Originally Posted by kaykay
Is it me or are the INNER rings WAY TOO BRIGHT (from looking through 8 pages of the HID Angel Eyes thread on E90post)???
I know OSS takes the spot, but isn't there a solid solution for less that doesn't blast light through the inner ring like these HID's??? From the pics it seems that the inner rings just BLEED light everywhere, no uniformity...
Might have to keep stock 2011 LCI Angel Eyes on my E92 until someone can help...
Here's a diagram of the fiber path used in the e92 setup:
The inner lamp will always get a direct shot from the bulb (H8). However, the outer projector will always be weaker due to the travel path needed in the fiber lines to illuminate the ring. This is why the outer rings are always dimmer than the inner.
All the latest and greatest bulbs on the market will not correct this design. This HID kits are interesting as they use a very high color temperature, reducing the lumen output in order to illuminate the rings. Unfortunately - this gives a very blue color, which is not what we're looking for. Also - HIDs run at very high temperatures and these headlamps are by no means cheap to replace.
Things to expect with AiB-based setups:
- 5500-6000K temperature for a bright, white
- Easy 10-minute installation
- 100% Plug and Play, without the need for wire splicing, tapping or additional wire harnesses
- OEM-like integration
- Low heat output, unlike colored bulbs or HID kits
Here's our 1-series project that is in development:
There's no need to over-complicate a mod that should be relatively simple on the end-user's side.