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Krystian
07-24-2005, 05:00 PM
hey is anyone running the angel eye inserts you can buy on ebay.. they are a ring you install into the headlight to give it the angel eye look.. if anyone is are you happy with them and does the color fade away at all. they are about 100$ us...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&category=33710&item=7988192617

good deal yes/no? they are CCFL lights from bavarian motorwerks

Justin e36
07-24-2005, 05:19 PM
They are a good kit however:

1 - These will NOT fit in your US-Spec headlamps, you will need ZKW / Euro-Spec headlamps.

2 - Since the tubes themselves light up instead of a remote light source (i.e. fibre optics), when an angel eye tube finally blows, you will have to remove your entire headlamp, crack it open again, and replace the ring with a replacement.

3 - There will be SOME fading of brightness over time, but nothing to concerned about.

Justin

Krystian
07-24-2005, 05:25 PM
this may sound dumb...but are my headlights on my 98 323is from canada. the same as the us-spec.... i believe my headlights are the 9004, 9007 ??...they are not projection.. so would the angel eye kit work on these???

Justin e36
07-24-2005, 05:27 PM
this may sound dumb...but are my headlights on my 98 323is from canada. the same as the us-spec.... i believe my headlights are the 9004, 9007 ??...they are not projection.. so would the angel eye kit work on these???

Unfortunately, they are US-Spec. Canada and US had cheaper headlights... check the front, tap it with your finger. Is it plastic, or glass? .. If it's plastic, then it's Canadian/US-Spec headlights. The glass headlamps (euro-spec) are projector lights and have sufficient room back there to mount the angel eyes properly.

Justin

Krystian
07-24-2005, 05:31 PM
yeah cheap plastic.......oh well guess no lights for me the cheap way... thanks 4 the info.

Justin e36
07-24-2005, 06:22 PM
No prob, glad you asked on here before shelling your money...