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Old 02-22-2006, 06:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Adding City Lights

after seeing les's car, i want city lights, but my car never came with that option, anyway to add?


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Old 02-22-2006, 08:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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city lights are just a 5watt bulb that goes in your high beam ... and thats what the grey wire is for... very simple!
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If you have ellipsoids, run the parking light power wire from the corner light to the peanut bulb in the highbeam. That's what I did anyway.
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You got to have some Euro Elipsoids to do that my friend...

US was ghey with lights.

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I just ordered Projector lights that have city lights....can I just order a different bulb that's a different color to install into the city light spot? How expensive/hard to get are these bulbs? Thx guys.
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About 3 bucks at my local parts store... pull bulb out.. insert new bulb... apply power...

If I would trust Emir to do it.. I think you can do it just fine...

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i have depos, i dont think they have city lights...
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You sure?

My ZKW's have city lights. Actually my city lights are amber also, but one bulb is burned out adn i need a new bulb, so in the mean time i just took out both bulbs.
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my depos have city lights.. i just took the bulb out... cuz i personally don't like them...
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If you have stock US headlights you just have to make a bit of a cut.
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You sure?

My ZKW's have city lights. Actually my city lights are amber also, but one bulb is burned out adn i need a new bulb, so in the mean time i just took out both bulbs.
and I was thinkign about maybe jsut switchign back to the yellow/whiteish ones thta might better match my car.

You know what would be real baller status for this forum? If everyone who could do city lights did them in amber or something and it would be like the "bimmerwerkz" thing to do. And we could all have the amber city lights in our sig or somethign along those lines to represent a more solidified community.
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