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      05-26-2011, 11:59 PM   #342
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Drives: 2011 E90 M3
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Surrey, BC, Canada

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Got mine in. Took about 10 minutes for both sides. Thanks for the tips guys. Guess it helps that I've done a handful of H8 AE changes before too. Looks amazing!!!

One tip I have would be to not only check the tab positions of the outgoing bulb, but to also mark the correct 12-o'clock insertion position on the ingoing LUX cylinder with some sort of marking tool (chalk?). After fumbling the bulb into the socket, I found I had to re-orient myself back to the correct position.

Coming from Weisslicht LEDs, the LUX are impressive! I'd say they are about 50-60% brighter than the Weisslichts. Probably not twice as bright. The Weisslichts were pretty good to start. More subjective evaluation to come. And pics too!
2011.5 E90 Dinan M3, SS II, M-DCT, EDC, M Drive. 20" MORR VS8.2 wheels
Performance Mods: Dinan St.1 suspension, exhaust, intake; TTPs; BPM St.II, DCT, servo tunes
Cosmetic Mods: OEM CF splitters, mirrors, center console, spoiler; Arkym CF diffuser; LUX; tint