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      10-07-2012, 11:09 PM   #45
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Looking back at it, i could have cleaned up the epoxy and painted the wires black or silver to better hide it. If you look closely at the OSS thread, it looks like he colors the +/- wires silver to camouflage them. If you do this, lay the wire as parallel as you can to the angel eye (which i could have done a better job at)









this was my solution to those colored cables!!


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this was my solution to those colored cables!!


I may attempt this next weekend... Got a link where to get these Angel eyes?

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      10-17-2012, 01:32 AM   #49
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I may attempt this next weekend... Got a link where to get these Angel eyes?

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this was my solution to those colored cables!!


i know, i just didnt think it would show that bad, but now I always see them. I also didnt like the bar that ran across the angel eyes.
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i know, i just didnt think it would show that bad, but now I always see them. I also didnt like the bar that ran across the angel eyes.
I didn't like the bar either.. I almost did what you did but I was too worried I'd be able to see that epoxy... Are you able to see that? I think the bar grew on me tho and I don mind it anymore
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      10-18-2012, 10:12 AM   #54
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those or:

these for the V4s
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I didn't like the bar either.. I almost did what you did but I was too worried I'd be able to see that epoxy... Are you able to see that? I think the bar grew on me tho and I don mind it anymore
i probably couldve cleaned the epoxy up a little.. It's not noticeable since it's clear.
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I guess they are same for all cars... even thought they don't have listed E9X application? Did you just order for e46 or something?

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yes, they are for all sorts of Bimmers. You actually get E46 installation instructions.
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      10-29-2012, 12:59 PM   #58
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I blacked my out a while back. A full day project. Specially if you don't have this write up. Great job sharing.
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      11-21-2012, 04:01 PM   #59
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Quick question, about to do it this long weekend, do you use any glue to glue the headlights back together?
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      11-27-2012, 04:34 PM   #60
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you can use any silicone based glue to reseal it, if you like.
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Umnitza has listed a specific set of E9X V4 AEs. Is there even a difference?

The E9X version is $349 compared to the E46 version which is $269? $80 difference? Stupid M tax?

Did you guys just order the E46 M3 version?
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Umnitza has listed a specific set of E9X V4 AEs. Is there even a difference?

The E9X version is $349 compared to the E46 version which is $269? $80 difference? Stupid M tax?

Did you guys just order the E46 M3 version?
i think the e46 ones have all (4) the same rings (black bar rings).
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i have so many cables?





do i need the wiring harness from umnitza for the E92 ?

or can i use only the white little box with 2 cables ( brown and white)

but there is no red one? only this two?

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i have so many cables?





do i need the wiring harness from umnitza for the E92 ?

or can i use only the white little box with 2 cables ( brown and white)

but there is no red one? only this two?
***********************STEP 12******************
12. Okay so I dont have pictures for the wiring , but all you need to do is tap the brown wire and the red wire to the angel eye H8 bulb harness. The leftover white one hooks up to the low beam power on the Xenon ballast. Once wired, you should temporarily reinstall and power up the car to see if it works.
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      01-30-2013, 08:36 PM   #66
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Awesome writeup man thanks! Really wanted to do this, but I was worried about trying to do it myself. This helps tremendously
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