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Old 11-02-2010, 04:01 PM
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Hi Guys:

New here so please be gentle if this has been discussed previously.

Wondering if anyone has worked out how to make the DRLs shine brighter?

Love the look of the large white LED DRLs on cars like Audi and Mercedes and wondered in we F10 owners can do anything to make ours more 'outstanding'?

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Originally Posted by rogerdodger View Post
Hi Guys:

New here so please be gentle if this has been discussed previously.

Wondering if anyone has worked out how to make the DRLs shine brighter?

Love the look of the large white LED DRLs on cars like Audi and Mercedes and wondered in we F10 owners can do anything to make ours more 'outstanding'?

Regards - Roger
If you can achieve making your DRL's brighter on your F10. Tell me where , when and how much and I'm there. Been trying to figure this out since I got my F10 back in August.
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Can you guys with the F10s clarify? Is there any difference between the halogen headlamp's angel eyes versus the xenon?

The other day I saw a F10, and I think the white angel eyes I saw were pretty sufficiently bright.
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^+1, the F10 xenon AE LED's are very bright and noticeable IMO...

are you guys asking for brighter AE's equipped with halogen headlamps? If so, what type of bulb are the AE's (should be in your manual)
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THe halogen models are dimmer than the xenon models but a little. If ANYONE is in NYC, I can build a kit to make it shine brighter. However, this is an at-your-own-risk mod.
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Originally Posted by brabusw209amg View Post
THe halogen models are dimmer than the xenon models but a little. If ANYONE is in NYC, I can build a kit to make it shine brighter. However, this is an at-your-own-risk mod.
Do i really have to be in NYC?? Is there any way you can ship this kit?? Please John. You know how badly I've been wanting this mod.
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i know...but i need to use the car and test. Yes it sucks but I need a halogen F10 in NYC
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Originally Posted by nomis_nehc View Post
Can you guys with the F10s clarify? Is there any difference between the halogen headlamp's angel eyes versus the xenon?

The other day I saw a F10, and I think the white angel eyes I saw were pretty sufficiently bright.

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^+1, the F10 xenon AE LED's are very bright and noticeable IMO...

are you guys asking for brighter AE's equipped with halogen headlamps? If so, what type of bulb are the AE's (should be in your manual)
Yes, the angel eyes for F10s with xenon headlamps are bright enough , bright enough that you can really notice them in broad daylight. However, the angel eyes for F10's with halogen headlamps, first of all don't display AE's for Daytime running lights but rather light up the headlights at lower output. I somehow got the AE's to stay on whenever the car is on by messing with it, but since I have halogen headlights even though they are on you can't tell they're on in the daytime because they are so dim. Oh by the way Gene, the F10's no longer use bulbs to light up the AE's but rather use LED which are built into the headlight making it way harder to upgrade


F10 Halogen headlamps -DRL:
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F10 Xenon headlamps- DRL:
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Originally Posted by brabusw209amg View Post
i know...but i need to use the car and test. Yes it sucks but I need a halogen F10 in NYC
Well, keep me updated John. Sooner or later it'll happen . Thanks
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Originally Posted by nomis_nehc View Post
Can you guys with the F10s clarify? Is there any difference between the halogen headlamp's angel eyes versus the xenon?

The other day I saw a F10, and I think the white angel eyes I saw were pretty sufficiently bright.


I'm talking about the F10 with Xenons.

I agree that the DRLs are fairly bright but, to make them even brighter, could the LEDs not be replaced with ultrabright LEDs, or am I missing something?

Thanks - Roger
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