BMW M3 Forum (E90 E92)

BMW Garage BMW Meets Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Go Back   M3Post - BMW M3 Forum > E90/E92 M3 Technical Topics > Cosmetic/Visual (Exterior + Interior) Modifications
 
PYSPEED
Post Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
      01-25-2013, 03:01 PM   #1
MPower326
New Member
 
Drives: m3
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: dallas

Posts: 26
iTrader: (0)

Please Help- Angle Eyes

What's goin on everyone. I am currently getting my car modified and need help picking out a good set of Angel Eyes. I want a set that is bright white and has a small tint of blue. Could you please recommend a good brand that has what I'm looking for?

Its a 2011 E92. I heard that the LUX AA heat up on 2010+ models.

p.s. Here are the mods I am getting:

-Frozen grey paint job
- Satin powder coated rims (ZCP Rims)
-Red and black oem brake calipers
-Oem exhaust mod (muffler bypass)
-CF side vents, grill, bmw badges, performance rear spoiler/front splitters
-Vorsteiner Hood
-Wrapping the roof in CF as it is a sunroof


Last edited by MPower326; 01-25-2013 at 03:58 PM.
MPower326 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 03:10 PM   #2
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 12,567
iTrader: (39)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Do a search and you will find all the info you need.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 03:21 PM   #3
///M3THOD
Major
 
///M3THOD's Avatar
 
Drives: F06 GranCoupe, CLS63
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: ATL/Buckhead

Posts: 1,449
iTrader: (26)

Don't forget whistle tips.
///M3THOD is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 03:41 PM   #4
Templar
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Templar's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: NC

Posts: 1,810
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3  [5.00]
Quote:
Originally Posted by ///M3THOD View Post
Don't forget whistle tips.
That's only in tha mornin'!
__________________
'11 BMW E92 ///M3 - ZCP and DCT
'13 Toyota Tundra - 4x4 Platinum CrewMax, 5.7l iForce V8
Templar is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 03:48 PM   #5
ms372
White Shark
 
ms372's Avatar
 
Drives: AW E92 m3 6MT
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Montreal

Posts: 876
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ryan326 View Post
What's goin on everyone. I am currently getting my car modified and need help picking out a good set of Angel Eyes. I want a set that is bright white and has a small tint of blue. Could you please recommend a good brand that has what I'm looking for?

Its a 2011 E92. I heard that the LUX AA heat up on 2010+ models.

p.s. Here are the mods I am getting:

-Frozen grey paint job
- Satin powder coated rims (ZCP Rims)
-Red and black oem brake calipers
-Oem exhaust mod (muffler bypass)
-CF side vents, grill, bmw badges, performance rear spoiler/front splitters
-Vorsteiner Hood
-Wrapping the hood in CF as it is a sunroof

i want to see a pic of this mod ASAP
__________________
ESS | Challenge x-pipe | Akrapovic | Stoptech BBK (380/355) |Ohlins R&T | Dinan | Vorsteiner | Downforce USA | Varis Diffuser | Gintani | UUC | BMW Performance | Macht Schnell | Forgestar F14's SDC 19x9.5F 19x11R | 255.35 295.30

ms372 is offline   Canada
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 03:59 PM   #6
///M Power-Belgium
Colonel
 
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

Posts: 2,412
iTrader: (0)

I think....you need this
The Alpine HID angeleyes 8000 K, i have mine now almost two years and are verry bright and strong in day and night
The pic below is also 8000 K.
I have ordered here....see link VVVVV
http://www.alpinemss.com/product_p/hidan.htm
Attached Images
 

Last edited by ///M Power-Belgium; 01-26-2013 at 09:31 AM.
///M Power-Belgium is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      01-25-2013, 04:13 PM   #7
Curt2000
Colonel
 
Curt2000's Avatar
 
Drives: '13 ///M3
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Sin City

Posts: 2,261
iTrader: (21)

Look up mod-bargains or e92lighting and they will get you set up...
__________________

Current Car: '13 SANTORINI BLUE E92///M3--6MT/Speed Cloth/ZCP (ED Thread)
Former Cars:'10 E90 335i MSport / '07 Interlagos ///M5 / '09 135i / '10 E93 335i
Instagram: @C2KMotorsports
Curt2000 is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-27-2013, 01:18 PM   #8
UBER ///M3
///M FLIGHT
 
