the color match is perfect. Now I just need 6000K headlights.
Light match looks great with those LEDs. Where did you get them? I'm not too happy with my GP Thunder Cornering Lights either.
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I bought the GP 7500 corners to match my 6k lows...same boat as u, disappointed. So I replaced them with GP 8500s. Better, not perfect - looking at the bulb itself, there is a bluish tint to it. Putting it in the lense takes that away.

Like I said, not perfect but it will due.
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I had GP Thunders for both my corner lights and fogs. Lights looked good for about two months then one of the corner lights went out. Soon after the lights started to lose their bright color and looked more like 4500K lights which is typical I just didnít expect it so soon. I pulled them all out and went with 6000K leds. Light output isnít nearly as good but since Iíve never actually needed cornering lights or fogs, I decided Iíd rather the color temps match. I have Mtec angel eyes and the color match is perfect. Now I just need 6000K headlights.
what brand is ur cornering and fog? and what values r they?
mind sharing where you got them?
Thanks!!
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I got both pairs on eBay several months ago and they're still working. Here are the links.

H3

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170983216823...84.m1439.l2649

H8

http://www.ebay.com/itm/111016875866...84.m1439.l2649
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I got both pairs on eBay several months ago and they're still working. Here are the links.

H3

http://www.ebay.com/itm/170983216823...84.m1439.l2649

H8

http://www.ebay.com/itm/111016875866...84.m1439.l2649
do the leds throw any codes?
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Yes I believe they do throw codes. Every exterior bulb on my car except my headlights are led so I went ahead and coded them all out just in case so I can't say for sure.
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