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Old 04-28-2013, 08:15 PM
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It's close to $8000 to do this swap

my first car was $1,500... lets see... for $8,000 i can buy 5 cars like that, and still have $500 to spare!!!!!

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Old 04-30-2013, 04:33 AM
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so maybe buying a 2nd hand with this option is the most feasible and economic way to have adaptive LED headlight, I think.
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Now I found the kit details as attached pictures. If anyone here has an RHD cars, you may consider the parts used in the list and buy RHD LED headlights instead of LHD's, however, you still need to installation instruction. So anyone can provide the instruction will be extremely appreciated, then all of us can upgrade the standard adaptive xenon headlight to adaptive LED headlight including RHD and LHD cars.
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If anyone wants to do this - I have two (I am using one) of the retrofit harnesses that BMW WILL NOT SELL in the U.S.

I have the retrofit instructions on PDF

And soon, I will be able to give a DIY write-up
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Old 05-05-2013, 09:56 AM
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If anyone wants to do this - I have two (I am using one) of the retrofit harnesses that BMW WILL NOT SELL in the U.S.

I have the retrofit instructions on PDF

And soon, I will be able to give a DIY write-up
That's great! Can't wait any longer! Can you upload the instruction to share?
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From what I've been told by my SA is that the official retrofit kit is only available for European Spec. Trucks.

Tell me more about the harness?

Interested
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From what I've been told by my SA is that the official retrofit kit is only available for European Spec. Trucks.

Tell me more about the harness?

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Yes, the official kit is only for LHD ECE version cars. But I believe the instruction is exactly same on RHD ECE version cars, except using RHD headlights instead of LHD. Not sure if it is suitable for US version cars.
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Yes, the official kit is only for LHD ECE version cars. But I believe the instruction is exactly same on RHD ECE version cars, except using RHD headlights instead of LHD. Not sure if it is suitable for US version cars.
Pretty sure its the same. RHD is definitely not suitable for US. You would blind everyone
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Pretty sure its the same. RHD is definitely not suitable for US. You would blind everyone
I am in Hong Kong where adopts RHD cars. If you are sure the kit is suitable for US version, then you can buy the kit and do it yourself and share the instruction with us.
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Yes, the official kit is only for LHD ECE version cars. But I believe the instruction is exactly same on RHD ECE version cars, except using RHD headlights instead of LHD. Not sure if it is suitable for US version cars.
The headlight spread pattern in US is very different from Euro for one. There are other differences too.

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