UBER ///M3's Avatar
 
Drives: 2012 LEMANS BLUE E92 ZCP M3
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Ezelsdorf, Germany

Posts: 708
iTrader: (0)

I have the LUX V3s along with a few of my friends and no problems they never get hot..they are by FAR the brightest out.. i have the 6500k on mine bc my M is blue, but they carry a 5000k thats pure white like you were looking for...hope this helps brother
__________________
ESS V2 Tune, ACM Test Pipes, AA Green Filter,Custom painted Recaro Pole Positions, Akrapovic slip on, KW Clubsports, APEX ARC8s/Hankook RS3s, Hamann carbon fiber hood, ONEighty Headlight mod (selfmade), GTS replica lip, Blacked out/paint matched emblems, black aluminum extended paddles and pedals
UBER ///M3 is offline   Germany
0
Reply With Quote
      01-27-2013, 10:43 PM   #9
wjesco
Engineer
 
wjesco's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 IB M3 Sedan
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Orlando, FL

Posts: 41
iTrader: (0)

I have the LUX 5000k on my IB M3 sedan and love them. I installed them about 2.5 months ago and have had no problems with them. True plug n play and pure white
__________________
2011 E90 M3 M-Individual Fox Red/Black Two Tone Interior/Steering wheel,3D Design front lip,Type II Diffuser,IND reflectors,Cyber Scoops,Performance front grills/side grilles w/LED light, Macht Schnell Spacers, ZCP,ZCV,ZP3,6MT,Split rear seat, BMW Apps, EPS
1995 325is, 1991 735iL
wjesco is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-27-2013, 11:28 PM   #10
mscdman
Private First Class
 
Drives: 335xi
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Denver

Posts: 150
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by THE TECH
Do a search and you will find all the info you need.
I hate hate hate when people say use the search. I don't know about others but I use EXCLUSIVELY the iPhone app. There is no search!!!!!!! I don't think people realize this when they post these statement
mscdman is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 12:07 AM   #11
MPower326
New Member
 
Drives: m3
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: dallas

Posts: 26
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by mscdman View Post
I hate hate hate when people say use the search. I don't know about others but I use EXCLUSIVELY the iPhone app. There is no search!!!!!!! I don't think people realize this when they post these statement
Not to mention this is my first post. Way to make me feel welcome to the board
MPower326 is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 10:37 AM   #12
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 12,567
iTrader: (39)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Quote:
Originally Posted by ryan326 View Post
Not to mention this is my first post. Way to make me feel welcome to the board
First post or not, the info is already here. Use the forum as a tool and you will find most anything out there. The car has been out since 2008 in the US. Likely, most questions have been answered. Everyone wants to be catered to...geez.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 10:38 AM   #13
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 12,567
iTrader: (39)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Quote:
Originally Posted by UBER ///M3 View Post
I have the LUX V3s along with a few of my friends and no problems they never get hot..they are by FAR the brightest out.. i have the 6500k on mine bc my M is blue, but they carry a 5000k thats pure white like you were looking for...hope this helps brother
FYI, the LUX are NOT the brightest you can buy. Both replacement rings and HID setups will outshine them all day long.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 08:00 PM   #14
badazzm
Lieutenant
 
badazzm's Avatar
 
Drives: MR E92 ///M3
Join Date: May 2012
Location: San Jose, CA

Posts: 539
iTrader: (0)

Orion V4's. Show me a brighter ring. I can drive at night without turning on the lights. But got pulled over once so I now turn them on. Lol.
badazzm is offline   India
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 08:22 PM   #15
Maximusdafarmer
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: 2008 E92 M3 6MT
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Tampa, Fl

Posts: 48
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by badazzm View Post
Orion V4's. Show me a brighter ring. I can drive at night without turning on the lights. But got pulled over once so I now turn them on. Lol.
Were you pulled over because the cop knew you didnt have your full headlights on or because your tails were off? I have been wondering if you could code it so when you were just running the angel eyes, i.e. headlights off, your tails would turn on... would at least let you drive around around dusk/ dawn that way.

