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      08-17-2016, 05:53 PM   #89
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Stefan has told me he will have a date for me on Monday, I will ask about testing and delivery out to us
We need these now. Month and a half to go though, but hey will be so worth the wait. I see this guy making a lot of dolla!!
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      08-17-2016, 05:55 PM   #91
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We need these now. Month and a half to go though, but hey will be so worth the wait. I see this guy making a lot of dolla!!
He will be and I will ensure he gives us a decent discount for the amount of sales from us.

I can't wait either, I've never got excited about lights before but I guess I've never wanted these so badly Haha
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He will be and I will ensure he gives us a decent discount for the amount of sales from us.

I can't wait either, I've never got excited about lights before but I guess I've never wanted these so badly Haha
These will finish off our cars man, so pumped!
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These will finish off our cars man, so pumped!
Exactly. Although my car now has very bright white HID bulbs, the cutoff line is just awful with reflector housings.

I was next to a new E Class at traffic light tonight and very sharpened cutoff line and colour intensity of his car's light blew me away.

Good quality projector lenses are essential for our cars and shame on BMW for making Ultimate Day Time Driving Machines.

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Here is a link to the install video USR put up here in the States.


I've had mine installed for a week and think they're great. My only advice is to remove the plastic wheel well/fender liners before you start. It makes removal and installation installation much easier, especially if you have a long shank T30 torx driver. In addition to the tools listed in the video you will need a 10mm socket and an upholstery removal tool (for the push pin clips on the underside of the fender/spoiler).

Good luck guys. You're really going to like these.
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      08-18-2016, 04:59 AM   #95
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      08-18-2016, 05:12 AM   #96
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The car only needs washers if they were fitted from the factory.
Is that correct? It would be surprising if it was.

As I saw mentioned on this board previously, the FAQ section of the HIDS4U site, which has an interest in selling these things, states:

Unfortunately no aftermarket HID kit is strictly road legal as you are changing the lighting system (from halogen to gas discharge) in your car and for this reason the bulbs can't be E marked which is a legal requirement. You also won't have the self leveling and washer systems installed which is also a legal requirement for HID and without these installed the kit would be an MOT failure. HID kits are plug and play so they are easy to remove and replace with standard bulbs come MOT time.

http://www.hids4u.co.uk/faqs.html
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BMW just checked my whole car for service including headlights and the results are all OK.
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BMW just checked my whole car for service including headlights and the results are all OK.
Was this an MOT though? A BMW dealer is just being paid to change the oil and microfilter, which they will happily do irrespective of the car's legality. It may even pass an AUC check, since that just seems to consist of a wash and vac these days.

I assume that even with these kits, some will slip through the MOT, but some won't.
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Let's not get into the legalities of stuff lads, washers are a requirement for HID/Xenon lighting here in Northern Ireland but not in England, Scotland or Wales. You guys will be absolutely fine with these headlights.
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Guys do we know any other UKers with halogen lights? I can drop them a PM if they haven't already seen this thread
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Is that correct? It would be surprising if it was.

As I saw mentioned on this board previously, the FAQ section of the HIDS4U site, which has an interest in selling these things, states:

Unfortunately no aftermarket HID kit is strictly road legal as you are changing the lighting system (from halogen to gas discharge) in your car and for this reason the bulbs can't be E marked which is a legal requirement. You also won't have the self leveling and washer systems installed which is also a legal requirement for HID and without these installed the kit would be an MOT failure. HID kits are plug and play so they are easy to remove and replace with standard bulbs come MOT time.

http://www.hids4u.co.uk/faqs.html
Have a look at this site
http://greyhead.co.uk/are-aftermarke...egal-in-the-uk
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Thanks scottiedog!


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2 sets left folks, let's get these shifted!!
These headlights will transform not only the look of our cars during the day, but significantly improve the visibility at night.

I can't wait!!!.
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I can't wait man.

These headlights will transform not only the look of our cars during the day, but significantly improve the visibility with projector lenses at night.
I know bud lol this wait feels so long
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      08-18-2016, 10:20 AM   #104
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Seems to be some mistakes on that page, it says "all LED headlights, must be fitted with washers and self-levelling" but my factory LED headlights do not have washers!
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Seems to be some mistakes on that page, it says "all LED headlights, must be fitted with washers and self-levelling" but my factory LED headlights do not have washers!
He does say

"if you think you can improve this guide, please drop me a message so I can fix it - thanks!"

I didn't even look at the LED part as it wasn't relevant to this post
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Any more takers? We need to get these final spaces taken fellas!
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How long do i need to wait to get these headlights?
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How long do i need to wait to get these headlights?
About 5 weeks. Remember, good things come to those who wait
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