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      04-14-2011, 05:39 AM   #1
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halogen to angel eye conversion

recently brought a e90 on a 06 plate.
I dont have xenons so i would like to know what i would have to purchase and do in order to get the angel eye look.

Links and prices would be good! thank you in advance
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      04-14-2011, 06:35 AM   #2
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You need Halogen headlights from an LCI. Straight swap.
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      04-14-2011, 07:58 AM   #3
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As above.

You could also fit LED rings to your headlights but the time and expense of that makes buying LCI unit a no-brainer.

PS I've done the conversion
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Can someone confirm whether or not the Halogen to lci Angel Eye swap for a pre lci e90 definitely involves removing the front bumper, if so, are there any hidden problems to watch out for.

Thanks for any advice.
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I just fitted factory Xenons to mine
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I just fitted factory Xenons to mine
Nick, what was the cost - did you do it yourself.
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      04-14-2011, 09:49 AM   #7
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Around 400 in total, that included buying from a member on here and having them fitted and wired in at M Style @ Romford
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You can't fit the halogen's with angel eye rings. You can either buy LCI halogen headlights, which come with angel eye rings. Or buy the xenon headlights and do a conversion.
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Thanks guy's

Nick, do you know if the front bumper has to be removed to facilitate the swapping over of headlights, irrespective of which headlights I end-up choosing?

Cheers.
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Nick, do you know if the front bumper has to be removed to facilitate the swapping over of front lenses, irrespective of which lenses I end-up choosing?

Cheers.
I think by lenses you mean headlights? Sometime I have a hard time understanding you Limies. Anyway, yes the bumper has to be removed to be able to take out the headlight unit.
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I think by lenses you mean headlights? Sometime I have a hard time understanding you Limies. Anyway, yes the bumper has to be removed to be able to take out the headlight unit.
Yeah, I just changed the wording as it didn't look right to me.

Thanks.

PS. some of my family are American - living in Texas.
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Yeah, I just changed the wording as it didn't look right to me.

Thanks.

PS. some of my family are American - living in Texas.
Well I'm a naturalized American I was born in Poland, and got "off the boat" when I was a kid. I do have family in England, don't remember the town though. One of my grandfather's brother's went there during WWII, he was a RAF air craft mechanic.
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sorry what does lci stand for?

and are these the set?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-3-SERIES-E...#ht_500wt_1156
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sorry what does lci stand for?

and are these the set?

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-3-SERIES-E...#ht_500wt_1156
LIFE CYCLE IMPLUSE, it basically means a face lift in BMW terms.

The ones you posted up are LCI Halogen's. So yes they have angel eyes.
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o right thanks! so basically theyre plug and play.. anyone selling any on here?
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The ones in the link are a set i am selling, they are 250 on ebay i will do them for 230 to forum members
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The ones in the link are a set i am selling, they are 250 on ebay i will do them for 230 to forum members
G-10 you might want to PM the dude this way he will a "you got mail" pop up next time he signs on.
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G-10 is a good seller. Go for it.
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Not taking a sale from G-10 because I'm not ready to sell yet (still on the car). But I'll be selling a set of LCI halogen lights along with some other bits very soon.
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