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Old 11-05-2013, 01:32 PM
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I see all F10's on the road with the Halos as daytime running lights. I just bought a used 2011 528i and my daytime running lights are the traditional halogen bulb. The halos come on with the xenon lights on. In the settings menu it only lets me turn the daytime running lights on or off. How do I make the halos the daytime running light like all the other F10s. Is it a coding thing?
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Did you have an older E60 before?

I thought I have talked to you previously.

Anyway, it sounds like you actually have halogen headlights and not xenon, that's why our DRL isn't the angel eyes. Since your car is equipped with LM2, it can be coded so that your DRL is the angel eyes. However, it'll be so pitiful that you probably would just leave it off -- even if you put in a brighter bulb in there.
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Originally Posted by nomis_nehc View Post
Did you have an older E60 before?

I thought I have talked to you previously.

Anyway, it sounds like you actually have halogen headlights and not xenon, that's why our DRL isn't the angel eyes. Since your car is equipped with LM2, it can be coded so that your DRL is the angel eyes. However, it'll be so pitiful that you probably would just leave it off -- even if you put in a brighter bulb in there.

I did have an older E60 before.

Im sure I have xenon lights. Are the xenon lights the ones with the projector housing?
The halos come on when I unlock the car, I believe their called welcome lights?
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Originally Posted by oc2vgs View Post
I did have an older E60 before.

Im sure I have xenon lights. Are the xenon lights the ones with the projector housing?
The halos come on when I unlock the car, I believe their called welcome lights?
No you don't. LCI halogens have projector for halogen lights, on the F10s as well.

And your welcome lights are behaving as it should, that's normal.

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Originally Posted by nomis_nehc View Post
No you don't. LCI halogens have projector for halogen lights, on the F10s as well.

And your welcome lights are behaving as it should, that's normal.
Well that sucks. I guess I can check the bulbs next, but you might be right. I didn't even think halogen was an option on the new f10s.
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They are not, not anymore. After the initial year of F10's, the very next year (2012), all F10s in US are equipped with xenons only.
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They are not, not anymore. After the initial year of F10's, the very next year (2012), all F10s in US are equipped with xenons only.
Thanks for your help. I don't have xenon . I really like the halos as daytime running lights on the 2012 and newer . Does anyone do the Orion for the new f10?
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Originally Posted by oc2vgs View Post
Thanks for your help. I don't have xenon . I really like the halos as daytime running lights on the 2012 and newer . Does anyone do the Orion for the new f10?
I can, ship it over!
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I can, ship it over!

meaning? Sent me a private message please with info
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