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      02-28-2007, 06:43 AM   #1
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$10 angel eyes

check this out
http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ANGEL-EYES-FO...QQcmdZViewItem
this guy sells angel eyes for $10!!! how is dis possible??
is it ez to install this kind of angel eyes? will it void warranty?
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      02-28-2007, 07:22 AM   #2
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He is probably making $5-6 profit out of these china made flexible LED light.

Definitely not hard to install.
But you will need to break the headlight seals...that will create condensation inside the headlights after driving in the rain/car wash.
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      02-28-2007, 12:26 PM   #3
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what a Joke!!!

let me comment on these.

First off you cant get these into your headlight for an e90 because well, you cant open the headlight. technically you can open the headlight, but give yourself 4 hours per side and a Very high percentage that your going to ruin it. Simple answer is that you dont want to / shouldnt attempt to open the headlights - Ever.

Brightness - it claims its bright from 4 led's, but those are crap LED's Those LED's are standard 5mm LED's. those draw about 20 miliamps each. the LED's used in any upgrade kit including BREX, PIAA, LUX draw about 700 miliamps each and are much more efficent.
you wouldnt even be able to see these things on a cloudy day because they will be so dim.
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      02-28-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
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those are cheapy...
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      02-28-2007, 10:17 PM   #5
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sounds like crap... good ones are way more $$$
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      02-28-2007, 11:29 PM   #6
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i wouldnt be getting them... we spend so much on our cars... why would we want to get some cheap part installed?
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yup, cheapy....you can make them with some stuff bought from home depot, ive seen them before, there just rings with cheap lets and slits cut around the ring...and plus installing them would be a pain because like previous posters said......opening up the headlight sucks and once you do get it open "how you you mount it so that it'll hold... and you might have to drill a whole to connect the wires....too much trouble....in my opinion
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      03-01-2007, 11:36 PM   #8
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This kinda looks like a cheapy set of angel eyes..
Yes, you'd have to break the seals on your headlights- usually with a heat gun to soften the silicone bonding the housing.
When you're resealing it again, some cars don't have to be water/airtight and a consdensation free..
As for the quality of the angel eyes, I dun think the LEDs are of the best quality. Furthermore, I dun think these have the aluminium backing to the CCFL rings, hence light dispersion would be an issue (ie. loss of brightness and blurring when you're looking at it front on)..

If you're getting a set for ur ride, go top dollar I reckon..
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