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Re: E39: BL/SS and Xenons installed (archive)

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Posted by Kenneth Lee on September 30, 1998 at 08:48:31:

In Reply to: Re: E39: BL/SS and Xenons installed posted by MR on September 29, 1998 at 09:02:30:

These are #s I found on the outside of the box. I'll see if they're the same #s on the xenon headlights.

1EL 007 410-111
1EL 007 410-121

: Can you please post the part number for the Xenon light unit? I have a source in Germany that can possibly buy this. I want to check his prices out.

: Thanks,
: MR

: : Guys,

: : I installed my BL/SS L3 w/ ERK and my xenons headlight this weekend.

: : The BL/SS installation was fairly easy, thanks to Ben Liaw's clear instructions. Note, there's no need to take the alumnium carrier out on our cars. You can fit the ERK with the carrier on. Spent 1.5 hours on installation.

: : The factory BMW xenon headlights is fully PnP. The old plugs go right in to the new units. I spent 2 hours because I didn't have the right tools handy and I forgot to put the bulbs into the new headlights before hand. Installation should take about 30 minutes otherwise.

: : Intial impression on the BL/SS is it's super short, noticeabley stiffer and notchier. I'm hoping the stiffiness and notchiness will go away once the shifter is broken in.

: : Intial impression on the xenons is they're brighter, more white, a little blueish and way to cool looking for the cars coming from opposite directions at night.

: : Okay, so much for now. Hmm, what's next?

: : Later,
: : Kenneth Lee
: : '98 540s6 w/ S-02 pp, BL/SS L3 w/ ERK, xenons equipped

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