I dont know.. just an idle thought. I often want to just run the angels when it is dusk and im driving downtown, plenty of light, just dont want to get nailed because of the taillights haha
__________________
E92 M3 - Borla racing midpipe/ ATAK Catback Exhaust, Macht Schnell Stage 2 CAI, Macht Schnell Pulleys, AA Tune, H&R Coilovers, Gloss Black VMR 19X11/19X10, OSS Headlights, Satin Black
Maximusdafarmer is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 08:29 PM   #16
///M Power-Belgium
Colonel
 
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

Posts: 2,412
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by Maximusdafarmer View Post
Were you pulled over because the cop knew you didnt have your full headlights on or because your tails were off? I have been wondering if you could code it so when you were just running the angel eyes, i.e. headlights off, your tails would turn on... would at least let you drive around around dusk/ dawn that way.

I dont know.. just an idle thought. I often want to just run the angels when it is dusk and im driving downtown, plenty of light, just dont want to get nailed because of the taillights haha
100 % true ....
///M Power-Belgium is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      01-28-2013, 08:33 PM   #17
///M Power-Belgium
Colonel
 
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

Posts: 2,412
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by THE TECH View Post
FYI, the LUX are NOT the brightest you can buy. Both replacement rings and HID setups will outshine them all day long.
Tech...also true...my Alpine HID side by side Lux...and i see ...only my Alpine-HID's !
///M Power-Belgium is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      01-29-2013, 04:52 AM   #18
\\V
New Member
 
Drives: BMW
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: traveling

Posts: 23
iTrader: (0)

I wouldn't recommend HID for angel eyes because they will cause your rings to yellow overtime due to heat:



http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422914
\\V is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-29-2013, 05:47 AM   #19
///M Power-Belgium
Colonel
 
///M Power-Belgium's Avatar
 
Drives: ///M3-DCT- E92 Silverstone II
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Belgium

Posts: 2,412
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by \\V View Post
I wouldn't recommend HID for angel eyes because they will cause your rings to yellow overtime due to heat:



http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422914
Yes...i have see this post also...but i have my Alpine HID's now two year's and i have 0 problems, i think the heat is with other brands like...Camaross from Ebay...cheap HID kits ! (bad quality)

Last edited by ///M Power-Belgium; 01-29-2013 at 06:20 AM.
///M Power-Belgium is offline   Belgium
0
Reply With Quote
      01-29-2013, 09:17 AM   #20
XeroZeus
Enlisted Member
 
Drives: BMW M3
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Central Florida

Posts: 41
iTrader: (0)

Quote:
Originally Posted by wjesco View Post
I have the LUX 5000k on my IB M3 sedan and love them. I installed them about 2.5 months ago and have had no problems with them. True plug n play and pure white
Lets link up so that I can see before buying fellow Orlando bro.
XeroZeus is offline  
0
Reply With Quote
      01-29-2013, 09:48 AM   #21
THE TECH
BimmerPost Supporting Vendor

 
THE TECH's Avatar
 
Drives: BPMsport 2012 E92 M3
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Kansas

Posts: 12,567
iTrader: (39)

Garage List
Send a message via AIM to THE TECH Send a message via Skype™ to THE TECH
Quote:
Originally Posted by \\V View Post
I wouldn't recommend HID for angel eyes because they will cause your rings to yellow overtime due to heat:



http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=422914
It's isolated at best so far. They have sold a lot of sets and I've only seen one car have an issue.
__________________
THE TECH is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
      01-29-2013, 10:39 AM   #22
Templar
Lieutenant Colonel
 
Templar's Avatar
 
Drives: 2011 E92 M3
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: NC

Posts: 1,810
iTrader: (1)

Garage List
2011 BMW M3  [5.00]
I switched from Alpine to LUX. Had some iffy customer service from Alpine as well.

Also, even if it's isolated, I'm not taking a chance on yellowing. And at night the HID kits = a blob of light. Sure, they are bright, but I got complaints from guards at the military bases I drove into to turn my headlights off, when only the angel eyes were on. Can't be bothered to turn DRL's off every time I come into the gate.

LUX was the best for me. Bright enough, but not so bright that it turns into a blob of light when the headlights are on too, and very easy to install (no wires coming out of the headlight housings).
__________________
'11 BMW E92 ///M3 - ZCP and DCT
'13 Toyota Tundra - 4x4 Platinum CrewMax, 5.7l iForce V8
Templar is offline   United_States
0
Reply With Quote
Post Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:16 AM.




m3post
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.0
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
1Addicts.com, BIMMERPOST.com, E90Post.com, F30Post.com, M3Post.com, ZPost.com, 5Post.com, 6Post.com, 7Post.com, XBimmers.com logo and trademark are properties of BIMMERPOST