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      04-21-2010, 11:57 PM   #1
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Question Retrofitting LCI angel eyes to pre LCI E92?

Does anybody know if that would be possible?

I want to take the headlight "glass" off (like they do then they install OSS LEDs) and take the angel eyes from the E92 LCI. Does it sound crasy?

I HAVEN'T bought any extra headlights yet and I'm asking because I don't know how the LCI headlight looks inside.

Does any of you have a picture of the LCI headlight like thisone for the pre-LCI?
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      04-22-2010, 12:43 AM   #2
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OSS will probably be cheaper and still look better.
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Wouldn't this require buying an entire new set of LCI headlights?
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buy the bulb see if its brighter. That's what my plan was.
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I'm running with Lux H8 LED bulbs. Pricey but alot better than getting new headlights. They're pretty bright and pure white. I haven't seen the LCI e92 headlights so I can't compare.
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Wouldn't this require buying an entire new set of LCI headlights?
+1. Exactly why OSS will end up being cheaper.
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Sometimes when they are done testing they part out the parts in Germany so I'll PROBABLY be able to find the LCI headlights cheap. But if somebody already knows that it's not possible to retrofit it, then I won't do it of course.

Have any of you seen the OSS IRL? Are they bright enough for use as DRL?
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Sometimes when they are done testing they part out the parts in Germany so I'll PROBABLY be able to find the LCI headlights cheap. But if somebody already knows that it's not possible to retrofit it, then I won't do it of course.

Have any of you seen the OSS IRL? Are they bright enough for use as DRL?
They're pretty bright but look more defined in real life:
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buy the bulb see if its brighter. That's what my plan was.
+1

Can't we just buy the LCI bulb and see if that works? Probably not, but we'll find out soon enough.
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The only thing I noticed with the OSS leds is that they are not pure white. They look rather bluish/purple which I do not like.
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I don't think that pre-LCI and LCI headligt is made the same way. So I don't think that we can just take a bulb from the LCI.
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Anyone know the answer to this yet?
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Anyone know the answer to this yet?
Not without an exorbitant amount of work.

I doubt that anyone would purchase a new set of complete headlamps to cannibalize the AE sources only.
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how do the lci ones look? what type of bulb to they take? anyone with an LCI like to take a few pics?
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OSS will probably be cheaper and still look better.
yes look 100x better
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I have just seen one LCI - looks fantastic . I saw a lot of angel modification but for my opinion LCI angels is better.
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Hi i have a pre LCI 57reg e91 and would like the angel eye's can i buy the LCI halogen light (complete unit) and just plug them in? I also noticed that when i first switch on my lights they move up then down and level is this the autoleveling and will this affect fitting LCI halogens?
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LCI headlight unit has same bulb as pre-lci i checked the part number and they are identical...

Does anybody know how the LCI angel eyes are BRIGHT WHITE ?

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can you clarify what angel eyes are pictured ? is it the stock LCI angel eyes ?
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LCI headlight unit has same bulb as pre-lci i checked the part number and they are identical...

Does anybody know how the LCI angel eyes are BRIGHT WHITE ?


bump, does anyone have an answer for that last question? thanks
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