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      12-17-2012, 03:15 PM   #1
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I have an 06 330i and am sick of the yellow headlights. Does anybody have a set of (preferably used) bulbs they want to get rid of? Kind of on a budget through the holidays so cheaper is better. I know it's a reach but figured it's worth a try to pick up something until I can afford to redo all my lights (the misses won't okay $200 on light bulbs )

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      12-17-2012, 05:45 PM   #2
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yellow headlights? dont 330i come with oem xenons?
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      12-17-2012, 06:00 PM   #3
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Yeah but they have a yellow tint. I want the white/blue bulbs but from sources I trust they're $100. They're on ebay for $40 and I'm nearing giving them a shot but figured I'd try here first
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The halos here is what I'm talking about. Sorry for the crappy pic snapped it with my phone when I got home
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go on ebay and buy gp thunder bulbs should be no more then $20 get 7500K for a white/blue tint or if you want pure white go 6000k hope that helps
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go on ebay and buy gp thunder bulbs should be no more then $20 get 7500K for a white/blue tint or if you want pure white go 6000k hope that helps
Thanks. Those bulbs are for the halos or the low beam?

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If you're looking for angel eye lights I should have a set of mtec v3
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Thanks. Those bulbs are for the halos or the low beam?
Those are for halos aka "angel eye".

Yes. If you're on a budget, the gp thunders are the best bang for your buck. Otherwise, get the lux v3
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I prefer mtec, the v4 just came out for a while and I think it's on sale.
I believe it's 140 shipped on e92-lighting. Looks better than lux from other member's review.
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      12-18-2012, 04:31 PM   #10
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If you're looking for angel eye lights I should have a set of mtec v3
I am looking for angel eye lights that will fit an 06 330i. PM if you find that you have any. Desperately want to get the yellow rings gone asap

Also could someone link me to the gp thunder lights? I was under the impression that what I'm looking for is a different looking bulb than what I'm finding.

Thanks don't want to take off my wheel and start installing lights and have ordered the wrong bulb.

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i had gp thunder..then went to lux...now got OSS but for less then $20 get the gp thunder, lux is pricey and wont be that happy about the out put in the day but at night it looks nice. the pic i posted is lux v3 doesnt fill out both rings...
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this is gp thunder in day
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and this is OSS
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So these are the lights I should be looking for?

For some reason I thought the bulbs were LED's like here
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So these are the lights I should be looking for?

For some reason I thought the bulbs were LED's like here
H8 are for E92 coupe.
Yours is an E90 sedan. It uses different bulbs.
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H8 are for E92 coupe.
Yours is an E90 sedan. It uses different bulbs.
These headlights are driving me nuts. So I can't buy the LED bulbs? Don't trust ebay but the LED's I posted say they're compatible
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These headlights are driving me nuts. So I can't buy the LED bulbs? Don't trust ebay but the LED's I posted say they're compatible
Those LEDs you posted is for E90 pre-lci only which fits perfectly for your 330.
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buy these...
http://store.ijdmtoy.com/BMW-E90-E91...el-eyes-s9.htm
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i had gp thunder..then went to lux...now got OSS but for less then $20 get the gp thunder, lux is pricey and wont be that happy about the out put in the day but at night it looks nice. the pic i posted is lux v3 doesnt fill out both rings...
No light will ever completely light out the outer rings and thats due to the design of the headlight, not the light source. Its 100% impossible to do that with the stock headlights
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No light will ever completely light out the outer rings and thats due to the design of the headlight, not the light source. Its 100% impossible to do that with the stock headlights
agreed..you guys have a good product loved it at night...i just wanted both rings to be the same reason why i went with OSS
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these are the ones I have, havent had any problems with them, had them in for almost a year and half now
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