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      03-28-2006, 10:27 AM   #1
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Xenon Bulb Change DIY?

I know it was posted here once with photos, but I can't find it now ... Any links?
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      03-29-2006, 09:13 AM   #2
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here is some pics I took of my Euro lights, remove 4clips on the back cover
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Thanks EVO!! I also looking for pics of the DIY. I remember seeing access to the bulbs through the front inner wheel wells, is that part you took a picture of accessible from under the hood?

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Thanks EVO!! I also looking for pics of the DIY. I remember seeing access to the bulbs through the front inner wheel wells, is that part you took a picture of accessible from under the hood?

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those pis are from the Euro that not install yet, just waiting for the 6000K bulbs to do all the install at once
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Evo, in those pics, I cannot see the part where you access the angel eyes. Is that located in a separate housing?

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those pis are from the Euro that not install yet, just waiting for the 6000K bulbs to do all the install at once
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0)Discconect battery
1)Jack car up or put on a lift
2)Remove front wheels
3)Remove front wheel housings ( easy, just unbolt )
4) Remove cover on back of lighthousing ( seen in first pic in above post )
5) Unclip and remove Xenon bulb
6) Assemble in reverse
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0)Discconect battery
1)Jack car up or put on a lift
2)Remove front wheels
3)Remove front wheel housings ( easy, just unbolt )
4) Remove cover on back of lighthousing ( seen in first pic in above post )
5) Unclip and remove Xenon bulb
6) Assemble in reverse
do not need to jack up car or use a lift
do not need to remove the whels

well just turn the wheels away and you should be ok. danny, if you need my help call me dude...


edit: just forgot your car is lowered. yes you have to lift your car but you still do not have to remove your wheels..
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do not need to jack up car or use a lift
do not need to remove the whels

well just turn the wheels away and you should be ok. danny, if you need my help call me dude...


edit: just forgot your car is lowered. yes you have to lift your car but you still do not have to remove your wheels..
Removing the wheel makes it much easier
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how to remove the 4 clips of the back cover of headlight?
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