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E46 M3 (2001-2006) Engine: S54 - Max Hp: 333 hp at 7,900 rpm / 262 lb/ft at 4,900 rpm
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Old Thu, Oct-21-2010, 08:04:18 PM   #11
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Not exactly bulbs what you are looking for, but these look really good. I'm considering smoked ambers

http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/M-Se...duct_info.html
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Old Thu, Oct-21-2010, 08:28:22 PM   #12
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Not exactly bulbs what you are looking for, but these look really good. I'm considering smoked ambers

http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/M-Se...duct_info.html
From what I've heard, those are very, VERY dim. If they weren't it's like the the route I'd go.
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Not exactly bulbs what you are looking for, but these look really good. I'm considering smoked ambers

http://www.jlevistreetwerks.com/M-Se...duct_info.html
was just about to post that. I'm thinking about getting those too since they'll match the rear leds
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ETA?

More LEDs doen't really add brightness as much as brighter LEDs...

Still, doesn't mean this isn't more brighter LEDs. Looking forward to hearing your take!
They should arrive Friday or Saturday. I'll post something by Sunday.

It won't be an apples to apples comparison though, since the turn signal housing on the ISF lends itself better to LED bulbs. The lense on the housing is small and flat, and the housing itself is deep; allowing it to reflect more of the light. The E46 front corners, on the other hand, are large and the housing is shallow.

I've ordered similar bulbs from autolumination before. I had their 30-led cluster with the SMT leds. And if I'm not mistaken, the leds from the 120 cluster look like the same ones. Autolumination bulbs have never disappointed me (and I'm a picky guy)

Anyway, I'll post some pics and some feedback for you by Sunday.



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From what I've heard, those are very, VERY dim. If they weren't it's like the the route I'd go.
It didn't look that bad when that guy posted his review on it not too long ago
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They should arrive Friday or Saturday. I'll post something by Sunday.

It won't be an apples to apples comparison though, since the turn signal housing on the ISF lends itself better to LED bulbs. The lense on the housing is small and flat, and the housing itself is deep; allowing it to reflect more of the light. The E46 front corners, on the other hand, are large and the housing is shallow.

I've ordered similar bulbs from autolumination before. I had their 30-led cluster with the SMT leds. And if I'm not mistaken, the leds from the 120 cluster look like the same ones. Autolumination bulbs have never disappointed me (and I'm a picky guy)

Anyway, I'll post some pics and some feedback for you by Sunday.



Nice red e46

Please take a video at the brightest time of day on a sunny day!
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Wait, just looked at the link to that pic of my car-- what is "sportscaradvisors.com"?
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Nice red e46

Please take a video at the brightest time of day on a sunny day!
Yeah, I knew it was yours when I googled "e46 M3"

Sure, I'll take a video to compare the brightest in daytime. One side will be LED, the other side filament. But you realize I live in *sunny* Seattle though right?
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The sun must come out some time
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Tischer has OEM ones that are the same brightness of the normal ones, but are coated I guess so you dont get that yellowness.

Check those out. Cant beat OEM quality.
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