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      09-05-2011, 07:47 PM   #23
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That seems interesting, I haven't noticed those black lines on other Depo headlights before.

Are you using Halogen bulbs or HIDs?

The only way to get a truly awesome beam pattern in terms of width, clarity, uniformity and cutoff is to retrofit an upgraded projector unit into the Depo headlight housing... this will also allow you to run a 'bi-xenon' setup as well so your high beams and low beams will come from the same projector/bulb.
HIDs with yellow angel eyes. It has the projector.

I had subaru tribeca before and the xenon light on that was fantastic.

Definite, the distribution is strange on the depo unit
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wow! looks good bro!
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I had subaru tribeca
I sure hope the dealer didn't know this when you bought the bmw.

Those thing have to be the ugliest things on the road
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      09-05-2011, 08:09 PM   #26
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I sure hope the dealer didn't know this when you bought the bmw.

Those thing have to be the ugliest things on the road
I had the tribeca MY09 and the shape was better than the previous model.

I replaced the tribeca with BMW X5 2008. The X5 is much better looking and is in another league, but the headlight of the X5 is still inferior to the tribeca (and the engine of the tribeca was more powerful).

Sorry, off topic a bit.
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I had the tribeca MY09

Sorry, off topic a bit.
dont be sorry for being off topic be sorry for owning a poooob
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      09-06-2011, 12:09 AM   #28
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you're a comedian.

It's a $65K car and kept good resale value. I can't complain.

bmroxm5, any other suggestion ? Do you have any pics of your light projection pattern in the dark ?

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you're a comedian.

It's a $65K car and kept good resale value. I can't complain.

bmroxm5, any other suggestion ? Do you have any pics of your light projection pattern in the dark ?
Unfortunately no other pics and this setup is actually on my friends car that I installed for him. Next time I see him I'll try get some pics or take a mental image of how it looks.
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did this to my e90 mtec sedan =) looks way better than the standard halogens!!

was a pin in the a$$ removing the bumper tho, 1 million screws!!!
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It's a $65K car and kept good resale value. I can't complain.
WTF 65k for a porta loo, you gotta have rocks in your head
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Lucky I found an installer nearby

He think it might be the wire that runs across the bulb causing the black line.



LT5PLA, did you have any problem with the light distribution ?
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The filament should be in the '6oclock' position, ie facing down...

If it's a wire running across it should be fairly obvious as you'd be able to see it from outside the car.

I have pictures of the beam pattern from HIDs I installed in Depo P82 headlights (1series) from last week will upload them tonight.
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will find out if i do have a problem with the distribution tonight.

I do have the problem of the lights 'strobing' upon startup.... when the car does the bulb checks.... can i get this coded out?
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will find out if i do have a problem with the distribution tonight.

I do have the problem of the lights 'strobing' upon startup.... when the car does the bulb checks.... can i get this coded out?
I believe so yes.
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I rotate the light on the right side slightly and the distribution has changed. The light seem smoother and the black line has moved.



Can't get access to the left side, so I'll leave it to the installer.

More tweaking required.
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strobing solved with coding =)
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QUESTION:

what is the correct height of the headlight beam, at the moment it seems as tho they are aiming too low?
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^less talk, more videos of your 540whp dyno run!
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^less talk, more videos of your 540whp dyno run!
did I miss something 540
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http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthr...=712018&page=7

That E90 in the background of his photos is soon to get a HPF Single Turbo kit
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thats not my car. My plates are LT5PLA and im from sydney... lol
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thats not my car. My plates are LT5PLA and im from sydney... lol
Ok now let me say i am shit at plates, but is that meant to mean something
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Lets play lol

anyways, is there a guide on how to adjust the level of the headlights?
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