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Old 06-18-2004, 06:12 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I was thinking about getting SilverStars in my Fog lights, does anyone know what type of bulb goes in the 98' E39 528i?

Are there any other alternatives for a more HID look in my Fog Lights? Or for that matter, my headlights? I currently have the silverstars in my Low beams and I don't know what in my fog lights or high beams. I am very satisfied with the Silverstars but would like something a little bit more Xenon looking. Do I have to pay that grand to get the real xenons?
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Old 06-18-2004, 10:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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H1.. silverstars are schweet
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I like silverstars..they look pretty cool. You have a sweet ride btw
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powerm, my previous ride is a '97 e39 and i used h7 for both low beams and foglights. it should state in the manual. not sure about high beams cuz i rarely used them anyway.

as far as xenon look, you can get a complete hid kit including bulbs for under $400 including shipping. then you are not having the look, you have the real thing! my friend bought them for both his bike & car, man, it's unbelievably bright and white (you have diff color options) B)! very easy to install, too.

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Aloha,

Please post the site where I can get complete conversion kit for my 95, 525I (E34).
I am looking for Xenon angel eyes. Thanks pal.
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Ha... well beautyland, I got an E34 535i with BMW OEM 5-series Xenons, projectors, 130w H1 highs, euro fogs with 110w H1 Hellas 'Yellows'. Kick butt in the lighting dept, IMHO. But if you want to do it a bit more cheaper, here's a great link for a totally revolutionary E34 lighting set-up...

http://www.xenonvalot.com/xenonsys.html


Scroll down and look for the E34 xenon w/ DDE (angel eyes).

Personally I have euro smileys w/ day light running lights.
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I like silverstars..they look pretty cool. You have a sweet ride btw*
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..I wish I could say that

Trutfully, silverstars are you best way to go. I have cool blues and coudn't find silvers on the day that my bulbs blew. So i settled. I also used to use some random ebay brand blue ones that gave a nice blusih glow. I loved them xcept they are horrible for rainy/foggy drivin and sicne its always foggy on the coast here...
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beautyland, i think karab95 has answered your question :wink.

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Powerm, to answer your question:
For low beams and fog lights H7
For high beams 9005

I have a 97 540i and just ordered some PIAA Extreme White bulbs. I'll let you know the results once I get them, maybe in a week or two. They cost around $60 per pair....
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Sweet looking. I thought it will cost around $400 for high and low beams togather with bulbs. I guess I am wrong. I will wait for the prices to come down. Thanks for the info.
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I received my PIAA extreme cool blue bulbs today and.... they suck!!! There is nothing blue about these fricken light bulbs... If you're looking for the xenon look like I was, do NOT get these! I don't blame the place where I bought them from but the manufacturer for false advertising... This crap is not xenon HID look alike... motherf****s....

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LOS, that sucks man! Sorry about those bad buy, but everyone has their share from internet sales. I'm going to start more seriously looking into some HID alternatives. I'll post what I find...
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silverstars are great bulbs, i really think they look good. i just recently put them in my car and so far ive been pleased
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Yea. the low beams in my 528i are silverstar. I recommended them to one of my friends who has an audi, and they are terrible on that car.
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