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Old 02-05-2006, 03:44 PM   #1
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scored 2 sweet deals this weekend.

Well what can i say? i am the bargin hunter lol. i scored a set of smoked euro projector hella's for 70 euros on ebay.de today. i also picked up an hid kit for 100 bucks, but now comes the tricky part.

The hid system i picked up is from a e46 330ic. Obvioulsy they won't just work together. How can i make this work? has anyone done anything like this before? trevor? i know you have an hid setup. Jordan? maybe something like this has been done at your shop? any input guys would be great. I figure the hella's should be here by friday and i'm picking up my hid's on friday as well. I'll post pics in this thread as soon as i get everything.

For anyone who is looking for smoked euro projectors, you can't go wrong on ebay.de. This is my second set from ebay.de and both times i have scored good deals! it's the only way to go unless you know ppl i guess. Everywhere i went to here in toronto or in the gta shops wanted over 800 bucks, One place quoted me 1300 US for them. For my last set i paid about 300 CAD for them and now this time i paid about 100 CAD for them. Just thought i would share this with you guys.
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Old 02-05-2006, 04:29 PM   #2
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nice find cant wait to see ur new ride
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Old 02-05-2006, 05:10 PM   #3
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Where are the hella's coming from and how much was shipping? sounds like you got some awesome deals woofer.

On a side note, did u pick up another e30?
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Old 02-05-2006, 05:10 PM   #4
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I put factory 4300k HID's from a 2004 MiniCooper S into my Bosch euro ellips.

I removed the projectors and machined the bulb mounting base to accept the D2R or D2S bulb directly.
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Old 02-05-2006, 05:44 PM   #5
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^ Jordan can you post pics of your HID setup turned on, if you have.
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Old 02-05-2006, 05:44 PM   #6
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^ BTW Alan, did u get that PM.
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Old 02-05-2006, 06:13 PM   #7
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Ya allen, what Jordan said you have to modify the base of your Euro ellips to accept the D2R/D2S bulbs that you got from the e46.

Thats a sweet price on the Euro's, I hope the deal goes thru.
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Old 02-05-2006, 06:57 PM   #8
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trevor/jordan do you have pics of your set up?

When i do the install you want to help out trevor?

sheldon i did get the PM you sent me thanks.

I was going to do the french ellipsoids but when i came across this deal i just couldn't say no lol

Yes i did pick up another e30 oldskool3. I got a 1990 325is in alpwhite II, I haven't posted pics yet because i'm doing some alterations to it. Once i feel satisfied with the look of the car then i will post pics. I will keep you guys posted on some of the mods though.
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Old 02-05-2006, 06:59 PM   #9
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oldskool3 i got the hellas from germany and they are like brand new. We are still working out shipping costs. I figure it will be about 20-30euros to get it here.
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Old 02-05-2006, 07:00 PM   #10
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hey can anyone post some pics of the ellipsoids taken apart?

Reason is i am in process of collecting parts for my HID retrofit and still don't really know how it all will fit together. I only know it's possible because many people on internet done this with good results.

I have already sourced bi-xenon projectors from 05 maxima, bulbs and ballasts, all i need now is some ellipsoids to shove these projectors into. If anyone got some low beam ellipsoids kicking around let me know (not looking to spend a fortune tho)

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Old 02-05-2006, 07:12 PM   #11
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I don't have any pictures of the process, or them turned on. Sorry.
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Old 02-05-2006, 08:11 PM   #12
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Allen,

I didn't have to modify anything......I didn't go the OEM route, I bought a kit already made for the 9006 US ellip bulbs.

Alex: Do you have pics of the projects ffrom the maxima? some are harder to retro-fit into the e30 housing.
Remember the white e30 i was telling u about? thats it.
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Old 02-05-2006, 09:31 PM   #13
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Alan, what are you doing with your old Hellas, weren't just the lenses broken? If so I may be interested in buying them from you, shoot me a PM.

And congrats on the find, sounds like a sweet deal.
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No matter how perfect u are u cant never get the bulbs (D2S's) to sit in the housing as they are design to give u the best output without blindin other peoples. u best bet its to get urslelf some e46 projectors and some D2S Bulbs. Perfect combo. 4100K Philips Orsam BUlbs with E46 Projectors. Still wating on my wiring to complete mines. here sneak Peak

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Old 02-05-2006, 10:54 PM   #15
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Well here are mines (E55) but, unfortunatelly, i do not think these would fit no matter how hard i try. That's too bad, i really like the colors on these (05 nissan maxima) in addition to having bi-xenon - i was planning to use the hi-beam holes for air-ram intake








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