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      08-18-2012, 07:38 AM   #1
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2013 328i w/o Xenon wants to Upgrade to Xenon

Good Morning,

I know this is like beating a dead horse but does anyone have the part #'s for the required equipment to go from non xenon to xenon. I know its a $900 option but I couldn't wait the necessary time and had to get a car that was on hand at the dealership .

Any comments and suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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what dealer? pines had 2 msports 328 in blue. alos how do you like the estoril blue?
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      08-18-2012, 07:53 AM   #3
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Braman BMW,

I love the color its refreshing and not overwhelming.
I had a interlagos blue m3 and this is a close second to it.
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Yea. I saw the color yesterday. I ordered mineral grey but am having some second thoughts lol
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      08-18-2012, 09:06 AM   #5
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Grey = low maintenance and in south florida that it rain's its a god send. I already have water spots since yesterday's rain.
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      08-18-2012, 09:29 AM   #6
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Check out this link at RealOEM. I am not sure if everything is self contained in the headlight or there is another module that is required...

Good luck... I am looking into retrofitting a back up camera.
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      08-18-2012, 09:34 AM   #7
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Nice I will call my local dealer and get the parts price quote
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Nice I will call my local dealer and get the parts price quote
follow up when you can. i would like to do this also.
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      08-18-2012, 11:07 AM   #9
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Grey = low maintenance and in south florida that it rain's its a god send. I already have water spots since yesterday's rain.
A nice coat of P21s will make that a non existent problem.
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Nice I will call my local dealer and get the parts price quote
Check out this site before calling dealer...

I show $780 each if I picked the right parts.
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Check out this site before calling dealer...

I show $780 each if I picked the right parts.
Yea they show huge discounts... then charge a lot for shipping. Its like 300 for each light for shipping
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I am $300 for shipping GTFO !!!! ill ask if i can ship with my fedex account for that amount of money.
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what else do you need beside the headlights?
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i am imagining the xenon light equipment.
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sounds expensive
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Yea they show huge discounts... then charge a lot for shipping. Its like 300 for each light for shipping

I have never ordered from them and only used them to get price quotes. Their shipping is crazy, however it's only $12.26 for the second light... so a mere $312.26 for GROUND Shipping.

I am new to BMW, so I will need to research parts vendors.
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How about we get a group buy going for non xenon guy's who want to upgrade and make a guide see if they give us a better deal ?
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How about we get a group buy going for non xenon guy's who want to upgrade and make a guide see if they give us a better deal ?
i might be in. depends what all you need to convert. just the headlights or what?
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I just think we need to swap out the headlight plus the xenon lights + balasts.
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Defintely in for the group buy !
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I just think we need to swap out the headlight plus the xenon lights + balasts.
but aren't those part of the headlights?

edit: i had to look up balasts, i see now. can you find out what is needed?
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