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      12-15-2012, 11:08 PM   #45
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Retrofit set will be sooo expensive.... I have halogen and want to upgrade with hid 6000k kit to include led on every other bulb... But want every color to mach up
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      12-31-2012, 10:31 AM   #46
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http://store.ijdmtoy.com/BMW-F30-328...24w-sku-2f.htm

anyone tried these yet? They're quite cheap but in the pics it looks like the light output is significantly less than the original bulb...
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      01-02-2013, 03:40 PM   #47
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I have them as parking light LED's.... NOT the DRL's.
The DRL's are 24W PW24W bulbs that I still can't find...
I found them... here is a video

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      01-11-2013, 08:04 AM   #48
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http://store.ijdmtoy.com/BMW-F30-328...24w-sku-2f.htm

anyone tried these yet? They're quite cheap but in the pics it looks like the light output is significantly less than the original bulb...

does it really matter the light output on DRL? Its more for aesthetics no?...
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      06-07-2013, 07:52 AM   #49
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Bulbs for day running

Can I buy such bulb (blue tint) from Halfords?
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      06-25-2013, 05:57 PM   #50
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I found them... here is a video

iJDMtoy has the best mod for LED DRL that I know of. If didn't opt for the xenon's I would do this mod.
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      07-02-2013, 07:22 PM   #51
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This company makes an 18 led version of this bulb now. Does anyone know if it is closer to the stock halogen bulb in terms of brightness?
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      07-03-2013, 02:32 AM   #52
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iJDMtoy are a little to blue for my liking. I would like something more white if possible
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Is there any company producing a bulb closer to the white spectrum?
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      09-05-2013, 12:59 AM   #54
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Just replaced my stock halogen DRL with ijdmtoy's pw24w:










Happy with the result!
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I did this same replacement right after getting my car - worked great for 2 weeks then multiple times daily the error codes were displayed that I had a light out. I could turn the light switch to make the DRL's go off and the error message would go away then when switched back the error came back - I did end up returning the bulbs since I was within my 30 day window and they refunded me my $30..
Was hoping another option would surface

Anyone????
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      09-05-2013, 04:20 PM   #56
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Mine fell out into the light because of the stupid prongs. Hit a bump and the light fell out of the socket. Getting the thing out of the light housing unit (not sure what it's called but inside the glass) was terrible.
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Mine fell out into the light because of the stupid prongs. Hit a bump and the light fell out of the socket. Getting the thing out of the light housing unit (not sure what it's called but inside the glass) was terrible.
That sounds scary! How were you able to get the thing out?
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iJDMTOY.com has an 18 SMD LED option for $34. I don't recommend trying their 8 SMD option though.
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      09-20-2013, 10:19 AM   #59
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it was terrible, had to use one of those metal things that you squeeze on the top and a little claw opens on the bottom to grab things. It's normally used to pick up things you drop in your sink drain. Forgot what it's called, it's a long metal flexible tube with a hidden claw that comes out of the tube when you push/squeeze the top. Scratched some of the plastic on the inside, but what else can you do? I was very upset to say the least.
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That sounds scary! How were you able to get the thing out?
check out my reply above.
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      09-22-2013, 02:15 PM   #61
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Odd how there isn't a better replacement out yet, it's almost 2014.
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