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Old 10-01-2017, 08:45 AM
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Anyone updated non HID H7 headlight bulbs to LED?

I would like to update my 2004 X3 Halogen Headlights to a cool white LED. Has anyone done this? Wondering if the LED H7 bulb shown here would do the job. Want a newer LED without fans, ballasts, or braided heat sinks like the one shown here from eBay.

2PCS H7 60W LED Headlight 6000K White Beam Kit Light Car 6000LM Bulbs N3
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Old 10-02-2017, 05:04 AM
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I changed my halogen low beams for H7 leds, but they flickered a little and lit the 'lamp blown' yellow dash warning light. They are not street legal here, so I didn't want flickering leds attracting attention. I will probably order some canbus load resistor modules and re-visit the change soon. No doubt the standard halogens are not the best.
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I got a set of bulbs from Japan on a recent trip that are supposed to be equivalent. Haven't fit them yet (probably this weekend), but the same bulb in H1 made a world of difference on my e30.
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Pics of new bulbs, 4000k and made a nice difference. No before photos, but I'm happy with the look
https://www.flickr.com/photos/152720.../shares/e9F16c
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