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    Hello All,

    I have just purchased : http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E46-2D-CAB...1%7C240%3A1318

    Can anyone please tell me if they will go in as a direct replacement or do I need to purchase some adaptors etc? also if I will need anything else doing?

    Any help will be appreciated!

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    Description says its a kit and comes with everything you need to install it
     
     

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    Ask the guy if these are Eagle Eye LED units.
     
     

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    I am sure I may need the adaptors to fit them or get the car reprogrammed etc?

    I have sent the guy a mail but they have not got back to me yet!!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimjiminy100 View Post
    I am sure I may need the adaptors to fit them or get the car reprogrammed etc?

    I have sent the guy a mail but they have not got back to me yet!!
    Based in Hong Kong from his bay ad...so might get a reply overnight. Far East product usually means built in resistors, so may not need re-programming ...hence my query to ask him.
     
     

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    Thanks mate - I was just unsure because of the bit in the Ad were it says a LCM Reflash may be needed for a 2002+ model and if I will need an adaptor to change the wiring? I have seen these : http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BMW-E46-LED-LI...3A1|240%3A1318
     
     

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    Don't buy them as yet until you get a reply confirming the lights are Eagle Eyes
     
     

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    I have recieved today the above lights (the eagle eye ones) so I think I know what I am doing tomorrow!! Hopefully they will just be plug and play as stated and no OBC problems!! I will let you all know how I get on!
     
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by jimjiminy100 View Post
    I have recieved today the above lights (the eagle eye ones) so I think I know what I am doing tomorrow!! Hopefully they will just be plug and play as stated and no OBC problems!! I will let you all know how I get on!
    Yes, these will be plug and play...I'm guessing there are massive resistor blocks encased in resin with them
     
     

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    Yes Neal you are not wrong, they have a resistor built into the plastic cover that you can remove to change the bulbs on the standard lights, they were SO easy to fit, one of the screws was slightly tucked away but you can just pull the boot liner back a little! I had them done in less than half an hour! as they are all plug and play and not needing any additional looms etc they are very straight forward, no warning lights etc and they really do look good on the car! I am made up with them! I will take some pics as soon as the Mrs comes back from a hen do with the camera!!
     
     

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