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      04-21-2011, 02:44 AM   #23
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nice review....the lights look amazing
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      04-22-2011, 01:54 AM   #24
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Need assistance on H8

I just bought a 2011 E90 currently on a boat passing the panama canal… I need advice. What should I get the GP THUNDER 8500K H8 PLASMA V2 or GP THUNDER 7500K H8 SUPERWHITE V2? I am more interested in seeing the white light during the day.

I am going to get the 194 white led for the side markers, and leave the fog ligts amber... i live near the coast and the fog is much more visable with yellow.

or should i just go for the h8 lux kit... i am a newbee, spent alot of time searching e90 posts but would like a direct answer from those that are experience
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      04-22-2011, 02:12 AM   #25
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I just bought a 2011 E90 currently on a boat passing the panama canal… I need advice. What should I get the GP THUNDER 8500K H8 PLASMA V2 or GP THUNDER 7500K H8 SUPERWHITE V2? I am more interested in seeing the white light during the day.

I am going to get the 194 white led for the side markers, and leave the fog ligts amber... i live near the coast and the fog is much more visable with yellow.

or should i just go for the h8 lux kit... i am a newbee, spent alot of time searching e90 posts but would like a direct answer from those that are experience

Welcome to the forums. Go for the lux, they are worth the money.
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I wish there was a cheaper alternative for the front signals. $100 is steep for two LED bulbs... but most angel eyes are steep too. -.-
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h8 lux

Got a reply from lux

"The price for these is $245 + 10 shipping within the USA. We are currently making sets and expect to have them start shipping 5/7/11 or around there. Sorry for the delay but we are working as fast as we can to get the lights made"

your right about the price not being cheap, but i think its worth it since it will look very clean on my alpine white e90


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      04-22-2011, 10:58 PM   #28
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I had the GP Thunder for the angel eyes. Bought them new for a pretty good price (~$25) from a vendor/sponsor here on the forums. One bulb failed after a week with less than 100 miles on them. Didn't bother with exchanging and never buying any more crap from that company. Quartz glass can suck my rod
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      04-27-2011, 09:54 PM   #29
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Excellent review on these fog lights and sidemarkers + installation as I plan to order the sidemarker bulbs from Derrick.
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      04-28-2011, 09:35 AM   #30
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who is derrick??? where can i get side marker LED from him??? Help please
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I bought the 194-1A (amber) for the side markers, but I'm really disappointed.
The light is barely visible on daylight, and however too much difference compared to the OEM incandescent bulbs.
Anybody tried different and more powerful amber led bulbs?
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I bought the 194-1A (amber) for the side markers, but I'm really disappointed.
The light is barely visible on daylight, and however too much difference compared to the OEM incandescent bulbs.
Anybody tried different and more powerful amber led bulbs?
I finally got my amber bulbs.
I will be installing them later I'll let you guys know how they look!
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and the verdict is...........



they sucked
they light output is awful!!!

On a sunny day you wont be able to see them!!!

Looks like I will be going the high priced route unless someone can suggest a better soultion!

Save your money!!!
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      05-02-2011, 07:59 PM   #34
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and the verdict is...........



they sucked
they light output is awful!!!

On a sunny day you wont be able to see them!!!

Looks like I will be going the high priced route unless someone can suggest a better soultion!

Save your money!!!
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      05-02-2011, 08:01 PM   #35
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who is derrick??? where can i get side marker LED from him??? Help please
Derrick = e92lighting.com

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and the verdict is...........



they sucked
they light output is awful!!!

On a sunny day you wont be able to see them!!!

Looks like I will be going the high priced route unless someone can suggest a better soultion!

Save your money!!!
You just saved me the experiment! Thanks for the feedback.
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I'm talking about the amber LEDs, don't know about white ones.
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I told you!
I ordered them a few weeks ago and they finally arrived today!
It took so long because I ordered Montego blue painted bumper reflectors which had to be custom painted!

I was looking at some of the other LED side markers and they don't see to emit that much light IDK anyone have any bright ideas? (no pun intended)
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It was an experiment as well!
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I ordered them a few weeks ago and they finally arrived today!
It took so long because I ordered Montego blue painted bumper reflectors which had to be custom painted!

I was looking at some of the other LED side markers and they don't see to emit that much light IDK anyone have any bright ideas? (no pun intended)
I'm going to try these in amber

http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...FWLED-xHP5.htm

I'll let you know as soon as I get them.
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I found also these

http://www.v-leds.com/Exterior-LED/P...40085-1-2.html

Too bad I just saw them
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hum..... interesting thanks!!!!!
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I'm going to try these in amber

http://www.superbrightleds.com/cgi-b...FWLED-xHP5.htm

I'll let you know as soon as I get them.
I just ordered these as well.

I really liked the price so I said what the hell and bought then.

They should arrive by Friday!
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gaifaun will have a new set of amber sidemarkers to demo for you guys soon, it will be bright
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gaifaun will have a new set of amber sidemarkers to demo for you guys soon, it will be bright
Derrick,

can you elaborate on this?
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