I am a little confused ... information overload you could say.
First let's start with the taillight assemblies
I have read the required installation steps (bmwtips.com) for the Celis Tail lights. Seems pretty straightforward. It seems 2001 LED taillight assemblies (Celis -- Brand Name?) were used on a 2000 e39 model car. That part I understand...upgrading to the newer look. Where I get confused is:
1. Did they use 2001 model tail light assemblies because that was all that was available when the initial install was performed? A year ago or whenever it was performed? I am assuming that's the case because I am having no problem locating model specific upgrades. (97-00 LED, etc.) Bekkers, Bavauto, etc.
If so, are the model specific now the same as 2001? I am trying to determine if I should order 2001 assemblies or 2000 model. CONFUSED ?? ME TOO!
Another question -- What brand is most
favored by everyone? Hella, etc?
Next Headlight Assemblies
Without going into much detail here ... $*#^^% ---- what's up with all the Angel Eye choices? / Xenon / HID / DDE / ... no wonder I'm confused.
SIDE NOTE: As a business owner I can appreciate technology and competition but what the ...
I do like "other members" Angel Eyes (check out user "Woobiee" car and photo shoot in the pics forum, unbelievable!
) , however I am not sure what to purchase? SIDE NOTE: (Woobiee -- if you're reading this ... note the compliments
-- I'm just trying to keep my name at the top of the list)!
1. What are most peoples desires here (remove all sexual connotations please
-- spelling? ---- ARGH!
c. DDE -- newer technology?
e. etc. -- oh now -- "demon eyes"...
2. What seems to be the latest trend / technology in aftermarket upgrades for both headlights / taillights?
Best Value? Of course, I can weigh that myself but would like some input from everyone.
I apologize if I am all over the map here, I am at work trying to finish another project and had a moment ... gotta go.