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Old 06-05-2014, 11:34 AM
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LED Angel Eye Options

Looking to upgrade the angel eyes on my 2011 X5 to have the whiter LED appearance of the newer models.

Does anyone have experience/reviews of the ECS Tuning "H8 LED Angel Eye Kit"? Sells for ~$150 and includes bulbs and ballasts.

How does this compare to the Lux H8 Kit which most people seem to recommend? The Lux kit is $200+.

Thanks.
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Old 06-05-2014, 11:57 AM
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Looking to upgrade the angel eyes on my 2011 X5 to have the whiter LED appearance of the newer models.

Does anyone have experience/reviews of the ECS Tuning "H8 LED Angel Eye Kit"? Sells for ~$150 and includes bulbs and ballasts.

How does this compare to the Lux H8 Kit which most people seem to recommend? The Lux kit is $200+.

Thanks.
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I was too cheap to spend so much money on two light bulbs and I'm happy with my decision.

I was going for a more LED OEM style solution rather then the extreme bright blue.





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Not sure what I'm looking at...which kit did you install?

I'm definitely looking for as close to an OEM appearance as possible.
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Not sure what I'm looking at...which kit did you install?

I'm definitely looking for as close to an OEM appearance as possible.
I went with LED Cree H8 from eBay.
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Not sure what I'm looking at...which kit did you install?

I'm definitely looking for as close to an OEM appearance as possible.
You mean you want to keep the piss yellow look?, the ones posted are whiter and match the white of the headlights. IMO a better look and I did the Fog lights with a whiter bulb as well, but that was the look I was going for.

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I'm thinking he wants as close to the 'New' OEM as possible, such as the following:


On my 2011 X5 I went with the LUX series (I even wrote the installation guide they use to install them), but for the cost difference I'd probably get a set of the Cree's off of eBay.

They appear to be the exact same thing and cost a fraction of the LUX bulbs.
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Thanks...You are correct - looking for something that looks as "new" OEM as possible - i.e. the 2011+ models with the white angel eyes.

After doing more research, I think I'm going to try the latest Cree DTEC LED bulbs...seem to get great reviews.
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I went with a company I originally found through eBay. Then went to their site and their pricing and warranty made me pull the trigger. Seemingly the same stuff the others have at a fair price and lifetime warranty.

Since the angel eyes worked out I got their LED Fog Light upgrade. That was a killer upgrade. Maybe better than the Angel Eye upgrade! If it wasn't asking for a ticket you could drive with just the fogs on with LED upgrade!

Angel Eyes - https://www.beyonddrivenauto.com/bmw-angel-eye

Fogs - https://beyonddrivenauto.com/led-headlight-kit
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I went with a company I originally found through eBay. Then went to their site and their pricing and warranty made me pull the trigger. Seemingly the same stuff the others have at a fair price and lifetime warranty.

Since the angel eyes worked out I got their LED Fog Light upgrade. That was a killer upgrade. Maybe better than the Angel Eye upgrade! If it wasn't asking for a ticket you could drive with just the fogs on with LED upgrade!

Angel Eyes - https://www.beyonddrivenauto.com/bmw-angel-eye

Fogs - https://beyonddrivenauto.com/led-headlight-kit

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I'm going to steel my post from another board to get some price overview:

LUX H8 V4 $225 LUX H8 V4 - Color Adjustable Angel Eyes | Lux Angel Eyes
dtec v7 $179.99 BMW Led Cree Hid Halo LED Angel Eyes E92 E93 E90 E91 M3 LCI Lighting Beru TPMS RDE008 RDE012 Dtec Mtec V3 V4 V8 H8 H11 Gp Thunder D1S
WeissLicht $149 WeissLicht LED Halo Upgrade Kit For E70 - BMW X5 and X5M SAV - 2007-2013 From bimmian.com
EAS - H8 High Intensity $149 EAS - H8 High Intensity LED Angel Eye Upgrade -- EAS014
Burger tuning H8 4 LED $129 BMW LED Angel Eyes - E90 E92 E82 E60 M3 1M X6 X5 Z4 - BurgerTuning.com
Hellst XRT V2 H8 $155 Order Hellst XRT V2
MTEC H8 V3 $230 Mtec H8 V3 CREE LED Angel Eye Halo Ring Bulbs BMW E92 E93 328i 335i 2007 2011 | eBay
eBay 20W H8 LED $45.99 20W H8 LED Angel Eye Halo Light No Error BMW 1 3 5 Series Z4 x5 x6 E90 E92 E93 | eBay
full LED headlights $6,500
retrofit OE 2011.5 headlights $2,000

Besides the full LED and the 2011.5 headlights, (as long as you go with LED bulbs and not normal bulbs) they are ALL pretty much the same.
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