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      06-21-2015, 06:52 AM   #1
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F30 2016 LED Headlights retrofit.

Does anyone know if the new LED headlights are going to fit the pre facelift f30? Like a plug and play (with coding for the beams)? Or it's still uncertain? Would be interested to get them for my car.
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      06-21-2015, 07:13 AM   #2
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It should fit the pre-face f30, I've heard from a source trying to get it to work properly. Can't wait to order mine when all the bugs are sorted.
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That's great news! I just can't wait, could you keep us posted on the progress?
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      06-22-2015, 11:13 AM   #4
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Good !!!

wait for coding ....
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keen to see how this progresses
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Would love to see this work, and the rears.

Is anybody actively working on this?
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      06-25-2015, 02:17 PM   #7
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Am I the only one who prefers the pre facelift headlights. Would love to get hold of those LED rears though...
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Am I the only one who prefers the pre facelift headlights. Would love to get hold of those LED rears though...
yeah, when they are off, the LEDs are not really that pretty. I prefer the projectors better. the LEDs lights up the night when they are on though, quoting zoolander ?very very very good looking".
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OK, head lights are still in progress but looks like the tail light is good.

Looks like a member 'tortoise808' has them installed already
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It should fit the pre-face f30, I've heard from a source trying to get it to work properly. Can't wait to order mine when all the bugs are sorted.
Anyone know if a part number exists for the new headlights...? or if they are even available yet?
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Anyone know if a part number exists for the new headlights...? or if they are even available yet?
http://www.etk.cc/bmw/EN/search/sele...W+340i/ECE/63/
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Thanks! I only see them available right now from some Russian site. Says that one headlight (left side LED - 63117419633) is $720 (not sure of the currency units though).

Do you think a lot of people want these retrofitted for their F30 halogens?

We could easily figure that out. Just need to know what the connector/wiring looks like going into the headlight. From there, its probably going to be some coding to turn off CANBUS load checks and turn off pulsed +12v supply.

Looks like knightsabers already got a pair to mess with. Any chance you can take a pic of the electrical connector in the back?
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OK, head lights are still in progress but looks like the tail light is good.

Looks like a member 'tortoise808' has them installed already



great

As you he needed to encode the rear lights?
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Ordered the tail lights as soon as the vendor woke up Very expensive $2000 that was

Might wait for the headlights, got quote $8000 for adaptive LED ! Gave me a heart attack.
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Mm, I don't know if lots of people want it, but I do for sure
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Ordered the tail lights as soon as the vendor woke up Very expensive $2000 that was

Might wait for the headlights, got quote $8000 for adaptive LED ! Gave me a heart attack.
WTF... $8000? are they nuts?? Did they tell you as far as how hard the retrofit work was gonna be? or did you hang up after getting the price, lol
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So what did they tell you as far as how hard the retrofit work was gonna be? coding for sure... no other weird wiring/splicing to do?
The vendor kept quiet on the process & what's involved. I'll see next week when it arrives, I hope it's plug and play but knowing the vendor it's usually prewired etc & if coding is involved he can do it remotely.
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WTF... $8000? are they nuts?? Did they tell you as far as how hard the retrofit work was gonna be? or did you hang up after getting the price, lol
That's what I thought were they freaking kidding me $8000 I know I want it but not at that price. The front & rear would be $10,000, I can probably get a new LCI car for that price.
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WTF... $8000? are they nuts?? Did they tell you as far as how hard the retrofit work was gonna be? or did you hang up after getting the price, lol
That's what I thought were they freaking kidding me $8000 I know I want it but not at that price. The front & rear would be $10,000, I can probably get a new LCI car for that price.
wow, maybe these LEDs blew chicks clothes off when you point these at them to justify that price tag.
I think we will have to wait until they get to a sensible price point, they are still too new right now.
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wow, maybe these LEDs blew chicks clothes off when you point these at them to justify that price tag.
I think we will have to wait until they get to a sensible price point, they are still too new right now.
Yeah...at that price tag I expect 'Laser LED' headlights with object sensing beam & nightvision. Indeed it's too new & partially because the vendor is based in Singapore this is considered acceptable or a cheap upgrade. Not for me though this is like 6-7 times the local price for the old headlights

Even the tail lights was expensive, I could get a genuine pair probably for $800 or aftermarket for $400 but then again I'm desperate to have it so $2000 for it still seems ok...
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I have no idea what i'm ordering, but it seems like this pair of LED LCI LHD headlights is less than the $8K USD that Elebest quoted you The website is www.e-tape.ru - and they claim to have these new LED headlights

$3k... less than half of what Max quoted you, but still in the STUPID (WTF were you thinking...) category
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