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Old 08-07-2017, 07:37 PM
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angel eyes??

has anybody out there ever installed the angel eyes on the headlights?? thinking about buying on EBAY? anybody hav any tips??

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has anybody out there ever installed the angel eyes on the headlights?? thinking about buying on EBAY? anybody hav any tips??

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They come with angel eyes. Are you talking about DRL angel eyes?
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Old 08-08-2017, 01:36 AM
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I think only the facelift models have angel eyes. The early models don't.
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Forget the Angel eye headlights, you need to pimp your ride and get some Super Fly Headlights.



Your ride will be so Fly. LOL
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ive seen mods for the pre-facelift models that you can do if yours is a 99-03 model, otherwise the 03-06 facelift have them. Personally i like the pre-facelift more than the facelift (especially w/the clear corners)
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Do you mean like this? I modified a stock set of Xenon pre facelift lights and I'm getting ready to install them (my eBay lenses finally came!). bcreadliner also modified a stock set just like this. It's do-able but you have to be patient. If you're interested I've got detailed pictures on how to do make them look like this, or a clear lens set up.
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They come with angel eyes. Are you talking about DRL angel eyes?
yes drl the ones on the car arent A E. 01 x5 3.0

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Forget the Angel eye headlights, you need to pimp your ride and get some Super Fly Headlights.



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yike$!!

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Do you mean like this? I modified a stock set of Xenon pre facelift lights and I'm getting ready to install them (my eBay lenses finally came!). bcreadliner also modified a stock set just like this. It's do-able but you have to be patient. If you're interested I've got detailed pictures on how to do make them look like this, or a clear lens set up.
thats exactly what im lookin to do! how do u remove the existing lens?

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You have two options to get the lenses off.

1. You can bake the headlight for 10-15 minutes in an oven (it smells pretty bad)
2. You can use a heat gun around all of the seams to heat the adhesive glue up. (This is what I did)

I would recommend the second option. When you heat up the lens, try to do it in sections, and be VERY careful not to pry to hard and break the lens. Good news if you do happen to break a lens or choose to get something clearer, eBay sells prefacelift lenses for about $120. Ordered some a while back and they just came in the mail the other week. I'll be doing a full write up on everything when I get mine done. But I do have detailed pictures and some videos. Maybe I'll post them on youtube? I'll send you a link for the Angel Eyes too if you want. I went with CCFL's instead of the LED's because I wanted something that looked smooth. $27 from eBay.
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