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Old 09-24-2006, 03:55 PM   #1
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Default Procedure/thread for replacing low beam bulbs?

For a 1995 SE, upgrading bulbs>

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what are you "upgrading" yo?
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remove large circle ***** that are on the headlight brackets

pull out headlight

twist bulb out

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Yah this probably will be one of the easiest headlight installs because they actually thought that process through and made it so easy you dont even need tools.
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Cool, just as I thought.

Thanks for the installation procedure. My owners manual is very non-descript on how to do it.

I was thinking about going to the silverstar bulbs......any comments or other suggestions?
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Cool, just as I thought.

Thanks for the installation procedure. My owners manual is very non-descript on how to do it.

I was thinking about going to the silverstar bulbs......any comments or other suggestions?
SS is a good bulb to use; I would go SS on hi and low beams
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see if this helps you out

http://www.bmwe34.net/E34main/Upgrade/More_light.htm

i did that to my car and will NEVER go back to the stock headlight.

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Cool, just as I thought.

Thanks for the installation procedure. My owners manual is very non-descript on how to do it.

I was thinking about going to the silverstar bulbs......any comments or other suggestions?
I just noticed there seems to be a new bulb from Sylvania called ULTRA SilverStars. Wanna be the first kid on the block to try these bulbs out?

http://www.autozone.com/images/in_ou...g3_0921_06.pdf
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woot Woot..they last longer than silverstars for all you guys that kept blowing them.

BTW.. Year and a half first 3 months of their lives in a 95 and since then in a 97 with the more solid mounts that were thought to burn them up quicker by vibration.
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woot Woot..they last longer than silverstars for all you guys that kept blowing them.

BTW.. Year and a half first 3 months of their lives in a 95 and since then in a 97 with the more solid mounts that were thought to burn them up quicker by vibration.
I've got SS bulbs in the highs and lows and they still kickin after almost 2 years

Fog light bulbs are a different story
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