Stock HID conversion? - BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com
5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) Chat relating to the BMW 5-Series of all generations. Specific models include: BMW 518, BMW 520, BMW 520i, BMW 530i, BMW 528i, BMW 530i, BMW 518i, BMW 524d, BMW 525i, BMW 525e, BMW 528e, BMW 540i, BMW 535i, BMW 520d, BMW 525td, BMW 525d, BMW 530d, BMW 525i/xi, BMW 530i/xi. (BMW 5-Series Forum)

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
#1 (permalink) Old 07-08-2007, 12:56 AM
n00b
 
E39Dream's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Bham, AL
Posts: 19
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
E39Dream is on a distinguished road
(Thread Starter)
Stock HID conversion?

Seeing as how I have a salvage yard I have the parts to do a stock conversion. Is it hard to do? Or is it plug and play. I wasnt sure if alot of additional wiring is involved and I wanna do it but dont wanna jump in it without some words of advice from people who have done this conversion. Thanks guys!
E39Dream is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
#2 (permalink) Old 07-09-2007, 11:58 AM
LOS
4th Gear Member
 
LOS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Location: L.A Calif.
Posts: 863
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
LOS is an unknown quantity at this point
You may have problems trying to mount it to the frame. The mounting pattern from the headlights maybe a little different. Pay close attention to one of the brackets. It may have to be turned upside down in order to mount the new headlight.

I upgraded my headlights awhile ago. I bought the kit from Bavauto. One of the things on the instructions was to reverse one of the brackets where the headlight assembly mounts to. The wiring itself should plug and play. You'll get an error message once everything is connected but that's because you have changed the resistance/voltage on the headlights. This is nothing to worry about.

I hope this gives you an idea. Good luck and keep us posted.

LOS
LOS is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  BMW Forum - BimmerWerkz.com > BMW Model Specific Forums > 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60)


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HID conversion wcleafs 5-Series (E12,E28, E34, E39, E60) 2 01-22-2007 06:47 PM
HID Xenon Conversion Kits $165 Free Shipping dopeyx27 Classifieds Sell & Buy 2 09-29-2006 08:57 PM
HID xenon conversion kits wwwsunshinehidcom sunshinehid 3-Series (E46, E90) 1 04-06-2006 01:05 AM

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome