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Re: Lights upgrade to Euro style (archive)

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Posted by Rick on April 01, 1999 at 22:39:00:

In Reply to: Lights upgrade to Euro style posted by ChesS on April 01, 1999 at 15:31:03:

: Did anybody converted front lights to Euro type in E34?
: I would like to know if this makes any difference, how much this costs and who sells the kits?
: I understand that they are no DOT approved and there is nothing "magic" in them but I have heard that they put more light on the road rather than to the air (US version)?

I live in Thailand and my 95 525i E34 came with Hella projection Euro lamps. I would rather have U.S. style lamps. The Euro lamps focus the light too tight and up and to one side. U.S. lamps seem to have a more broad beam and to me seem better in really dark areas.

Rick


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