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      09-02-2020, 11:29 PM   #1
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What Headlight LED Upgrades exist for e85? Z4

Anyone have success and found a manufacturer and product to update/upgrade headlights to LED?

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      09-24-2020, 09:00 AM   #2
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Nope.. been looking for a while.. prob too old to make money off so no ones done it.. unless its a DIY
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Also they have these listed, thats an insane price and probably beam pattern isn't DOT or even tested. not worth the trouble to get any aftermarket led, especially from ali express. I wouldn't even list these as viable option

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32824253860.html
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Also they have these listed, thats an insane price and probably beam pattern isn't DOT or even tested. not worth the trouble to get any aftermarket led, especially from ali express. I wouldn't even list these as viable option

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32824253860.html

Gotta love the "LED angle eyes drl" I guess the shine to the side

BTW, they're HID, not LED beams
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Yes because no one really makes them.. car is too old, LED was not widely used back then in headlights... its not till recently LED became popular.


Thats why you have retrofit forums, its going to be DIY or cheap aftermarket hacks
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For over a year I've been running DDM Tuning Saber LED (H7, 50W). They have been an improvement over the aftermarket HIDs I had installed before.

The LEDs are a drop-in solution (replacing the stock halogen bulbs) and required minor fitting of the bulb holders. It was a bit of a squeeze but everything fit and I haven't had any issues with them at all.

I'm not sure if it would be the same process with a stock bi-xenon setup. Then again, if I had the stock bi-xenon setup I probably wouldn't convert to LED.
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You can get a pretty substantial upgrade with retrofitting LEDs for the running lights and new bulbs. Pungo did my LED upgrade and they match perfectly with Osram Xenarc Cool Blue bulbs. The actual light is closer to white than blue and they're much better at night than the stock bulbs.
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You can get a pretty substantial upgrade with retrofitting LEDs for the running lights and new bulbs. Pungo did my LED upgrade and they match perfectly with Osram Xenarc Cool Blue bulbs. The actual light is closer to white than blue and they're much better at night than the stock bulbs.
Do you have links to what you used?
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These are the bulbs I used:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0771VZ353/

For the rest, you'd have to see if Pungo (he replied earlier in this thread) will reveal his secrets. Or send him your lights, turnaround is pretty quick.
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