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Old 14th April 2012, 07:50   #181
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Can you elaborate on how you got the angel eyes done , any cutting and splicing of the wires ? This is with a HID ? Total expendeture ?
Those are lux angel eyes.
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Is it a direct plug in or you need to cut and add a resistor to the wire. What about the halogen lights ? Did you replace them too. Can the angel eyes be added on to a halogen lights or you just changed the yellow angel eyes to white
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Those are lux angel eyes.
A detailed answer will be much appreciated. Cheers!
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Is it a direct plug in or you need to cut and add a resistor to the wire. What about the halogen lights ? Did you replace them too. Can the angel eyes be added on to a halogen lights or you just changed the yellow angel eyes to white
The 320D CE comes with angel eyes unlike he X1 CE that doesn't have any. The 320D CE angel eyes are a different version from the highline with xenons and are dimmer. The LUX is a plug and play solution that makes the angel eyes white, it runs on LEDs. It plugs right in to the stock wires.

As for the halogen headlights, I'm not sure if Taran has changed them to HIDs.
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Is it a direct plug in or you need to cut and add a resistor to the wire. What about the halogen lights ? Did you replace them too. Can the angel eyes be added on to a halogen lights or you just changed the yellow angel eyes to white
Lux angel eyes for the white halos. HID conversion kit specific to bmw. No wiring modification and 100% reversible.

More install pics here

solution: e90 lci halogen headlights to HID - BMW 3-Series (E90 E92) Forum - E90Post.com

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Go here http://luxangeleyes.com/

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The 320D CE comes with angel eyes unlike he X1 CE that doesn't have any. The 320D CE angel eyes are a different version from the highline with xenons and are dimmer. The LUX is a plug and play solution that makes the angel eyes white, it runs on LEDs. It plugs right in to the stock wires.

As for the halogen headlights, I'm not sure if Taran has changed them to HIDs.
Halogens have been converted to HID including fog lights.
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Old 17th April 2012, 15:09   #186
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Old 23rd April 2012, 07:13   #187
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Wooo hooo. I drove the car on buddh international circuit. Did six laps in total. Fastest was around 3.07. Car really disappointed me acceleration/ top speed, braking was fine. For a track you really need a m3.
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Well you are running 265s what do you expect. A 640d with 600+nm runs 275s at the rear, you can't expect this car with 380nm to manage with such wide tyres. You really should get your car tuned
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Well you are running 265s what do you expect. A 640d with 600+nm runs 275s at the rear, you can't expect this car with 380nm to manage with such wide tyres. You really should get your car tuned
Bmw performed to its full potential and must have achieved the 0-100 as specified by bmw, I am talking about the overall power and feel of a diesel on track :(
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Uploading track timings sheet. I also went inside the monitoring room. Dont ask how. I was full of monitors and they had 50 cameras on track. They also put a device to note car timings.

I finished 4th.
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Bmw performed to its full potential and must have achieved the 0-100 as specified by bmw, I am talking about the overall power and feel of a diesel on track :(
I highly doubt it buddy. Such wide tyres would certainly reduce the acceleration capabilities. Though I think even with thinner tyres the time would be around the same, since what you would gain in acceleration would be lost in a lower cornering speed.

Anyway good to see the 3 coming 4th. Goes to show what a wonderful chassis it has.
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I highly doubt it buddy. Such wide tyres would certainly reduce the acceleration capabilities. Though I think even with thinner tyres the time would be around the same, since what you would gain in acceleration would be lost in a lower cornering speed.

Anyway good to see the 3 coming 4th. Goes to show what a wonderful chassis it has.
There was another 320d with oem runflats. Since the first was a honda city, rest all times are around the same.

Also i didn't take any risks, allowed people to overtake me on turns and tires didn't scream at all. It was really fun. I have some videos recorded from the inside of car showing the beautiful track.

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Also I met a guy from BMW India, working in New Delhi and originally from Munich Germany. He really liked my car and asked me if this was a manual. I said India gets only autos, then he said he thought I had imported the car. He really liked it and also recommended power kit for my car.
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hey taran, I found a pic of your car in photo album of my friend's friend
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hey taran, I found a pic of your car in photo album of my friend's friend
Hey so many thanks buddy. Can you email me high quality of this pic at taranonline (at) gmail.com.
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