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      03-10-2012, 07:15 AM   #1
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Anyone planning on changing front turn signals?

Is anyone planning on changing the front turn signals to something like the Philips Silver Vision bulbs to get rid of the "egg yolk" look?
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I forget where on this forum, but somone already has the LED version of the front corner lights...
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Is anyone planning on changing the front turn signals to something like the Philips Silver Vision bulbs to get rid of the "egg yolk" look?
At first i never thought of it then my CA suggested it and I was like yeh good idea. I would love to see how it looks or does anyone know the bulb type?
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I plan on changing mine out. Would also like to know the bulb type.
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I'm thinking about getting amber LED's. Just first wanna see how hard it will be to replace them myself. If I am going to have to do a complete removal of the unit, then never mind lol.. I'm not much of a mechanic and don't want to ruin my car shortly after I got it
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Will change it whenever the bulb goes out... conversion to white LED if not too expensive...

Anyone has the picture of the bulb/LED unit we can swap for ?? it will make it easier together with the Reference...
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Will change it whenever the bulb goes out
lol that might take a while
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I'm thinking about getting amber LED's. Just first wanna see how hard it will be to replace them myself. If I am going to have to do a complete removal of the unit, then never mind lol.. I'm not much of a mechanic and don't want to ruin my car shortly after I got it
+1 lol
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I'm thinking about getting amber LED's. Just first wanna see how hard it will be to replace them myself. If I am going to have to do a complete removal of the unit, then never mind lol.. I'm not much of a mechanic and don't want to ruin my car shortly after I got it
Very easy to replace Svache. Took me 5 minutes you just need to take out three screws and you can reach it.
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I want to do that, I have the chrome bulb lights, the navigation screen protector, the 335 emblem in black, the H8 PIAA fog lights, doors and trunk interior leds,carbon fiber cover mirrors, black front M grill, mineral grey corner reflectors, but I have a little problem, my car is not here yet , maybe in July, but I want to change the bulb lights if the car comes one day.
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I want to do that, I have the chrome bulb lights, the navigation screen protector, the 335 emblem in black, the H8 PIAA fog lights, doors and trunk interior leds,carbon fiber cover mirrors, black front M grill, mineral grey corner reflectors, but I have a little problem, my car is not here yet , maybe in July, but I want to change the bulb lights if the car comes one day.
What is this Nav screen protector you speak of?
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Navigation screen protector?

It's not a touch screen. What are you going to be protecting it from?
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I like everything perfect, and remember, is a screen that is a uncover and or the guys from the car wash can scratch it when their cleaning the car
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Solution: detail your own car
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I have trouble imagining scratching the screen, unless you are cleaning it with a Brillo pad.

You should consider changing car washes.
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I want to do that, I have the chrome bulb lights, the navigation screen protector, the 335 emblem in black, the H8 PIAA fog lights, doors and trunk interior leds,carbon fiber cover mirrors, black front M grill, mineral grey corner reflectors, but I have a little problem, my car is not here yet , maybe in July, but I want to change the bulb lights if the car comes one day.



Wow! You're prepared man; that's pretty cool.

I want to change my turn signals to something LED too. Just waiting for it to arrive, then I'll take it to a shop and get some advice...
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It seems like there is a significant amount of interest in a full LED bulb retrofit. I seem to be searching endlessly and the only person that hast done anything thus far is x-vert (oneighty). Maybe he can shed some light on the process?

The factors:

- Where to get quality LEDs which are bright and at a reasonable price
- Resistor wiring. Is this needed, if so for which lights and which size resistors. (Would LED brake lights need a resistor wired in?)
- Coding + Warning lights: Some LED lights throw a lamp warning and some don't. I believe the entire warning can just be coded out to limit this as a factor.

An example of the front lights in white
(photo belongs to X-Vert)
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Very easy to replace Svache. Took me 5 minutes you just need to take out three screws and you can reach it.
Thanks, glad to know you only live around the corner if I need any help


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I like everything perfect, and remember, is a screen that is a uncover and or the guys from the car wash can scratch it when their cleaning the car
I'm surprised you let people from a car wash in your car, or even go to a car wash for that matter, if you like everything perfect.

I kinda doubt a screen protector is going to look good.. if you want things perfect, just do it yourself
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Dangit.. I forgot where I left the link to that site where they sold error-free LED turn signals
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I want to do that, I have the chrome bulb lights, the navigation screen protector, the 335 emblem in black, the H8 PIAA fog lights, doors and trunk interior leds,carbon fiber cover mirrors, black front M grill, mineral grey corner reflectors, but I have a little problem, my car is not here yet , maybe in July, but I want to change the bulb lights if the car comes one day.
Nice job on preparing bro! Its totally worth it. I like your mod list!

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It seems like there is a significant amount of interest in a full LED bulb retrofit. I seem to be searching endlessly and the only person that hast done anything thus far is x-vert (oneighty). Maybe he can shed some light on the process?

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- Where to get quality LEDs which are bright and at a reasonable price
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- Coding + Warning lights: Some LED lights throw a lamp warning and some don't. I believe the entire warning can just be coded out to limit this as a factor.

An example of the front lights in white
(photo belongs to X-Vert)
I wanted this setup too but it is a tedious process due to the retrofit.

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Solution: detail your own car
+1.

I am going to take photos tonight on how it looks at night time.
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Pics added, Thanks Ric124 for the info on the bulbs.
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