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post #31 of 87 (permalink) Old 06-23-2005, 11:02 PM Thread Starter
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Nice talking to you on the phone today - I think we definately made some progress.
Make sure to keep me updated
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Nice talking to you on the phone today - I think we definately made some progress.
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LONG process... but finally done. since they didn't have the correct vampire tap i had to buy a normal tap and strip the trigger wire and attach it to another larger wire to tap into the parking lamp, which i found out finally with a voltmeter (constant 12V signal when parking light is turned on) that blue/white is the parking wire instead of blue/brown or brown. then i cutted the blue/black wire that connected to the DDE plug and re-attached them to red/brown wires from the power source... the plastic of the battery terminal was broken (prob have to replace them soon) and i had to stick the power wire under the terminal... took almost 2.5 hrs but finally worked... still need to figure out how to get the remote wire into the cabin...



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Jlevi,

I own a 1989 BMW e34 525i. I have projector lenses.

I want to upgrade to these HiD's http://jlevistreetwerks.com/OSCOMMERCE/pro...bd0e5e56fb13dbb

What exactly is involved in the process of installing these? I absolutely do not want to open up my headlights, nor have to pull out too many components to install these lights. How simple is it? Is itjust placing some units inbewteen the stock wiring and headlamp?

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Please help... where do i stuff the remote wire into the cabin so I can actually tap into the courtesey light for remote on? I can't find ANY place from the engine compartment that I can stuff the wire through. The ECU box is NOT under the passenger's nor the driver's side in-cabin filter... Is there ANY other places that I can put the wire through from the engine to the cabin?? Which courtesy light should I tap?? thanks...

edt: it is almost impossible to tap any of the courtesy lights because the courtesy lights are ON THE BOTTOM of the DOOR instead of ON THE FOOTWELLs, unless there is a way to sneak the wires inside the door... maybe i should just ask jlevi for a refund...

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Eric,
I believe on the E34 they should just plug right in. Carefully put the bulb in the housing (after testing it of course), then plug the bulb into the ignitor, the ignitor into the ballast, and the ballast into the car's OEM wiring (it's all fool proof, you can only plug things in to their respective plugs), and then fire them up

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On the E39 I did, we fished it through the glove compartment. He didn't have footwell lights, so I ran the wire up the A-pillar and to the dome light. I'm fairly certain, though, that your car will have footwell lights.
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What do I need to purchase for an e34 92 525i? I want the HID and the angel eyes. Thanks!

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I believe these only come with the OEM look (halogen yellow) angel eyes, but that's definately an improvement. They also have HIDs if you select that option

Projector34 Headlights

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I have USA projectors, would it be best to switch to European projectors before installing a conversion to HID? I hear that conversions often cause the LKM to trip the Low Beam Bulb failure dash warning. Can this be overcome? Are angel eyes possible on E34's? How do they look?

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If you want to just do HID, we have a package for &#036;260 that will convert you to HID. It will trip a lowbeam failure but you can get that either flashed at the dealership or fixed by pulling one of the fuses in your fusebox.

If you want angel eyes, too, you should check out our complete package here:
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The angel eyes are OEM colored I believe.
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If I purchased the projector36 for my e34 do these upgrade to the H1 bulbs like I have seen in other kits?

Can my car be wired for different options to turn angel eyes on all the time/ only when parking lights are on/ ? etc...
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You would want Projector34 for the E34.
I believe you do need to upgrade to H1 bulbs, not 100%
I&#39;m also not sure about the angel eyes on these headlights (never done an install on an E34, believe it or not), but I believe you can wire them creatively without any problems.
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You would want Projector34 for the E34.
I believe you do need to upgrade to H1 bulbs, not 100%
I'm also not sure about the angel eyes on these headlights (never done an install on an E34, believe it or not), but I believe you can wire them creatively without any problems.
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I meant the Projecter34, excuse my stupidity

And you said the angel eyes are more of a halogen yellow, anyway of changing them to more of a white? I plan to get the 5000K HID setup in the future, whether it be near or far.

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Just purshased a set of E39 projector DDE headlights from JLevi. These headlights are absolutely amazing. You'll def. be turing many heads with these!!! (even cuase a few car crashes from people watching your headlights and not the road :lol: :lol: )

Company was fantastic to work with also. Great communication and great packaging. Thaks Jlevi!
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I just got a set of Prolumen Xenon's from JLevi... BEST CUSTOMER SERVICE OF ANYONE! I emailed a question to them and within an hour, answered and fixed. Well done guys!
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I have 2 questions about this:
http://jlevistreetwerks.com/OSCOMMER...b1cb5fb1e3a155

1) what are Demon eyes? is it the same thing as Angel eyes? (dumb question)

2) there is an option for "Xenon/HID Color (Kelvin Scale):" up at the top. the halogen is standard, and the upgrade is $260 more. If i order the Halogen option, can i replace the bulbs later on with my own type of bulb? like PIAA? Also, is the +$260 option....is that HID? is that why its more money?

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