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      03-29-2012, 08:06 PM   #23
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Yellow AEs make me think of those oxidized headlight commercials for some reason. Contrast FTW
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My first post here after buying my 2010 E92 (Jerez black DCT)

so Hi! and I hate to be controversial in my first post..... but I actually prefer the yellow halo rings over the white ones... in my mind they are just a bit classier (especially on the black) and like a little ring of gold.... the white ones are just a bit to ricey for me!
used to have a sliver 535d E60.. and upgraded them to white LEDS and that looked hot.. but just feel that on a newer model black M3 the gold looks better..

anyway just needed to say that and each to their own!

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You are entitled to your opinion, but you definitely do not know the definition of the term "ricey". Rice refers to mods that give the illusion of higher performance when no such performance actually exists. Putting an M badge on a non-M car is rice. Putting brake dust shields that look like drilled or slotted rotors is rice.

White halos are just white halos. Either you like them or you don't but there is nothing ricey about them.
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Hi Guys,

My first post here after buying my 2010 E92 (Jerez black DCT)

so Hi! and I hate to be controversial in my first post..... but I actually prefer the yellow halo rings over the white ones... in my mind they are just a bit classier (especially on the black) and like a little ring of gold.... the white ones are just a bit to ricey for me!
used to have a sliver 535d E60.. and upgraded them to white LEDS and that looked hot.. but just feel that on a newer model black M3 the gold looks better..

anyway just needed to say that and each to their own!

Muchas Gracias!
Im with you on that..for my 335i I never would consider changing the yellow halos..especially on a titantium silver car

But when I got my alpine white M3 it had a set of blue Lux angel eyes on it already and it was complete

Exterior colors really matter
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      03-29-2012, 09:20 PM   #27
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I got the 5K ones from Lux on the last buy. I think those are perfect. 6500K just looked too aftermarket to me.
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I like the oem ones also. I like the yellow color
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I got the 5K ones from Lux on the last buy. I think those are perfect. 6500K just looked too aftermarket to me.
+1 nothing more rice to me than the super bright lights...just screams out look at me..
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+1 nothing more rice to me than the super bright lights...just screams out look at me..
all the white does is accentuate a signature feature of the car– I really fail to see how that's ricey at all. if people start 'eye-lining' the headlight casings with LEDs, then I would definitely agree.

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all the white does is accentuate a signature feature of the car– I really fail to see how that's ricey at all. if people start 'eye-lining' the headlight casings with LEDs, then I would definitely agree.
I am not calling out any one setup..but there is a line between tasteful lights and those eye blinders you see on the road..you cant tell me you dont see that as being rice..idk..just my 2c
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i think the yellow halos look retro..i like it....think about it this way, with almost all new cars moving into the led or bright whites, your car will be the one standing out on the road. it'll be unique.
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Well I'm pretty sure I have the stock OEM halos on my car. I certainly haven't changed them. They look pretty white to me in person. I took some quick pics with my phone and they don't look as white as they do in person. I like them either way. I don't mind the whiter aftermarket ones either. I could go either way. I don't really care for those amber aftermarket ones however.

For me, I've just always wanted a car with those precious halo's to call my own and I've finally gotten one. Couldn't be happier.

I just went out to the driveway and took these...





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      03-30-2012, 01:21 PM   #34
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I don't mind the yellow OEM look but IMO the stock is not bright enough, at all. Can barely see them during a bright sunny day. You can definitely see my LUX though
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especially on a black M3 (Like Darks) they certainly look Golden rather than yellow.. and as we all know... Gold is the winning colour...
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If you are looking for a nice H8 bulb in yellow Hoen Endurance are a quality bulb.
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      03-30-2012, 05:58 PM   #37
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yellow user here as well. i was running gp thunder whites, then decided to try out gp thunder yellow's. i think they look pretty aggressive on my jzb. i too liked the look for the yellow halos on the rahal letterman le mans cars so decided to give it a shot
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LMFAO, Sooo good. I also like the OEM look.
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Yellow halos are like yellow teeth. Nobody wants to see them.


Well, he is from England.
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all the white does is accentuate a signature feature of the car– I really fail to see how that's ricey at all. if people start 'eye-lining' the headlight casings with LEDs, then I would definitely agree.

Exhxibit A of ricey:
Again, this isn't "rice". It may be "GheTTo" or sleazy, but "rice" has a very different meaning.
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Agree with the OP on this one. I like the look of the oem amber halos on my 08 E90 more so than the bright white led's on the newer models. I think bright white drl's are too after market for my taste.
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You are entitled to your opinion, but you definitely do not know the definition of the term "ricey". Rice refers to mods that give the illusion of higher performance when no such performance actually exists. Putting an M badge on a non-M car is rice. Putting brake dust shields that look like drilled or slotted rotors is rice.

White halos are just white halos. Either you like them or you don't but there is nothing ricey about them.
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+1 nothing more rice to me than the super bright lights...just screams out look at me..
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Again, this isn't "rice". It may be "GheTTo" or sleazy, but "rice" has a very different meaning.
Okay, as an asian I feel the need to educate all of you... THIS is rice:



And its damn tasty.
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