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      05-11-2016, 10:17 PM   #89
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So my current understanding on how to install a F30 LCI headlight on a pre-LCI F30:
1. You need the LCI headlights which run $1.5K to $2K from various vendors online
2. A conversion harness is needed(?) (see http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1236659)
3. Coding is required (marius76, http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho...9&postcount=44)

If someone could provide details for #2 and #3, that would be great
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I am new to this forum and new to BMW too. I have a 2015 preLCI 328iX US model with Halogen headlights ... looking for a Adaptive LED OEM retrofit ... what could be the total cost for this and any vendors who provide this

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Can anyone who has done this retrofit confirm if the lights have vertical/horizontal adjustment? I have a 2016 340i (LCI) with these LED headlights and they auto level upon startup. However, I still feel like the light is too low and narrow! Any ideas?
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I went from halogens to LCI non-adaptive LEDs. Still have a few kinks to work out but it seems to be working. It even has the leveling on start up

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Niceeeeeee......what was the final $$. And did you go with OEM harness or have someone build a harness (adaptor)?
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Niceeeeeee......what was the final $$. And did you go with OEM harness or have someone build a harness (adaptor)?

Headlights $2,000
Custom headlight wiring harness with OEM parts $200
Auto-leveling sensors $200
Misc parts (fuses, wires, drill bits, etc) $50
Misc tools, coding, and installation help $250

Total: $2,700

People finally stare at my car as they walk by
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I went from halogens to LCI non-adaptive LEDs. Still have a few kinks to work out but it seems to be working. It even has the leveling on start up

Fantastic effort!

What types of kinks do you have left?
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Can anyone who has done this retrofit confirm if the lights have vertical/horizontal adjustment? I have a 2016 340i (LCI) with these LED headlights and they auto level upon startup. However, I still feel like the light is too low and narrow! Any ideas?
I have vertical aim somewhat working but no horizontal aim (I don't have adaptive LED). See image below. Perhaps this is simply the standard with LCI LED?

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Fantastic effort!

What types of kinks do you have left?
Working with marius76 to fix some error messages. Also working on getting leveling to work correctly. The beam seems to be too low. Image below shows process after engine on, then turning on the high beams.

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I have vertical aim somewhat working but no horizontal aim (I don't have adaptive LED). See image below. Perhaps this is simply the standard with LCI LED?
I figured it out. You remove the center section on the white caps and it exposes the horizontal adjustment. It doesn't really change that much. Not as dramatic as the vertical adjustment.

Check here for more info.

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1262875
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Headlights $2,000
Custom headlight wiring harness with OEM parts $200
Auto-leveling sensors $200
Misc parts (fuses, wires, drill bits, etc) $50
Misc tools, coding, and installation help $250

Total: $2,700

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I am seriously looking for this retrofit ... Can you please let me know the part number or if you are working with some one to get this retrofit please let me know I would like to join too

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Can anyone who has done this retrofit confirm if the lights have vertical/horizontal adjustment? I have a 2016 340i (LCI) with these LED headlights and they auto level upon startup. However, I still feel like the light is too low and narrow! Any ideas?
If you don't have the adaptive headlights you won't get the horizontal functions. The retrofitted lights being posted here are the adaptive versions. I can't speak for the regular LEDs but the US spec coding on these lights isn't that great. The euro coding is much better.
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Im looking for someone to code my lights. I did already THE installation but they didnt work. When i start the car the light doesn't work and I have to take out the fuse and put it again and then it's working. THE adaptieve system and THE high Bram assistent didn't work Also. Can someone help me ?

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Im looking for someone to code my lights. I did already THE installation but they didnt work. When i start the car the light doesn't work and I have to take out the fuse and put it again and then it's working. THE adaptieve system and THE high Bram assistent didn't work Also. Can someone help me ?
Turn off the engine, get out of the car, and lock the doors. Wait 30 seconds. Then unlock the car. Do the headlights turn on for 1-2 seconds (then go off)? Or do they not come on at all?
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Im looking for someone to code my lights. I did already THE installation but they didnt work. When i start the car the light doesn't work and I have to take out the fuse and put it again and then it's working. THE adaptieve system and THE high Bram assistent didn't work Also. Can someone help me ?
Which lights did you install? Adaptive LED? Have you loaded E-sys? Does it recognize each of the front FLE ECUs? I'm assuming adding to the VO and VO coding FEM and the FLEs would be necessary. Do you have KAFAS or FLA camera on your car?

Probably can help more once we know these things. FWIW I have never retrofitted this but these will be some pretty basic coding changes that would be required.
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I tried seceral times with a friend he can work with e-sys. But it's seems like the car don't recognize the light and powered them.

I fitted the adaptive led on the car. But the car had already adaptive xenons with the high beam assisted.

So I don't no what I have to code ...
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I tried seceral times with a friend he can work with e-sys. But it's seems like the car don't recognize the light and powered them.

I fitted the adaptive led on the car. But the car had already adaptive xenons with the high beam assisted.

So I don't no what I have to code ...
What ECUs are recognized in E-Sys? Need to determine if it will even recognize the lights to confirm they are connected properly. There is also a teach in process via Rheingold that BMW says should be run when headlights are replaced. All of these are good places to start. Unfortunately without this kind of information we don't really have a chance at helping you out. Just "they don't work" and "a friend tried ESys" won't get us anywhere. Not trying to be terse but there just isn't enough information and troubleshooting to make progress.
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How can I tell if I have pre-LCI?

pre LCI means F30 produced before 07/2015

Does marius76 or anyone make the harnesses still?

Yes, I can make such harness

Does anyone sell a coding package? I've never done coding in any car and have no knowledge of how to do so.

coding can be done remotely. You will just need decent laptop with wifi and ethernet coding cable.
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can you please help me code my lights? i am from romania. a phone number or email will be highly appreciated

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      06-28-2016, 06:16 PM   #105
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thanks to this thread, I found the right people to help me retrofit LED for my f36

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1276098
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managed to code my F80 LED Adaptive headlights into F30 2011. will soon post some pics
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Need find someone who is able to do the install and coding in NorCal area.
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I've been searching forever to find a way to install xenon or LCI headlights. Robby29 can you PM me about info on getting setup with your guy? Or Dumitro.o do you mind PM with info how you went about setting up your ride?
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I have read this whole thread and checked out the costing. Am I missing something? BMW quoted me 1700 to remover my Halogen and installed OEM Xenons?

Surely with all this cost, it would be worth going OEM?
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I have read this whole thread and checked out the costing. Am I missing something? BMW quoted me 1700 to remover my Halogen and installed OEM Xenons?

Surely with all this cost, it would be worth going OEM?
Check this......not sure about RHD though...

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1274932

http://f30.bimmerpost.com/forums/sho....php?t=1257101
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