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      02-25-2007, 01:59 PM   #1
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Installed Mtec fog lights on my e92

it was raining that day and the pictures didnt come out as good.
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awesome!!!

4500k, 6000k, or 8000k?

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here is a link for 'DIY' http://e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48712
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got it at ebay from http://stores.ebay.com/MTEC-Automotive for $320 shipped. works well, and looks great at night. i will post night pics tomorrow.
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you need the top on 6000ks also and change the angels and the light mods are almost done
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They look great! Thanks for the DIY write-up also.
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looking good! also, that 2001 titanium silver 330Ci next to your car sure looks sexy.

and who did the install? that person is like a genius or something
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Sorry to be such a dope, but what are the advantages of doing this over just replacing the bulbs with the hyper white ones? Is it just color temp, or are they brighter as well? If I remember correctly the H8 bulbs can be had for something like $30 bucks. I really like the look of what you did, but it does look similar to just changing the bulbs. Obviously I am missing something that the picture doesn't convey. What's the difference? I am definitely changing them in the angel eyes, but didn't realize there was another option with the fogs. Clue me in!

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HIDS are bright... and the Color is more clear and strong...
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Sorry to be such a dope, but what are the advantages of doing this over just replacing the bulbs with the hyper white ones? Is it just color temp, or are they brighter as well? If I remember correctly the H8 bulbs can be had for something like $30 bucks. I really like the look of what you did, but it does look similar to just changing the bulbs. Obviously I am missing something that the picture doesn't convey. What's the difference? I am definitely changing them in the angel eyes, but didn't realize there was another option with the fogs. Clue me in!

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its all about personal preference, man....if you want to buy a $30 bulb, then go for it! i like the bright HID look. and there are many ppl in this forum who would agree that HID is better than regular xenon replacement bulbs.
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looking good! also, that 2001 titanium silver 330Ci next to your car sure looks sexy.

and who did the install? that person is like a genius or something

some guro bimmer aficionado.... mr t. tran is his name.
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looks good, I want
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its all about personal preference, man....if you want to buy a $30 bulb, then go for it! i like the bright HID look. and there are many ppl in this forum who would agree that HID is better than regular xenon replacement bulbs.
I wasn't knocking it, in fact quite the opposite, I'm just not sure what you get for the extra $300. The color looks a lot whiter than the factory xenons. Is that the case? Don't know if I will ever have the chance to see them side by side, so I am look for somewhat of an objective comparison between the straight bulb swap and the full HID install. I get that you like the bright white look, but I am mainly looking for uniformity of color. Do you think I can get that from just replacing the four bulbs in the fogs and angels, or do I need to look into the HID's a bit further? I'd appreciate you guidance.
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Wow those are bright, might be brighter than your HID headlights.
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Sorry to be such a dope, but what are the advantages of doing this over just replacing the bulbs with the hyper white ones? Is it just color temp, or are they brighter as well? If I remember correctly the H8 bulbs can be had for something like $30 bucks. I really like the look of what you did, but it does look similar to just changing the bulbs. Obviously I am missing something that the picture doesn't convey. What's the difference? I am definitely changing them in the angel eyes, but didn't realize there was another option with the fogs. Clue me in!

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halogen bulbs just don't compare. HID bulbs are 2-3 times brighter than halogen bulbs and consume much less energy, thus producing less heat. they're pretty much a requirement on luxury/expensive cars now. well, that is until LED headlights come along. i believe the audi R8 will be the first production vehicle with full LED headlights.
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