Bimmer Retrofit
BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum > BMW E90/E92/E93 3-series General Forums > Regional Forums > Australia > $10 angel eyes

Thread Tools Search this Thread
      02-28-2007, 06:43 AM   #1
New Member
Drives: 320i
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: sydney

Posts: 20
iTrader: (0)

$10 angel eyes

check this out
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?
bond0007 is offline  
Reply With Quote
      02-28-2007, 07:22 AM   #2
moO moO nEL
First Lieutenant
Drives: 323i Msport; DC2R (track car)
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Sydney, Australia

Posts: 395
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
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.

2010 NSW CAMS Supersprints champion (3B class)
moO moO nEL is offline  
Reply With Quote
      02-28-2007, 12:26 PM   #3
Major General
mds82's Avatar
Drives: 2006 325xi
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: South Central Connecticut

Posts: 5,837
iTrader: (40)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to mds82 Send a message via Yahoo to mds82
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.

19" Breyton Race GTS Matt Grey, Eisenmann 4x70 Exhaust with SR Pipes. Vorsteiner Hood, Bilstein Shocks, CFEverywhere, mtec rear,
Carbon Fiber Headlights
mds82 is offline  
Reply With Quote
      02-28-2007, 12:52 PM   #4
NaViT's Avatar
Drives: 04 M3/E92 335i
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: N.Florida

Posts: 3,411
iTrader: (11)

those are cheapy...
NaViT is offline   United_States
Reply With Quote
      02-28-2007, 10:17 PM   #5
Brigadier General
astra's Avatar
Drives: BMW 325Ci Individual
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Sydney

Posts: 3,748
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Send a message via MSN to astra
sounds like crap... good ones are way more $$$
astra is offline   Australia
Reply With Quote
      02-28-2007, 11:29 PM   #6
LEA69's Avatar
Drives: BMW E90 MSPORTS & BMW E34 535i
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Melbourne

Posts: 369
iTrader: (0)

Garage List
Send a message via MSN to LEA69 Send a message via Yahoo to LEA69
i wouldnt be getting them... we spend so much on our cars... why would we want to get some cheap part installed?
LEA69 is offline   Australia
Reply With Quote
      03-01-2007, 03:59 AM   #7
Lieutenant Colonel
jonerik26's Avatar
Drives: black 335i e90 PRE-LCI
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: somewhere

Posts: 1,868
iTrader: (21)

Garage List
2007 335i  [4.00]
1998 Acura Integra  [4.25]
2006 325i  [4.00]
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
jonerik26 is offline   Philippines
Reply With Quote
      03-01-2007, 11:36 PM   #8
Private First Class
Drives: Non BMW
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Sydney

Posts: 149
iTrader: (0)

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..
vinno is offline   Australia
Reply With Quote
      03-01-2007, 11:45 PM   #9
Brigadier General
Chesmu's Avatar
Drives: 2013 X6
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Phoenix,AZ

Posts: 3,015
iTrader: (2)

Garage List
2006 330i  [0.00]
2006 330i  [0.00]
Send a message via AIM to Chesmu
you get what you pay for.
"Teach the ignorant. Ignore the stupid."
Chesmu is offline   United_States
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:57 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST