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Old 07-08-2011, 05:50 PM
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Look great, I have the same ones- but I would be VERY careful about leaking. Mine took MONTHS of experiementing and sealing every MM to get to not fog up after a car wash or hard rain...
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:52 PM
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Recommend applying Lamin-x 20mil clear to help protect the new DEPO lenses.

Looking good guys.
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Old 07-09-2011, 04:35 AM
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BUMP! Can anyone help me with the grey wire from the ballast? please...
That wire is used on the OE headlights to ground the ballast.Obviously its not needed on the Depos as their wiring makes that wire absolete,otherwise your low beam lights wouldnt be working now with the Depos.
Come on guys,I am surprised no one else replied to OP about this
Everyone who installed Depos to replace their Xenon headlights has seen this wire...
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Old 07-09-2011, 05:14 AM
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thank you thank you very much. You have put my mind at ease.
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Old 07-13-2011, 06:20 AM
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This is a helpfull post as I'll be picking up my car next week and one of the downsides is the lights (have Xennons currently so would miss them) the 02' car has the old style non Xennon style.

These 'Depos' then - this is accepted as the 'one to go for?' in the UK and need RHD of course.

I need the headlamp units then purchase the bulbs, balasts and such - is there a 'kit' that comes with everything I need bolt on style??

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Old 07-13-2011, 01:31 PM
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great look! Congrats!
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Old 10-03-2011, 02:56 PM
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Hi, I'm installing my lights today at a shop and noticed that there is a gap between the bumper and the new depo lights, which was not there before. Now, I saw on the pictures you posted that you have the same gap on one of the pictures and then the gap is gone on the next. How did you fix that? Am I missing something or the technician is not aligning right somthing?
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Old 10-04-2011, 03:16 AM
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Hi, I'm installing my lights today at a shop and noticed that there is a gap between the bumper and the new depo lights, which was not there before. Now, I saw on the pictures you posted that you have the same gap on one of the pictures and then the gap is gone on the next. How did you fix that? Am I missing something or the technician is not aligning right somthing?
Thank you in advance.
The trim pieces under the headlights are simply clipped on either side,so if they are clipped into position,then they not will have a gap.The gap you see on pic 5 ,the other members silver X5(other thread) was because the trim wasnt pushed in all the way .
Your technician needs to fit the trim correctly....very easy,really!.The hard bit is pulling them off without breaking the trim fixing points.
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Yeah exactly what powers1 said, it took me quite a while to aline it right because the trim is flexible but fragile. What also helped what to aline the actual headlight units correctly too. Took me forever to get it right but once you do get it right taking it out and putting them in is a lot easier. Just play around with the headlight unit and the way it sits on the mount.
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Old 10-04-2011, 09:29 AM
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Thank you for your replies. I appreciate it. The tech did a pretty good job but I still see a small gap and I think it is ok.
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