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      03-15-2013, 11:16 AM   #1
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2009 323i halogen angel eyes

I'm looking to upgrade the angel eyes on my car but I'm confused about which product (other than lux) that's cost effective and will work on my car. Its a 2009 323i with the halogen system. I found the below listing on eBay:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/BMW-HIGH-POW...116cb5&vxp=mtr

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      03-15-2013, 11:38 AM   #2
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That e-bay link is not the correct ones for your car. If you have halogen headlights then you will need a light that is designed specially for the halogen headlights. If you have Xenon headlights then there are more options out there, some Very bad , some very good and everything in between. The e-bay ones are one of the very bad.
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      03-15-2013, 02:12 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply! I really like the lux angel eye, but they're just a little out of my budget. Are they completely plug and play for my particular vehicle model?
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      03-15-2013, 02:45 PM   #4
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Lux does have the LCI halogen set ups for $175
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I replaced mine with the ones from Burger Tuning, turned out pretty good. Cost me about 130 CAD shipped to my door. 100% plug & play, completely reversible back to stock.

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That looks pretty impressive. Are you running those with the stock headlamps or did you upgrade those to 8500k as well? Thanks for the help
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Thanks, stock headlights. The LED's are pretty bright but no where near what the xenon H8's can pump out. They wash out in direct sunlight from a distance, but look great at dusk. The picture was taken in the shade when the sun was starting to get lower in the sky, mid-late afternoon. I have heard good things about the OSS AE's but it involves taking the housing apart and replacing the AE rings.

Also - the bulb that fits the halogen housings looks like this:



Edit: I should also mention its quite the process to do, involves at minimum jacking the car and taking out the front wheel well. It isn't difficult and there is an excellent DIY on here but if you don't have access to a garage/driveway, tools, & jack/jack stands you will probably need to take it to a buddies or get a shop to install. It is easier to do if you remove the front wheels, but you don't need to.
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