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      11-21-2010, 12:15 AM   #1
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Show off your Alpine HID Angel eyes!

Just wanted to start off with a few pictures, and im curious to see how everyone elses turned out!









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      03-21-2011, 02:18 PM   #2
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      03-21-2011, 02:22 PM   #3
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      03-22-2011, 12:40 PM   #4
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      03-22-2011, 02:04 PM   #5
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Looking at Sean91's pic, it looks like the Alpine HIDs suffer from uneven light distribution in the outer rings just like the Aibs and Lux. Can other Alpine owners confirm?
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      03-22-2011, 02:21 PM   #6
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      03-22-2011, 02:25 PM   #7
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      03-22-2011, 04:15 PM   #8
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Very nice HID's guys!

To all those planning on installing HID's, please have your HID's installed correctly or else this would happen:
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      03-22-2011, 06:15 PM   #9
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      03-23-2011, 03:26 AM   #10
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Never seen it that light on the outer rings, very weird.

Thanks for the pictures
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      03-23-2011, 04:24 AM   #11
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Very nice HID's guys!

To all those planning on installing HID's, please have your HID's installed correctly or else this would happen:
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      03-23-2011, 07:46 AM   #12
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These HID's are so bright that uneven distribution, if it's there, is impossible to notice.

If you take the pictures too close to the car, or at a funny angle, the light distribution will look off. If taken from the right spot the lights will look perfect.
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      03-23-2011, 09:25 AM   #13
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These HID's are so bright that uneven distribution, if it's there, is impossible to notice.

If you take the pictures too close to the car, or at a funny angle, the light distribution will look off. If taken from the right spot the lights will look perfect.
+1 Im sure his light distribution is actually fine, its probably just the angle and the sun light that makes it look like that.
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      03-23-2011, 09:26 AM   #14
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Does anybody else here have a 2011 kit with no external ground and is having problems with the driver-side lights not coming on sometimes?
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      03-23-2011, 07:00 PM   #15
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Does anybody else here have a 2011 kit with no external ground and is having problems with the driver-side lights not coming on sometimes?
That issue was solved back in January. Are you still getting the same problem?
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      03-23-2011, 08:44 PM   #16
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Seen this kit in person...

best hid kit on the market !
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      03-23-2011, 09:16 PM   #17
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8000k. Had a problem with the ballast/bulbs at first, got a replacement, but later on the harness broke, with the ground ring coming loose, but after quite a few emails with alex, I finally got a replacement. And the result is astonishing. No offense, but the older versions aren't very reliable. The updated ballast and harness is much better quality
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      03-24-2011, 12:36 PM   #18
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That issue was solved back in January. Are you still getting the same problem?
I am still having this problem. My kit has only been in a week and it went from having the problem 10% of the time to now having it 50% of the time. Alex and I have sent several emails back and forth about it but I havent heard anything in a couple days.

I really love this kit but driving around with only one side on kind of has the opposite effect.

Please PM me so we can get this straightened out.
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      03-24-2011, 01:09 PM   #19
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Love these HIDs!! Had them in my 335 and was one of the 1st mods I got on my M.
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      03-24-2011, 01:38 PM   #20
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Does anybody else here have a 2011 kit with no external ground and is having problems with the driver-side lights not coming on sometimes?
If that happens, go to iDrive, disable DRLs, then re-enable DRLs

it should work just fine
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If that happens, go to iDrive, disable DRLs, then re-enable DRLs

it should work just fine
Hmmm..
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      03-25-2011, 10:10 AM   #22
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If that happens, go to iDrive, disable DRLs, then re-enable DRLs

it should work just fine
I kept trying to do this last night but it didnt work for me... Its all good though. Alex already sent me a new ballast
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