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#1 (permalink) Old 07-16-2004, 06:00 PM
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few weeks back i got the silverstar headlights, which are really nice, but then i got to drinkin and i got to thinkin...now i want more

in the near future i am definately going to get the zkw ellipsoid projector headlights, thats a mouthful

but i was also thinking about a HID upgrade kit. i was wondering if it would actually be worth switching from SilverStars to HID, and if id even notice a big difference.

so where can i get an HID kit for my e36, or are all kits generic?

el prez, help me out here bro!


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Umnitza has the lights and the upgrade kit for like $350 on top of the cost of the lights. For just basic ZKW Ellipsoids (no angel eyes) i think they are like $400...then add another $350....

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ouch, those prices are a rape

i was looking at these on Bekkers...
http://www.bekkers.com/Merchant2/merchant....ode=bhlight3e36

what do some of you guys think of these? anybody have them?


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inpro? I dont know dude...heard bad things....

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It'll be sweet and even sweeter if you swap the projector from euro spec to us spec I got X5.
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Well... High Intensity Discharge Bulbs put out 3x the lumens, use half the power, emit half the heat, and last up to 5 times longer than halogen filaments. They also LOOK infinitely better.

Umnitza also offers DEPO headlights for those of you who are not in the mood to buy top-of-the-line ZKWs. Umnitza offers a ton of great packages with even better service. Demon eyes, HIDs of your color choice, StonGaurd, you name it, they've got it. Email jon@umnitza.com, he specializes in 3 series (E36 and E46) lighting.
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I purchased my HID from proxenon.com. I had a terrible customer service orderal with them and they don't come reccomended. If you don't have the money to go for an OE phillips or osram setup, the bohmen setup is the best. ISO and TUV certified, 5000K runs about $375-400 (last i checked prices, may have gone down) depending on where you shop.

But it is definity worth it, and will make you ashamed even of the silverstars the improvement is so great.

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I found them on Ebay for about 250, am I being swindled?
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this is like 2 years old!

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lol , old thread, check the car of the month forum, you can see how nice his car turned out, he won , one of the months last year

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