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Old 03-18-2013, 12:57 AM   #21
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Look at the Philips DRL's, they are plug and play, no wire tapping.

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Old 03-18-2013, 09:30 AM   #22
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Look at the Philips DRL's, they are plug and play, no wire tapping.

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Do you mean these?



Looks like it would be more work and require some mods to the existing panels.
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Old 03-18-2013, 10:07 AM   #23
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Do you mean these?



Looks like it would be more work and require some mods to the existing panels.
Yeah those are the ones. Trust me u dont want to install wire tapping garbage. The install takes a while if u use that exact spot on the car. If u place them just under the hood lid it will take 5minutes to install
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I see a 4 and 8 Daylight listed, in the US they have this one: Which looks similar to BMW Angel Eyes but it's $200+

http://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-Exclusiv...-/230866274956
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Yep thats the price u pay for quality LED's with a proper warranty and they also have heatsinks. Very solid and very bright! Let me find the pics i took of the different placement options
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I played around a bit and settled on the position that was the most work, but it was worth the effort imho

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Philips are good quality, not arguing that. Did you cut slots or just do an exterior install? I watched the install video and looked over the instructions.

Any issues with bulb warnings after install?
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I cut the slots. There is no bulb error on the dash as this doesnt plug into any existing wiring, it goes directly to the battery. The philips set has a built in module which switches them on and off when the car is switched on and off, very cool
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You can google a Philips Daylight 4 rebate for $15.00 (or $25.00 for Daylight 8) that is good until March 31, 2013. You need to buy from a retailer, but Amazon works. The price at Amazon today is $81.05 before rebate.

In the U.S. the instructions call for tapping into a wire that is hot when the lights are on (like the parking lights) so that the module will know that the headlights are on.
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Hmmm..I am debating but hesitant these Philips will not detract too much from the OEM look, it appears they are flat and not contoured to match the profile of the fascia? I do like the wire connections though.

Does anyone have any close-up shots?

Has anyone priced replacement panels in (Piano Black) if your not happy with the look after modifying?
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