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      04-03-2007, 09:44 AM   #45
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I'm still waiting you to put the Luminics Titanium white on your H7. When are you going to put it ?
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      04-02-2008, 02:16 AM   #46
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Just got my 335i two days ago. Other than the fog lights, what other lighting upgrade can I make? I noticed that PIAA makes an upgraded angle eyes...any comments on those. Also according to "SocalTy" he has white LED side-markers, where can I find those?
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      04-02-2008, 02:20 AM   #47
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WOAH, thanks to the new member, one year old thread is revived. good job searching though
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      04-02-2008, 10:18 AM   #48
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You guys should look into PIAA ION yellow bulbs. I had them in 2 previous cars and they were great. I read someone asking about visibilty. It snows a lot in MA so in the snow they look like highlighters in the snow. In fog and bad weather they help reduce the glare coming from the mist and help out some. I always was a big fan and they look sick. They have an almost blueish/greenish cutoff because the light is not tinted yellow but rather burns yellow. Just my $.02
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      04-02-2008, 12:23 PM   #49
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Very nice. I love yellow fogs, I have Nokya ones in my 05 M3, had em in my white 03 m3 they looked awesome on the white as well. They looked good on my blue m3 when I had the gold HRE C20s!!!
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      04-02-2008, 01:26 PM   #50
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*Installation warning:
If you have big hands, oh wow. This is going to be a hassle for you.
Being an asian, we don't have big hands. You get the idea.
and even with my small hand, it was tough to reach. I got scratches everywhere.
Installation procedure is in E90POST DIY section. One clip and about 6 bolts
will give you access. Make sure your wheel is facing whatever direction that
is opposite(if you are installing driver's side, turn the wheel to the right).
Once you take the plastic piece out, you'll see the foglight right there.
Can't miss it. If anyone wants detailed DIY with pics, I can do a write-up.

I added some info to that DIY post, but I have large hands and to me there's tons of room back there to change the foglight bulbs out. Also (after having changed them out a few times on my car or other people's), I only need to remove 4 bolts total, 2 in the inner fender, 2 underneath. Then just reach behind there and there's lots of room to work with. Also, you can reach back there with the wheel at full lock turned eitherway, not just one way. But I guess for some people it's much harder than it seems, where as I can do it with my eyes closed on this car or others.

Just my $.02 on that part of your post. Cool pics.
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      04-02-2008, 09:20 PM   #51
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PIAA ION yellow is probably more reliable, but Luminics Yellows look more yellow to me. thats why i picked luminics.

btw, Im still using the same bulbs. Its been... 1 1/2 years.
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I got my JDM yellow fog lights from www.automotivelightingusa.com. H11, only 26.99
Actually the LED fog-lights caught my eye! Not cheap though.
http://www.automotivelightingusa.com...oducts_id=1402
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I went with Hoen Yellow, they are great!
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Being an asian, we don't have big hands. [/IMG]
I would not advise emphasizing small appendages as a pickup line.
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i had my nokya for over a year without problems.

but the OP yellow looks deeper and some how nicer...

maybe its my photo skills...
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I just picked up Nokya 2500K Yellow bulbs for my fogs AND cornering lights on my E92. I have not seen anyone put yellow cornering bulbs. I think it will look sweet.

I'll post pics of the fogs and cornering lights once I've installed them.
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Wow, this thread has been going for two and a half year

BTW, yellow fogs is not my taste.
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I've seen Nokya yellows in person. Luminics yellow has definitely more yellow tone than Nokya yellows. Nokya in general is usually "softer" in color. Given same temperature range color, Nokya usually put out less color. Which in a way is better for lighting up the road in my honest opinion.

ex. nokya's advertised hyper white is less "white" than other brands.

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I would not advise emphasizing small appendages as a pickup line.
lol. Now that I read it again, yes that was a stupid statement. My apologies. Funny thing is, Im arguing in this other thread about this kid emphasizing about asian driver getting in an accident. doh. stupid me. haha
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BTW, yellow fogs is not my taste.
actually for a lot of people that is. many hate them because they give that "lexus" or "Corvette" look.

It took me WEEKS to decide whether I should get white or yellow, but yellow looks more "OEM"-ish. I had too many "hyper white, true white, bright white" stuff bulbs with my earlier hondas.
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wow, this is an old thread!

i like yellow fogs.

i'm running gp thunder yellow bulbs in my fog lights.
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I just picked up Nokya 2500K Yellow bulbs for my fogs AND cornering lights on my E92. I have not seen anyone put yellow cornering bulbs. I think it will look sweet.

I'll post pics of the fogs and cornering lights once I've installed them.
Do you have pictures of your yellow corner lights? I just recently installed the White (HID color according to them) Bimmian Solaris Invisibulb and they look like crap on my AW E90. I was thinking of using the yellow corner to match the yellow fogs. Where did you get the yellow corner lights from.

And yes. I'm reviving this thread again.
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so whats the verdict...

piaa or luminics?
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I have always been on the "white light" bus until I went to the yellow fogs.. they look amazing and they do make a difference when I drive at night. It makes area out towards the sides of the car while you are driving more visible...
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so whats the verdict...

piaa or luminics?
need to know as well, Piaa's cost nearly 100 dollars... just want to know if there bulbs make "that" much of a difference..
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i got luminics and they are amazing
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big difference i love the contrast of a yellow fog!!
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