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      02-06-2009, 05:17 PM   #23
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LOL @ 100$ a bulb... I need to meet the moron that actually pays 100$ for a light bulb.
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      02-06-2009, 05:34 PM   #24
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Id pay $100 for a light bulb if it came with a $99 mail in rebate...
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      02-06-2009, 06:42 PM   #25
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LOL @ 100$ a bulb... I need to meet the moron that actually pays 100$ for a light bulb.
Where do you see 100 dollars a bulb? Normally, with the standard US to JPY exchange rate (~1 to 110-120), it's not that expensive. Blame it on the weak sauce US dollars and the fucked up US economy. It has depreciated to 1 to 90 yen. Now we have to pay A LOT more for the same set of wheels, exhaust, or even light bulbs.

It's also absurd to me that people would pay thousands of dollars for crappy 3 piece forged rims that don't hold up, and lips / diffusers that are made of fiberglass wrapped with carbon. However, they are still selling like hotcakes. Yet people are bitching about bulbs? What gives?
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      02-06-2009, 06:55 PM   #26
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What about a E93 M3?
I'm interested...
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      02-06-2009, 06:58 PM   #27
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The dome lights won't work for the E93. I have not seen the dome light in person, but it appears that the dome light cover cannot be popped out like the E90/1/2.

You probably need a Bellof bulb in there, but it's only one LED so there won't be enough light dispersion because LED light is directional.
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Plug and play housing for puddle / footwell light = DONE. It's similar to SOARISTO's design, but I don't have his technical capabilities to print circuit boards and weld 10 Nichia high intensity LEDs on to it, so I'll have to something off the shelf. this is 6 Nichia LEDs, so it's still pretty bright.

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any updates?

BTW: are the one you used for both your Dome light and Rear footwell from BREX?
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Full List of LEDs:

Front / Rear Dome Lights:

BREX Stick Matrix bulb http://www.brex.jp/jp/matrixbulb/

Front / Rear Map Lights:

BELLOF Super Wide LED Sirius REVO http://www.bellof.co.jp/products/led.html

Sun Visors / Vanity Mirrors:

Super Flux 6 LED 42mm festoon
http://www.ledlight.com/festoon-supe...hes-42-mm.aspx

Glove Box:

Super Flux 6 LED 36mm festoon
http://www.ledlight.com/festoon-supe...hes-36-mm.aspx

Footwell / Puddle:

Replace 3 OEM light housings (2 puddles and driver side footwell) with this: 63 31 6 961 999

Side Firing Super Flux 6 LED Light T10 Wedge (0 degree offset)
http://www.ledlight.com/t10-wedge-si...led-light.aspx

Rear Footwell:

BREX Micro Stick Wedge Bulb
http://www.brex.jp/jp/mstickwedge/

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Super Flux 6 LED 42mm festoon
http://www.ledlight.com/festoon-supe...hes-42-mm.aspx
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      03-03-2009, 09:50 PM   #31
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Thanks Kev for listing out the Bulbs..
many thanks
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After installing the BELLOF Super Wide LED Sirius REVO, I feel the height of the bulb is preventing optimum output from the map lights.

Is there any way to recess the bulb more? Probably not though.
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After installing the BELLOF Super Wide LED Sirius REVO, I feel the height of the bulb is preventing optimum output from the map lights.

Is there any way to recess the bulb more? Probably not though.
There's no way to adjust the height of the Bellof, but it should not affect the light output. It's still much much brighter than stock.
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There's no way to adjust the height of the Bellof, but it should not affect the light output. It's still much much brighter than stock.
I have the 24 LED setup in the center, so maybe my perspective is skewed because they are very bright. I want to achieve a consistancy in light color throughout the cabin, but its hard to do with different brands. I'll keep experimenting. Thanks.
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